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Google’s Enhanced Campaigns: Pros and Cons

Written on
December 24th 2013
Author
Daniel Laury

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article, originally published on March 14, 2013, placed at No. 19 in our 20 most popular articles of the year. ADOTAS — The rapid adoption of mobile devices (smartphones, tablets) and their use alongside desktop and in-home electronics (PCs, TVs) is significantly changing the way all of us ... more...

Today’s Burning Question: eBay to Challenge Amazon’s Ad Exchange

Written on
May 7th 2013
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS – We asked our panel of thought leaders the following Burning Question: “eBay has launched an ad exchange, following a similar move by Amazon. What’s your take?” “eBay (along with Amazon) are sitting on the ‘holy grail’ of audience data: shopping intent.  It’s a clear path to make this data available ... more...

Marketing Attribution: Mapping the Digital Engagement Path

Written on
April 15th 2013
Author
Daniel Laury

ADOTAS – Smart online marketers understand that you can’t make a sale with a single ad. No matter how compelling the message or image, a customer’s journey from awareness to conversion happens across multiple visits, devices, and touch points. As they travel along the digital engagement path, from ad to ... more...

Today’s Burning Question: Are Ad Sales People Becoming Irrelevant? (Pt. 1)

Written on
February 15th 2013
Author
Mike Daly

Here’s the latest burning question we posed to our readership of  industry influencers: With the rise of programmatic bidding and high-quality inventory being available to equally bid against low-quality inventory, will ad sales people eventually be replaced by the algorithm? “Technology is slowly reducing the workforce. More jobs are being eliminated because of automation. Businesses ... more...

Your Piece of the Pie: Five Steps for Segmenting Your Audience

Written on
July 19th 2012
Author
Daniel Laury

ADOTAS – GM or Ford … Grand Canyon or Paris … What do buying a car and planning a trip have in common? Both activities are among the most common types of online search. Data shows that 85 percent of people purchasing travel do research online (Google) and more than 70  percent ... more...