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Nielsen: Narrower-Targeted Ad Campaigns Perform Better

Sep 5, 2014 - The number of ad campaigns that reached their intended targets declined across the board, particularly among the Gen X demographic. Comments

Real-Time Myth-Busting: 5 RTB Mysteries, Solved!

true-or-false Sep 3, 2014 - There are many myths and misconceptions surrounding the concept of real-time bidding. Here are five explanations of common misunderstandings to help marketers embrace the new technology. Comments

5 Mobile Advertising Myths – and How to Bust Them

mobilephone77 Sep 2, 2014 - There are still many myths surrounding the world of mobile advertising. Here are five of the most common ones, and a look at what the truth really is. Comments

Facebook Boosts Event Visibility With New Ad Format

facebook-homepage Aug 29, 2014 - The new format is designed to help brands bring awareness to their events within Facebook’s network. How can business marketers get the most out of this offering? Comments

Dos and Don’ts of Email Remarketing

email-marketing2 Aug 21, 2014 - By using existing metrics and subscriber behavior to remarket to your consumers, your email marketing campaigns can become much stronger and more effective. Here are some best practices for email remarketing. Comments

Unruly Offers Nielsen Online Campaign Ratings Guarantee

unruly-nielsen-ocr-guarantee Aug 12, 2014 - Nielsen Online Campaign Ratings, a hybrid video metrics system, is now backed by a 100 percent audience guarantee from Unruly in order to assure advertisers that their ads were not only viewed but were also seen by their desired audience. Comments

Data vs. Insights – They’re Not the Same, Not Even Close

data-vs-insights-image Aug 12, 2014 - In order for marketers to get their message across, they need more than data - they need to give clients new insights about their consumers, their business, or their industry. Comments

Many Believe Short Video Ad Durations Are the Only Options — Not So Fast

online-video-1 Aug 12, 2014 - The duration of video ads shouldn't be determined by the size of the screen but instead by the context and how the brand's content is likely to be received by consumers. Comments

Email Benchmarks: Highest Open Rate in Years – Again! But All Is Not Rosy...

emailcampaign Aug 4, 2014 - While 2014 saw the highest average email open rates in several years, the year also saw historic lows for both click-through rates and click-to-open rates. How should marketers respond to this data? Comments

Content Bubble II: What Metrics Matter?

content-shutterstock-153628586 Aug 1, 2014 - In part two of this series on how to effectively measure content marketing, a look at whether attention or engagement are good enough indicators of return on investment (ROI)? Comments

Building Effective Measurement Models

pr-measurement Jul 30, 2014 - When deciding which measurement models to use, consider adopting aspects of the study of correlation, which may allow you to discover connections that may challenge your thinking on the critical drivers for your business. Comments

Can Social Help Solve Video Advertising Ad Fraud?

online-video-1 Jul 29, 2014 - By measuring the social activity taking place around a video and using that data in combination with raw viewing statistics, marketers can gain a better picture of how their video ad is performing. Comments

13 Metrics to Watch If Your Business Depends on Network Effects (Part 2)

metrics-that-matter Jul 27, 2014 - This is part two in a two-part series dedicated to helping businesses grow using a data-driven approach to network effects-based business models. Comments

SEO Number Crunching – 5 Great Excel Features

spreadsheet-excel Jul 23, 2014 - Excel includes several features that can be very useful in improving SEOs' efficiency and can also enhance their ability to analyze relevant site performance data. Comments

Content Bubble: Does Anyone Know Whether Content Marketing Works?

shutterstock-153218306 Jul 22, 2014 - Brands are jumping into content marketing with hope, but without the proper metrics to gauge results. Can brand content lead to sales or conversions? Comments

Understanding Our Own Growth: The Positive Influence of Verifying the View

online-video-1 Jul 15, 2014 - Now that the MRC has lifted its Viewable Impression Advisory for display advertising, marketers are entering into an era of clarity around viewability and accountability. Now they must focus on giving advertisers the confidence of knowing their ads... Comments

Using Qualitative and Quantitative Social Proof to Build Credibility: A Brief Guide

trusted-brand Jul 11, 2014 - Social proof can be an extremely effective way to increase conversions and build trust with consumers - but what are the best ways to establish social proof in the marketing space? Comments

MRC Approves Transaction on Viewable Impressions for Video Ads

video-shutterstock-92000435 Jun 30, 2014 - Marketers can now start to transact on viewable impressions for video ads, as the MRC officially gives green light. Comments

13 Metrics to Watch If Your Business Depends on Network Effects (Part 1)

metrics-that-matter Jun 29, 2014 - Part one in a two-part series dedicated to helping businesses grow using a data-driven approach to network effects-based business models. Comments

Facebook Amends Video Rankings to Include Watch Time

facebook-video-update Jun 23, 2014 - In order to deliver more relevant content, Facebook has improved its video rankings to include factors such as whether a user has watched a video. Comments

4 Resources for Getting More Out of Google Analytics

Google Analytics Jun 23, 2014 - Google Analytics is always updating and adding new features. Here are four methods to help you get the most out of your analytics tool. Comments

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