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How to Use Cohort Analysis to Find Your Most Valuable Ads

Measurement and analysis is the backbone of any successful digital marketing strategy. But traditional analytics gives all visitors the same weight and as a result, lack insight into how people behave over time. Measuring this behavior and common characteristics among groups of users can lead to insight that helps drive campaign strategy. This is why cohort analysis should be a key tool when you are measuring any marketing campaign. First, let’s define the term: Cohort analysis is a subset of […]

Local Focus is the Next Big Thing for eCommerce

As our marketing intern Shaun attested in last week’s post on millennials, mobile is the new black. And it’s not just the “digital native,” 18-34 set that’s hooked; eMarketer projects that 1.75 billion people worldwide will have a smartphone by the end of 2014. With more people using their mobile devices to visit apps like Facebook and Twitter instead of browsing the Web, there’s never been a better time to advertise on social media — and leverage the location-based functionality […]

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Nanigans Releases Q1 2014 Facebook Advertising Trends Report

Nanigans is releasing  a Q1 2014 Facebook Advertising Trends Report today for advertisers on Facebook. The report provides key metrics and insights for performance marketers and CMOs looking to maximize their Facebook advertising return on investment (ROI). By optimizing campaigns, targeting new audiences and investing in high quality ad creative, advertisers have the opportunity to drive more relevant traffic and improve their bottom line. Key findings from the report:   Related Posts: Social Marketing Goes Mainstream, Budgets Increase 50 Best […]

VentureBeat’s Mobile Summit: The Future is Now

Nanigans participated in the VentureBeat Mobile Summit at the historic Cavallo Point Resort in Sausalito earlier this week. CEO Matt Marshall and the entire team at VentureBeat put on a top tier event, bringing in speakers from many different verticals. Here are a few takeaways: Biz Stone: Twitter must make bold choices to survive Google: Boosting the mobile ad market Secret & Mixpanel: User retention and data analyzation While the audience heard from a great group of keynote speakers, the true […]

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Game Changer? Why Marketers are Embracing Native Ads

It’s no secret that advertisers are embracing native advertising to deliver ads that are relevant to the user and blend with the experience of a publisher’s website or mobile app. Social media platforms have led the way with this form of advertising –Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest all have their own native ad products and others are following in their footsteps—New York Times, Tango, AOL. A BIA Kelsey study predicts that social native ad spend will hit $3.1 billion by […]