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Mobile Purchase Uptick Signals Shift In Online Retail Shopper Behavior

Smartphones and tablets are geared to become an increasingly important player in the world of eCommerce, and online retailers preparing for 2016 need to take notice. Traditionally used to peruse products before purchasing on desktop, mobile devices are coming into their own as buying tools. Here’s what the mobile shopping experience will look like in the future, and how online retailers can adapt to this shift towards mCommerce. Mobile buying is on the rise According to eMarketer, mobile devices have […]

2015 Facebook Advertising Holiday Trend Preview for Ecommerce

For large online retailers, the summer months are less about fun in the sun, and more about planning for the holiday season several months away. The questions ecommerce companies often grapple with in digital advertising relate to everything from budget allocation to campaign creative strategy to targeting mix. Related Posts: Ecommerce Holiday Advertising Trends Preview Nanigans Report: Facebook Ads Deliver Strong Q4 2014 Performance During a Competitive Holiday Advertising Season Facebook Leads eMarketer’s Social Commerce Roundup Purchase Rates Increase 42% […]

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. […]

Facebook Advertising Bid Type Spotlight: CPA

Relevance is the holy grail of digital marketing, and thanks to its in-depth targeting capabilities, Facebook is a strong channel for delivering the right message to the right customer. Of course, the bid type a performance marketing manager selects has a lot to do with the outcome of a given social media campaign. Bid types determine the effective reach of an ad, and whether you’ll be able to engage customers – extremely important components of an advertising strategy – so […]

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 […]