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Nested Lookalike Audiences: How To Avoid Two Major Digital Advertising Pitfalls

A few months ago, we posted about the powerful effects of pairing Facebook’s Custom Audiences (people who have expressed interest in your brand) with Lookalike Audiences (people who behave similarly to the aforementioned cohort). Our direct response customers are seeing a lot of success with this combination, and it comes highly recommended as a best practice from our account managers. However, there is one major caveat to the approach that all digital marketers should be aware of: Cannibalization. Say you’re […]

Custom Audiences + Lookalike Audiences: A Social Media Advertiser’s One-Two Punch

This article originally appeared on Social Media Today. Over the past few years, direct response has overtaken branding to become the dominant objective of online advertisers — and the percentage continues to climb. What does this mean for social media marketers in 2015? Now more than ever, the ability to drive user acquisition and boost customer retention is key to business growth — and being able to point to data-supported results is crucial; not just for marketers themselves, but for […]

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 […]

5 Ways Ad Automation Software Makes Mobile App Install Campaigns Easier

This is a modified excerpt from Level Up: The Game Developer’s Guide to Global Advertising. Mobile app install advertising typically requires a ton of data uploads and downloads, not to mention methodical creative testing. But the good news is, you’re alive in 2015, and tech can take on all that manual labor. Bidding automation means you only have to set things up right the first time. Once launched, campaign settings are flexible; you are free to start out with a […]

Mobile Gaming After the Holidays: New Devices, New App Downloads

Smartphones were a popular gift this holiday season, no doubt. Prominent KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo forecasts that iPhones sales will have reached 71.5 million in Q4 2014 alone. The iPhone 6 is projected to account for 60% of all iPhone sales, at just over 41 million. Flurry analyzed device activations and app installs during the week leading up to (and including) Christmas 2014. Apple products accounted for 51.3% of mobile devices that were activated, with its big screened iPhone 6 as the frontrunner. […]