Content marketing is omnipresent and it’s getting increasingly difficult to turn prospects into full-time customers these days. A typical business can hardly achieve anything with paid promotion mechanisms, but it can successfully raise awareness and drive revenue using native advertising. This is not a new concept in the online realm, but too many brands still fail to exploit it to the fullest extent. They are making a big mistake as native advertising proves to be one
Finding the right promotional tool which not only reaches the audience but creates a connection with the viewers is a difficult thing. Over the past few years, marketers have been focused on this issue, testing and investing in various methods to see which one works best. And to nobody’s surprise, content marketing held the number one spot in the world of advertising. Many assume that content marketing has been around only for the past few
If you’ve been marketing your products for a long time with little in the way of positive results, then maybe it’s time you considered native advertising as a permanent solution to your problems. Native ads will help you, particularly when it comes to boosting your existing social media ads as well as driving highly targeted users to your content. But first, let’s dive into the what of native ads before we think of the how.
As mentioned previously in Everything You Need to Know About Artificial Intelligence and Its Impact on PPC, Native, and Display Advertising, this is a two part series of articles focusing on paid media, artificial intelligence and native advertising. I spent the last several months conducting copious amounts of research in these specific areas which culminated into the publication of two free ebooks. The first, Everything You Need to Know About Marketing Analytics and Artificial Intelligence,
This year I took on a couple of ambitious tasks. One was part of my professional development, to learn everything I could about artificial intelligence (AI) and marketing, and the other focused on annual native ad tech research, similar to what was presented here last year – the 2017 Native Advertising Technology Landscape. Little did I know at the time, but an entire ebook came out of the subsequent AI research, “Everything You Need to
In a previous post, Douglas Karr asked, What is Native Advertising? In the article, Douglas featured our latest infographic detailing the entire native advertising technology landscape. This infographic contains 272 companies that touch native in some way. To discover all of these companies I scoured the Internet and viewed hundreds of websites. The task was daunting and tedious. The result was the below infographic. For a thorough understanding of the methodology deployed and definitions used