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Retail Shoptalk

Shoptalk 2018: 10 Can’t Miss Sessions for Ecommerce Marketers

Shoptalk 2018, taking place March 18-21 in Las Vegas, recently announced its full agenda and — surprise, surprise — it’s chock full of sessions led by C-level execs from both retail giants and fast-growing startups, covering topics such as the future of marketing, the customer journey, artificial intelligence, digital payments, and more. While Shoptalk’s sessions will give CMOs and their teams much to think about, discuss and put into action, with 300 speakers across 100 sessions it’s not easy to […]

Build vs. Buy Programmatic

To Build or to Buy? That Is the Question for Programmatic Advertisers

The build or buy question runs through the heart of technology as well as through the heart of every business leader. Even the largest companies don’t do everything in-house. Apple doesn’t make its iPhones, Foxconn does. Businesses outsource everything from public relations to human resources to website development and design. Programmatic advertising has added some nuance to this age-old build-or-buy conundrum. These days, it’s possible to build your own programmatic trading desk. Some, including Sprint, Dr. Pepper, Snapple, Amazon and […]

6 Questions with Our Principal Data Scientist

Before arriving at Nanigans over two years ago, Sharat Chikkerur spent five years at Google and Microsoft writing and deploying machine learning algorithms. Not a bad way to hone your skills. Sharat says that experience — particularly his work at Google building large-scale machine learning systems that predict click-through rates for ads on the search engine giant — gave him a great foundation for his role as Nanigans principal data scientist. We recently sat down with Sharat to discuss why […]

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ANA Report Highlights Rise Of In-House Programmatic Advertising

According to a recent survey from the Association of National Advertisers and Forrester, an increasing number of marketers are expanding their in-house ad-buying capabilities in order to maximize the advantages of programmatic advertising. How many marketers have chosen the in-house programmatic path, and how has it helped them combat concerns about transparency and fraud? Take a look at the following breakdown of the ANA report: Programmatic’s Growth By The Numbers ANA represents many of the country’s largest advertisers such as Procter […]

3 Essential Factors Of Effective Video Ads on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter

When it comes to the future of digital advertising, all signs point to video. According to eMarketer, programmatic digital video ad spend in the US will grow 84.5% in 2016, reaching a total of $5.37 billion. That amount is projected to grow even further to $7.43 billion in 2017. Clearly, video will become an increasingly bigger player in the online marketing world. If you’re riding the rising wave of video advertising, what do you need to know? Here are three […]