Google rolls out similar audiences for Search and Shopping.

Posted in advertising, Google, interactive advertising, search engines, SEM, Uncategorized with tags , , , , on May 1, 2017 by gadler

Now out of beta, similar audiences for Search enables advertisers to target users searching for the same kinds of things as recent site visitors.

http://searchengineland.com/google-rolls-similar-audiences-search-shopping-274210

How to use Facebook mobile ads as an “interest indicator” to drive conversions

Posted in advertising, Consumers, Facebook, online marketing, social media with tags , , , on April 20, 2017 by gadler

“We all know that Facebook is a viable source of huge amounts of mobile traffic with relatively cheap CPCs (cost per click).

It’s too good an opportunity to ignore in today’s digital landscape – even if your mobile landing page experience isn’t up to snuff. Maybe you’ve got a completely new mobile experience in the works, but you don’t want to pass up a few months of good traffic while development and launch is underway.

So how do you continue to scale and drive incremental conversions? You use Facebook mobile ads as an “interest indicator”. ”

Read the rest of the ClickZ article here: https://www.clickz.com/how-to-use-facebook-mobile-ads-as-an-interest-indicator-to-drive-conversions/110785/

10 Ways Major League Baseball teams win on social media

Posted in baseball, digital media, Facebook, online marketing, social media, sports, Twitter with tags , , , , , , on April 11, 2017 by gadler

“Only a few days or so into the 2017 season, here are 10 different ways that Major League Baseball teams were using social media around Opening Day last week, and what brands of all shapes and sizes can learn from these teams.”

Great job Bob Cargill and ClickZ. 

10 Ways Major League Baseball Teams Win on Social Media

Verizon plans to rebrand AOL and Yahoo as ‘Oath’

Posted in advertising, digital media, Internet Activity & Sites, world wide web, Yahoo! with tags , , on April 3, 2017 by gadler

“After announcing the acquisition last July, Verizon got a discount on the dot com icon after Yahoo revealed it had suffered a major data breach not once, but twice. Overall, 1.5 billion users may have been compromised leading Verizon to ask for a discount of up to $1 billion off the original purchase price.”

Read the rest of the article here: https://thenextweb.com/business/2017/04/03/verizon-plans-rebrand-aol-yahoo-oath/#.tnw_WCjSa5O5

Ad Meter | USA Today Sports

Posted in advertising, television, video with tags , , , , , , , , on January 18, 2017 by gadler

Get ready for the Super Bowl…ads!

See most all the Super Bowl commercial advertisements…rated.

via USA Today Sports

Source: Ad Meter | USA Today Sports

Newspapers Record Strong Readership, Print Or Digital

Posted in Apps, digital media, Internet Activity & Sites, media, newspaper, publishing, Uncategorized with tags , , , , on December 29, 2016 by gadler

“A Nielsen Scarborough study measured U.S. newspaper readership and found that more than 169 million adults read a newspaper in print, on a Web site or on a mobile app in a month in 2016.

In total, newspapers reach 69% of the U.S. population each month.”

Read the article here: http://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/291865/newspapers-record-strong-readership-print-or-digi.html

“eMarketer updated its benchmark estimates for industry-specific digital advertising outlays, noting that broad trends lifted spending across all sectors in 2016.

Posted in Uncategorized on December 22, 2016 by gadler

Increases in spending on video and social media and especially mobile advertising pushed estimates higher for all the industries covered in the report.

In the automotive industry, US digital ad spending will total $9.13 billion in 2016, up 22.4% from 2015. In the second half of 2016, automakers across the board are dealing with a slowdown in sales, especially of sedans, prompting more spending to advertise sales incentives.

Read the entire article here:
https://www.emarketer.com/Article/eMarketer-Updates-Estimates-Industry-Ad-Spending/1014918

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