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measuring marketing success
measuring marketing success

How to measure Content Marketing ROI

When Isaac Newton established the first law of motion, every action has an equal and opposite reaction, he probably didn’t have content marketing in mind. But it’s a useful thought to have in mind when thinking about return on investment.  Establishing ROI in three simple steps works like this: 1. You need to start with, what did we give the market, or what resources did we expend.  2. Identify to what end, what goals were you trying to… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
January 17, 2020
tv ad spend the lowest its been since 2015
tv ad spend the lowest its been since 2015

This Week in Native Ads 12/6

Next week I’m hosting some drinks for smart folks in the sports media industry. LMK if you’d like to join us. Informal, small group. I shared my top books of 2019, what were yours? One big thing The Columbia Journalism school has been undertaking a multi-year study on the relationship between large-scale technology companies and journalism. In their latest update, they summarize the present state of affairs. A couple of takeaways: How publishers use the… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
December 6, 2019
How to articulate the ROI of your content
How to articulate the ROI of your content

Content Marketing ROI

In this post we establish what your content ROI is, how to calculate it and explain it to others. What is Content ROI? What the return on investment of content boils down to is this: does it deliver the business outcome that you require? Pretty simple. How do you define those outcomes? That’s the more tricky part. But it typically comes down to a few buckets, awareness, interest, desire and… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
November 1, 2019
logos of some of the world's biggest brands
logos of some of the world's biggest brands

How Branded Content Drives Business Outcomes

The tldr; content that is consumed, disclosed and has calls to action will drive business outcomes. Getting to content that is consumed, is the hard part. More on that below. Before we indulge in this post, there are a few provisos I need to give. These are, level setting, branded content can easily drive business outcomes when you have effective measurement in place. If you don’t have that – you can and will lose money very quickly. Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
January 29, 2019
guide to influencer content marketing
guide to influencer content marketing

Guide to influencer content marketing

An introduction to influencer marketing Influencer marketing is using amateur, semi-professional or professional content creators who have built their own audience of influence to help drive your marketing objectives. The fact that it spans such a range of ‘influence’ can be confusing but that is what makes it new, no longer have you needed a publishing powerhouse to build an audience, the tools have been democratized so anyone can. Influencer marketing is analogous to celebrity endorsements, which pre-internet was… Continue reading

Gustaf Stenlund
Gustaf Stenlund
May 10, 2021

How to Measure Branded Content Success

Measuring the success of branded content is not as hard you may think. I like to try boil it down to three things. How many people did I reach What was the quality of that reach? What did they do next? Our approach at Nudge, is to help simplify your job, we help you identify the best content with content measurement, then get more eyeballs on that content through insights. It’s content measurement and analytics in a box. Best… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
February 4, 2016