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Category: Marketing Trends

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How To Stop Gen Z From Making You Feel Old…

If you’re a marketer and Gen Z are starting to make you feel old 👴 then there’s a solution! (No sorry, it’s not going to knock 10 years off your age) 😬 If you feel that you’re becoming out of touch with the likes of Snapchat filters, TikTok trends or what the latest Crocs fashion…
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Google To Phase Out Expanded Text Ads

Expanded text ads will no longer be available for Google search ads from the 30th June. What does this mean and what do you need to do? Google is phasing out Expanded text ads to force advertisers to transition to Responsive text ads. Responsive text ads are ads with multiple headline and description combinations which…
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Facebook Ads Expensive? Try TikTok Ads…

Facebook ads getting expensive? Have you tried TikTok ads! With 9 million monthly active UK users TikTok has a HUGE, highly engaged audience that you need to be taking advantage of! The best bit… TikTok’s CPMs (Cost per 1,000 impressions) are up to 77% lower than Facebook’s from our tests. Meaning, you can reach more…
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Facebook is Removing Detailed Targeting

Facebook is removing detailed targeting options on the 17th March! What should you do? Although this mostly affects sensitive audiences which are rarely used anyway, a few large non-sensitive audiences are also being removed. So what can you do to combat this? See the steps below:   Step 1: Switch to a similar audience Facebook…
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Increase Reach with Facebook Ads – Databox Article

Ditly was recently featured in a Databox article for “10 Ways For Increasing Facebook Ad Impressions and Reach“, this is our recommendation… “To increase reach with Facebook ads, create a separate and independent ‘rate-limited reach campaign’. This is where you build a reach campaign, with a small budget and you limit the impressions per person…
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Google Shopping Is Now Free & How To Get Access

Yesterday, Google made an astonishing move by announcing that eCommerce companies will be able to list their products for free on Google Shopping. In a blog post published by Bill Ready, Google’s President of Commerce, he announced that in light of the current global pandemic Google will be “advancing our plans to make it free…
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A Marketers Task List When It’s Not “Business As Usual”

Purpose Of This Post – A Marketers Task List This post suggests a ‘Marketers Task List’ of things you can do to continue marketing your brand at a time when the business is either non-operational or unable to deliver its product or service. This can be used by marketers, business owners or anyone who is…
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8 Ways To Reduce Costs As A Marketer

During these difficult times, it’s become clear that some businesses are thriving (particularly those in the loo roll market) and others are having to temporarily close or reduce operations. Those who are closing or scaling down are rightfully looking at ways to reduce expenses to relieve strain on their almost stagnant cashflow. Well, here’s another…
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How The Coronavirus Has Changed Facebook Ads

Where Are We Now? Of course, you already know. We are tightly in the grasp of a global pandemic which is on an unprecedented scale. It’s real. It’s scary. And it’s having an impact on all of us. I’ve tried to stop looking at the numbers now, but I think it’s fair to say that…
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Facebook Makes CBO Mandatory & It’s A Game Changer

So lets first explain what Campaign Budget Optimisation, CBO for short, actually is but to do so we first need to talk about budget optimisation in general. For those who don’t know, budget optimisation is the practice of moving budget from poor performing ad sets to higher performing ad sets so you are always maximising…
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