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This Week in Native Ads 10/30

Campaign of the Week: 9 Mesmerizing Halloween Make Up Ideas Source: Elle Why we like it: Real-time, relevant and inspiring – this slideshow in Elle provided by NYX Cosmetics is our campaign of the week. It showcases the brands influencers with images sourced directly from Instagram for Halloween inspiration. Elle was a great fit for this campaign and used the slideshow format which has been successful for native… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
October 29, 2015

This Week in Native Ads 10/23

Campaign of the Week: Fall Trend Report: Your guide to everything you’ll be seeing, shopping, and wearing this fall. Source: Who What Wear Why we like it: Not all paid content needs to be about subtly shifting brand perception. Proving this point is a great piece by Who What Wear for Saks Fifth Avenue. It includes user interaction so that readers can pick a… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
October 23, 2015

How to Pick the Right Kind of Content for your Native Campaign

At Nudge we produce native content research reports. In these reports we look into categories to find out which content styles and publishers perform the best. It’s a chance to see what others are doing within your category and take learnings for your next campaign. Over the last 6 months we’ve pulled together the top two formats within each category for attention and engagement. Based off your success metrics you can approach your next native content campaign with the right… Continue reading

Hollie-Blue Allum
Hollie-Blue Allum
October 21, 2015

A Report into the Success of Native Content within the Technology Category

At Nudge we create research reports into Native content within all categories to find out which content styles and publishers are performing the best. This is a chance to see what others are doing within your category and take learnings for your next campaign. For reviewing all content we’ve used the Nudge diagnostic. This is a tool you can access at giveitanudge.com to find shares, estimated earned impressions and estimated media value. If you’d like to suggest a category for review please… Continue reading

Hollie-Blue Allum
Hollie-Blue Allum
October 19, 2015

This Week in Native Ads 10/15: Natives big opportunity?! Election spend on digital estimated at $1b

With the primaries heating up; BuzzFeed announcing a political native ad offering and Borrels $1b estimated spend on digital for the election. We thought we’d mix it up by focusing on Politics. We look at, what’s changed since the last election, answering the question has native been done in politics before? Approaches to native from experts, measuring success, tips and take a look at the potential risks. As well as, our Campaign of the Week. We hope… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
October 15, 2015

Guide To Native Content

Whether you’re an agency booking your first paid content campaign, a publisher adding a native product to your line up or a brand whose considering native content as part of an ongoing strategy – native content can seem daunting. To help we’ve organised a list of our posts with information for publishers, agencies and brands looking at formats, success metrics, optimizations and what you can learn from others within your category. Definition & Formats: What is Native Ad Content… Continue reading

Hollie-Blue Allum
Hollie-Blue Allum
October 14, 2015

Netflix and WSJ: September Campaign of the Month

Each month Nudge picks a native content campaign that stood out amongst the rest, driving high engagement and attention. We then review this piece of content to examine why it works and what you can learn from it. For September our pick is the Netflix & WSJ collaboration: ‘Cocaineonomics‘. Check out our insights on this campaign in the video below. If you have any questions on this post please either place them in the comments below or email… Continue reading

Hollie-Blue Allum
Hollie-Blue Allum
October 9, 2015

This Week in Native Ads 10/09

Campaign of the Week: Lex Luthor Jr.: Not Just His Father’s LexCorp Source: Fortune Why we like it: This sponsored content for the new Batman v Superman movie is a stand out piece in the entertainment category, it includes an interview with the fictional Lex Luther Jr and how he’s turning his fathers business around. It’s a perfect example of the right brand, right format, right publisher and the right… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
October 8, 2015

A simple yet effective guide to using native content in your marketing funnel

Great native content can drive conversions, it isn’t just about brand awareness. Here’s an example of a recent Time Inc and Warner Bros collaboration on the ‘Batman v Superman’ movie. Using this piece of content as a starting point we’ll look at what a native content funnel for the entertainment category looks like. The goal is to drive awareness for the upcoming movie, engagement and then ticket sales for the opening. Entertainment Native Content… Continue reading

Hollie-Blue Allum
Hollie-Blue Allum
October 8, 2015

Food and Drink Research Report

Each quarter Nudge looks into Native content within all categories to find out which content styles and publishers perform the best. It’s a chance to see what others are doing within your category and take learnings for your next campaign. For reviewing all content we’ve used the Nudge diagnostic. This is a tool that can be found at giveitanudge.com to find shares, estimated earned impressions and estimated media value. If you’d like to suggest a category for review please drop me a line… Continue reading

Hollie-Blue Allum
Hollie-Blue Allum
October 2, 2015