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2014 Back to School: Mobile, Moms, and $50B in eCommerce

As Christmas marketing gets pushed further into Thanksgiving and Halloween territory, retailers are scrambling to get back to school sales campaigns underway earlier each year. A back to school study run by Nielsen this year found that 18% of respondents had already started shopping in August, vs. 7% at the same time last year. Good news for retailers still waiting to see revenue numbers go up: The majority (75%) of Nielsen study respondents say they will begin their shopping in […]

Measure All Your Facebook Ad Campaign Data In One Place

Getting multiple data sources to play nicely is a challenge that nearly all marketers face on a daily basis. According to eConsultancy, an independent research and media company, 72% of marketers recently surveyed found that data fragmentation was an obstacle to achieving a single customer view. Whether it’s evaluating web analytics data in Excel, or trying to compare campaign data across platforms, there has never been one easy way to combine and analyze all of your data – until now. […]

Back to School Targeting on Facebook: Attracting the Right Customers

Social media marketing makes a lot of sense when it comes to the 2014 back to school shopping season. There are a number of factors prompting moms and millennials to purchase school supplies online this year: Comparison shopping is much quicker and convenient on the Internet, which is available 24/7 Retailers often post online-only deals, and taking advantage doesn’t involve battling large crowds or busy parking lots Online consumers often have product descriptions and peer reviews available at their fingertips, […]

8 Ways to Reach Moms & Millennials: Back to School Edition

The back to school season has become the second biggest revenue generator for retail companies, and eCommerce companies are steadily grabbing a bigger slice of the pie. AOL’s 2014 Back to School Season Preview reveals that 68% of consumers aged 18-34 plan to purchase more items from their back to school shopping lists online this year. The growing trend of omnichannel retailing means that eCommerce companies are competing in the same arena as department stores, who often have bigger budgets […]

Facebook Advertising Basics: User Acquisition [SlideShare]

Last week, Nanigans eCommerce Business Lead Carly Rogers gave a presentation at the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship. The audience was comprised of students beginning to pitch their fledgling startups to customers, so her talk focused on the basic tenets of real-time bidding via social media marketing: Although Carly’s slideshow was meant for advertising beginners, it lays the foundations for more complex marketing initiatives and serves as a reminder that user acquisition campaigns can also be used as a […]