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What We’re Reading This Week: Top 5 Industry Articles

What We’re Reading This Week: Top 5 Industry Articles

The Marin Marketing team stays busy not only striving to deliver compelling, educational, and relevant content—we also spend time following the most interesting industry news. In this new weekly series, we list the stories that are grabbing our team’s attention. 1. Stories are about to surpass feed sharing. Now what? Josh Constine of TechCrunch looks […]

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3 Ways to Get Started with Amazon Advertising

3 Ways to Get Started with Amazon Advertising

When buyers search for a product, they’re increasingly turning to Amazon as their first stop. There’s no doubt that Amazon advertising is on the rise, but is it enough to loosen Google and Facebook’s iron grip on the digital advertising landscape? We think so. Amazon’s ad revenue is now $2 billion, and it’s the largest online […]

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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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Press “Play” on Video Advertising: 10 Keys to Success

Press “Play” on Video Advertising: 10 Keys to Success

If their advertising revenue is any sign, Facebook and Google will be the dominant players in the digital ad space for years to come. How can marketers continue to compete? Including videos in your advertising campaigns is the new winning strategy, especially on YouTube and Facebook. The Shape-Shifting Digital Marketer How can advertisers do this […]

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The Winds of Change Are Chilling for Some in Ad Tech

The Winds of Change Are Chilling for Some in Ad Tech

Digital marketing has always been a fast-moving industry. Recent changes by the browser players are creating tectonic shifts that every advertiser and vendor should watch closely. For example, Apple announced Intelligent Tracking Prevention in the summer of 2017 and the ripples hit some ad-tech vendors hard, impacting even large vendors like Criteo. Three key changes […]

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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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Shopping Ads, Audiences, CPMs, and More: Our Q4 2017 Digital Benchmark Report

Shopping Ads, Audiences, CPMs, and More: Our Q4 2017 Digital Benchmark Report

In our Q4 2017 benchmark report, we show that advertisers are investing heavily in Google Shopping ads, which increased 31% in click share year over year (YoY). Our data reveals that audience utilization remains low at 24%, despite the clear benefits of combining audiences with keyword targeting. Also, social CPMs increased 44% YoY, indicating that […]

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The Top 10 Trends in Digital Advertising

The Top 10 Trends in Digital Advertising

Another year older and wiser, and the digital advertising industry shows few signs of slowing down. To understand the current landscape and get a sense of what lies ahead, we dug deep into industry data as well as the Marin Advertising Index—which represents billions of dollars of annual ad spend on the Marin platform. I […]

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Rethinking the Ad Tech Industry

Rethinking the Ad Tech Industry

Clutch Magazine sat down with Chris Lien, Marin Software CEO and Founder, to discuss how ad tech providers can rebound and regain advertiser trust. Confidence in the ad tech industry is rocky, and its reputation with brands is at a crossroads. Over the course of 2017 industry critics concluded that there might be too much […]

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The Current State of Digital Advertising

The Current State of Digital Advertising

Between Q3 2016 and Q3 2017, clicks on Google product ads grew by 62%, showing that more advertisers are taking advantage of Google’s latest shopping ad formats to capture first-mover advantage. The auto industry posted the largest CPC increase on Google, clocking a 35% YoY gain. To create our quarterly benchmark reports, we sample the […]

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