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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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Advice for Advertisers in 2018: Press Play on Video

Advice for Advertisers in 2018: Press Play on Video

According to a recent study by Cisco, video will represent a whopping 80% of all Internet traffic by 2019. But that’s mostly people watching videos of cats falling off furniture, right? Not entirely! In fact, 64% of users are more likely to buy a product online after watching a video, according to comScore. Despite the […]

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Facebook End-of-Year Trends: What to Watch Out For

Facebook End-of-Year Trends: What to Watch Out For

Running your Facebook advertising campaigns at the end of the year can be challenging, especially with so many e-commerce marketers running their own branding initiatives. Still, by looking at last year’s Facebook insights, we can better understand auction dynamics and allocate budgets efficiently. Since November Facebook ads tend to have lower ad saturation and more […]

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Our Top 4 Predictions for Digital Marketing in 2018

Our Top 4 Predictions for Digital Marketing in 2018

Where did 2017 go? And can you believe we’re talking about 2018 already? I guess it’s never too early to plan ahead, especially in marketing. As conferences like DMEXCO 2017 revealed, topics such as influencer marketing, attribution, and data-driven advertising remain at the forefront of advertisers’ hearts and minds. Based on current trends and industry […]

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CPCs Are Up on Black Friday and Cyber Monday—and That’s Probably Okay

CPCs Are Up on Black Friday and Cyber Monday—and That’s Probably Okay

Each year we review the aggregate performance of our advertisers on Black Friday and Cyber Monday to see what kind of patterns and trends jump out at us. The story this year looks to be similar to the last two years—significant jumps in clicks and spend on paid search as the holiday shopping season officially […]

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Marin Masters 2017: Discovering Growth, Content in Context, and Feed Management

Marin Masters 2017: Discovering Growth, Content in Context, and Feed Management

This is the second article on our annual customer summit, Marin Masters. At this year’s event, our presenters explored several key advertising trends that impact digital marketers today, with a focus on driving more clicks, conversions, and revenue. Discovering Growth One of our keynote speakers, Erik Hawkins, Director of Global Product Marketing at Facebook, explored how […]

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5 Big Trends that Dominated DMEXCO 2017

5 Big Trends that Dominated DMEXCO 2017

With over 1,000 businesses exhibiting and more than 55,000 digital marketing professionals roaming the halls, DMEXCO has indeed secured its spot as the digital marketing spectacle of the year. For many, not only it is the first chance to uncover the latest trends and innovations in digital, it is a mega launchpad for ad tech […]

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Hot Trends, Oldies But Goodies: Top 6 Blog Posts in the First Half of 2017

Hot Trends, Oldies But Goodies: Top 6 Blog Posts in the First Half of 2017

The year is halfway over but digital advertising remains fast and furious. From what we’ve seen in our blog traffic, it’s clear that marketers want to keep on top of the latest trends and channel announcements, and are also continually looking for ways to enhance their digital ad strategies. To honor these past six months, […]

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5 Ways Retail Advertisers Can Combat 2017’s Big Challenges

5 Ways Retail Advertisers Can Combat 2017’s Big Challenges

Retailers have a lot to think about these days. Between political risks and inflationary pressure, consumers are more cautious. Retailers have to constantly shift to remain competitive and maintain customer loyalty. Recent studies in millennial consumer behavior reveal that ‘the convenience factor’ may be more important than price when considering a purchase. Brands who play off […]

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