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Nested Lookalike Audiences: How To Avoid Two Major Digital Advertising Pitfalls

A few months ago, we posted about the powerful effects of pairing Facebook’s Custom Audiences (people who have expressed interest in your brand) with Lookalike Audiences (people who behave similarly to the aforementioned cohort). Our direct response customers are seeing a lot of success with this combination, and it comes highly recommended as a best practice from our account managers. However, there is one major caveat to the approach that all digital marketers should be aware of: Cannibalization. Say you’re […]

Best Practices For Direct Response Video Advertisers

As advertising has shifted from print to television to digital, one thing hasn’t changed at all: The importance of creating great content that will engage potential customers. For social media marketers, creative selection is influenced by granular audience segmentation and “shareability,” as well as traditional concerns like target audience and KPIs. As video advertising takes its place at the forefront of digital marketing, the creative decision-making process has become more complex. Variables like music, length, and editing make video an […]

Digital Advertising 101: First-Party Data Targeting and Beyond

The rise of direct response digital advertising has put a lot of focus on data-driven marketing tools and tactics. What separates a good performance marketer from a great one is not just the ability to match compelling images and copy to the right audience, but the ability to target the right audience in the first place. With ROI on the line, knowing how to reach the customers that will appreciate ads most is key to boosting conversion rates on social […]

Audience Override Tables: Advanced Targeting for the In-House Advertiser

We’ve all heard the buzz words – “big data,” “ad tech,” “personalization,” “programmatic,” and “mobile” have been discussed in digital marketing articles and on industry event panels ad nauseum for the past couple of years. Why is everyone so fixated on these terms? Streamlining Campaign Management Just because consumers are spending increasing amounts of time online and on mobile, that doesn’t mean they aren’t still watching TV or using desktop. In 2015, advertisers have a ton of channels to monitor […]

Social Media Advertising in Asia: Challenges and Opportunities

It’s an exciting time to be a digital advertiser. Ad automation software is paving the way for large-scale social media and mobile campaigns, making global scope an achievable goal for online gaming and ecommerce marketing managers looking to increase customer acquisition. As advertisers begin to assess the pros and cons of marketing internationally, having on-the-ground resources is critical. To provide insight into the high-growth Asia Pacific region, we checked in with Julia Zhou, Nanigans Account Director for APAC. 1. What […]