Topic Digital Media

Matching media for Jersey Mike’s

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Jersey Mike’s, the nation’s leading fast casual sub sandwich franchise, wanted to reconnect with their lapsed customers and acquire new ones. Jeff Hemschoot, Marketing Director at Jersey Mike’s, explains, “Our goal was to test if digital could help us reactivate guests who hadn’t purchased in at least three months. We also wanted to target customers who have dined at competitors.”

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Monetizing web traffic on cookieless browsers with PoolHost

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PoolHost, an online office pool and sports site, was looking to monetize their traffic on cookieless browsers like Safari. Ready for a new and exciting opportunity, they partnered with Epsilon to pilot our publisher identity solution, Publisher Link. But the initiative had to start somewhere. Here's how Epsilon and PoolHost worked together to create a dynamic solution that increased overall ad fill rate, impression count and earnings. 

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How are marketers actually solving for identity in a cookieless world?

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Identity resolution was a major challenge for marketers even before they were confronted with the phase-out of third-party cookies and mobile ad IDs. It’s increasingly important to construct a single, coherent, actionable view of customers across online and offline touchpoints, while understanding the barriers to bringing that vision to life. Take away third-party cookies, and it can make an already-difficult situation seem impossible.

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We’re all invited to the sandbox if we play by Google’s rules

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On March 3, Google published its position on user-level identifiers, and some likened it to dropping a bomb on the ad-tech community. Google shared that it does not intend to directly use alternative authenticated user-level identifiers after deprecating third-party cookies. And it considers such identifiers non-viable from a privacy perspective.

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What does the next wave of retail media look like?

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Retail media has really grown up. An eMarketer report showed that ecommerce site advertising grew 38% YOY in 2020—totaling more than $17 billion. Retail media is a true win-win opportunity for smart retailers looking for a high-growth revenue stream and a path for brands to access their first-party audiences.

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What does the next wave of retail media look like?

what-does-the-next-wave-of-retail-media-look-like?

Retail media has really grown up. An eMarketer report showed that ecommerce site advertising grew 38% YOY in 2020—totaling more than $17 billion. Retail media is a true win-win opportunity for smart retailers looking for a high-growth revenue stream and a path for brands to access their first-party audiences.

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The road ahead for bleisure marketing: Engaging remote workers

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Not so long ago, "bleisure"—a term coined about a decade ago to describe the combining of business and leisure travel—was hot. Travel marketers everywhere were talking about the trend, and for good reason: Cheaper airfare, increasingly distributed workforces and an era of strong economic performance led to steady growth in business travel spending. Bleisure used to be an easy way to "add on" to a…

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The road ahead for bleisure marketing: Engaging remote workers

the-road-ahead-for-bleisure-marketing:-engaging-remote-workers

Not so long ago, "bleisure"—a term coined about a decade ago to describe the combining of business and leisure travel—was hot. Travel marketers everywhere were talking about the trend, and for good reason: Cheaper airfare, increasingly distributed workforces and an era of strong economic performance led to steady growth in business travel spending. Bleisure used to be an easy way to "add on" to a…

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The essential guide to customer acquisition

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Customer acquisition is all about getting as many high-value, in-market consumers in the door as possible and is arguably one of the most important initiatives for any business. It allows brands to build a client base, enable customer loyalty programs and minimize costs to increase return on investment (ROI). It can also be one of the most difficult initiatives. In order to succeed, brands need to…

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Without 3rd-party cookies and IDFA, are consumers really better off?

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Apple’s recent iOS 14 IDFA announcement, which followed Google’s January third-party cookie deprecation announcement, has made industry waves. It is the latest change in the clear trend of identifier deprecation that started in 2017, and will likely accelerate in the coming months and 2021. As a refresher, let’s review the differences between the two announcements:

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Without 3rd-party cookies and IDFA, are consumers really better off?

without-3rd-party-cookies-and-idfa,-are-consumers-really-better-off?

Apple’s recent iOS 14 IDFA announcement, which followed Google’s January third-party cookie deprecation announcement, has made industry waves. It is the latest change in the clear trend of identifier deprecation that started in 2017, and will likely accelerate in the coming months and 2021. As a refresher, let’s review the differences between the two announcements:

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What is the difference between first and third party cookies?

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Cookies identify online users and have become a mainstay of digital advertising. As web servers have no memory of their own, cookies are used to make websites remember the user’s action, so they aren’t asked to perform a task again and again. As a result, they help provide a better, more personalized user experience. And while most marketers know this broad definition, getting into the…

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What is the difference between first and third party cookies?

what-is-the-difference-between-first-and-third-party-cookies?

Cookies identify online users and have become a mainstay of digital advertising. As web servers have no memory of their own, cookies are used to make websites remember the user’s action, so they aren’t asked to perform a task again and again. As a result, they help provide a better, more personalized user experience. And while most marketers know this broad definition, getting into the…

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Understanding consumer behavior in COVID-19: How AI can put your brand on the right path

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is growing in importance in the digital advertising world. According to Forbes, in 2019, the majority of marketers either planned to or used AI in their audience targeting (81%) and in their audience segmentation (80%). And for good reason: AI-supported media allows advertisers to more easily determine whom to talk to, when to talk to them and what to say. Not to…

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