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5 Myths of In-House Advertising, Debunked

Recently, the Wall Street Journal published an article titled WPP’s Sorrell: In-House Ad Buying is a “Temporary Phenomenon.” In it, the public relations company’s CEO is quoted as telling CMO Today, “Our view is after a year or two it will change. I question whether [ clients ] will be able to apply technology successfully.” While we readily acknowledge that in-house marketing is not for everyone, it’s a far stretch to say that direct ad buying won’t last, or that data-driven […]

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 […]

Conversion Tools Go Self-Service on Ad Engine

Getting started using new software is generally not easy, especially when it comes to enterprise software. At Nanigans, we recently announced our move towards a self-service SaaS platform for in-house marketers and as a result, have been working to not only incorporate key UX principles into our design, but also ensure in-house marketers can set up Ad Engine themselves, without the help of a Nanigans account team. While we’ve always tracked conversions – and our optimization technology heavily uses data from […]

Startup Engineer Jobs: Work Smart, Play Hard

That was the question one of my friends asked when I described Nanigans to him a few weeks after I started here as a user interface engineer last July, describing some of the perks and culture. Nanigans is a company that brings out employees’ creativity by being just a little silly. We have some absolutely brilliant people working on some complicated technology with a taxidermied squirrel butt hanging on the wall and an inflatable zombie shark staring from a stand-up […]

Nanigans Sharpened Focus on Software for the In-House Advertiser

Since Nanigans’ inception in 2010, we’ve always focused our resources on doing best by our customers – the advertiser. We moved away from arbitrage and media markup models early on, instead offering direct-to-publisher media buying alongside transparency into cost data and the minute-by-minute decisioning logic of our algorithms. We then moved to focus on building technology, algorithms and tools to help customers drive real business goals on social, like purchases and lifetime ROI – and at a time when the […]