This collection of social media marketing and new hire announcements is a compilation of the past week’s briefs from our daily Marketing Land newsletter. Click here to subscribe and get more news like this delivered to your inbox every morning. Facebook offers best practices for designing Messenger Experiences In a few weeks, Facebook will be
TikTok is having a moment. Whether you use the app already or have spotted TikToks popping up on other social platforms, it’s clear that TikTok isn’t just another fleeting trend. It’s here to stay. Yet it’s easy to see how someone not familiar with TikTok (ahem, your boss) might dismiss it as a Snapchat reboot.
Advertisers on Reddit can now buy Trending Takeover ad units, the platform’s first ad type that appears in the trending section of Reddit’s Popular tab and Search dropdown. Here’s how it looks in the Popular feed on mobile: And here’s how it looks in the Search dropdown: Driving to Reddit landing pages. When a user
Snapchat has announced a new ad product that gives advertisers an easier way to design and distribute AR-based ads. With the new ‘Lens Web Builder,’ you can create AR Lens campaigns directly within Snapchat’s Ads Manager. Simple, fast, and free. Snapchat said the Lens Web Builder was developed with three key values in mind: simplicity,
This collection of social media marketing and new hire announcements is a compilation of the past week’s briefs from our daily Marketing Land newsletter. Click here to subscribe and get more news like this delivered to your inbox every morning. YouTube makes an exception for coronavirus ads, Instagram tests new feature for live stream posting
Even digital creators aren’t immune to the impacts of COVID-19 as companies pivot to keep up with business demands amid closures and staff shortages. YouTube on Monday said it has implemented a temporary automatic review process to weed out content that potentially violates policies as in-office staffing in certain locations is reduced. Automated process. To
Conversation Ads are coming to LinkedIn. The ad format builds on LinkedIn’s current Message Ads (formerly Sponsored InMail), featuring full-funnel campaigns with options for multiple customized calls-to-action such as product education, webinar sign-ups, or eBook downloads. The new ad product will be rolling out globally in beta to all advertisers over the next few weeks,
Trends in storytelling generally stem from media and entertainment. Once these early adopters demonstrate success, edgy B2C brands borrow with pride. Then, B2B players catch on and test the tactic for themselves. And so it goes with episodic storytelling. Streaming services and premium television publishers are purposefully presenting stories as episodes to keep audiences coming
Brightcove, a cloud solution for managing and monetizing video content, has released Brightcove Campaign, a video campaign app that lets marketers create, manage and analyze their video demand generation campaigns all in one tool. The new solution comes with analytics and benchmarks so that marketers can compare their campaigns to industry standards. It also provides
Google parent Alphabet finally broke out YouTube ad revenues, for the first time, in Q4 and 2019 full year earnings. Total Alphabet 2019 revenues reached nearly $162 billion. Google advertising revenues accounted for $134.8 billion, with YouTube contributing $15 billion for the year. While earnings beat analyst expectations, fourth quarter revenues were lower than expected:
Google Chrome’s ad blocking efforts will soon extend to “intrusive” video ads in short-form videos. The browser will adopt the latest standards for video ads from the Coalition for Better Ads, announced Wednesday. The changes will apply to certain pre-roll, mid-roll and non-linear display ads — and may affect advertising formats on Google’s own YouTube.
The dust has settled on another holiday shopping season, and now it’s time to evaluate and analyze what went right for advertisers. As usual, brands and agencies turned to the tried and true ad channels — paid search, display, social, native, the list goes on — to (hopefully) drive as many shoppers to convert as
The video creation platform InVideo has released a video editing tool that uses artificial intelligence to automate the video creation process. InVideo’s “Intelligent Video Assistant” comes with real-time design suggestions on font choices, animations and color palates, and an auto-correct assistant feature to avoid technical design mistakes. “Our Grammarly-like editor means no more time wasted
Ad targeting works best when a marketer’s message is delivered to the right person at the right time on the right screen. With CTV, determining those factors can be surprisingly difficult. Media buyers may not know which home they’re reaching, let alone who is watching at any given moment. That’s in part because consumers receive
Vimeo has moved its Vimeo Create marketing platform out of beta to offer SMB marketers a full suite of video marketing tools. The platform includes video creation tools, “smart” editing features, unlimited stock video and photo content and the ability to automatically tailor videos for individual social platforms (“creating videos in every format and ratio”).
Let’s start this with a statistic that should by itself be enough to have any small business owner invest in digital marketing. According to RetailDive, 87% of buyers start searching for products to buy online. Eighty-seven. It’s a massive market size to not be a part of, and definitely, the biggest reason why you should
Customer expectations are evolving every day. When it comes to digital marketing, your business may be content with maintaining the status quo –– but don’t get comfortable. Doing nothing might soon leave you scrambling to keep up with the competition. The digital landscape is innovating at an incredible rate. In fact, IDC forecasts that by
If the rise of the content marketing industry in the last decade has shown us anything, it’s that the right content, in the right consumer’s hands, can significantly impact a business’s bottom line. Of course, content can create cash flow in a number of ways, but one valuable application is by boosting organic search traffic.
Combining video marketing with your sales funnel forms a very strategic combination. January 24, 2020 10 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Everyone knows that video marketing and sales funnels are two powerful tools in the quest to capture buyers, but what about combining the two to leverage the effects of
Take your company’s marketing game to the next level by appealing to both your in-house staff and future customers. January 29, 2020 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Internal communications don’t always remain internal. This past summer, a Lowe’s executive found that out the hard way when an in-house company video —
Reach more audiences with this Final Cut Pro X course. March 14, 2020 2 min read Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you’ll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from our commerce partners. Video marketing
How affiliate marketing can help you find consistent return on investment. March 20, 2020 4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In an era of caution, companies need to invest in marketing efforts that lead to a direct payoff and don’t require more than they can afford. Over the past week,
Emails have a short life. But many don’t have a life at all, according to a recent Adobe survey – into attitudes toward email. Amongst the many insights and data we unearthed, two that stood out for me are opened and read, which means 75% of everything you send is ignored. And when they are
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Domino’s has been around for a long time. But over the last few years, they’ve taken huge steps in using technology to make their company more accessible – to the point where their senior leadership often refers to Domino’s as a tech company rather than just a pizza company. What do you think?
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