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Retargeting Most Commonly Used in Social Media Strategies

Retargeting Most Commonly Used in Social Media Strategies

Facebook and Instagram advertising play a key role in retargeting strategies for many marketers. This is per survey data [download page] from Ascend2 and SharpSpring Ads that found that for about three-quarters (77%) of B2B and B2C marketers, retargeting is a part of...

Facebook and Instagram Ad Benchmarks for Retailers in 2020

Facebook and Instagram Ad Benchmarks for Retailers in 2020

With companies continue to increase their investment in social media advertising, especially in the last year, two platforms seeing plenty of investment are Facebook and Instagram. Benchmark data from Sidecar shows how Facebook and Instagram performed last year for...

Report: US TV and OOH Ad Spend Have Peaked

Report: US TV and OOH Ad Spend Have Peaked

Although TV ad spend was expected to see modest year-over-year (y-o-y) growth of 2% last year, thanks to the Summer Olympics and presidential elections, that growth did not occur after the pandemic caused the cancellation of the global sports event as well as a...

Stories Remains at About 1/3 of Instagram Ad Spend

Stories Remains at About 1/3 of Instagram Ad Spend

Stories’ share of Instagram ad spend increased by a sizable degree in the first quarter of this year over the same quarter in 2020, per the latest quarterly digital marketing report [download page] from Merkle. This most recent analysis of Merkle’s clients shows that...

Google Shopping and Paid Search Benchmarks for Retailers in 2020

Google Shopping and Paid Search Benchmarks for Retailers in 2020

Data from a new benchmark report by Sidecar shows that, in 2020, click-through rate (CTR) on Google Shopping ads dropped by 6% from 2019 — a decrease reflected across several verticals. Here's a closer look at CTR and other metrics across various verticals on the...

Video Ad Viewability Highest on Connected TV, Mobile Apps

Video Ad Viewability Highest on Connected TV, Mobile Apps

When it comes to global video ad viewability, connected TV (CTV) is a top performer. Indeed, a report [download page] from Integral Ad Science (IAS) shows that in the second half of 2020, CTV ad viewability reached 93.3%. Featured for the first time in the media...

Brand Safety Matters to 4 in 10 US Adults

Brand Safety Matters to 4 in 10 US Adults

For some Americans, where a brand’s ad shows up can have an impact on their purchase decision. Indeed a recent survey [pdf] by The 614 Group and YouGov found 4 in 10 saying their decision to buy a company’s products is influenced by where their ads appear. The survey...

Number of Walmart Sponsored Products Advertisers on the Rise

Number of Walmart Sponsored Products Advertisers on the Rise

Walmart Sponsored Products saw significant growth over the past year. In Q1 of 2021, more than twice the amount of advertisers were using Walmart Sponsored Products than in Q2 of 2020, according to a new report [download page] from Tinuiti. Walmart Sponsored Products...

1 in 10 AM/FM Radio Listeners Are “Radio Heads”

1 in 10 AM/FM Radio Listeners Are “Radio Heads”

Even with a growing variety of media that adults have available to entertain themselves, a large majority still listen to radio on a weekly basis. In fact, a report [download page] from National Public Media and Edison Research has found that 41% of the time US adults...

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