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The Value of Optimizing Ad Set Budget Allocation

The Value of Optimizing Ad Set Budget Allocation

Digital marketers continually pursue optimal performance. This is especially true for ad budgets—the foundation on which audiences and creatives are built. The more efficiently marketers can allocate budget towards performing audiences, the more likely they’ll see positive returns on investment. That said, monitoring and managing audience budgets is a manual task that can quickly grow […]

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How to Use Customer Match & Similar Audiences to Drive Holiday Sales

How to Use Customer Match & Similar Audiences to Drive Holiday Sales

This is a guest post from Ashley Aptt, Account Director at 3Q Digital. With Q4 right around the corner, the big question is, “How can I drive more sales this holiday season?” Everyone wants to increase revenue, plus look for new and efficient ways to do so. Today we’ll focus on how you can leverage […]

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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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Navigating the World of Mobile Ad Networks

Navigating the World of Mobile Ad Networks

This is a guest post from Sophia Fen, Mobile Account Manager at 3Q Digital. As a digital advertiser, you most likely spend the majority of your digital media dollars on Google and Facebook. It makes sense—eMarketer forecasts that together, the two tech giants will make up more than 46% of global digital ad spend this year. […]

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Key Takeaways from SMX Advanced 2017 in Seattle

Key Takeaways from SMX Advanced 2017 in Seattle

Over 1,300 people and 60 exhibitors traveled to Seattle from June 12-14 to attend SMX Advanced. This year’s event kicked off with a rooftop networking reception for SEO and SEM professionals. An overcast sky and arctic winds couldn’t dampen the crowd’s enthusiasm for topics like bidding strategies, attribution models, and audience targeting. Search and social […]

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SKAGs in the Time of Google Exact Match Close Variants

SKAGs in the Time of Google Exact Match Close Variants

On March 17th, Google announced its intention to expand close keyword variation matching for exact match keywords to include additional rewording and reordering. In other words, exact match keywords would be eligible to match to more search queries. Google argues that this update will assist advertisers in finding the right keywords to bid on, saving […]

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Budget Algo Optimizer: Automatically Adjust Budgets to Top-performing Audiences

Budget Algo Optimizer: Automatically Adjust Budgets to Top-performing Audiences

We’re currently running a closed beta of our Budget Algo Optimizer. With this new feature, Marin Social’s data science team has developed a proprietary algorithm that allows you to automatically adjust budgets within your ad sets based on top-performing audiences. When paired with CPA bid rules, the budget algorithm increases efficiency of your Facebook campaigns […]

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Google Exact Match ‘Close Variants’: a Big Win for Search Marketing

Google Exact Match ‘Close Variants’: a Big Win for Search Marketing

Search marketing is not unlike fishing. If keywords are the bait, then match types are the technique. Google, then, is the world’s largest ocean. Millions of marketers trust it to provide lots of customers, at cost low enough to turn a profit. So, any change to this ecosystem is heavily scrutinized, and sometimes criticized, when […]

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3 Egg-cellent Ways to Boost Your Shopping Efforts This Easter

3 Egg-cellent Ways to Boost Your Shopping Efforts This Easter

Easter spending is on the rise. Is your 2017 Google Shopping campaign ready? If you’re a Marin customer, here are some advanced tips to help you get the most bang for your buck with your Shopping budgets. 1. Dimension Synergy Across Shopping and Search Ever wonder how your Shopping campaigns are performing compared to search? […]

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Facebook Advanced Custom Audiences: The Power of Qualified Visits

Facebook Advanced Custom Audiences: The Power of Qualified Visits

In midsummer 2016, Facebook rolled out the ability to add an advanced extra layer onto their Website Custom Audiences. This additional layer now means you can capture users by the number of times they visited a certain web page, or the amount of time spent on your website or web page. This has given advertisers […]

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