Utilizing a deep neural network (a system that has been trained to think like the human brain and nervous system) loaded with a large set of bounce rate and conversion data, researchers were able to determine the rate at which users dropped off as a page loaded. As the load times went from one second to ten seconds, the users were incrementally likely to bounce at this rate:
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More and more people are joining in on the smartphone revolution. In fact, most people own one now, and if they don't, they are behind the times. The information highway is no longer just found in your computer ... it's in your pocket, too! The search behavior of consumers is continually evolving, and their high expectations leave no room for doubt that when they want information, it had better get to them fast, or they'll just move on to the next site.Continue Reading
There's a new, cutting-edge technology that's changing the face of retail marketing. It's beacons. Here are a few statistics that may help to emphasize this point:
Have you ever been doing research, watching videos on YouTube or attempting to find a new couch on sale, and you discover that with every page you open, there are more and more adds to contend with? It seems that no matter how quickly you click on the life-saving little "X" in the corner (assuming you even have that option), another ad pops up! Why would publishers do this? They flash banners, they play videos (unsolicited), and implement all kinds of overlays that block you from seeing the content you are trying to see.
One of the advertising "facts of life," which will surprise nobody, is that typically, the more ads a publisher places, the more revenue that can be generated. But is that really the case, or is it possible that in this instance, less is more?Continue Reading
Once again, Forbes.com has published an article by Genius Monkey's CEO, Clint Ethington. It expounds on the importance of sticking to the measurements that most impact your bottom line. The title of the piece is: Profits Are More Important Than Impressions.
Brand marketers tend of focus their measurements on items that, in the long run, don't really matter. These items include viewability, impressions and third-party verifications. The dynamics that count most in today's digital world are Attribution and Conversion. These are the items that have a direct impact on your bottom line.