The amount of time people spend watching an ad varies by context, but the ad’s value shouldn’t be considered proportional to its watch time, per Facebook. Tim Peterson on January 5, 2018 A video ad is a video ad is a video ad. Except it’s not, according to Facebook. The social network would argue … Continue reading How Facebook’s video ads’ watch time compares across formats
Ken Evoy — February 20, 2017 — February 20, 2017 Online advertising is not the highest ROI form of marketing, but it’s certainly the most ubiquitous. Google AdSense is almost a default option for solopreneurs, especially those with lower amounts of traffic. However, it’s possible to secure your own, higher-paying/higher-ROI WIN-WIN deals. This article covers … Continue reading Boost Your Site’s Income with Ads. Here’s How!
Ads on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and especially Snapchat can be pinpointed to people within polling places’ no-signs zones. Tim Peterson on November 8, 2016 In California — and other states like Texas and New York — you’re not allowed to visibly promote a political candidate within 100 feet of a polling place on an … Continue reading How social ads’ location targeting can side-step electioneering laws
Expanded text ads recently went live in AdWords, so what’s the next step? Columnist Pauline Jakober explains how to strategically expand on your existing text ads when making the transition. Pauline Jakober on August 9, 2016 The one thing that’s remained constant in AdWords over the past 15 years is the good ol’ 25-35-35 … Continue reading So we have 45 more characters in AdWords text ads… Now what?
The tech giant is also beefing up its YouTube AdBlitz site and channel for Super Bowl ads. Barry Levine on January 20, 2016 To help marketers take advantage of “micro-moments” — those events that everyone starts talking about — Google is today announcing online Real-Time Ads. A typical micro-moment: last year’s performance by the left shark in … Continue reading Google Announces “Real-Time Ads” So Marketers Can Jump On The Next Left Shark Moment
Margot da CunhaMarch 5, 2015 Those who know me well are aware that I am 100% insta-addicted. I’m not ashamed to admit that my boyfriend and I frequently have competitions over who can get more “likes” on their posts (because I typically win). I use the feed to post personal pictures of family, friends, and … Continue reading Instagram Steps Up Its Game with New ‘Carousel Ads’: What This Means For Your Instagram Advertising Strategy
There’s a social media shakeup, and while organic social content seems to be in the cross-hairs (ahem, Facebook), ClickZ speakers pointed out that paid campaigns are also being impacted by these trends. Jay Hawkinson, the Senior Vice President of Emerging Products at SIM Partners, started by addressing the elephant in the room: Organic social content … Continue reading Get more out of your paid social media marketing: Tips from #CZLNY