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How an Accessory Retailer Boosted ROI by 456%

How an Accessory Retailer Boosted ROI by 456%

A leading women’s accessory retailer wanted to extend its digital advertising from search alone to a combined search and social strategy. To increase sales, the retailer tested performance of its manual prospecting campaigns against the product sets that Smart Sync for Dynamic Ads generated. The result—ROI increased by 456%. The retailer’s tactics included: Identifying top […]

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When Advertising Account Audits Are All the Rage

When Advertising Account Audits Are All the Rage

Advertising performance for a world-famous design and fashion house trended well below its target return on ad spend (ROAS). Strong seasonality and a rapidly shifting marketplace caused sliding sales. These challenges were as tricky to negotiate as the catwalks at Fashion Week. In with the Marin Crowd Marin Software collaborated with this fashion house to […]

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The Journey to Multi-Touch Attribution on Facebook

The Journey to Multi-Touch Attribution on Facebook

This is a guest post from Vernon Johnson, Paid Social Account Manager at 3Q Digital. It’s becoming increasingly important to understand attribution, especially as it relates to each channel and analytics platform. Marketing as a whole is about creating meaningful and lasting connections between people and businesses. But, in order to get a clear picture […]

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Google + Facebook: The Path of the Modern Consumer

Google + Facebook: The Path of the Modern Consumer

As savvy marketers know, it often takes multiple touches with a brand before a prospect or existing customer takes a desired action. We’ve created a sample workflow that illustrates how Google and Facebook can work together in an integrated, cross-channel way to deliver both new conversions and repeat purchases. From Intent to Purchase As we […]

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Offline Conversions: Measuring Performance of Your In-Store Transactions

Offline Conversions: Measuring Performance of Your In-Store Transactions

Online retail is on the rise, with the National Retail Federation estimating an 8-12% US e-commerce bump in 2017. Still, most purchases continue to happen in stores—how can retail advertisers accurately measure the impact of their digital advertising efforts on these brick-and-mortar sales? To help close this gap, we’ve launched Offline Conversions in Marin Social. […]

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Creative Advice for Facebook Collection Ads

Creative Advice for Facebook Collection Ads

Living in a mobile-focused world has changed the way people discover and buy products. To keep pace with this mobile shopping revolution, Facebook continually develops new mobile ad formats to deliver a smooth user experience and that allow advertisers to exhibit a wide range of available products. Collection Ads is one such format. A Brief […]

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Facebook Flexible Placements: The Why and How

Facebook Flexible Placements: The Why and How

You may have noticed the trend towards Facebook flexible placements (i.e., placement optimization). Are these worth incorporating into your account? In this article, we cover the main advantages of placement optimization and why you should include it in your marketing strategy. The benefits sound a lot like common business goals: timesaving, efficiency, and expanded reach. […]

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Hot Trends, Oldies But Goodies: Top 6 Blog Posts in the First Half of 2017

Hot Trends, Oldies But Goodies: Top 6 Blog Posts in the First Half of 2017

The year is halfway over but digital advertising remains fast and furious. From what we’ve seen in our blog traffic, it’s clear that marketers want to keep on top of the latest trends and channel announcements, and are also continually looking for ways to enhance their digital ad strategies. To honor these past six months, […]

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The Economist: Facebook Video Ads for More Subscriptions

The Economist: Facebook Video Ads for More Subscriptions

The Economist wanted to increase subscriptions to its newspaper across 24 countries, including the UK and the US. It also needed to keep the average subscription cost below a certain amount. Using Marin Social, The Economist gained 66% more new subscriptions with video ad campaigns, and lowered CPC by 72%. Video Ads for the Win […]

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Facebook + Google: Bridging the Search and Social Divide

Facebook + Google: Bridging the Search and Social Divide

People can’t click ads they don’t see. Audience targeting is the best way to reach the right people with relevant ads and grow revenue. And, when it’s done in an integrated way across channels, audience targeting will jump-start your advertising efforts. Google and Facebook have particular strengths that help advertisers. Google captures data on what […]

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