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Which Types of Mobile Ads Are Slated for More Spending?

Which Types of Mobile Ads Are Slated for More Spending?

Close to 6 in 10 (57% of) Americans listen to podcasts. And, as the number of people who listen to podcasts goes up, so appears to rise the optimism in mobile ad spending for podcasts. Indeed, mobile ad spending on podcasts is slated to rise this year per data [press...

Close to Half of Retail Advertisers Considering Podcast Ads

Close to Half of Retail Advertisers Considering Podcast Ads

Retail advertisers have been turning more towards digital since the pandemic. Recent data [press release] from Advertiser Perceptions shows that more than half (55%) of retail advertisers have increased their digital ad spend in the past year, with 18% increasing...

Gen Z Touts High Purchase Influence of TikTok Videos

Gen Z Touts High Purchase Influence of TikTok Videos

A few years ago, research showed that Gen Z were making more transactions, on average, than older age groups, as well as staying relatively competitive with those older consumers when it came to the average spend per transaction. But where is this generation of...

Marketers Say These Elements Make for Successful Lead Nurturing

Marketers Say These Elements Make for Successful Lead Nurturing

One of the top priorities for any lead nurturing program is a high conversion rate, but not every company is seeing success in this area. A recent report [download page] from Ascend2 and its Research Partners looks at what strategic elements contribute to a successful...

Half Say Advertising is Important in the Buying Decision

Half Say Advertising is Important in the Buying Decision

When shoppers are going through the process of shopping and purchasing items, advertising has importance, but not as much as some other factors in influencing buying decisions. A survey from Ipsos [PDF] found that half of the more than 1,200 US adults say advertising...

Sports Fans Display Strong Social Engagement

Sports Fans Display Strong Social Engagement

Gone are the days when sports fans were limited to engaging with their favorite sports teams or athletes by watching a live game or collecting trading cards. Social media has made it possible for sports fans to not only follow their favorite teams but also engage with...

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...

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