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Facebook Relevance Score: The Magic Number

In an effort to keep its advertiser base better in tune with performance indicators, Facebook has recently started sharing ad Relevance Scores with performance marketers. This figure ranges on a scale of 1 to 10 and helps advertisers understand if a marketing message is relevant and engaging to its target audience. The Relevance Score is an amalgamation of many metrics: Engagement Clicks Conversions Click-Through Rate (CTR) Positive Reviews and Negative Reviews While not a primary indicator of an ad’s success, […]

Audience Override Tables: Advanced Targeting for the In-House Advertiser

We’ve all heard the buzz words – “big data,” “ad tech,” “personalization,” “programmatic,” and “mobile” have been discussed in digital marketing articles and on industry event panels ad nauseum for the past couple of years. Why is everyone so fixated on these terms? Streamlining Campaign Management Just because consumers are spending increasing amounts of time online and on mobile, that doesn’t mean they aren’t still watching TV or using desktop. In 2015, advertisers have a ton of channels to monitor […]

Custom Audiences + Lookalike Audiences: A Social Media Advertiser’s One-Two Punch

This article originally appeared on Social Media Today. Over the past few years, direct response has overtaken branding to become the dominant objective of online advertisers — and the percentage continues to climb. What does this mean for social media marketers in 2015? Now more than ever, the ability to drive user acquisition and boost customer retention is key to business growth — and being able to point to data-supported results is crucial; not just for marketers themselves, but for […]

4 Facts Facebook Advertisers Need to Know About Relevance Score

Whether it’s a result of marketers going digital- and mobile-first, the push for programmatic, the need to justify ad spend with concrete ROI, or all of the above, “data-driven marketing” has become an online advertising catchphrase. The demand for tracking, understanding and optimizing ad performance has grown exponentially over the past couple years, and so has the demand for timely insight into the marketing approaches that resonate with a target audience and those that don’t. Enter Relevance Score. This software […]

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, […]