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Incrementality retargeting

Calculating Incrementality: Bucking the Status Quo

When it comes to retargeting, most agencies and third-party providers have rigged the system in their own favor by claiming credit for revenue that would’ve come through organically. Behind the scenes, they’re engaging in “status quo retargeting.” This approach targets shoppers with high organic purchase rates and low incremental lift who are already planning on buying regardless of seeing an ad. The result? Third-party providers’ self-reported performance looks strong because they’re measured based on last-click attribution. But you, the advertiser, […]

2018 MITX Award

Nanigans Wins MITX Award for Most Innovative Ad Technology

We’re thrilled to announce that Nanigans took home the prize last night for The Most Innovative Ad Technology at the 22nd Annual MITX Awards. The award singled out Nanigans’ incrementality solution, which helps ecommerce marketers discover which consumers are most likely to be influenced by advertising. Brands can then dedicate ad spend to those consumers and stop wasting budget on consumers who would have purchased regardless of seeing an ad. Related post: How Rue La La’s In-House Advertising Team Grew […]

Calculating Incrementality: Finding the Right Audience

Reaching the people mostly likely to generate incremental revenue really boils down to one thing — you must constantly be evaluating the difference — or lift — in performance between: Shoppers exposed to retargeting ads Comparable shoppers not exposed to retargeting ads Randomized control trials (RCTs), where lift is calculated with automated control (or holdout) groups, are the gold standard for measuring incrementality. Related post: How Retargeting Delivers Incremental Revenue [Video] RCTs will answer the question: Which of my users […]

Paid search ads

Are You Overvaluing the Impact of Search Ads?

Marketers have long presumed that paid search ads are one of the most effective forms of digital advertising. What better time to get your brand in front of consumers than the moment they’re searching for a product? Google has claimed that paid search ads increase visitors to your website by 89%. Even if you already have a No. 1 organic search ranking, paid search ads can drive another 50 percent of visitors. But correlation doesn’t prove causation. Runners may be […]

Consumers with high incremental lift

Calculating Incrementality: Why ‘Persuadable’ Shoppers Matter

It’s no secret the goal of retargeting is to turn shoppers into buyers. But what if those shoppers were going to come back to buy anyway, ads or no ads? Too often, marketers waste ad spend pursuing revenue that’s already in their pockets. Optimizing for incrementality allows marketers to reach shoppers whose decision to buy relies on seeing an ad. These are the “persuadables.” They’re the shoppers who will generate net-new revenue for your brand. So how do you find […]