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How Facebook Advertising Will Help Online Retail Hit $2 Trillion in 2017

Bolstered by millennial mania over mobile and the rise of extremely targeted search and social media advertising, online retail has become a booming business that is forecasted by eMarketer to bring in $2 trillion in worldwide sales by 2017. As the ecommerce movement gains steam, brands must differentiate themselves to keep a competitive edge. From brick and mortar/online hybrids to limited time sale memberships, here’s how Facebook advertising is fueling the growth of these new retail players. Pure Play There […]

Social Media Lead Generation: Do’s and Don’ts

Social media advertising provides marketers the opportunity to reach various audiences with services and products based on context — whether that’s a potential customer’s age, occupation, past behavior or current interests. The effectiveness of serving an ad to a particular audience hinges heavily on how good a performance marketer is at targeting the right people at the right time, but many more considerations come into play when lead generation is the goal of a campaign. From landing pages to lead […]

7 Call to Action Tips to Increase Lead Generation

Getting your audience to take action can be difficult. That’s why calls to action (CTAs) exist — their sole purpose is to get users to click. Sounds easy, right? Well, there’s a lot more to CTAs than meets the eye. Minor tweaks can make a world of difference. Here are seven tips to get your audience clicking on your CTAs: 1. Align your CTA with your landing page This is a must! If your call to action isn’t aligned with […]

3 Ways Marketers Are Tying Email to Paid Advertising

Paid advertising doesn’t exist inside a vacuum; often, it’s part of a wider range of marketing initiatives that are earned and owned. We’ve found that tying social media campaigns to other forms of customer communication can have powerful results, not just in customer engagement, but retargeting and user acquisition. One of the most powerful owned channels is email. Marketers consistently rate it highly in surveys for its effectiveness and low level of difficulty to execute. If you haven’t considered linking […]

2015: The Year of the In-House Advertiser

As we wrap up and look back at 2014, a few trends stand out: Programmatic media buying Real-time bidding Mobile Why is in-house advertising set to take off? It’s pretty clear that these “trends” aren’t going anywhere — they’re pieces of a movement. We’re in the middle of a massive shift from traditional marketing tactics like print, billboards and TV toward data-driven marketing channels like search and social media, necessitated by customers moving to mobile. Online companies live and die […]