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The Data Doesn’t Lie: Men are Last Minute Shoppers on Valentine’s Day

If there is a day outside of Christmas where a sizable percentage of Americans are expecting gifts, it’s Valentine’s Day. But unlike the holiday season where most Americans make their purchases weeks or months in advance, U.S. purchase and ad spend data indicate that advertisers are most focused on — and see the best results from — last-minute Valentine’s Day shoppers. Below, you can see how 2015 ecommerce purchase rates from Facebook advertising rose by 47% during Valentine’s Day week, […]

Recap: Facebook’s Q4 2015 Earnings Call

Across sectors, marketers continue to derive value from Facebook, as demonstrated by the continuing trend of growing ad budgets. A significant majority of advertisers using Nanigans over the past two quarters increased their spending during Q4, with same-advertiser ad spend growing by an average of 11%. This follows a 16% quarter-over- quarter increase in Q3 2015. Yesterday’s Facebook earnings call reflected this strong growth – not just in the past quarter, but in all of 2015. CEO Mark Zuckerberg and […]

Instagram Advertising Benchmarks: December 2015 [Report]

Following rapid growth over the past several years, Instagram now boasts one of the largest user bases among any social network. After Instagram launched its advertising ecosystem in 2014 with a focus on brand awareness, direct response advertisers are now benefiting significantly from recent innovations on one of the world’s leading mobile ad platforms. In-house marketing teams leveraging Nanigans advertising automation have been quick to adopt the company’s Instagram advertising solution. After strong initial success, we’re seeing Instagram evolve into […]

Recap: Facebook’s Q3 2015 Earnings Call

Facebook has once again come out of its quarterly earnings call with strong performance in terms of ad revenue and user growth. With more than 1 billion people now checking Facebook daily, the social platform remains a premier destination for advertisers looking to reach a wide, global audience. Throughout the call, CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg emphasized the three core pillars of Facebook’s strategy: Capitalizing on the shift to mobile Growing the number of marketers using Facebook’s ad […]

Facebook Carousel Ad, Mobile Spending Grow in Q3 2015 [Report]

To provide even more value to data-driven performance marketers, today we’re releasing our latest Global Facebook Advertising Benchmark Report, which features a greater breadth of analysis than ever before. The report includes Nanigans’ global and vertical-specific (ecommerce and gaming) data on Facebook advertising CTR, CPC, and CPM in Q3 2015. As Facebook becomes an increasingly vital advertising channel for marketers across the globe, we’ve highlighted these performance benchmarks on a geographic region-by-region basis as well for the Americas, EMEA, and APAC. […]