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Incremental return

How Retargeting Delivers Incremental Revenue [Video]

CTR, CPA, ROAS. These are industry acronyms and metrics that everyone knows. But while they’re all fairly easy to report on, a lingering question persists: Do they truly reflect the effectiveness of your advertising? That’s the elephant in the room for digital advertisers. And the ugly truth is that by putting too much faith in these proxy metrics, the industry has been optimizing performance the wrong way. Related post: Dynamic Creative: What You Need to Know for Better Retargeting [Report] […]

Real time bidding

Real-Time Bidding: What Happens in 200 Milliseconds? [Infographic]

We frequently hear the phrase “in the blink of an eye” to describe something extremely fast. How fast? An eye blink takes 300 milliseconds, or one-third of a second. The real-time bidding (RTB) ad buying process happens even faster than a blink of an eye. It all takes place in an astonishing 200 milliseconds. Makes an eye-blink seem like a slacker. Advertisers using RTB to buy online ad impressions as part of retargeting campaigns rely on an amazing amount of […]

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Real Time Bidding: An Overview of Auction Types

Every once in awhile, it’s good to go back over the basics. While the great first-price auction vs. second-price auction debate rages on, we’d like to step back for an overview of the three types of auctions and talk a bit about “waterfalling.” When brands engage in real time bidding (RTB) for online ad impressions, the three basic types of auctions are first-price auctions, second-price auctions and fixed or guaranteed auctions. Before we get into the nuances of these types, […]

How Rue La La’s In-House Advertising Team Grows Incremental Revenue at Scale

When Rue La La, an off-price online style destination, looked to grow net-new revenue from site retargeting, they turned to Nanigans for a new optimization strategy built on incrementality. The result? A dramatic increase in incremental revenue. Here’s how they did it. True measurement In order to accurately measure the lift in revenue from its retargeting programs, Rue La La abandoned the industry-standard, yet misleading, click and view-based measurement. This methodology does not take into account the organic baseline revenue […]

Performance Advertising is Broken and We’re Fixing It with Incrementality Optimization

For the first time ever, marketers can now measure and optimize digital ad spend based on incremental revenue — what many CMOs consider the ‘gold standard’ of performance metrics.  Rather than targeting those most likely to click or purchase, Nanigans generates higher net-new revenue by reaching users whose decision can be influenced by advertising. Today, we’re thrilled to announce Nanigans Incrementality as part of our cross-channel Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) advertising platform. This provides marketers a complete software solution for measuring and […]