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Social Media Marketing PSA: Know Your Ad Environment

Digital marketers are constantly on the alert for the Next Big Thing. Each time a social media channel gains rapid membership or a new iPhone rolls out, it’s evaluation time. Is the audience there to justify migrating paid advertising costs? Recently, there’s been a lot of buzz around the new Apple Watch; specifically, which brands have launched inaugural apps and how marketers can make use of the tiny real estate this wearable will offer up. According to GlobalWebIndex, only 11% […]

5 Elements of a Successful Social Media Ad Campaign

If there’s anything we’ve learned from our Anatomy of a Growth Marketer series, it’s this: Social media ad campaign managers have a lot on their plates. Uploading images and copy is just the tip of the iceberg; what comes after sets the path for ROI — or another failed experiment. What best practices do the brightest in-house advertisers follow on a daily basis? Here’s our comprehensive list: 1. Empathetic Ad Creative Picking the order of list items #1 and #2 […]

Size Does Matter: Gaming Creative Best Practices For Mobile and Desktop

Treating all ad units, regardless of device or location, as one size fits all is a rookie mistake that a surprisingly large amount of online advertisers make. Maximizing available space is a skill that can be difficult to master, but the end result — increased installs — is well worth the effort. Whether you’re marketing slots, a turn-based role playing game or trivia app, an ad’s performance rests on how well the creative compels clicks. Below are some standard ad […]

How To: Drive Direct Response on Facebook

It’s an exciting time to be advertising online. Smartphone sales are up, and people are spending more and more of their time in apps; particularly gaming and social media. With over ten years spent attracting users and taking note of their interests, Facebook is the perfect tool for marketers looking to reach the customers most likely to sign up, download or purchase their products and services. eMarketer reports that the retail, financial services, automotive and telecom industries budget more heavily […]

Facebook Mobile and RTB: Creative Best Practices and Ad Specs

Last month we announced our partnership with MoPub, the world’s largest exchange for in-app mobile ad inventory. Mobile is a fast-growing segment of digital advertising, and staying ahead of the curve means continuous innovation — for Nanigans, and for our customers. Expanding our ad automation software beyond Facebook was pretty major news for us, and we’re extremely excited about the opportunity to offer cross-channel access to online inventory via real-time bidding (RTB). A recently released Gartner survey indicates that digital marketing […]