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2021 Content marketing trends & insights
2021 Content marketing trends & insights

Content Marketing Trends & Insights

In this piece we examine the three big content marketing trends for the year ahead. This year is the year of squeezing more from the lemon. Making things go further. Doing more with less. There I’ve said it three times, it makes it more legit, right? But honestly, that is the predominant trend this year. That is the biggest content marketing trend at a macro level, but day to day, there appear to be two buckets in content… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
February 22, 2021
The best native advertising examples of 2021
The best native advertising examples of 2021

The Best Native Advertising Examples of 2021

Read on to see the best native ads of 2021. When people speak about native ads, they typically either talk about native content or native display. So, in an effort to avoid confusion, I want to make it clear that in this piece, we’re concentrating on content. Throughout, you’ll quickly notice that we use additional terms that are synonymous with native content, e.g. branded content, sponsored content, and custom content. Each week, we handpick exceptional content campaigns that we’ve… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
February 3, 2021

A Better Alternative to Google Analytics for Content Marketing

Content marketers are seeking a better alternative to Universal Analytics (Google Analytics) or GA4.  In the early days of the internet, we visited homepages, clicked around, and left. We didn’t even have tabs, smartphones, or social sharing. It was in this context Google acquired Urchin to form Google Analytics. That was the old way. Now we live in a multi-tab, multi-device, multi-format world. Content is delivered to our customers seamlessly and on-demand. Users are blind to banner ads. To stand… Continue reading

Gustaf Stenlund
Gustaf Stenlund
May 26, 2020

Low admin analytics option for developers.

We pulled together this post to help sum up some of the ways to tackle analytics, from log based, events, private hosting. Developers have a rich array of solutions available to them. Many of the solutions come down to, what is the initial setup, ongoing administration AND will my team use it. Our pitch at Nudge to developers, is the low admin option. You install the code once. Then the marketers on your team can configure if they… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
May 25, 2020
attention
attention

This Week in Native Ads 3/13

We're hearing more people are WFH, if you've got time for a 30 minute coffee over screen share, Gustaf would still love to chat. He is looking for marketers to provide feedback on a new initiative. If you would like to be involved, in exchange for a treat on us, let me know. Much appreciated. ? A lot of info is flying around about Covid, Noah put together a simple verified list about it in an… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
March 13, 2020
OTT
OTT

This Week in Native Ads 2/21

Back from NZ, with a tan that is rapidly fading. It’s been a good week, catching up and getting back in mid quarter. One big thing This week is awash with OTT stories – and you might be wondering why we would include these. But the strongest trend (and opportunity) we see is the inversion of tv and content. Branded content is being developed, then distributed via TV. A natural fit for digital brands, using the data and insights… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
February 21, 2020
content
content

How to create great content for your website

The classic question, how do I create good content for our website? Let’s get back to basics, customers and future customers visit your website with goals in mind. Jot these down. Then look at what content could help them achieve those objectives, faster, easier, more effectively. A way to work backward on this is to go interview a few customers to understand their purchasing journey. Why did they buy? What else did they consider? How did they… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
January 17, 2020
measuring marketing success
measuring marketing success

How to measure content performance

Use a specialist marketing analytics tool that enables you to measure the things you need to measure. Specialist tools like Nudge, take all the learnings from the whole market, synthesize them and help establish the best practices. What are the most important things to be tracking? These enable you to measure how the content is performing, what is working, what isn’t working. To install these, it typically involves signing up, giving permission to access your social channels and installing code… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
January 17, 2020
data driven marketing
data driven marketing

Data driven storytelling

Data-driven storytelling is about using data to support and move a story along. It adds weight. It adds depth. It adds credibility. Knowing that someone robbed a bank is interesting. Knowing that someone robbed a bank but got away with no money. It is more interesting. Use data to support and build your story. To add that extra color. Which makes it engaging. Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
January 17, 2020