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4 Times When Doing Something ‘Stupid’ Makes for Smart Marketing

There’s a difference between marketing that’s smart and smart marketing. Smart marketing is clever, immaculately designed and plays by the well-established practices of marketing and advertising. Marketing that’s smart does stupid things well. It’s intelligent not because it’s polished and pristine, but because it learns from...

5 Killer Marketing Automation Tools for These Modern Marketer Personalities

Marketing automation [MA] is the digital marketer’s Swiss Army knife. It elegantly displays disparate sources of data—web traffic, social media, email, search trends and advertising benchmarks—and allows users to automate these sources through a single application, boosting ROI, SEO ranking, efficiency and customer satisfaction. However,...

[Study] AdRoll’s 2016 Marketing Research Report Finds 66% of Marketers Plan to Increase Programmatic Ad Spend

Today AdRoll published its 2016 State of the Industry Report, a survey of 1,050 global marketers that offers their perspective on the changing advertising and marketing landscape. The in-depth annual report gives unprecedented insight into how marketers see the future of programmatic advertising, retargeting, email...

Blogging for Beginners: 9 Tips for Pulling Awesome Content Ideas Out of Thin Air

Authority figures; wild animals up close; mortality. There are few things more intimidating than a blank page you intend to fill with good ideas. If you’ve been tasked with writing a blog post, and you want to make it good, try these techniques to get...

Q&A: How Zendesk’s Ethan Kanat Created a Fake Grunge Band to Charm Prospects Away From Competitors

Ethan Kanat, Zendesk’s Creative Brand Manager, spoke with AdRoll as a part of a series of interviews with original thinkers in marketing. Kanat explained his approach to measuring the success of creative projects and explained how he turned a search term into a marketing campaign...

A Marketer’s Guide to CES 2016: Where to Go, Who to See & What to Look Out For

  Marketers are beginning to understand that the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) isn’t about flashy new electronics, it’s about new technology’s impact on the future of digital communication—how your audience interacts with your brand and the world at large. CES attendance by marketers has been...

Film Roll: Highlights from AdRoll 2015

It’s been a big year at AdRoll! From new products and new offices to new additions to the AdRoll family, here are some of our favorite highlights from 2015: January We kicked off our partnership with sister high school June Jordan this year through Circle the...

[Holiday Video] ‘The Deckoning’ Unleashes Wreckage of Glitter, Cheer & Pumpkin Spice Beverages

  Recently, AdRoll scientists discovered a disturbing phenomenon. A yearly infection known as “the deckoning” has rapidly spread through the office, making decor more festive, smilies cheerier and hugs warmer. One employee tried to warn her colleagues. If she fails to stop it, soon the...

Q&A with Emily Panzea of Jonathan Adler

Big data has caused big changes in the world of marketing- from predictive analytics to real time personalization, marketing has involved into both a creative and scientific effort. Advertisers today needs to leverage both aspects to create a balanced and effective ads for a modern...

Keeping the Lights on with Fresh Post-Holiday Campaigns

2015 might go out with a bang, but 2016 comes in with more bang for your buck! Thinking that the season is over, many marketers go dark with their campaigns after the holidays. Meanwhile, the savviest advertisers do the opposite: they’re keeping the lights on...

7 Content Marketing Mistakes Made in 2015… And Ways to Improve Next Year

You were ambitious this year. You built a plan. You took a class. You went to meetups, reached out to mentors, watched webinars and read articles on Medium. You took a number of positive steps in the right direction. Of course, self reflection should also...

Climbing the cool ranks in Sydney’s coolest companies to work

We’ve always known the Rollers were cool but now it’s been recognised by JobAdvisor’s Coolest Technology Companies to work for. AdRoll Sydney has been named the 6th Coolest Technology Company to work for in Australia, moving up seven places from 13th in 2014. News.com.au reported...