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Digital Advertising Benchmarks Q2 2016

Posted in advertising, Analytics, Attribution, interactive advertising, mobile, online marketing, PPC, search engines, SEM, social media, tablet on June 30, 2016 by gadler

“Vital search, social, and display performance data by device.”

Marin’s methodology was to sample the Marin Global Online Advertising Index (over $7.8B in the Marin Platform). The Index consisted primarily of “enterprise clients” (larger clients or agencies) that spend $1MM+ annually on paid search, display, and/or social.

Read the report here: wp222_Q2-2016-benchmark-report_us_w_050516

Google AdWords to soon break up desktop and tablet – enable mobile base bidding

Posted in advertising, AdWords, Google, interactive advertising, mobile, PPC, search engines, SEM, Uncategorized with tags , , , on May 24, 2016 by gadler

“Google has announced a significant change that will give advertisers more control over device-level bidding in AdWords. The news came during Google Performance Summit in San Francisco, at which Google also said it now handles trillions of searches globally — up from the hundreds of billions most recently stated — with more than half of those searches starting on mobile devices.”

Read Search Engine Land’s Ginny Marvin’s article here: Google AdWords to enable mobile base bidding

Digital advertising viewability – a lot of gray area

Posted in advertising, Attribution, Campaigns, interactive advertising, online marketing, Viewability with tags , , , , , , , , on May 21, 2016 by gadler

“Perfect viewability should be your goal, right? Not necessarily, according to new research that highlights the fact that viewability isn’t quite that simple.

According to new research by programmatic company Goodway Group, seeing ads that are measured as viewable results in people converting at an 8 to 9 percent more. That sounds fairly obvious; of course people are more impacted by ads they can actually see. But the real finding of the Applying Viewability Intelligently for Measurably Improved Performance study, which was released this morning, is that viewability isn’t that black and white.”

Read more via the link below. It an interesting article by ClickZ’s Mike O’Brien. 

Viewability has more gray area than you realize

Why Consumer Intent Is More Powerful Than Demographics – Think with Google

Posted in advertising, Age, Campaigns, Consumers, Demographics, Education, Gender, Homeowners, Household Income, interactive advertising, Internet Activity & Sites, mobile, online marketing with tags , , , , , on April 18, 2016 by gadler

“Marketers who rely only on demographics to reach consumers risk missing more than 70% of potential mobile shoppers. Why? Because demographics rarely tell the whole story. Understanding consumer intent is much more powerful. Lisa Gevelber, Google’s VP of marketing, shares how starting with intent can help you reach more of the right people than demographics alone.”

Why Consumer Intent Is More Powerful Than Demographics – Think with Google

The crucial social advertising updates you missed

Posted in advertising, Facebook, interactive advertising, social media on March 25, 2016 by gadler

If you’ve been tuned out to social marketing headlines for the past few months, consider this your crib sheet.

“Keeping track of developments at Facebook could — and does — provide enough fodder for dedicated publications. So… an all-inclusive list, this is not. (In fact, those kooks over at Facebook have probably rolled out something new between this writing and its publication.) But here’s a rundown of some of the latest and seemingly most meaningful updates marketers should know: – See more at: The crucial social advertising updates you missed

Google removes right hand sidebar ads

Posted in AdWords, digital media, Google, interactive advertising, PPC, search engines, SEM on February 19, 2016 by gadler

“Google has officially started rolling out an update to its paid search layout. Starting today, Google will begin phasing out the right hand gutter (sidebar) ads. Instead, Google will only show 1 – 4 ads above the fold and force the rest to the bottom of the results page.”

Learn more here.

If You’ve Got A Problem With Fraud, You’re Doing Programmatic Wrong

Posted in Ad Fraud, advertising, digital media, interactive advertising with tags , , , on November 25, 2015 by gadler

With $6.3 billion destined for illicit hands this year, according to the Association of National Advertisers, ad fraud is clearly a major problem. But rather than impacting all players in the space equally, fraud is increasingly born by those who willfully, negligently or unmindfully make poor choices in their digital advertising efforts.

To understand why this is the case, we need to face two hard truths.

Read more here: If You’ve Got A Problem With Fraud, You’re Doing Programmatic Wrong

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