Beyond the Click: Best Practices for Site Retargeting

Site RetargetingSite retargeting has been around for some time. What many marketers miss is how crucial it is to go into your planning phase prepared with key data, and the importance of optimizing using measurements way beyond just engagement and click-throughs from your ads.

In this post, we start with a basic overview, ‘What is Site Retargeting?’. We then cover “table stakes” – the must-dos for planning & launching any site retargeting program. We wrap up by covering what smarter B2B marketers are doing today to make the most of their active site retargeting campaigns – finding new accounts, contacts and leads through site retargeting, driving higher engagement with personalization rules, and accelerating their pipeline as a result.

1. What is Site Retargeting?

Site retargeting is a display marketing strategy that allows you to re-engage the 95% of site visitors who leave your site without filling out a form through display, to convert more visitors who have already expressed interest in your brand. With this strategy, visitors to your website are tagged with a retargeting cookie when they visit your site. They are then served your ads throughout the web as they browse the internet, leading to increased, cost-effective top-of-funnel lead conversions.

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Good Analytics for Retargeting Programs

So you’re running display and retargeting campaigns. You have your budgets set, your creatives planned, and your offers ready. You’re good to go, right?

Not necessarily. Setting up your campaign is all well and good, but running a successful retargeting or display campaign requires, first and foremost, good analytics.

Good Analytics

Here at Kwanzoo, we’ve built one of the most extensive analytics interfaces in the industry. Here are a few key metrics that we consider essential for campaign success.

Budgeting & Spend Metrics

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How to be a Better Marketer in 2015

It’s been another exciting year here at Kwanzoo. As we wrap up 2014, we thought it would be useful to explore some ideas and strategies on what might make us better marketers in the new year! At Kwanzoo, we market to B2B organizations, from large enterprises to technology startups. Whether you are a B2B or a “considered purchase” B2C marketer, a lot of what we do at Kwanzoo should be of interest to you too? We certainly think so! Here are FIVE Ways we hope to be better marketers in 2015. What are your plans? Please drop us a note below!

Consume and Create Great Content

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Retargeting’s Best of the Best: The Year’s Top Posts

Retargeting continues to be an important strategy for boosting demand and accelerating the pipeline and sales for both B2B and “Considered Purchase” B2C marketers. As the year draws to a close, we thought it would be useful to put together the “Best Of” posts and webinars from around the web on Retargeting.

Just Getting Started

Are you new to retargeting? Start with these, so you get the basics down before you launch your first campaign:

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Kwanzoo Exhibits at Oracle OpenWorld 2014 [and the 50 PowerBank Giveaway]

Kwanzoo is excited to announce that we will be exhibiting at this year’s Oracle OpenWorld conference, to be held on September 28 to October 2, 2014 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA. This conference brings together over 60,000 business and technology professionals from around the world to discuss best practices, latest technologies, and innovations in marketing across the Oracle Marketing Cloud. Continue reading