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The Best Marketers Experiment Every Day

| Nikita Bykadarov

How do marketers stand out, when so many dollars are chasing the same consumers? There’s still too much uncertainty about what channels work for which messages. To get the most out of each channel, experiment. Constantly test different messages, landing pages and designs to learn what works to inform your tactics.

Google Facing Adtech Breakup Heat from DC

| Mike O'Brien

Google parent Alphabet is reportedly considering splitting up parts of its business that handle digital advertising into a separate unit, to avoid antitrust litigation from the U.S. Justice Dept. as part of an ongoing investigation, according to the WSJ. It’s not clear whether anything short of an asset sale would satisfy federal regulators.

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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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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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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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Walmart Offers Discount to New Sellers

| Mike O'Brien

In an effort to lure in more third-party sellers as it battles Amazon’s dominant marketplace, Walmart is offering new sellers a 50% discount on commissions for 90 days, while also extending savings on Walmart’s version of FBA to new signups. Discount are available to new merchants who sign up by May 31 and start selling by June 30.

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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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Back to Ecommerce Basics: Shattering the Endless Shelf

| Justin Marshall

In ecommerce, we formerly used revenue, market share and similar metrics to gauge success. But if customer experience is going to be the touchstone of success, customer lifetime value (CLV), or the amount a brand can expect from any given customer over time, should be our guiding principle.

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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.