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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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Spotlight on Asia Pacific: Yamato Muraoka, Allied Architects

Allied Architects is a social media promotion company with the admirable mission of building up advertising automation culture in Japan. Their operation team handles client-side advertising on social media platforms, using advertising automation software to manage and optimize paid marketing campaigns. To learn more about digital advertising in the Japanese market, we interviewed Yamato Muraoka, General Manager of Ad Tech for Allied Architects. What is a typical day in the life for your role? I manage the operation team, sales […]

The Statistics of Automated Stop Loss: Part One

In modern advertising automation software, Stop Loss protection is a feature that monitors each individual ad in your campaign, automatically pausing ads that exhibit unacceptable performance. The concept is simple, the benefit is clear. This is a classic example of relying on a computer to do what computers do better than people: apply a logical rule, over and over again, exactly the same way, all day and night, regardless of what’s on TV or whatever your cat Chipper just knocked […]