Digital Marketing News: Google Indexing Podcasts, Unity’s Rising Marketing Value, Facebook’s Flashy Slideshows & More

US digital ad spend up 18% YoY, new IAB report saysDigital advertising expenditures in the U.S. increased by 18 percent year-over-over from the first quarter of 2018, hitting $28.4 billion, with paid search comprising some 40%, according to new report data from the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB). ClickZ [embedded content] B2B Buyers Prefer Email, But […]

Digital Marketing News: Google’s Playable SERP Podcasts & New Unified Analytics, B2B Video Completion Rate Study & More

2018 B2B Video Completion Rates and Other BenchmarksBusiness videos four minutes or shorter saw the highest completion rates — between between 50 – 68 percent — while those over 20 minutes saw the lowest, around 25 percent, just some of the research of interest to digital marketers in newly-released B2B video study data. MarketingCharts [embedded […]

Digital Marketing News: Facebook’s Newest Ads, Bravery in Marketing, YouTube’s Masthead Ads, Influencers on LinkedIn & More

Less is more when it comes to online advertising, research suggestsBrand recall may decrease when ad exposure rises too much, according to newly-released research. Four or more digital ad exposures brought brand awareness rates down by 3 percent, while two and three online ad exposures increased brand awareness by 6 percent, new study data from […]

Digital Marketing News: Influencer Marketing Grows, Personalization In B2B, Facebook’s Shrinking Ad Size, LinkedIn’s Record Engagement & More

B2B Buyers Demand Personalization Above All Else, Study FindsB2B buyers place the highest value on personalization, according to a newly-released report based on a survey of some 1,000 B2B leaders, which also showed that 30 percent make more than half of their purchases using digital platforms, up significantly from 15 percent in 2017. MediaPost [embedded […]

Digital Marketing News: Influencer Marketing Grows, Personalization In B2B, Facebook’s Shrinking Ad Size, LinkedIn’s Record Engagement & More

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Digital Marketing News: Customer Expectation Study, Twitter Updates Lists, LinkedIn Objective-Based Brand Awareness Goals & More

LinkedIn updates Campaign Manager, adds brand awareness, conversion campaign optionsLinkedIn has rolled out a number of campaign conversion improvements and new brand awareness additions to its Campaign Manager. The updates are poised to enhance LinkedIn’s (client) objective-based ad platform goals. Marketing Land [embedded content] Brands ‘Out Of Touch’ With American Women61 percent see portrayal in […]