General Online Marketing Library

Mobile Barcode Best Practices June, 2011

Mobile barcodes have gone from niche engagement tool to center-stage digital marketing vehicle, breathing life into traditional and digital marketing media by allowing brands to instantly engage with their target audience. Adding a mobile barcode to a static print advertisement, or on package or at shelf creates a new interactive opportunity for the brand owner or retailer to engage their target audience wherever they are.


Sharing: More Than Just Fans, Friends and Followers June, 2011

Sharing behavior—what people share and what they click on—reveals what is relevant to them at that moment. Marketers should consider sharing to be a sign of “inmarketness” and a prime audience for advertising. People are most likely to be sharing and clicking while brand consideration is still forming so sharing offers the relevance of search and remarketing, but at scale. Read more on this study from IAB member, ShareThis.


The Truth About Youth May, 2011
McCann Worldgroup

What motivates young people around the world today? Money? Fame? Justice? What makes them different from every generation that has come before? McCann Worldgroup asked 7000 young people around the world. In a world awash with information and misinformation, check out their TRUTHS.

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Digital Audio Usage Trends: A Highly Engaged Listenership April, 2011
Park Associates White Paper developed for TargetSpot

The IAB believes these findings will help marketers, agencies, and media companies alike get a better handle on digital audio usage patterns, and we hope that this work inspires others to take a closer look at this dynamic and fast-growing sector of the interactive landscape.


VideoMind Video Index Report April, 2011

This new report marks the first time Ooyala has offered a quarterly overview of the state of online video. The data set is vast: Ooyala handles more than 1 billion analytics pings per day, which reflect the anonymized viewing behavior of over 100 million monthly global unique users. Ooyala distills this data to help publishers make better decisions on how to tap new markets, grow audiences and increase revenue.


The Power of Relevancy April, 2011

Digital marketers continue to experiment with the latest advancements in targeting to help them reach the right audience at the right time with the right message. As marketers navigate the increasingly complex digital marketing landscape, it’s important to understand which targeting techniques are most impactful and why. Using biometric and eye-tracking measures, Yahoo! unveiled surprising results about consumers' non-conscious reactions to online display advertising across different targeting techniques.


Planning Audience Reach with ‘Adjusted Unique’ April, 2011

Traditional cookie metrics inaccurately overestimates the number of unique users by 3X, which is a result of simple cookie counting and doesn't take into account deleted browser cookies. The new MRC certified "Adjusted Unique" metric from MediaMind statistically adjusts and calculates each unique user and help advertisers correctly assess the number of impressions they need to reach their desired audience.


Pharmaceutical Digital Marketing: Go Beyond Traditional Targeting April, 2011

Few verticals are as challenged by online marketing as the pharmaceutical industry. When it comes to digital targeting, pharma is between a rock and a hard place, even though its annual digital spend is over $1 billion dollars.1 While widely used in other industries, cookie targeting is generally avoided in pharma due to privacy concerns, even though the practice is not outright forbidden by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Yet finding other targeting means is not always easy. Beyond targeting, drug companies are hyper-sensitive to brand safety issues and can ill afford to have an ad displayed on a page with inappropriate content as it can undermine their credibility.


Xbox helps Reese's sweeten brand awareness and engagement March, 2011
Microsoft Advertising

Because 57 percent of the Xbox LIVE® 18+ audience doesn’t use TV as their main form of entertainment, Microsoft® Advertising created a visually rich Branded Destination Experience (BDE) to reach consumers who would miss Reese’s TV ads. The campaign was one of the best performing in Xbox LIVE history, with click-through rates as high as 10 percent and engaging over 1.4 million contest participants. Users responded strongly to the content by downloading more than 124,000 streams of the Reese’s ad.


Mobile Internet – Delivering on the Promise of Mobile Advertising January, 2011

Mobile Internet – Delivering on the Promise of Mobile Advertising represents the first in a series of white papers from Yahoo! that provides an overview of the mobile landscape, explores the potential of emerging applications and explains mobile capabilities to marketers looking to integrate mobile into their advertising campaigns. This paper discusses mobile and tablet usage, delivers insights about mobile advertising effectiveness, presents real world case studies and details current best practices in mobile advertising.


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