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Creating ‘super valuable’ content with data

Creating ‘super valuable’ content with data

Experts say we need more ‘super valuable content’ in 2016, and, while tired of platitudes we may be, done with creating valuable content we are not! One excellent way to create valuable content is with data. But, as always, there’s a knack to it.

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Instagram has added a ‘contact’ button to help differentiate business accounts

Instagram has added a ‘contact’ button to help differentiate business accounts

It’s been nearly a year since Instagram added advertising as an offering to brands on its platform, and following on from the success of this, a new layer has now been added to the photo sharing social platform: a contact button.

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Google reiterates suggested 33-character limit in ETA headlines to avoid truncation

Google reiterates suggested 33-character limit in ETA headlines to avoid truncation

Expanded Text Ads (ETAs) are finally here, allowing marketers from countries with long-worded languages to breathe a sigh of relief (as a German, I’m delighted to finally be able to write full sentences). As of the end of October, however, we won’t be able to create and change Standard Ads anymore, therefore Standard Ads will run alongside ETAs. The date when Standard Ads will stop running is yet to be confirmed. Google is encouraging marketers to test ETA variations (especially different headlines) as much as possible during this time to ensure they’re getting the most out of the new ad format.

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Facebook announces four new mobile ad formats

Facebook announces four new mobile ad formats

A new online platform to help agencies and brands make the most of creative ads for mobile devices. The new tool is designed to allow advertising creatives the ability to review and test different mobile formats on both Facebook and Instagram. The creative hub benefits small to mid-sized agencies and brands, removing any dependencies on outsourcing designers and creatives as well as cutting down on waiting times and costs.

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What impact has the removal of right hand side ads actually had?

What impact has the removal of right hand side ads actually had?

Back in March, we looked at the initial impact of Google’s removal of right hand side ads, with the following conclusion: “To play in the paid space, you need to appear in positions 1-4, where we see an increased CTR both MoM and YoY. However, those clicks are now costlier, therefore as advertisers we need to pick our battles; decide which keywords and which audiences are worth those top spots, and reduce visibility on the rest.” Now we’re about three months into the change, we have a lot more data to play with and the trends seem to have settled down somewhat. Looking at the CPC change overall, there are both increases and decreases, but they seem for the most part in line with normal YoY fluctuations.

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