Q1 of 2020 has taken a turn we never expected. Companies around the world are cancelling and postponing concerts, festivals, and conferences and implementing mandatory work from home days, while universities are closing schools and moving in-person classes online. Traditional retail marketers are seeing declining revenues and categories from travel to restaurants and education are seeing unexpected contraction. As we wait for the dust to settle, what can marketers do in these uncertain times to keep business running in a semi-normal capacity and offset losses within their existing revenue models?Read More
Be sure to tune in monthly to our Webinar Wednesday series, where our experts provide overviews of various digital advertising topics on the last Wednesday of each month. They’re a great refresher if you haven’t used certain digital marketing tactics in awhile, or great learning experiences if you haven’t tried them before. Our most recent Webinar, Introduction to Programmatic, was a high-level overview into the world of programmatic advertising.Read More
The goal of advertising is to influence a target audience to take a specific action. The point at which the recipient of a marketing message performs that desired action is known as a conversion.
Conversions can take many forms, including signing up for a newsletter, going to a particular link, filling out forms, purchasing a product, or even watching a video. In order to increase conversions from your marketing efforts, it is helpful to understand what brings more conversions to the business or website. And to do this, you need conversion tracking.Read More
Programmatic advertising accounted for nearly 85% of the digital display ad market in the United States this year and will account for about 88% by 2021, according to forecasts from eMarketer.
Not using programmatic ads yet? It’s time to get in on the action.
Don’t worry if you’re not sure how to get started with programmatic advertising. Here’s a quick guide to help get you under way.Read More
Programmatic advertising is an influential force in today’s marketing world, and more and more marketers are using it to make their ad buying more efficient and precise. Another increasingly impactful factor is social media. Companies can use it to interact with their current customers, find new customers, and increase awareness of their brand. But can these two behemoths of the digital marketing world work together? Indeed, they can, if you have the right tools and strategies in place.Read More
2019 was a year of change for the digital marketing industry. Facebook and Google continue to dominate the advertising industry regardless of whatever scandals come their way. Meanwhile, new channels such as CTV continue to grow in popularity (now reaching over 60% of the US population) and ad share ($14.12 billion expected in CTV ad spend by 2023), as the number of cord cutters grows. But what is in store for 2020? Here are 5 predictions for how digital marketing will evolve this year.Read More
Television content is being consumed in more places now than ever before. From streaming YouTube on their smartphones to watching their favorite shows on Hulu using a laptop, consumers can now access video content wherever and whenever they want. With video content that’s so readily available, consumers are no longer confined to watching shows, the news, or other programs at scheduled times on televisions at home.Read More
Consumers are spending increasingly more time online, making digital marketing a powerful tool for companies of all sizes. While digital advertising is a great way to reach consumers, it’s important that you are able to target the most highly engaged and interested audiences. For your online advertising campaign to succeed, you need to match ads to the right audiences on the right platforms—at the right time. Doing so manually can be time-consuming and difficult to complete with accuracy.Read More
Every day, marketers lean on artificial intelligence (AI) more and more. Indeed, it is running in the background of every campaign we launch, identifying audiences and finding the ideal moments and messages with which to engage them.
Typically, adoption of AI in marketing begins with a desire to improve a single aspect of an overarching marketing effort. As teams see success, AI’s foothold in their daily functions flourishes, finding its way further down the funnel.
Whether it’s the inherent fresh feeling of a new year or the strategic marketing of homegoods sales in January coupled with the brilliant release timing of a Netflix show that turns tidying into a litmus test for joy, each new year comes with new resolutions to clean up. Marketers are no exception.
Indeed, when discussing predictions for marketing in 2019, one theme kept popping up: marketers are looking to declutter.Read More