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How to Leverage Programmatic for Your Retargeting Needs. Part 2: Creative Strategies


Creative is the first thing users notice in an ad. Whether or not users will remember your ad message and take action greatly depends on how well they can relate to the creative. The right ad creative targeted to the right segment can make your app marketing campaign a hit. On the other hand, app marketers can lose huge opportunities with incorrect creative. Here we continue our blog series with the aim to give a clear understanding of how to leverage programmatic for your retargeting needs. In Part 1 of this blog series, we discussed how you can define segments in order to target users more precisely and reach those who are likely to have high lifetime value. Part 2 aims to zoom in on the best creative strategies for a shopping app per given segment.

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Have You Optimized Your Ads for the Holiday Season?


With U.S. online spending during the holiday shopping season expected to grow 14.8 % this year to reach $124.1 billion, far surpassing the 2.7% growth forecasted for brick-and-mortar locations, retailers need to both expand their ability to serve more consumers and position themselves to grab a larger slice of the holiday pie.

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Discovering the Best Performing Display Ad


Display ads have the potential to increase brand awareness and return on investment (ROI) by serving users relevant ads, engaging with them, and making them realize the app’s value. For these things to happen, it is important to note that having a user-centered approach to the conceptualization of the ad is a must. Read on to find out what makes a display ad perform successfully and how you can ensure that your display ads help you hit your key performance indicators (KPIs) the best way possible.

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Easy Site Category Targeting in Aarki DSP

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The mobile programmatic industry has seen a lot of advancements in technology and targeting strategies in recent years. To keep up with the dynamically evolving market and to improve our product, we continuously make usability updates in Aarki DSP.

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Creative Ideation for Refreshes

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Serving the same ad over and over again will eventually create ad fatigue no matter how good the ad is performing. As ad fatigue decreases click-through rates (CTR) and return on investment (ROI), it is important to know when to refresh your ad creative. Creative refresh, or the process of offering a new creative strategy to catch users’ attention, allows a mobile app to have higher conversion rates and better marketing performance.

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5 Best Creative Practices for App Retargeting


With limited mobile storage space and millions of apps that users can choose from, the challenge of making your app stand out is ever present. It is one thing to get a user to download an app, and another to keep them engaged. So how can you face the challenge and keep your users engaged? The answer is having the right creative and retargeting strategy.

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Creative Analysis: The Impact of Optimizing Ad Elements on Campaign Performance


Calculating the top performing ad—the “champion”—is easier if the best ad elements are determined. In order to show the impact of a single element on the campaign’s performance, we analyzed a programmatic advertising campaign for a casual game app over a period of two months. The objective of the case study was to find out which variant for a specific ad element would outperform the others.

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Keeping Users Engaged Through Sequential Advertising


Every day, app users are exposed to many ads, which makes it harder for advertisers to develop relevant and memorable ads. Telling a story in the form of an ad has proven to be effective, but just as as advertisers should know what story to tell their audience, they must also know exactly when to tell it.

This is why sequential advertising is important in telling a relevant and engaging story.

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Personalization Strategies for Retargeting for Games

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The best ads are ads which are visually appealing and are relevant to users. Running personalized ads that resonate with audiences’ interests is a big step towards your app marketing success.

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Cutting Edge Techniques for Ad Creatives: Creative Frequency


An important part of running a successful app marketing campaign is knowing when to refresh your ad creative. If you show the same ad in a high frequency, your message may get lost and, as a result, users will abandon the app sooner than expected. One of the most effective strategies marketers leverage for fighting ad fatigue is ad creative refresh.

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