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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
verizon
verizon

This Week in Native Ads 10/18

One big thing This week I caught the Carat webinar focused on 2020 and Attention. With the election and Olympics coming up it’ll be a big year, a hard one to A couple of points which To cut through, you need to be relevant and to be relevant you need good content. One TIL was that for political advertisers, they have to be careful with targeting – because the right message to the wrong audience, can actually drive donations… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
October 18, 2019
Factors which drive ROI
Factors which drive ROI

Factors which Drive Content ROI

As marketers, we create content to add value for our existing and potential customers. The aim of this content is to build brand loyalty, educate on products and services, or tell stories from a unique perspective. We hope that the people consuming the content view our brand more favorably, and in turn will buy what we’re selling. That’s where Nudge comes in. We believe in content, and its ability to help marketers move the needle. We’ve built out our… Continue reading

Jessica Toib
Jessica Toib
October 15, 2019
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positive graph

Guide to Content Measurement

I’ve been a content marketer before it was even called that. Our platform measures content for hundreds of brands each year. And we get a sneak peek on what works and what doesn’t. There are a lot of posts covering content ROI and measurement. But most are outdated 🙁 and aren’t relevant. So I thought I’d give it a jam – and share my lens on it. In this post we cover:– Back to basics–… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
July 19, 2019
marketing metrics
marketing metrics

The measurement problem facing modern marketers

It is 2021, and measurement is more of a moving target than ever. The industry, platforms, and content are all in flux. Lets take a look at recent data points we’ve seen: – 87% of ad execs say they hold back spending on media and platforms due to poor measurement. – MediaPost – Half of the marketers in this survey discard at least half of their data. – eMarketer – Centralizing marketing data remains a top priority… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
February 4, 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

How to squeeze more juice from the lemon

A post on maximizing every dollar of your content investments Nothing irritates me more than wasting time or money. Hence – Nudge. In 2017 Nudge measured 1000+ campaigns, each involving a different brand and content creator, which gives us a unique view into what delivers results and what does not. These are some tactics informed by data and supplemented by my own observations on how marketers can extract more value from the campaigns they’ve invested in. Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
April 11, 2018