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3 Essential Advertising Strategies for Merry Mobile Holiday Shopping

The 2017 holiday shopping season is expected to be massively mobile. According to Facebook IQ, mobile-first shoppers (people who expect to complete a majority of their holiday purchases on mobile devices) increased last year. This trend shows all signs of continuing during the 2017 season as well. With smartphones and tablets playing such a huge role in holiday shopping, it’s essential that marketers equip their advertising campaigns to reach audiences on mobile devices. Try out the following tips for a […]

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3 Retailers Harnessing the Power of Social Proof to Drive Purchases

When it comes to making online purchases, reviews matter more than you may think. Proof from real customers that a brand or product is worthy of shoppers’ money can be a major influence during the journey to purchasing. In fact, a recent poll found that 63% of people found reviews extremely and very important when purchasing a product from a brand they’re unfamiliar with. Because social proof is so vital to shoppers, retail advertisers need to communicate the value of […]

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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. […]

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3 Holiday Shopping Trends Retail Advertisers Need to Know

It may be July, but it’s already time for marketers to start planning for the holiday shopping season. The holidays provide retailers with a tremendous opportunity to not just drive a record number of sales, but also grow their customer base to drive a year-round increase in profitability. Facebook IQ got a head start preparing advertisers for the holidays with its release of valuable insights from the 2016 season. This data doesn’t just illustrate how consumers behaved in the past; […]

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Vital Ecommerce Advertising Strategies for the Back-to-School Shopping Season

The 2017 back-to-school shopping season is slated to be bigger than ever. According to eMarketer, this year’s retail and ecommerce sales will reach an estimated $857.18 billion in just July and August, a 4% increase over last year. eMarketer predicts that this year’s back-to-school shopping season will account for an astonishing 17% of total retail sales for the year. That means online retailers must be prepared with finely-tuned ad campaigns that will catch the attention of parents and students looking to […]