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James Haagenson, Programmatic Campaign Manager

Promoted at Point It: James Haagenson, Programmatic Campaign Manager

Welcome to our new blog series introducing you to some of the talented folks we’ve recently promoted into new positions at Point It. As you can probably tell, we think Point It is a fabulous place to work. Our people are the reason we feel confident telling you that we’re the leaders in digital marketing today: we invest in finding, retaining, and promoting the strongest possible team to serve you. Today, we’d like to introduce James Haagenson, a Programmatic Campaign Manager with Point It, in conversation with our Sr. Manager of Marketing Tim Mohler. James is helping drive forward our programmatic advertising service and also frequently shares his expertise on our blog.

Data Strategies for Post Holiday PPC Webinar

Metrics not Mystics: Post-Holiday PPC Data Strategies

I don’t know about you, but even though it’s almost the end of January, I feel like I’m barely coming off the craziness of the holiday season. Typically, after the holidays there is all the loose ends that need to be tied up, such as auditing your accounts, putting together holiday reporting for clients/stakeholders, and fighting with your algorithms to get bidding back to normal. So now what? You’ve tied up all loose ends and now you’re looking forward to 2017 and you think to yourself “where do I start?”.

Easy Paid Search Wins: Automated Bidding

A while back I stumbled upon this quote: “Working hard and working smart sometimes can be two different things” – Byron Dorgan. If you’re anything like me you, you like to over complicate things because surely the answer can’t be that easy. Fortunately, in the world of Paid Search, there are many tools and resources that help make our lives easier. That is assuming of course that we use them. One such tool being rules that allow for automated bidding.

Holistic Holiday Programmatic Planning

Heavy holiday sales volumes are often the key driver for success in organizations with strict attribution models and ROAS goals. So, how do you deliver programmatic success when it really counts? One particularly challenging case this holiday is the perfect example to share the four steps our team takes to build a profitable and efficient programmatic strategy. One of our e-commerce brand campaigns was reviewed under a 30% view-through attribution model, but still delivered over $16.5M in revenue. The campaign was distributed across 3 different platforms, 5 different markets, and included prospecting sales. How did we set it up:

Google GDN

GDN: A Drop in the Programmatic Bucket

What is the difference between Google Display Network and Programmatic Advertising?

As advertisers, our main goal is to maximize the effectiveness and value of our advertising budget. It was our goal yesterday, it is our goal today, and it will be our goal tomorrow. But how do we successfully accomplish this feat when it comes to online display advertising, where even a million dollar spend can be a drop in the bucket if not spent correctly?

Jillian Tyack, Associate Client Manager

New Employee Feature: Jillian Tyack, Associate Client Manager

At Point It, we think it’s a fabulous place to work. We’re a team of committed, talented, creative types who genuinely enjoy working together. In this blog series, we introduce you to some of our newest employees to learn more about how they found us and why they decided Point It was as great a place to be as we think it is.

Think you might have what it takes to be a Pointer? Check out today’s blog featuring one of our newest employees, Jillian Tyack.

Getting Out of The Marketing Comfort Zone

In 2016, we helped two of our clients step out of the “marketing comfort zone” with awesome results. The year began with a move to a “digital first” mindset by our client PEMCO, a North-West insurance company. Their radio ads are iconic, and for years they had relied on traditional offline marketing. The PEMCO marketing team realized that their target audiences were changing, and to succeed, they were going to have to meet them where they hung out – in the digital world.