We Were Lucky
Friday, March 13th was supposed to be a normal work-from-Starbucks day for me. As an agency principal and father of three, every once in a while it’s nice to have a hot mocha, strong wifi, and a crowd to disappear into where no one knows you or needs you.
Little did I know what was coming next.
As a part of our effort to support #BlackLivesMatter by listening, learning, and acting, our team at 5HD has gathered the following list of resources. We have found these books, blogs, stories, and websites useful. We hope you do too, and ask you to actively participate in the cause of justice.
Get More from Your Database
The power of digital marketing is its ability to maximize the efficiency of your marketing spend through precise targeting. Yet not enough marketers or agencies take advantage of the most efficient target, their own database.
Current, past, or prospective customers are all significantly more likely to purchase than even the most finely targeted new audience. This is why re-targeting is so powerful: it targets prospects who’ve already indicated their interest by visiting certain pages of your website. Well, why not take that concept one step further?
Six years after issuing our first programmatic insertion order and five years after investing in our own in-house platform, we’re still amazed by the number of marketers who either don’t utilize or don’t fully understand programmatic advertising.
Groundhog Day isn’t just the day Punxsutawney Phil tells us when Spring is coming. It’s also a great (in our opinion) 1993 comedy featuring Bill Murray as a weather reporter keeps reliving the same day over and over and over again until he gets things right.
When it comes to online advertising, sometimes brands can get stuck in Groundhog Day. Are you showing the same ad over and over again? Is your creative, ahem, creative? Or just really repetitive?
At a recent marketing conference we gave a presentation about the emergence of Programmatic Advertising. During our introduction, we asked the group by a show of hands, how many people had clicked on a banner ad in the last 30 days. No one raised their hand, and that is exactly what we expected.
Overall Graduate and Continuing Education keyword costs are going up, but there are strategies you or your search management partner can use to lower your Cost Per Click.