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TV ads drive digital video discovery

Posted in advertising, Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV, broadcast, cable, HBO Max, Hulu, interactive advertising, Netflix, online marketing, Paramount +, Peacock, Roku, streaming video, television, YouTube TV with tags , , , , , on December 22, 2021 by gadler

TV commercials are the ads that most commonly lead people to new streaming content. That was the case among US adults who watch both TV and digital video, in addition to using social media, per a June 2021 study by Conviva.

This finding shows that while streaming video has replaced traditional TV for many viewers, the two formats can complement each other. This dynamic is bolstered by the numerous media conglomerates running house ads on their TV networks to promote their affiliated streaming products.

In H1 2021, streaming services ran $845.6 million worth of TV ads, up from $572.5 million in H1 2020, per iSpot.tv. Most of these ads ran on affiliated networks (e.g., ABC running ads for Disney+, and Discovery Channel running ads for Discovery+). Streamers clearly see value in promoting themselves via TV.

Read the eMarketer article here.

Google Ads NEW Monthly Spend Limits: What You Need to Know | WordStream

Posted in advertising, Google, PPC, search engines, SEM with tags , , , , , on May 27, 2021 by gadler

Finally—you can now set monthly spend limits at the account level! Learn how the Google Ads spend limit works, how to set one up, and what you need to know to get the most out of this feature.
— Read on www.wordstream.com/blog/ws/2021/05/26/google-ads-monthly-spend-limit

2021 Digital Marketing Trends: The New vs the Tried and True

Posted in advertising, Demographics, digital media, interactive advertising, online marketing, Research, voice first with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 31, 2021 by gadler

In the wake of COVID-19, consumers have changed the way they shop. Purchasers are effectively shopping on the web and numerous organizations have gone online to keep in touch with their customers. Learn 10 digital marketing trends for 2021 so that you can keep up with changing consumer behavior

— Read on www.wordstream.com/blog/ws/2021/03/26/digital-marketing-trends-2021

Breaking: Google Ads to Phase Out Modified Broad Match

Posted in advertising, AdWords, Google, interactive advertising, PPC, search engines, SEM with tags , , , , , , on February 5, 2021 by gadler

Google announced today what is potentially a large change for certain paid search managers: the broad match modified version of keywords will be going away.

This change will start rolling out in two weeks.
— Read on www.searchenginejournal.com/breaking-google-ads-to-phase-out-modified-broad-match/395129/amp/

5 tips for measuring marketing effectiveness across the funnel | Amazon Advertising

Posted in interactive advertising, advertising, online marketing, Attribution, Analytics with tags , , , , , , , , on December 24, 2020 by gadler

Here are five of our top tips for measuring and optimizing your full-funnel strategy to deliver greater efficiency for your budget and enhanced experiences for your customers.
— Read on advertising.amazon.com/blog/5-tips-for-measuring-marketing-effectiveness-across-the-funnel

8 major Google algorithm updates, explained

Posted in advertising, Google, interactive advertising, online marketing, PPC, search engines, SEM, SEO with tags , , , , , , , , , , on October 13, 2020 by gadler

In this post, we will be counting down eight of the most critical search algorithm changes. We will look into why these updates were introduced, how they work and what adjustments we had to make to our SEO strategies in response.
— Read on searchengineland.com/8-major-google-algorithm-updates-explained-282627

Google Ads Releases Details Around the $340m Credit for SMBs

Posted in Google with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on April 20, 2020 by gadler

Today Google updated the information on the COVID-19 small and medium-sized business ad credit that was originally announced at the end of March.

Who is an Eligible SMB?

Google states that a small or medium-sized business is pre-identified business type by them, and already have a global team that helps these customers daily.

The main eligibility requirement within that subset of advertisers is they must have spent on Google Ads:

10 out of the last 12 months in 2019 AND
In January and/or February of this year
So, if you hadn’t spent anything in 2020, you will be ineligible. Brand-new accounts as of 2020 will not be eligible.
— Read on www.searchenginejournal.com/google-ads-releases-details-around-the-340m-credit-for-smbs/363062/

10 Bad Links That Can Get You Penalized by Google

Posted in advertising, Google, interactive advertising, search engines, SEM, SEO with tags , , , , , , , , , , on November 26, 2019 by gadler

Every SEO professional worth their salt knows that links (along with content) are the backbone of SEO.

Links continue to remain a significant ranking factor.

What happens when you get bad links on enough of a scale to harm your site?

Your site can get algorithmically downgraded by Google – or worse, you get a manual action.

While Google maintains they are good at ignoring bad links, enough bad links can harm your site’s ranking.

This guide will explain 10 different types of bad links that can get you penalized, and what you can do about them.

— Read on www.searchenginejournal.com/link-building-guide/bad-links-risky-tactics/

Why are we still making it so hard to understand Addressable TV?

Posted in advertising, Analytics, Attribution, digital media, Research, television, video with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 30, 2019 by gadler

The marketplace for addressable TV cannot truly scale until the industry speaks the same language, understands the opportunies and creates standards. 
— Read on adage.com/article/cadent/why-are-we-still-making-it-so-hard-understand-addressable-tv/2202041

2019 Google Ad Industry Benchmarks

Posted in advertising, digital media, Google, interactive advertising, online marketing, PPC, Research, SEM with tags , , , , , on June 1, 2019 by gadler

Each year, we dive into our data and look for an answer to one persistent, ubiquitous question for PPC advertisers: what exactly does “average” performance look like? Understanding these benchmarks is key for advertisers to recognize their strengths and weaknesses—and more importantly, how they compare in their industry. 

This year’s Google Ads report will reveal the average performance across the most crucial KPI’s for advertisers, including:

  • Click-through rate
  • Cost per click
  • Conversion rate
  • Cost per acquisition

wordstream-files-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/s3fs-public/documents/google_industry_benchmarks_2019.pdf

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