Black Friday is exciting for marketers… and also a bit terrifying

By Attribution, Multi-Channel

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are coming. That’s great news for retailers, small business owners, car dealers, big brands, and just about anyone with a product to sell or a message to push. Marketers of all types anxiously await November 29th. But Black Friday and Cyber Monday are also full of noise and pressure. (Note: we’ve got three simple ways to cut through that noise and pressure, which we’ll go over in our free webinar…

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ad fraud solutions

Ad fraud is still a huge problem for mobile. Here’s how to not be a victim.

By Multi-Channel, Targeting

Mobile app ad fraud is still a huge problem. PubMatic recently released its quarterly mobile index for Q2, 2019. Among the findings in the report: the mobile advertising ecosystem, although improving, still isn’t clean. The report referenced data from DoubleVerify, which in April said that impressions for mobile app sophisticated invalid traffic (SIVT) have doubled year-on-year since 2017, and that the total number of fraudulent apps increased by 159% from 2017 to 2018. If you’re…

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keyword strategy

Here’s how to use the single-keyword ad group strategy

By Multi-Channel

Though there are many different ways to approach structuring your paid search account, one approach stands out from the rest: single-keyword ad groups. Previously, we’ve talked about what exactly paid search is, and the essentials of doing it the right way. Now, we’re going to focus on the single-keyword ad group strategy. In short, single keyword ad groups create a one-to-one relationship between the keyword being searched and the ad copy that is eligible to…

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what is paid search

Let’s talk about what paid search is (and what it isn’t)

By Multi-Channel, People-Based Marketing

Paid search, SEM, and SEO are three different things that have, over time, become entangled and mischaracterized in the digital marketing conversation. SEO was previously considered a component of SEM. But doing SEM didn’t always mean SEO was a part of the effort. But when it was, SEM was paid search + SEO. Confused yet? Probably. Because it’s confusing. (And needlessly so.) So let’s clarify some things. For the purposes of this article, we’re going…

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people based marketing definition

This is what “people-based marketing” actually means

By Multi-Channel, People-Based Marketing

“People-based marketing.” It’s one of those terms that gets tossed around too much. Much like “rebranding,” “organic growth,” and our all-time favorite, “synergy,” people-based marketing has been used so loosely that it threatens to become fodder for a Dilbert cartoon. The thing is, people-based marketing actually solves huge problems for anyone trying to sell a product or get a message across. But before you embark on a people-based campaign, make sure your partner is actually…

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Your ads might not be hitting real people. That’s a problem.

By Multi-Channel, People-Based Marketing

Marketers have a problem. They’re not sure they’re talking to real people. This is an issue, as you can imagine. The inability to accurately track who your message is hitting across a litany of devices — the inability to know if your ads are even hitting real people (and not bots) — creates a host of problems, not the least of which is wasted money. Only one-quarter of all digital ad spend ever reaches actual…

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How to hire the next generation of government workers

By Multi-Channel, People-Based Marketing

In its attempts to recruit younger workers, the government is facing some challenges. Since the 1980s, the median age of the federal workforce has climbed from 30 to 42. Around 7% of the federal workforce is under the age of 30. According to LinkedIn, “government” is one of the industries losing the most millennial job switchers. According to the 2018 Federal Workforce Priorities Report, agencies faced a host of problems in recruiting and hiring new…

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The Fourth of July marketing guide

By Audience Insights, Email, Multi-Channel

Coming soon: fireworks. And hot dogs. And burgers. And lots of red, white and blue tank tops. Oh, and an effective July 4th marketing campaign from your brand, agency, retailer, or charcoal, gas, or electric grill company. Yep, Independence Day is approaching fast. Anyone looking to market something — from gyms with summer specials to auto dealers looking to move metal — should have a plan in place. Whether you have goods to sell or…

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How to market cars to Generation Z

By Auto, Multi-Channel, Segmentation

Let’s start with the good news. Generation Z wants to buy cars. When the time comes, 92% of them want to own one. Now, for the slightly-more-difficult news: in general, they expect a shopping experience different from anything that has come before. Gen Z, that technology-ensconced group born between 1995 and 2009, is its own beast. They’ve never had to use a dial-up modem to download music on Napster. They don’t really remember a time…

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