Brands want to be where the people are, but the trouble is that people are disappearing. Wanting to get away from in-your-face advertising and commercial breaks, more people are ditching traditional cable and switching to paid, ad-free services like Netflix and Hulu. They’re using software to avoid pesky ads on YouTube and streamline their Facebook feeds.
Earlier this year, a bunch of Instagram stars got in trouble over using sketchy advertising practices in their posts. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sent “educational” letters to 90 social media influencers, reminding them that they need to clearly state when a post is sponsored or promoted by a brand.
It’s a fact: people like pictures. Before we invented the written word, we humans were recording our stories as drawings on cave walls.
A lot of people think pay per click campaigns are a quick and easy way to get conversions on a limited budget. However, not all PPC campaigns work the way they should. Many times, money’s wasted as poor traffic and unqualified leads click your ads but fail to convert.
Every website wants attention, and yours is no exception. But how do you know who’s seeing your stuff? How do you know where they’re going or where they’ve been? Looking at your internet traffic will give you a clue on how well your marketing strategies are working.
Unless you live under a rock or insist on using an ad blocker to declutter your Facebook feed, chances are you’ve come across display advertising while searching online.