Marketing

5 Campaign Objectives for Effective Programmatic Advertising
February 19, 2020 at 10:43 am

Starting with an objective is the first step towards campaign design and success. Yet we continue to see agency clients and brand partners alike approach their programmatic advertising budgets without clear objectives. Here are five to consider before you launch your next campaign.

Guess Who's Going to Buy You? That's Right...Your Advertiser
February 14, 2020 at 2:59 pm

Barstool Sports launched as a print publication in 2003. Since then, they’ve become a multi-million dollar diversified sports and pop culture media company. Barstool recently sold to one of their advertisers, Penn National Gaming (owner of the Tropicana), for $450 million. A few years ago something like this would be considered an anomaly. Today, odds…

Integrated Data Success Requires Cross-Organizational Support
February 11, 2020 at 4:33 pm

"Content is still king, but data is going to make you rich," says Ronda Hughes, a B2B media veteran who has led audience data strategy at companies including EnsembleIQ and UBM Americas. The caveat: “Every team within your organization has to buy in to the importance of data collection, audience segmentation, quality over quantity, and a content strategy that drives engagement."

5 B2B Text Message Marketing Tips to Help You Reach Prospects
February 11, 2020 at 9:15 am

B2C marketers have long taken advantage of the ever-increasing phone addiction to meet people where they are via highly effective text message marketing campaigns. But B2B text message marketing also is growing in popularity, and for good reason.

Branded Content: Possibilities, Pitfalls, and Predictions
January 14, 2020 at 9:54 am

A seismic shift happened in the 2010s: Platforms took control of audiences away from publishers and brands. The result is the need to pay-to-play, which comes with a host of challenges. Brands need to find ways to efficiently expand their reach, while publishers need to create sustainable revenue streams that don’t fully rely on volatile…

Where Is B2B Marketing Headed in 2020? 7 Predictions
January 13, 2020 at 9:31 am

Forecasting the future is a dangerous but irresistible practice for observers like myself. So let me plunge ahead with seven bets on likely new developments in the world of B2B marketing. Just don’t look at my predictions from last year to check my record for accuracy, please. “My crystal ball is on back order,” as…

How to Not Waste Money on Facebook and Instagram Ads
January 9, 2020 at 8:15 am

As publishers, our relationship with Facebook is… complicated. In 2019, Facebook traffic returned for a lot of publishers, and many now consider the platform a reliable source of traffic. However, there hasn’t been much consistency in regards to Facebook’s Ads Manager platform in the last several months, amiright? Facebook Ads Manager Continues to Evolve First,…