12 August 2016

A great backstory for your brand can trigger an emotional connection between your audience and your company, as well as ultimately increase your ROI on any marketing campaign. So how do you best share the story of your company’s creation to make your audience buy into your brand? Here are five tips to crafting and perfecting a story that will convey the passion that brought you to start your business in the first place, and may also serve as the backbone for your brand.   Tip # 1: Captivate your Audience: Consider what life experiences inspired you to build your company and offer your products and/or services. As an example, the company You Need a Budget has a captivating backstory that chronicles the budgetary hardships of a young couple who want to start a family.  This personal life experience is both relatable and engaging. Tip # 2: Create Anticipation: Every […]

3 August 2016

In recent years, content discovery has powered successful marketing campaigns for companies of all sizes, driving a variety of goals throughout the customer funnel for both emerging and established brands, from awareness to consideration to purchase. But launching your first campaign on the world’s largest discovery platform can also involve a learning curve. Below are a few of the common hurdles marketers may face when first setting up a campaign with Taboola, along with tips for how to correct those missteps and see immediate results. My Campaign aren’t Receiving Enough Clicks Taboola operates on a cost-per-click (CPC) model, ensuring that our marketing partners only pay if a user actively chooses to engage with their piece of content. In order to make sure that your campaign is competitive and receives enough initial impressions across the network, it’s important to follow our recommended CPC, make sure your content is safe for all […]

26 July 2016

I started Taboola 9 years ago this month because I couldn’t find anything to watch on TV and I thought with so many choices, TV shows should actually find me. With the overwhelming amount of information in the world, I imagined there were billions of people in the same boat and saw an opportunity. The future would be a reverse version of what search engines solved. Instead of expecting people to search for information, we would create a way for information to find people in a curated and personalized way. Our vision from day one was to build a new category called “Discovery” side by side to Search and Display, connecting people with information they may like and never knew existed. We spent the first few years of Taboola focusing on cracking the code of recommending videos based on a user’s content consumption behavior. We’ve been fortunate to have seen […]

22 July 2016

As Taboola expands internationally, we’re getting more new data every day. We decided to see just how different user behavior is from geo to geo. As you build out your content campaigns, take a look at the below data for some inspiration! Negative & Positive Content What do the United States and the United Kingdom have in common? It seems that users from both of these countries click on more negative content (graph shows the calibrated CTR score):   Not All Positives Are Created Equal Three words that are commonly used to describe positive content were compared in the nine countries related to this study: ‘Top’, ‘Best’ & ‘Perfect’. Does anyone else see what I see regarding the CTR score in the U.S.? Is the American dream of success and perfectionism demonstrated perfectly in the graph below? Punctuation Marks Have you ever asked yourself if adding punctuation marks makes your […]

31 May 2016

Financial planning is a complicated undertaking for even the most money-savvy individuals. The availability of online information has made it easier for people to research a variety of investment options, insurance policies, and retirement plans, but there remains a need for resources that can help people sift through the complexity and simplify the decision-making process. Big Decisions offers easy-to-use calculator tools and educational materials which allow people to better manage their personal finances. Over the past year, the company has evolved its marketing strategy beyond traditional display channels, and invested in discovery technology to share its story with new and more highly-engaged audiences across the web. Our teams published a case study about the collaboration, which found that the bounce rate for Taboola-referred users was over 80 percent lower than similar audiences driven by display channels. By reaching users at a moment when they are already engaged with a piece […]

18 May 2016

Identifying loyal visitor behavior is essential to building an online presence. The sessions-per-user and new-versus-returning metrics are key.

9 May 2016

The company crafted a user acquisition strategy that effectively spread the word about its new marketplace and enrolled new buyers and sellers.

30 March 2016

Old publisher inventory like fixed placements has gone down with ad blindness, ad blocking, and other factors, making this a grueling race to the bottom.

23 February 2016

“AMI is constantly innovating and looking for ways to improve and enhance the digital experience for our users and partners,” said Brian Kroski, AMI.

21 January 2016

In this 3-part series, we’ll explore how “discovery” can help marketers achieve brand awareness at all stages of the funnel—starting with the top.

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