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How to Select the Best Influencer for Your Business

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Influencer marketing is an increasingly popular component of social marketing, offering new sources of content and greater potential reach into desired audiences. “Choose influencers based on audience reach, brand relevance and their ability to resonate with followers for favorable outcomes,” says Jay Wilson, research director at Gartner.

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U.S. Marketers Still Trying to Buy Mind-Share with Ads

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Regardless of the consistently poor results, U.S. social network advertising spending will surpass $21 billion, accounting for 25.5% of all digital ad spending. By 2019, social ad spending will top $31 billion, making up 29.4% of digital ad spending.

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Evolution of the Digital Advertising Ecosystem

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The importance of programmatic advertising is ever increasing, expected to account for over 50% of display advertising by the end of 2017. The digital advertising ecosystem sees ad exchanges providing automated real-time bidding (RTB) services, connecting the demand (advertiser) side through demand side platforms(DSP) and the supply (inventory) side through supply side platforms (SSP).

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B2B Marketers Find Content Downloads Drive Conversions

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Business-to-business (B2B) marketers know what a long haul it can be driving leads to conversions. Unlike the business-to-consumer (B2C) segment, the path to purchase for B2B products can be winding, often requiring the input of many players before a purchase is made.

Source: eMarketer

Enhancing Digital Advertising with Artificial Intelligence

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According to Juniper Research, digital advertising spend will grow by an 18 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) over the next five years — rising from $184 billion in 2017 to $420 billion in 2022. This include advertising spend across mobile, desktop, wearables and digital-out-of-home signage.

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Digital Trends: Advertising Fraud will Reach $6.5 billion in 2017

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Advertising fraud is expected to cost marketers $6.5 billion in 2017. High-profile schemes frequently make headlines, including Methbot, a massive fraud effort that reportedly earned its criminal perpetrators $3-$5 million a day.

Source: Gartner

Why Savvy Email Marketers Followed Mobile Trends

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New research from Return Path found that more than half of emails worldwide (55%) are opened in a mobile environment in 2017 — that’s significantly more than either webmail (28%) or desktop (16%).

Source: eMarketer