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Real Time Bidding: An Overview of Auction Types

Every once in awhile, it’s good to go back over the basics. While the great first-price auction vs. second-price auction debate rages on, we’d like to step back for an overview of the three types of auctions and talk a bit about “waterfalling.” When brands engage in real time bidding (RTB) for online ad impressions, the three basic types of auctions are first-price auctions, second-price auctions and fixed or guaranteed auctions. Before we get into the nuances of these types, […]

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Q2 2017 Facebook Advertising Benchmark Report [SlideShare]

Mobile advertising skyrocketed on Facebook in Q2 2017. According to Facebook’s recent revenue report, mobile advertising now commands an 87% share of all ad revenue. What’s driving this massive increase in mobile ad spend? Nanigans recently explored this shift in its Q2 2017 Facebook Advertising Benchmark report. Learn how advertisers are maximizing revenue growth on Facebook with the findings in the SlideShare below. Q2 2017 Benchmark Report: Marketers Deepen Facebook Ad Investments as Mobile and Dynamic Ad Retargeting Soar from […]

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Master the Mobile Ad Experience with Facebook Canvas

Facebook’s Canvas fullscreen experience is a powerful secret weapon for mobile advertisers. This eye-popping, fullscreen mobile experience that loads instantly, has been helping marketing teams engage and enthrall mobile audiences since its introduction in 2016. As of Q2 2017, mobile accounted for 87% of  Facebook’s total ad revenue, thanks in part to mobile-friendly ad units like Canvas. As mobile usage grows, Canvas is becoming increasingly important because of its unique ability to load instantly, hence preventing user drop-off, and dedicating […]

Recap: Facebook’s Q2 2017 Earnings Call

In Facebook’s Q2 2017 earnings call, founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed that the social site is more popular than ever. In fact, Facebook’s community reached an important milestone of 2 billion monthly active users (MAU) last quarter. Yesterday’s earnings call highlighted many details of Facebook’s continued growth and success: Total revenue grew by 45% year-over-year to $9.32 billion Mobile ad revenue grew 53% year-over-year and now accounts for 87% of total ad revenue Facebook has 1.32 billion daily active […]

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How Gwynnie Bee, Framebridge and Marshalls Drive Sales with Mobile Video Ads

The rising popularity of mobile is on the mind of every marketer. As audiences move to devices like smartphones and tablets, marketing teams are migrating with them. With this shift comes a new set of considerations, such as what sort of ad units and creative are most effectively reaching mobile audiences. According to Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, video is key: Many retailers are already successfully driving sales with video ads that are designed with mobile elements in mind. […]