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Nanigans – Advertising Automation Software

In-House Advertising: A 5-Step Path to Success

Over the past few months we’ve been sharing our thoughts on the in-house advertising movement, providing news updates and key reasons why digital marketing companies are taking control of their customer data. Based on our relationships with current customers, we wrote an eBook detailing how campaign conception, execution, measurement and optimization all stand to benefit from a direct relationship to ad automation software. While we’ve spent years perfecting Ad Engine, we fully admit that software is not the only critical […]

3 Data Tracking Tips For In-House Advertisers Using Conversions

A conversion is any customer action that adds value to your business, such as a visit, signup or registration, product view, purchase, or app installation. We track these actions to understand which of your ad placements are leading to business and revenue for your company, and to optimize future campaigns through our platform’s algorithm. Last week we launched a new Conversions Setup tool, putting more control of the Ad Engine kickoff process in the hands of in-house marketers. Here are some […]

Software as a Service: Not Another Acronym

A lot goes on behind the scenes at a Software as a Service company. On the surface, it could be tempting to think that clients are just handed the keys (aka, a login) and left to figure out what all the pedals and buttons do. Ever since our “shift to SaaS” announcement in AdExchanger, we’ve been hard at work boosting the out-of-the-box usability of our platform and triple-checking that our product aligns with client needs, now and in the future. […]

Recap: Facebook’s Q2 2014 Earnings Call

Facebook’s been busy since its f8 developer conference back in April, when the company announced a majority of mobile ad revenue (59%) and the launch of the Facebook Audience Network. Over the past few months, the social network has garnered headlines for its right-hand side ad redesign, the acquisition of online video advertising platform LiveRail, and most recently, its testing of a direct action “Buy” button geared toward ecommerce companies. The advertising community has eagerly anticipated Facebook’s Q2 earnings report yesterday, a […]

‘Custom Metrics’ Predict Facebook Mobile Campaign Performance and Unlock Budget

In February we launched our Performance Analysis (PA) product, which revolutionized ad reporting by allowing marketers to easily visualize data and take action on ad placements in real-time. We like to think of Performance Analysis as an advanced Excel pivot table… on steroids. Since launching PA we’ve continued to make iterations and enhancements with products like Custom and Shared Views, Charts, and Custom Metrics. Metrics are a fundamental aspect of measuring and validating performance for every marketer and marketing campaign, but […]