Tag : Best Practices

Instagram Advertising: The Performance Marketer’s Guide to Finding and Scaling Success [eBook]

Instagram has been growing in popularity for years, but its potential as a powerful revenue driver for digital advertisers has only just begun. Since Instagram  first opened its doors to advertisers by unlocking programmatic access to its ad solutions, marketers have been eager to master the visually- based platform. Why? With an audience of 400 million monthly active users that has doubled in size since 2014, Instagram is one of the world’s largest mobile advertising platforms, second only to its […]

Facebook Relevance Score: 3 Tactics to Boost Your Ad Effectiveness

Our last Relevance Score post touched on some of the basic things marketers need to know about the metric and how it relates to campaign strategy. In this article we look a bit more in depth regarding what precise tactics advertisers can leverage to boost an ad’s relevance to their target market. 1. Use gender-specific targeting when possible As a general rule, a Relevance Score tends to be higher for ads utilizing gender-specific targeting when compared to those using non […]

How To: Conduct An Ad Creative Test

Online marketers are told time and time again to refresh creative often, and for good reason — this approach gives social media campaigns a higher likelihood of attracting customer attention and leaves more room for optimization down the line. In our recent “How Can Online Advertisers Test Creative In Their Facebook Ads?” blog post, we provided recommendations for how to set up an A/B test of creative. In this article, we’ll be looking more in depth at the testing components. […]

Further Lessons In Facebook Carousel Link Ad Creative

Performance marketers are having a field day with Facebook’s Carousel Link Ads, and it’s easy to see why; these new units are visually focused, fun to test and more interactive than your average static ad. As the back to school season wraps up and the holidays loom, now is the time for brands to apply standard social media advertising best practices as well as take some creative risks. Last month, we took a look at a handful of online retailers […]

Facebook Relevance Score: The Magic Number

In an effort to keep its advertiser base better in tune with performance indicators, Facebook has recently started sharing ad Relevance Scores with performance marketers. This figure ranges on a scale of 1 to 10 and helps advertisers understand if a marketing message is relevant and engaging to its target audience. The Relevance Score is an amalgamation of many metrics: Engagement Clicks Conversions Click-Through Rate (CTR) Positive Reviews and Negative Reviews While not a primary indicator of an ad’s success, […]