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Author: Lizzie Seibert

For more tips on Retargeting Tuesday or to have your questions answered, request a free consultation with our experts. Cyber Week 2017 projects $8.5 billion in consumer spending from Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday. But with Black Friday cart abandonment rates near 70%, brands still have huge potential to capitalize. Coming directly after Cyber Monday, Retargeting Tuesday is a strategic time to motivate lost customers with a second, third, and sometimes fourth chance to convert.   Customers who are retargeted with...

With the biggest time of the year coming up for e-commerce companies, it’s important to keep 2017’s fall consumer shopping trends in mind. Check out our key online shopping stats and feel free to contact our experts or visit our resources page for more information. More than 122 million consumers plan to shop on Cyber Monday. 137.4 million consumers plan to shop Thanksgiving weekend. Almost a quarter of online shoppers (23%) are influenced by social media recommendations. 82% of smart phone users consult their...

While email is 40 times more effective at acquiring new customers than Facebook or Twitter, crafting a poorly-optimized or “spammy” email will lose customers. In fact, many businesses don't know how to write a truly effective email subject line. To help optimize your emails, we’ve put together tips to help you write great subject lines that convert. First Impressions Are Everything 33% of email recipients open an email based on the subject line, so make sure yours are great. Your subject line...

The FOMO effect, or the fear of missing out, influences purchases to great effect. 68 percent of Millennials have purchased due to FOMO, within just 24 hours of feeling it. Here are our tips for creating a FOMO strategy to increase Black Friday sales. Build Urgency      50 percent of holiday shoppers have bought an item because it was on a limited-time sale or promotion. Urgency works because customers know that whatever deal you offer on Black Friday will expire, and...

Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn ads are popular digital advertising strategies for several reasons, but particularly because their ROAS is extremely high. In this video-blog, Nicollette Dineen from our Social team gives her advice 5 on ways to avoid common paid social advertising mistakes. https://youtu.be/BZRK3RYmMI0 For more information on Facebook advertising, please visit: Expert Q&A: How Fall Facebook Ads Drive Your Holiday Revenue To learn more about optimizing your digital marketing and advertising campaigns, please check out our resources or schedule a time to consult...

The ability to engage students and keep their attention is the secret to reaching your enrollment and performance goals. We pulled together some higher ed conversion statistics to help guide your planning strategies including: ad personalization, mobile targeting, and abandonment rates. For more information on conversion efficiency and how to personalize your digital marketing, please join our mailing list or contact our experts!...

In 2016, retailers spent over $1.24 billion on holiday advertising. Brands also increased their Q4 Facebook ads budgets by 11%, and saw a resulting 87% spike in ROAS. We asked Nicolette Dineen from our Social team why Facebook advertising is so effective for the holidays. Then we picked her brain for best practices to use this upcoming season. Q: Why Facebook? What unique benefits do Facebook ads offer for small & medium businesses? ND: Facebook reaches people in a very social manner—right in the newsfeed....

Spoiler alert: It’s more than “They’re annoying.” In theory, display advertisements are pictures or videos placed on a website that attract eyeballs to your brand. Yet in practice, display ads have an average CTR of 0.05%. Still worse, is that 86% of consumers suffer from “banner blindness,” a phenomenon where they pay zero attention to online ads. Obviously this hurts digital advertisers. So, let’s learn why people are ignoring your display ads and what causes “banner blindness.” Currently 198 million people block ads. This is...