March 30, 2017

2017 Digital Ad Spends Will Favor Google and Facebook

March 22, 2017 admin

Advertisers’ spend on digital formats worldwide is predicted to increase 17.4 percent to $583.92 billion according to a recent forecast from eMarketer. That represents 38.3 percent of the world’s entire ad budgets. Almost half of that money will go to Google and Facebook. According to eMarketer, Google will likely make […]

Lyft Sees Success Using Unique Brand Ads

March 14, 2017 admin

Can brand ads for apps drive installs better than traditional direct response ads? That’s what Lyft discovered working with Google’s Art, Copy & Code project. In a case study published today, Google shares some surprising findings from their analysis of thousands of YouTube videos running TrueView app install ads for […]

IBM and Salesforce Team Up On Intelligence

March 6, 2017 admin

IBM and Salesforce announced a strategic partnership on Monday that brings insights from IBM’s Watson AI into Salesforce Intelligent Customer Success Platform. Integrating IBM Watson APIs will add a new level of AI to Salesforce’s Einstein to offer more insights for sales, service, marketing, commerce and more. Retailers, for example, […]

Is Marketing Automation Right for Your Business?

January 4, 2016 Kristen Matelski

Marketing automation sounds nice, and any kind of automation can make life easier when used properly. However, as with most technologically fueled tasks, it may not always live up to the hype. Maintenance, oversight, and glitches may throw a marketing team off balance, creating more work in the long run. […]

Instagram Ads and What it Means for Brands

October 29, 2013 Vanessa Williams

A few weeks ago, Instagram announced that users would soon start seeing ads in their feeds. This announcement was met with some concern that the platform that’s known for organic content would be flooded with irrelevant, spam-like ads from brands. Instagram is hoping to keep the same natural look but […]

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