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A beginner's guide to Facebook Custom Audiences

Thanks to its treasure trove of data, in little more than a decade, Facebook has fast become one of the most important marketing channels for many businesses.

But for many marketers, Facebook's most productive targeting functionality is Custom Audiences, which allows marketers to deliver Facebook ads to users they're already interacting with.

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Facebook adds value optimization to ad bidding & Lookalike Audiences

By some estimates, upwards of 85 cents of every new dollar spent on digital ads today is going to Google or Facebook.

That's not just a result of the fact that both companies have massive audiences, but also a result of the fact that both companies continue to offer marketers more and more options for targeting those audiences.

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Where is data-driven marketing headed in 2017?

'Data-driven' is one of those terms which seems unnecessary for marketing. Surely all marketing uses data to some extent, so why does there need to be a distinction?

As marketing increasingly moves to digital platforms, however, the concepts behind the term 'data-driven marketing' have become distinguished from more traditional marketing and even have their own vocabulary.

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Can targeted social ads help pharma overcome drug pricing controversy?

Pharma companies are not doing a great job at reaching physicians through social, and their ability to advertise to consumers could be eliminated in the US if the American Medical Association (AMA) has its way.

But the pharmaceutical industry's largest trade group, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), isn't targeting physicians or consumers in what could be its most important ad campaign.

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Four display advertising trends in APAC

In 2015, many marketers have been thinking about how display advertising now fits into the marketing mix.  

With so many other options available and with how confusing the display landscape has become with programmatic ad buying, it's not surprising that many people are now wondering just what their display strategy should be.

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Why Instagram should be the channel of choice for marketers

It’s hard to believe that, just five years ago, two twenty-somethings launched a simple iPhone app called Instagram.

Five years and a $1bn acquisition later, Instagram is now a booming success as part of Facebook, imagining a world more connected through photos. 

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Google Customer Match shows supremacy of first-party data

As rumored earlier this year, Google has announced Customer Match, a new ad targeting product that gives AdWords advertisers the ability to target their customers through Google Search, YouTube, and Gmail.

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Instagram to open its doors to more advertisers

Advertisers looking for the next big opportunity in social media received good news this week...

One of the most popular platforms, Instagram, will soon open its doors to advertisers large and small. 

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Google to roll out custom audiences targeting feature: report

Facebook's Custom Audience targeting feature is one of the social network's most potent.

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How accurate were my seven email marketing predictions for 2014?

In January 2014 I blogged about my seven super exciting predictions for boring old email marketing, which raised a lot of questions…  

So now, in hindsight, how accurate was I?

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Targeting Custom Twitter Audiences

How to target your competitor's followers with Twitter custom audiences

For a long time working with custom audiences meant that you would need to go through an approved advertising partner.

While this has its uses it was often prohibitively expensive, leaving many small and mid-size businesses unable to use this kind of targeting.

Recently Twitter has changed this, allowing self-serve advertisers to create and upload custom audiences.  

I thought it would be useful to show you exactly how to do this. 

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Seven reasons why Facebook is more effective than LinkedIn for B2B marketing

For marketers, picking a digital ad platform to use and to master is important and is taken with as much care as any major commitment or purchase.

Here are some strong arguments why Facebook may be a better platform than LinkedIn for your B2B campaigns.

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