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One Year Later: What The Pandemic Has Taught Businesses About Digital Marketing

It has officially been one year since the world began its battle with COVID-19 and it comes as no surprise that the ongoing pandemic has changed our lives for years to come. The sudden increase of being indoors has led consumers to spend more time online than ever before and for businesses, this requires a different approach to generate customers and remain open. If the pandemic has taught businesses anything in the last year, it's the importance of digital marketing. Prior to the pandemic, it was difficult to…

AdTech Roundup: Top Things in Advertising Technology

Today’s AdTech Roundup covers the latest in Native and Programmatic Advertising, Technology, TV Advertising, Audience Data announcements from Zoomd, Taboola, GoMarketing, Veritone, to SoundCloud. Zoomd Launches New Self-Serve SaaS Model to Provide Full Transparency and Higher Efficiency With Premium Media Channels Zoomd Technologies Ltd. and its wholly-owned subsidiary Zoomd Ltd., the marketing tech (MarTech) user-acquisition and engagement platform, is pleased to announce the launch of its self-serve SaaS version of its…

Social Media Ad Spend Spikes More Than 50% Worldwide According to Socialbakers

Brand trust in social media goes from strength to strength according to new Q4 2020 Social Media Trends Report Socialbakers, the leading social media marketing platform, released its comprehensive report on Social Media Trends for Q4 2020. The report reveals that global social media ad spend skyrocketed during the last quarter of 2020, despite the continuing economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Other insights from the report include a global rise in cost-per-click (CPC), expanded reach for advertisers on Facebook, a…

Facebook Ad Metrics Remained Mostly Stable Through Tumultuous 2020 According to New Whitepaper from Aisle Rocket

New Report Analyzes Facebook Advertising During the Pandemic and Social Unrest Aisle Rocket, a growth-driven marketing agency that unifies creative services, data, and technology to drive results, announced the launch of its latest white paper, A Summer Like No Other: Tracking the Disruption of 2020 Through Facebook Advertising Metrics Tracking the Social Media. A Summer Like No Other examines Facebook ad metrics from the start of the pandemic through 2020’s summer of protests and uncertainty. It shows that Facebook’s ad…

179 Organizations Worldwide Call on Google to Ban Apps that Encourage Smoking and Vaping from Google Play Store

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids along with 179 organizations from 62 countries today called on Google to adopt a new policy prohibiting applications that encourage the purchase or consumption of smoking and vaping products in the Google Play store and to remove all current apps promoting smoking or vaping from Google Play. Apple, Amazon and many other companies have already adopted similar policies that prohibit the promotion of tobacco or vaping products. Following a November 2019 announcement by Apple that the…

The Number of Facebook Users Soared 430% in the Last Decade

Facebook, YouTube, and TikTok to Hit 5.9 Billion Users in 2020, a 900 Million Increase YoY; With 311 Million Users as of October, India Is the Largest YouTube Market The year 2020 has witnessed a surge in the number of social media users, with millions of people spending more time indoors and online amid the coronavirus outbreak. Ad spending in the Social Media Advertising segment is projected to reach US$ 98.984 Million in 2020. According to data presented by BuyShares.co.uk, the combined number of Facebook, YouTube,…

Global Social Media Ad Spend Soars, Signaling Brand Confidence in Digital Channels During the COVID-19

Despite ongoing turbulence of COVID-19, many brands are doubling down on their investment in social media ad spend, according to new Q3 2020 Social Media Trends Report Socialbakers, the leading social media marketing platform, released a comprehensive report on Social Media Trends for Q3 2020. The report reveals that despite a turbulent three quarters of COVID-related challenges in 2020, social media ad spend rose sharply in Q3 to pre-pandemic levels, led by increased investment in e-commerce ads. The Socialbakers data…

MarTech Interview with Robert Rothschild, VP and Global Head of Marketing at Smartly.io

"Monitoring shifts in consumer behaviors and offering new purchasing options – such as in-app shopping on social platforms will be the key to success for brands in the coming months." Hi Robert, please tell us about your role at Smartly.io and how you started in the company. I’ve been the VP and Global Head of Marketing at Smartly.io for the last year and a half. Previously I’ve led and developed global marketing initiatives for high-profile enterprise software and technology companies. Prior to Smartly.io, I spent…

Pinterest Announces Pins Ad Monetization Features to Improve Shopping Experience

US-based image sharing and social media services platform Pinterest has announced key features to boost shopping experiences and boost ad monetization opportunities ahead of the holiday season. Pinterest is rolling out new shopping tools for Pinners and advertisers to deliver highly contextual ad experience on their platform. These ad technology features take every Pinners' and advertisers closer to making 'every Pin shoppable'. Quick Summary of New Pinterest Ad Technology Announcement and Features Not every retailer can…

Wpromote Launches The Ad Creative Bank, Learning Tool For Top Performing Marketing Creative

Wpromote, the Performance Marketing Agency leader in the latest Forrester Wave, announced the launch of The Ad Creative Bank, a tool to help marketers identify trends, build new best practices, and improve marketing creative. VP of Social Kevin Simonson explained that "We created the Ad Creative Bank because it's difficult to articulate quantitative findings into qualitative insights. We had access to amazing client data at scale and saw that the feedback loop on to the creative team was inefficient without visual…

Love Facebook? OK, So Now Design your Own Digital Store with FB Shops

"We're unable to help you and your business due to CORONAVIRUS COVID-19." This remains the standard statement from all physical and digital stores cutting across various cities, countries and product lines. But, how long can we expect the non-availability of service to hurt our economy? To better serve the business community of global e-commerce retailers and local shops, Facebook introduced its new platform- Facebook Shops (FB Shops) last week. For all those who are yet to test the platform, here’s a quick overview.…

Dealers United is Harnessing the Power of Facebook Advertising to Propel Its Automotive Clients to the Next Level

Dealers United is an innovative leader in the auto ad tech industry with the knowledge, connections, and expertise to drive success for its clients Dealers United has tapped into the power of social media advertising to increase sales for auto dealers across the country. Dealers United's innovative advertising solutions have been built in line with Facebook Automotive's best practices to help dealerships solve real business challenges using Facebook and Instagram. Dealers United is a Facebook Marketing Partner, which…

ChannelAdvisor Announces Results of New Survey on Consumer Shopping Behaviour

ChannelAdvisor Corporation, a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable brands and retailers to increase global sales, unveiled new survey results that map out the current state of consumer shopping behaviour on a variety of different platforms and marketplaces. The survey, which was conducted among 500 consumers in the UK that have purchased an item from Amazon in the past three months, aims to provide brands with an up-to-date snapshot of consumers’ considerations when researching, discovering and…

Lyon Real Estate Introduces SmartSocial Ads, Powered by Adfenix

Lyon agents will now be able to hyper-target potential buyers most likely to be interested in their listings Lyon Real Estate has announced a partnership with Swedish global technology leader Adfenix to bring Lyon agents and their clients a fully automated social media advertising tool powered by artificial intelligence. Using complex data analysis and behavioral targeting, SmartSocial Ads delivers a highly effective advertising presence for property listings on Facebook and Instagram. Marketing Technology News:…

Home ASAP Projects Facebook Dynamic Ads for Real Estate Will Dominate the Marketing Landscape in 2020, Lowering Lead Costs by Up to 54%

Home ASAP LLC, a company known for providing cost-effective, Facebook-centric marketing services to agents, projects that Dynamic Ads for Real Estate will dominate the real estate marketing landscape in 2020, citing the ad type's success versus its predecessors and increased adoption by agents and brokers. Home ASAP's premier agent marketing solution, TurnKey Suite, has launched over 100,000 agent ad campaigns since 2016 and saw Dynamic Ads outperforming single Listing Lead Ads by up to 54% in…

Smartly.io Research Finds Half of 2020 Marketing Budgets Will be Allocated to Social Media Ads

Marketers Expect to Invest Heavily in Social Automation Technology to Streamline Inefficiencies Smartly.io, the leading social media advertising automation platform for creative and performance marketers, announced new research outlining how retail marketers plan to spend their advertising budgets in 2020. Commissioned by Smartly.io and conducted by WBR Insights, the research arm of the eTail event series, the survey results indicate that social media advertising will be a primary focus for retail brands hoping to reach…

Smartly.io Research Finds Half of 2020 Marketing Budgets Will be Allocated to Social Media Ads

Marketers Expect to Invest Heavily in Social Automation Technology to Streamline Inefficiencies Smartly.io, the leading social media advertising automation platform for creative and performance marketers, announced new research outlining how retail marketers plan to spend their advertising budgets in 2020. Commissioned by Smartly.io and conducted by WBR Insights, the research arm of the eTail event series, the survey results indicate that social media advertising will be a primary focus for retail brands hoping to reach…

Vyond Unveils Video Showcase Resource for Customers

Customer Videos, Templates, and Testimonials Help Make Vyond Even Easier to Use Vyond, the world leader in enterprise video animation software, announced a new showcase page on their website featuring customer videos, templates, and testimonials in an effort to make video creation even faster and easier. Learning any new tool can be difficult, and Vyond actively listened to its engaged customer base and strong community to provide the tools needed to enable customers to get started quickly. "Even though Vyond is a much…

Social Commerce Will Supercharge Holiday Sales, Smartly.io Research Reveals

48 Percent of U.S. Consumers Are Considering Purchasing Products Seen in Social Media Ads for Holiday Gifts Smartly.io, the leading social media advertising automation platform, announced new research outlining where and why consumers engage with social media ads to make holiday purchases. Based on 1,000 U.S. consumer responses from a Dynata survey, the results indicate that consumers not only recognize that social media presents a new way to shop for holiday gifts, they are also more likely than ever to purchase those…