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Anatomy of a Growth Marketer: Kevin Hsu

Anatomy of a Growth Marketer is an ongoing blog series showcasing top talent in the field of digital advertising. Savvy companies are building in-house teams to manage their most important marketing channels. They recognize that outsourcing leads to missed opportunities, and they care enough about the customer journey to train and invest in talent that can maximize insights gathered from data. Great in-house advertisers are the lifeblood of digital business growth. They are methodical and analytical, using results from real-time […]

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 […]

A Coming of Age Moment For Social Advertising

In case you missed it, TechCrunch covered our announcement of extending Nanigans software to mobile ad exchanges with an article titled “Facebook’s Top Ad Seller Nanigans Expands To Twitter’s MoPub After Hitting $500M A Year In Spend.” In the words of tech journalist Josh Constine, “The Nanigans expansion beyond Facebook is somewhat of a coming of age moment for social advertising.” There are several reasons why our integration with a mobile exchange is such big news for digital marketers; here are a […]

In-House Advertising in the News

The times, they are a-changin’ — and quickly. Amidst news from comScore that Americans spend more time per month on mobile apps than they do on desktop Internet,  eMarketer reports that direct response has claimed the majority of US marketers’ budgets. These findings reflect the reality that hard numbers are here to stay, and that advertisers need to address the challenges of new technology head on. 2014 US Digital Ad Spending Share, by Objective Source: eMarketer’s Ad Spending Report Series, May […]

Why Direct Response Is Dominating 2014 Advertising

Since the first banner ad was served in 1994, marketers have been under pressure to prove value through data—otherwise known as return on ad spend. In 2013, Internet ad revenues hit $42.8 billion, surpassing broadcast television for the first time and displaying a 17% YOY increase. Today, advertisers who have historically been focused on generating brand awareness are expected to report with hard data that they not only reached their specific target audience, but they were able to effectively encourage that audience […]