Tag : Social Advertising

Digital Advertising 101: First-Party Data Targeting and Beyond

The rise of direct response digital advertising has put a lot of focus on data-driven marketing tools and tactics. What separates a good performance marketer from a great one is not just the ability to match compelling images and copy to the right audience, but the ability to target the right audience in the first place. With ROI on the line, knowing how to reach the customers that will appreciate ads most is key to boosting conversion rates on social […]

Why Social Media Ad Evolution Is A Digital Marketing Revolution

Think social media isn’t a sustainable digital marketing solution? Think again! With 74% of online adults using social networking sites, there are more eyes on social than ever before. Two big names in social media, Facebook and Twitter, have evolved to ensure that advertising on their sites will continue to be a precise and dynamic option for digital marketers. By continually expanding ways that marketers can reach targeted audiences, Facebook and Twitter are solidifying their position as the cornerstones of many […]

Has Data-Driven Marketing Buried the Creative Side of Advertising?

“Do more with less” might as well be the mantra for CMOs in 2015. Of course, marketing executives have always been in the hot seat to deliver leads and boost revenue, but an increased focus on data-driven marketing in the workplace means more scrutiny of hard numbers and the bottom line. With all this talk of metrics, what’s happening to the right brain side of advertising? As ad automation technology makes it easier and more efficient to launch and scale […]

Top 5 Advertising Predictions For 2015

Hard as it is to believe, Christmas trees are being glimpsed on curbs, and Easter decorations are making their way to CVS aisles. As we head into another year of customer insights, business intelligence advances and advertising innovation, here’s our top 5 advertising predictions for 2015. 1. In-house moves beyond the innovators Taking online advertising in-house provides an unparalleled glimpse into what drives customer acquisition and re-engagement. In 2014 — a year of heavy digital disruption — agile, innovative businesses […]

3 Ways Marketers Are Tying Email to Paid Advertising

Paid advertising doesn’t exist inside a vacuum; often, it’s part of a wider range of marketing initiatives that are earned and owned. We’ve found that tying social media campaigns to other forms of customer communication can have powerful results, not just in customer engagement, but retargeting and user acquisition. One of the most powerful owned channels is email. Marketers consistently rate it highly in surveys for its effectiveness and low level of difficulty to execute. If you haven’t considered linking […]