Retargeting 101: The What & How (And Tips for Doing It Well)

Ever notice those ubiquitous ads that seem to follow you around the Internet after a visit to a product website? The common term for this advertising strategy is retargeting. How retargeting works Retargeting works a little something like this: you go to an awesome hammock website, because you need a hammock to relax in during your copious […]

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Twitter’s New Targeting Feature: Tailored Audiences

Back in December, Twitter launched a new feature that they don’t seem to be promoting much called Tailored Audiences. In fact, it’s almost like they’re hiding it.[1]  It’s totally killer though; content marketers everywhere should be thinking about how to best incorporate it into their distribution strategy. Targeted Audiences are Passé Now, Tailored Audiences are […]

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Retargeting, Segments, and Dashboards: Google Analytics Enhancements

I am infamous in our office for complaining about Google Analytics’ habit of “continuous improvement” — the changing of their UX basically every two weeks without much warning or explanation. However, this time, I’m excited to see two new, enhanced features they’ve been rolling out over the last couple of weeks that absolutely make it […]

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PPC is Boring. What’s Next?

A recent article on PPC trends caught my eye. It reports that the average CPC for paid search ads rose again across all search engines in the fourth quarter of 2013; it currently stands at $1.33. Mobile, of course, continued its inexorable rise. And Bing is once again a market-share afterthought at 15.6%.  (Thanks to The Search […]

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