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How to Find & Hire In-House Advertising Talent

Once you’ve successfully argued the case for handling digital ad campaigns in-house, where do you go to find the right talent? Hiring someone to manage your company’s user acquisition and retention campaigns can be tough. The ideal paid marketing manager is an elusive mix of logical and innovative, cool-headed when it comes to handling thousands of dollars in daily spend and genuinely excited about diving into analytics. As eMarketer reports, direct response advertising has taken over the majority of digital […]

In-House Advertising: A 5-Step Path to Success

Over the past few months we’ve been sharing our thoughts on the in-house advertising movement, providing news updates and key reasons why digital marketing companies are taking control of their customer data. Based on our relationships with current customers, we wrote an eBook detailing how campaign conception, execution, measurement and optimization all stand to benefit from a direct relationship to ad automation software. While we’ve spent years perfecting Ad Engine, we fully admit that software is not the only critical […]

What is Nanigans?

Last month, Ad Age ran a poll titled “What’s the Worst Name in Ad Tech?” We were honored to be nominated, and disappointed to come in third place. We get “What is Nanigans?” all the time from friends and family. It’s a silly name, true, but also memorable, and not likely to be confused with the “Data,” “Ad” and “Media” names crowding the digital advertising space. While our sense of humor is obvious, we’re also incredibly serious about our software […]

Startup Engineer Jobs: Work Smart, Play Hard

That was the question one of my friends asked when I described Nanigans to him a few weeks after I started here as a user interface engineer last July, describing some of the perks and culture. Nanigans is a company that brings out employees’ creativity by being just a little silly. We have some absolutely brilliant people working on some complicated technology with a taxidermied squirrel butt hanging on the wall and an inflatable zombie shark staring from a stand-up […]