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.
A 5 second test involves showing users the interface of software application or a website for 5 seconds. The participant then has to recall what they saw on the page. This is a great method to see whether the key visuals, or calls to actions have been correct impact.
E-commerce companies were on the ball for the last several years, creating quality content that organically drove conversions with disruptive ideas.
Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson didn’t know it when he first met the legendary Apple co-founder, but he soon learned that Jobs preferred to have serious conversations on long walks.
In some respects, branding is always an aspect of any type of marketing you do, including performance marketing. However, strictly speaking, branded marketing has more specific goals that are at another stage entirely from performance …
Our timelines on social media are flooded with different marketing campaigns on a regular basis. The majority of this content is from brands that fall into a certain category, creating a myth that social media marketing is selective.