Tag Archives: measurement

More Errors Announced on Facebook Reporting: What it Means for Brands

In its third admission since September, Facebook announced it has realized more errors in the way it measures engagement with video ads and links to external sites. 2016 has not been a banner year for accuracy at the internet’s second-biggest advertising player – so what does this mean for brands? More and more, agencies and […]

Here are the Top 5 Content Trends for 2017

From data tools to digital asset management, content marketing will see a huge tech boost in the coming year, and companies that embrace and leverage the right tools for their objectives are the ones that will thrive. Good work takes hard work, and good content in a highly saturated market takes continual research and innovation […]

Yellow Pages Dirty Little Secret… People still use them!

It’s a fact. We use the Yellow Pages more often than we’d like to admit. I was recently with a client demonstrating the strength of Yellow Pages in their particular vertical.  And before you ask, yes, usage has declined.  However, there are still 11 million references a year to this particular category.  Furthermore, when someone is using […]

The More the Merrier – The Benefits of Multiple Local Numbers in Ads

A couple months ago DAC Group Senior Research Manager Lynn Duffy wrote a blog post about the benefit of having a local number in a print Yellow Pages ad. She discussed the success of some current testing by one of our clients that had added local numbers to ads that traditionally featured a single toll-free […]

IYP… What’s in it for Me?

In a word, leads. Internet Yellow Pages (IYP) is an interesting medium. When implemented correctly (content rich, localized whenever possible, tracked properly with call tracking as well as analytics), IYP can provide tremendous value to advertisers. Many times I am asked: “Well, which one should I be in?” The answer is not as simple as one-and-done […]

What is a Phone Call Worth to an Advertiser?

Let’s wax poetic on the value of a phone call for a moment.  I often speak with advertisers on what a call is worth to them.  Is a six second call valid?  Some may say ‘yes’, some would argue ‘no’. Is it really in the eye of the beholder? Let’s take a glimpse into my life […]

DAC Group to Lead CMA Seminar

On Thursday, April 12, 2012 DAC Group’s Ken Dobell, President of Digital, Dan Temby, Vice-President of Digital Platforms, Nasser Sahlool, Vice-President of Client Strategy, and Jon Dyer, Vice-President of Media will lead a one-day Canadian Marketing Association (CMA) intensive seminar in Toronto titled “Lead Generation Minus the Guesswork”. The seminar will feature engaging presentations, interactive working sessions, […]

Not All Leads are Created Equal

Do you know which leads are most likely to convert to high-value customers? This morning, I attended Know Thy Customer 2011, an event hosted by SAS and Forrester, two of the big names in customer data mining and intelligence. The event, which took place in several cities including Montreal, spotlighted major companies who are successfully […]

Get a grip of your ROI in the Real World

Coming out of the SMX Advanced conference in Seattle earlier this month, a few things stood out to me as patent certainties… Early June in the Pacific North-West rarely delivers consecutive days of sunshine The conference backpacks are getting fancier every year Advertisers and marketers are seeking, more than ever, the magic formula behind understanding […]