Apple. Nike. BMW. McDonald’s. Louis Vuitton. These are all household names that the world recognizes. Consumers know their logo, products and mostly associate a specific feeling with those brands- why? Aside from their outstanding products and innovation, these brands arguably have implemented a strong brand strategy and communication, yielding a loyal following of consumers who have already purchased or aspire to purchase when ready.
We’ve been there. For over 13 years, we’ve grown as a startup in Berlin to a global multimillion-dollar company under WPP, the world’s largest digital media holding. From limited budget and resources to building a structured internal foundation for our business operations, we know there’s a lot to tackle. Through the years, we’ve learned that a strong marketing strategy is an effective way to grow your business online. Since we’ve experienced this, we want to share five ways to you build your startup online and support you on your way with our plista Startup Program.
Social media platforms are a digital space to connect people and build relationships online. As of July 2020, Hootsuite reported that over 4.5 billion of the world population are internet users while 3.9 billion are active social media users. With the ongoing challenge of the pandemic the world still faces, staying digitally connected through online presence is more important than ever.
Audiences who are attracted to your brand are more likely to convert into your customers. In a programmatic world, online marketers need to understand why it is important to practice brand safety. Not only for the sake of protecting their brand, but to also support the AdTech industry in regulating a safe ad trading space for responsible advertising. Most importantly, online marketers who practice brand safety increase their audience’s trust and credibility as an authentic brand. More than a “buzz word,” online marketers are mindfully advertising to remain brand safe. Simultaneously, they are thinking of strategical ways to gain the respect and positive audience perception as well as appear appealing enough to garner leads, conversions, and ultimately a loyal customer based. Let’s explore 5 tips to consider on how to leverage your brand safety strategy for business outcome success.
Does your audience trust your brand? In today’s programmatic landscape, online marketers face the challenge of maintaining brand safety. Being an open market, brand-risk content may appear when programmatic players bid on supply. With programmatic, advertisers can target their ads to the right user regardless of what content they’re on, whether it be harmful or inappropriate. Thus, despite the benefits of programmatic buying, marketers must also maintain the mindful measure of where they place their ads to ensure users a better online experience. When booking programmatically, ad fraud, risky content, and unknown processes come into play. More than ever, marketers need to demand more transparency and select trustworthy suppliers to keep their brand reputation intact.
Let’s face it, these times are challenging.
We are left with uncertainty on how to proceed with our online marketing
strategies and digital activities. “How can we sustain our business right now?”
“Is it wise to push our advertisements out during this time?” may be some of the
questions we are all currently facing when it comes to considering our next
We gathered some insights that may help you answer these questions, and better
yet, inspire on how to navigate through your online marketing goals during this
time. Check out our infographic below.
The latest pandemic has literally affected our everyday lives. We have adjusted how we work together, our lifestyles, and the way we consume media. In general, user consumption has shot up the roof, greatly impacting our industry. Advertisers, brands, and agencies alike have massively adjusted their digital marketing activities to continue sustaining their businesses. Despite the discomfort COVID-19 has brought, we want to encourage online marketers to see the glass as half full rather than half empty with the current opportunities out there.
COVID-19 greatly affects us all. Given the rapid growth of health concern, plista’s top priority in this unsettling time is the wellbeing of our employees, families, business partners, clients, friends, and the people around us. Therefore, we are addressing the seriousness of this time and are taking immediate measures to contribute in mitigating the impact of the virus among our communities. Nonetheless, we remain to be there for our clients as well as our business partners and support however we can. Therefore, plista remains open for business and will continue to provide our services whilst complying with each local government’s policies.
Sometimes, less is more. In the digital world of today, users worldwide who browse the net desire quick and easy, eye-catching content to consume. With the vast and overwhelming amount of information readily available at the click of a Google search, today’s technology enables us to have immediate access. With that said, this leaves advertisers in a challenging position of fighting for the “attentive” slot of their target audience. Thankfully, there’s many great tips and tactics out there that you can try to push your campaigns through the roof and hook your audience to potentially convert. Here are 5 tips on how to get the most out of your creative ads.
Time and money– advertisers value the efficiency of the two when it comes to booking campaigns. However, with the changing times in the industry, the demand for transparency has become more crucial than ever. Online marketers would like to see more effective processes when creating a campaign; how can we save time and optimize budgets to push a potentially-successful campaign, all while having complete control? Managed services seem to be the standard advertising solution for booking online campaigns. However, self-service platforms have also spiked in interest over the years. This is due to the benefits it brings to the independent and full, control-seeking advertiser. Let’s uncover the advantages of this alternative advertiser solution for online marketers to book campaigns.