With the steady decline in the stock market and general uncertainty of what’s to come, many marketers are slowing down their advertising spend. But is this the best option when people are staying home with digital connections taking the place of face-to-face interactions? And as consumer behavior is changing, what effect is this having on performance and programmatic marketing? 48% of advertisers have adjusted media type usage or shifted budget among media types instead of halting advertising spend. Rather than completely cutting advertising budgets, marketers should consider different avenues for reaching their target customers. Just look at the data from 2008: brands that kept their advertising steady and remained strong in 2008 recovered 9x faster during the global financial crisis.Read More
Demand side platforms, or DSPs, are an important part of programmatic advertising. This technology allows advertisers and agencies to buy ads across multiple ad exchanges in multiple sources through one interface. However, each DSP has its own strengths, inventory sources, and characteristics. How do you know which DSP is right for your campaign?
For many businesses, finding and engaging with their online audience can be a major challenge. How can you reach your audience effectively when there are so many screens, devices, and apps to be targeted?Read More
Consumers are spending more time on their phones now than ever before. According to eMarketer, the average person spent 3 hours, 43 minutes per day on mobile devices in 2019, which was just above the average time spent watching TV. As consumers spend more time consuming media on their mobile phones, it opens up a huge opportunity for advertisers to reach highly engaged consumers when they are most likely to take action.Read More
Every year during Q4, marketers put all of their efforts into creating a strong holiday campaign that will deliver real results: bringing in new customers and boosting sales. But what happens after the holidays wind down and the campaign is over? How can you convert these holiday shoppers into repeat customers?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
When setting up a new marketing campaign on any channel, one of the first items that needs to be identified is the KPI you will be measuring success against. These metrics will vary based on a variety of factors, including the goal of the campaign, the channels you are using, and even devices targeted.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
While quite a bit is said about the ever-increasing share of digital ad dollars being spent programmatically, which is expected to reach nearly 88% by 2021, not enough attention is given to the experience of the marketers behind these purchases. Are their teams prepared and comfortable within the platforms they use? Do the tools at their disposal paint a clear picture of the customer journey? Are they satisfied with the overall toolset and experience?Read More
Social media is one of today’s most popular methods of communicating and sharing information. That’s why many businesses have chosen to invest in paid social media advertising. With the help of paid social media, you can expand your reach and appeal to more customers than ever before.Read More