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Marketplaces: Avoiding the Ad Death Spiral

| Andrew Yates

For marketplaces that rely on ad revenues, it’s all about conversions. And if you can’t optimize search, listings, ads and promotions on your site, you don’t get conversions. This leads to desperate blasting and promotions that just drives drives users away and kills revenue. Here are 5 steps to help you avoid this dreaded ad death spiral.

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5 Metaverse Marketing Considerations for Brands

| Matt Kilmartin

Marketers are wondering what issues they should be considering as metaverse marketing becomes a must have. Five issues to keep top of mind: balancing branding and performance; campaign buying methodologies; developing new metrics; what customer data will look like; and how to build secure experiences.

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DTCs: Effective Alternatives to 3P Cookies

| Brian Eberman

Now that 3P cookie targeting is on its way out, thanks to Apple and Google sunsetting them in 2023, brands will need new targeting and measurement strategies. DTCs need to start now to put in places alternative forms of measurement in order to restore their advertising performance and attribution capabilities. 

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Promoting Out-Of-Stocks Wastes Ad Dollars

| Dan LeBlanc

Frustrating shoppers by showing them unavailable products does much more than wasting ad dollars and losing a sale. Out-of-stocks decrease basket sizes, cause VIP customers to leave loyalty programs, damage brand reputation and take customer service members away from helping customers who already bought an item.

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Ad Fatigue, and the Cure

| Justin Ohanessian

Are your ad campaigns receiving fewer clicks than they used to? Are you having trouble generating leads? Are you dissatisfied with your current lack of engagements? If so, your digital marketing may be suffering from ad fatigue. The good news: It’s fixable.

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Click Fraud: Protect Your Digital Ad Spend

| Jake Loveless

Unfortunately, the increase in ecommerce has led to a wave of all kinds of bad actors. In 2020 alone, online retailers lost over $3.8 billion to click fraud on ecommerce ads. To stop click fraud, brands must be knowledgeable about it, learn why they tend to be the primary targets, and be aware of the various schemes.

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Amazon Marketing: Allocate Your Budget, Maximize ROI

| Vitalii Khyzhniak

Each business must concentrate on certain marketing areas during various growth stages. However, the biggest mistake is being afraid to market. Amazon marketing is a system of accruing progress, and it can’t be profitable from the start. Here are some budgeting guidelines for each stage of your business development.

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The Secret to Targeting High-Value Consumers

| Udayan Bose

A big portion of ecommerce purchases are from high-value consumers, but they are the missing component of every successful retail marketer’s digital strategy. Even knowing this, brands are still struggling with how to reach high-value consumers. Here are some strategies to reach these consumers and drive campaign success forward. 

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Retail Media Revenue: Are You Ready to Maximize?

| Gregory Stevens

With heady revenue predictions for retail media north of $100 billion, it’s not surprising to see a surge of retailers opening advertising shops in attempts to capture share. But we’re still in the early days, with behemoths scooping up most of the brand spend. Here are six relationship and revenue-building strategies for retailers to consider.

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Embrace Connected TV Now or Get Left Behind

| Shane Ragiel

Many marketers overlook connected television as a viable means of directly engaging existing and potential customers. They’re missing a significant opportunity to leverage CTV to run more targeted, accountable and action-oriented ads than ever before, as CTV continues to grow in popularity and advertising functionality.