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In 2011, major marketers dramatically increased their spending on Facebook, buying up the site’s so-called “Premium” ad inventory—ads on users’ homepages and in other exclusive spots—in a quest to acquire “likes.” This year, some marketers have reduced spending on these Premium ads so they can reassess the ads’ effectiveness. As a result, Facebook has seen…Read More
via marketingcharts.com While 33% of the most-engaging YouTube campaigns run under 30 seconds, only 11% of campaigns by volume run that length, per findings from a Yesmail Interactive study [download page] released in June 2012. And although YouTube campaigns rose sharply over the 3-month study period – by about 38% to 80 across all brands…Read More
via marketingcharts.com Facebook Sponsored Stories and Post Ads perform significantly better than Social or Web Ads when measured by click-through rate (CTR), according to June 2012 research from Kenshoo Social and Resolution Media. With high CTRs contributing to lower cost-per-clicks (CPCs), Post Ads have the lowest CPC rates, though Sponsored Stories easily lead in a…Read More
via emarketer.com A survey of US brand marketers and agencies by social marketing analytics company 33Across found that only 46% of entertainment companies and 45% of retail companies strongly agreed that data access and usage was important to their ad spending. That’s contrasted with 72% of automotive and 70% of financial services companies that strongly…Read More
via emarketer.com Digital advertising spending by the US healthcare and pharmaceutical industry will hit $1.58 billion in 2012 and rise to $2.48 billion by 2016. But even as marketers move larger percentages of their budgets online, expiring patents and regulatory challenges will conspire to temper spending growth. Read the rest at eMarketer. Rate this postRead More
via emarketer.com A June 2012 study from Reuters and Ipsos found that only 20% of US Facebook users said they had bought products because of ads or comments they saw on Facebook. Read the rest at eMarketer. Rate this postRead More