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4 Hurdles to Overcome in Implementing an Attribution Strategy

4 Hurdles to Overcome in Implementing an Attribution Strategy

You’ve finally figured out what attribution model is best for your organization. From here, you’ll most likely have to overcome some additional hurdles. Here are the most common things to consider in executing an attribution strategy. 1. Meet your users where they are Despite recent entrants like Amazon and Pinterest shaking up the ad tech […]

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Europe’s in the Zone: Our Q1 2018 Digital Advertising Benchmark Report

Europe’s in the Zone: Our Q1 2018 Digital Advertising Benchmark Report

Our Q1 2018 benchmark report shows that search ad spend increased 11% around the globe, fueled by significant eurozone growth of 30%. Also, mobile advertising accounted for 40% of total search spend, representing a growing market share. Advertisers should be aware that mobile ads still offer a 33% discount versus desktop CPCs globally, a bargain […]

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Marketing on Facebook: Analyzing the Results of an A/B Scope of Test

Marketing on Facebook: Analyzing the Results of an A/B Scope of Test

In the previous article in our Marketing on Facebook series, we looked at how to build a robust A/B scope of test framework to help uncover optimal relevance and ROAS. In our third and final post, we analyze the results of our test and formulate an action plan. (Be sure to refer back to the […]

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The Myths & Realities of Cross-Channel Attribution

The Myths & Realities of Cross-Channel Attribution

The marketing landscape is awash with competing attribution models—from first-touch to time-decayed to last click—none of which truly capture the full path to conversion. So what’s an advertiser to do? We believe you should focus on true cross-channel, multi-touch attribution. Without a clear picture of your conversion efforts across channels and devices, it’s simply impossible […]

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Super Bowl Ads in 2018: A Sign of Things to Come?

Super Bowl Ads in 2018: A Sign of Things to Come?

Am I the only one who missed the Budweiser Clydesdales? It’s clear that they weren’t the only thing absent from yesterday’s TV spots—many ads were also missing meaning. Why was that? Super Bowl spots are usually quite entertaining (hat tip to Tide)—and notoriously expensive. So, they naturally invite industry commentary and speculation. But, this year’s […]

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4 Important Things to Know About AdWords Parallel Tracking

4 Important Things to Know About AdWords Parallel Tracking

Since the inception of AdWords and paid media tracking, Google has quickly sent users to an interim landing page, then quickly redirected to the intended page. All this occurs very quickly and is transparent to many users. We’ll call this a linear redirect tracking pattern. With recent browser support and updates, there is now the […]

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Cognitive Marketing, Audiences, and Social Content at Marin Masters 2017

Cognitive Marketing, Audiences, and Social Content at Marin Masters 2017

As the dust settles on Marin Masters 2017, we stepped back and reviewed the core themes from our annual customer summit in San Francisco and New York. This is our first article in a two-part series. Cognitive Marketing Christopher Penn of Shift Communications, our keynote speaker in New York, addressed how AI is redefining marketing […]

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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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Your Google Analytics Data Will Never Match Your Facebook Data

Your Google Analytics Data Will Never Match Your Facebook Data

Tracking the performance of your social campaigns is one of the most important factors for success. The fact is that your Google Analytics data and your Facebook data will never match. Why is this? The only way to accurately measure your Facebook data is through Facebook reporting itself. 1. Cross Device Conversions In this day […]

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Retention-Based Metrics for Your Facebook Dynamic Ads Campaigns

Retention-Based Metrics for Your Facebook Dynamic Ads Campaigns

This is the third article in a series on the nuts and bolts of Facebook Dynamic Ads campaigns. See our previous article on acing Facebook Dynamic Ads cross-sell and upsell campaigns, as well as seven quick tricks for better results. In today’s post, we discuss the Facebook Dynamic Ads metrics you should use to measure […]

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