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Recap: Facebook’s Q4 2014 Earnings Call

Facebook’s Q4 2014 earnings call yesterday afternoon was one for the books, with healthy growth in YoY revenue (58%) and Q4 revenue ($3+ billion) signifying a strong start to 2015. CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg continued to hammer on their mission to deliver ”people-based marketing at scale,” echoing Q3‘s themes of quality content, targeting, and measurement. The importance of being where the customer is (mobile) also remained the same, but an emphasis on not just looking at clicks, but […]

Understanding How Millennials Shop Online

Who are Millennials? It’s a question everyone’s asking, especially marketers. Defined simply, Millennials (sometimes referred to as Gen Y) are the first generation to come of age in the new millennium. They were born between 1980-2000 and are currently aged 15-35. At 77 million strong, Millennials account for nearly a third of the US population and in 2013 contributed a whopping $1.3 trillion in annual spending to the economy. As the first generation to have Internet access during their formative years, […]

3 Ways Marketers Are Tying Email to Paid Advertising

Paid advertising doesn’t exist inside a vacuum; often, it’s part of a wider range of marketing initiatives that are earned and owned. We’ve found that tying social media campaigns to other forms of customer communication can have powerful results, not just in customer engagement, but retargeting and user acquisition. One of the most powerful owned channels is email. Marketers consistently rate it highly in surveys for its effectiveness and low level of difficulty to execute. If you haven’t considered linking […]

Facebook Mobile and RTB: Creative Best Practices and Ad Specs

Last month we announced our partnership with MoPub, the world’s largest exchange for in-app mobile ad inventory. Mobile is a fast-growing segment of digital advertising, and staying ahead of the curve means continuous innovation — for Nanigans, and for our customers. Expanding our ad automation software beyond Facebook was pretty major news for us, and we’re extremely excited about the opportunity to offer cross-channel access to online inventory via real-time bidding (RTB). A recently released Gartner survey indicates that digital marketing […]

Top 5 Mobile Resources of 2014

This year has been quite a ride for online advertisers. Through new iPhones and operating systems to the Facebook Audience Network and the newest eCommerce ad unit, the meteoric rise in mobile device usage shows no sign of hitting a ceiling anytime soon. A large part of this popularity can be attributed to savvy app development and marketing. As you can see from the Business Insider chart below, apps are now consuming 86% of consumers’ time, with gaming and Facebook […]