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Checkout on Instagram: A New Opportunity for Retail Advertisers

Checkout on Instagram: A New Opportunity for Retail Advertisers

Instagram recently announced the launch of its new checkout feature, allowing you to buy products directly in the app, and making it easier and more convenient to buy from some of your favorite brands. Checkout on Instagram is currently a closed beta and only available to a handful of U.S. brands, including H&M, Nike, Prada, […]

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Marketers, Let’s Face the Amazon Skills Gap

Marketers, Let’s Face the Amazon Skills Gap

This article originally appeared in MediaPost. Amazon is quickly becoming the third advertising pillar that will effectively disrupt the established dynamic of the Google and Facebook duopoly. This is hardly a surprise, given that Amazon’s platform serves as a homepage for internet users. But marketers are not necessarily prepared for the intricacies involved with advertising […]

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4 Best Practices for Responsive Search Ads

4 Best Practices for Responsive Search Ads

Google’s responsive search ads (RSAs) have been up and running since mid-2018, and several best practices are emerging that focus on a few key areas: Strategies for getting started Creative variety Pinning Optimization Here, we detail each of these ways search advertisers can create effective and high-performing RSAs. 1. Just Get Started The first step […]

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Offline Connect: Tie Your In-Store Transactions to Your Online Advertising Efforts

Offline Connect: Tie Your In-Store Transactions to Your Online Advertising Efforts

Advertisers continue to look for the best ways to measure the impact of their advertising campaigns on sales. Without an accurate picture of the full customer journey and every touchpoint to conversion, they fall short of achieving the most streamlined campaigns, the most appropriately allocated budgets, and the highest possible revenue. Marin’s Offline Connect gives […]

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Message Booster: Automatically Amplify Your Best Organic Posts

Message Booster: Automatically Amplify Your Best Organic Posts

Our social marketing clients use Marin’s Message Booster to automatically promote organic posts with high engagement metrics as paid advertisements. The reality is that organic content on social media is still very important, with its unique ability to help brands create a community of loyal followers and customers. Despite their reach shrinking on social, organic […]

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The BreadCrumb Technique: The What, Why, and How

The BreadCrumb Technique: The What, Why, and How

This is a guest post from Johnathan Dane, Founder and CEO of KlientBoost. Wondering why you’re being plagued with low conversion rates and high first-page bounce rates? As marketers—we’ve all been there. If you stop to reflect on your audience’s user experience once they land on your page, you might notice that it’s not so inviting after […]

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What Advertisers Can Do to Prepare for More Visual and Voice Searches

What Advertisers Can Do to Prepare for More Visual and Voice Searches

This is a guest post from Charlotte Haab, Account Lead at 3Q Digital. Voice and visual search methods are quickly becoming more mainstream. There’s our Amazon ambassador Alexa, of course, our old pal Siri, the lesser-known Cortana—we even have voice assistance available in our refrigerators these days. Search marketers are starting to notice an influx […]

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The First Steps to Creating a True Cross-Channel Advertising Strategy

The First Steps to Creating a True Cross-Channel Advertising Strategy

Before you begin to investigate tactics for implementing an effective cross-channel advertising strategy, it’s important to take a broad view of your goals, data, and business. In this article, we look at the necessary elements you should have in place before getting tactical with your cross-channel ad campaigns. Understand Your Goals What are your digital […]

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3 Things You Need to Know About Google’s New Prominence Metrics

3 Things You Need to Know About Google’s New Prominence Metrics

Google announced that they’ll eliminate the “average position” metric in the third quarter of this year. New metrics to give advertisers more control over their “race to the top” of the SERP will take its place. In this article, we review what these metrics are, how they work, and how marketers can prepare. 1. What’s […]

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Looking Back at the Big Bang

Looking Back at the Big Bang

We called time on The Big Bang 2019 recently in London’s Science Museum, but plenty of good memories abound from the conference. The agenda included several big themes swirling around the digital advertising world, including artificial intelligence, feed management, big data, and the future of search. Our opening session was a lively slam down debate […]

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