63 Digital Advertising Terms Every Marketer Should Know

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Click-through Rate (CTR) : Expressed as a percentage of total impressions, this statistic shows how often people who are served an ad end up clicking on it. An ad’s CTR is calculated by dividing the number of clicks an ad received by the number of times it’s been served, then converting that into a percentage. For example, if an ad received 5 clicks and was shown 1000 times, the CTR is 0.5%. The higher the CTR on an ad, the better it’s performing.

Digital Advertising Goal Setting 101

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Impressions (CPM). Clicks (CTR). Impressions (CPM) / Lift Test. Cost Per Lead (CPL). From a young age we are taught about goal setting and (usually) to have a 5-year plan. The primary reason for this is that, to achieve a goal, it is said that one has to be able to visualize the goal and manifest it in his / her mind over time.

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42 B2B Marketing Acronyms and Abbreviations

Digital B2B Marketing

UX : User Experience Online Marketing Acronyms CTR : Click Through Rate or Click Rate. May also refer to media buys that are paid for based on the number of clicks (as opposed to CPM). CPM : Cost per 1,000 Impressions. CPL : Cost per Lead. Some days B2B marketing discussions seem more like a reading of alphabet soup.

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The Ultimate Guide to PPC

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Pay-per-click advertising is most common in search engine results pages (SERPs), like Google or Bing, but is also used on social channels (although CPM is more common). This is the score that search engines give to your ad based on your clickthrough rate (CTR) — measured against the average CTR of ads in that position — the relevance of your keywords, the quality of your landing page, and your past performance on the SERP. CPM (Cost per Mille).

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63 Digital Advertising Terms Every Marketer Should Know

Marketing Action

Clickthrough Rate (CTR) : Expressed as a percentage of total impressions, this statistic shows how often people who are served an ad end up clicking on it. An ad’s CTR is calculated by dividing the number of clicks an ad received by the number of times it’s been served, then converting that into a percentage. For example, if an ad received 5 clicks and was shown 1000 times, the CTR is 0.5%. The higher the CTR on an ad, the better it’s performing.

Engineering Virality into our Pre-Launch Campaign Drove 42% More Leads (Play-by-Play)

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Cost per Mille (CPM). The clickthrough rate on this campaign was decent and the CPM was low, but what really made this campaign work was the massive 27% conversion rate. That brings down the effective CPL (cost divided by all leads, referred or otherwise) to $2.21. Interestingly the video asset didn’t perform well at all — it was 35% higher in terms of CPL because of a lower conversion rate (30% vs 42% for the static images).

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