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Is Social Media Advertising Replacing Search?

This article was originally published on iMedia Connection. Media spend on marketing, particularly online, continues to rise in 2014. As CMOs gain confidence in their ability to generate revenue through digital channels — especially mobile — they will continue to invest time and resources into online methods of driving user acquisition and retention. According to the Chief Marketing Officer Council’s eighth annual “State of Marketing” report, 54% of marketers plan to boost their budgets in 2014, focusing on the following […]

Exploration Boost: Ensure Your New Ads Have the Chance to Succeed

In the competition for impressions, clicks and purchase events, recently launched social media ads often get the short end of the stick. Facebook doesn’t know how likely it is that consumers will click on a new ad, so it gives preference to other ads that already have a track record of clicks. This approach makes logical sense, but it puts marketers in a chicken-and-egg spiral where a new ad’s odds of good delivery are low because there’s not enough data, […]

Facebook Advertising: Moving from 3rd Party Managed Services to In-House [Case Study]

An ecommerce company selling a variety of goods began advertising on Facebook with an outside managed services provider, spending $1,000 each day in their host country. Gradually the company became comfortable with the channel, and the strategies that enabled them to meet their customer acquisition goals – specifically, Custom Audiences and Lookalikes paired with relevant keyword sets. This confidence empowered the company to grow their spend to $8,000 daily while meeting their performance goals. Their early success proved Facebook as […]

Ultimate Marketer’s Guide to Bid Types for Facebook Advertising [Infographic]

Imagine taking part in a massive worldwide auction, with millions of others simultaneously bidding on the same exact product. In the physical world, this auction would be an unintelligible, chaotic event where it would be virtually impossible to rise above the fray. Thankfully, the always-on global auction for Facebook advertising is a highly efficient operation. The basic principle, though, is the same: as a marketer, you’re bidding against countless other advertisers for limited inventory to get your message in front […]

Measure All Your Facebook Ad Campaign Data In One Place

Getting multiple data sources to play nicely is a challenge that nearly all marketers face on a daily basis. According to eConsultancy, an independent research and media company, 72% of marketers recently surveyed found that data fragmentation was an obstacle to achieving a single customer view. Whether it’s evaluating web analytics data in Excel, or trying to compare campaign data across platforms, there has never been one easy way to combine and analyze all of your data – until now. […]