Google has changed a lot over the past 17 years — from the range of our products to the evolution of their look and feel. And today we’re changing things up once again…
It has never been harder to design a good visual identity. Brands live on dozens of platforms, so they have to look as good on a billboard as they do on a phone screen. Armchair critics emboldened by the ease of the web attack change no matter how necessary, skewing clients toward less ambitious work.
It‘s that time again. Facebook FB -0.13% is changing its News Feed algorithm, and online publishers and ad companies are trying to figure out who’s in the crosshairs this time around.
When we think of Albert Einstein, we inevitably conjure up images of the icon rather than the man. We see Einstein with his wild hair and his tongue sticking out or Einstein as a playful old man, riding a bicycle. We remember his cheerful confidence and his easy comfort with his own genius. He wasn’t always that way.
There are plenty of words online about how big data will change every facet of our lives, and a substantial chunk of those words are devoted towards how big data will affect advertising. But instead of haphazardly leaping on the change bandwagon, advertisers need to sit down and understand what big data has changed and yet what still remains the same.
Images and videos are the most direct, cost effective and simple way to engage an audience. Statistics show that adding an image to a Facebook post results in 2.3 times more engagement. Furthermore, as many as 74 percent of marketers use visual content in their social media marketing.
While there are arguably more cost-effective social media advertising platforms than Facebook, few feature such powerful audience segmenting opportunities. Unfortunately, a lot of brands squander the opportunity to generate a return by making common yet avoidable mistakes.
The most effective call-to-action techniques use basic psychology. You can use some of these psychology methods in your calls to action to turn visitors into repeat customers.
As big data becomes a more significant part of the conversation around advertising, many in the industry have voiced concern that it will come at the sacrifice of amazing creative. But what we’re all learning is that data can unlock the full potential of creative.