For many of us, we’ve never been so glad to see a year end. 2016 has been a roller coaster of emotions to put it lightly. Harambe, the election, Alan Thicke dying. We’re ready to archive this year.
Ask most marketers about the state of digital advertising, and they’ll tell you it’s come a long way. From the rise of mobile to the seemingly inevitable virtual reality takeover, digital advertising is advancing. But, there’s one area where it’s still lacking: fraud detection and prevention.
Let’s face it: we’re a judgmental society. You’re not supposed to judge a book by its cover, but we all do it. The first time we lay eyes on someone, we immediately form an opinion. Sometimes it’s good, sometimes it’s bad.
Think back to when you were a child. Do you remember the title of the first chapter book you read, or the first picture book? Probably the latter.
Marketers know the importance of leveraging retargeting. Retargeting is a great tool for nudging people off the proverbial fence and getting them to complete a purchase. But while most marketers use retargeting ads, not every brand is using them to their full potential or correctly.
Instragram influencers wield a lot of power, which can equate to big exposure for your brand. Springbone owners Sam Eckstein and Jordan Feldman discovered firsthand the power of influencers when their restaurant experienced a significant uptick in customers after a foodie influencer shared a pic of a decadent ice cream dish.
Some decisions are easy to make (ahem Chipotle vs leftovers). But when it comes to your digital marketing strategy, choosing the right tools for your campaign isn’t always so simple. When deciding between pay per click (PPC) and pay per call, you might find yourself at a crossroads.
The political dust may still be settling, but one thing is clear: video drove the 2016 election.