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Understanding How Millennials Shop Online

Who are Millennials? It’s a question everyone’s asking, especially marketers. Defined simply, Millennials (sometimes referred to as Gen Y) are the first generation to come of age in the new millennium. They were born between 1980-2000 and are currently aged 15-35. At 77 million strong, Millennials account for nearly a third of the US population and in 2013 contributed a whopping $1.3 trillion in annual spending to the economy. As the first generation to have Internet access during their formative years, […]

5 Questions Every Lead Gen Marketer Should Ask Before Launching A Facebook Ad

It’s no secret that advertising on Facebook is an effective method of lead generation. When done properly, targeted users are lured to landing pages where they fill out forms to receive enticing offers and – voila – leads are generated. However, some companies are so eager to get their Facebook ads up and running that they rush the preparation process, ultimately causing them to miss out on opportunities. And as the saying goes, “You only get one chance at a first impression.” Prior […]

Mobile Gaming After the Holidays: New Devices, New App Downloads

Smartphones were a popular gift this holiday season, no doubt. Prominent KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo forecasts that iPhones sales will have reached 71.5 million in Q4 2014 alone. The iPhone 6 is projected to account for 60% of all iPhone sales, at just over 41 million. Flurry analyzed device activations and app installs during the week leading up to (and including) Christmas 2014. Apple products accounted for 51.3% of mobile devices that were activated, with its big screened iPhone 6 as the frontrunner. […]

Is Social Media Advertising Replacing Search?

This article was originally published on iMedia Connection. Media spend on marketing, particularly online, continues to rise in 2014. As CMOs gain confidence in their ability to generate revenue through digital channels — especially mobile — they will continue to invest time and resources into online methods of driving user acquisition and retention. According to the Chief Marketing Officer Council’s eighth annual “State of Marketing” report, 54% of marketers plan to boost their budgets in 2014, focusing on the following […]

Back to School Targeting on Facebook: Attracting the Right Customers

Social media marketing makes a lot of sense when it comes to the 2014 back to school shopping season. There are a number of factors prompting moms and millennials to purchase school supplies online this year: Comparison shopping is much quicker and convenient on the Internet, which is available 24/7 Retailers often post online-only deals, and taking advantage doesn’t involve battling large crowds or busy parking lots Online consumers often have product descriptions and peer reviews available at their fingertips, […]