Performance Horizon Blog

Great North Snowdogs raise £259,000 for St Oswald's Hospice

Posted by Erik Mikisch on Dec 8, 2016 2:55:37 PM

Image Courtesy of St Oswald's Hospice

The 2016 Great North Snowdogs event came to a close with the big Grand Auction that raised an incredible £259,000 for Newcastle-based St Oswald's Children's Hospice.

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Topics: General, Events

Performance Marketing Review: Is Cyber Monday Losing Its Sizzle?

Posted by Erik Mikisch on Dec 4, 2016 4:23:15 PM

 

The Black Friday and Cyber Monday dust has settled, and the stats (including our own side-by-side data) have some asking if Cyber Monday has lost its sizzle. Although this year's Cyber Monday went down as the biggest day in the history of U.S. ecommerce with $3.45 billion in online sales according to Adobe, based on online sales growth rates, Black Friday could overtake Cyber Monday as early as next year. This analysis kicks off today's roundup of recent performance marketing, partner marketing, and digital marketing industry news, reports, and insights. 

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Topics: General

Black Friday: 2015 vs. 2016 Stats & Trends

Posted by Mira Khanna on Dec 2, 2016 3:43:44 PM

Even with the madness of Black Friday and Cyber Monday behind them, retailers are busier than ever gearing up for a promising holiday season. To help retailers maximize their learnings from the past week, we opened up the Performance Horizon data vault to compare Black Friday activity from 2015 and 2016.  While we are using hard data, we are keeping the analysis light.

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Topics: Business Considerations, Technology, Data, Retail

Cyber Monday vs. Black Friday

Posted by Mira Khanna on Dec 1, 2016 11:34:22 AM

This past week has been a big one for retail with major transactions erupting on Black Friday, continuing throughout the weekend, and spiking again during Cyber Monday. As a follow up to our Black Friday analysis, we’ve taken a look at the real-time data in our data warehouse and compared conversion activity on both major dates.

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Topics: Business Considerations, Technology, Data, Retail

Black Friday Recap: Key Stats

Posted by Mira Khanna on Nov 28, 2016 5:10:43 PM

Last week, Black Friday drove tremendous partner marketing activity on the Performance Horizon platform. This included almost ten million conversions occurring in 53 unique currencies (from United Arab Emirates Dirham - AED to South African Rand - ZAR) resulting in a total of over $100,000,000 in economic impact for advertisers over the course of a single day. These conversions dwarf our stats from last year, in large part because of the significant volume of traffic from our new clients in 2016. 

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Topics: Business Considerations, Technology, Data, Retail

Performance Marketing Review: Retaining Holiday Shoppers Year Round

Posted by Erik Mikisch on Nov 28, 2016 6:00:00 AM

 

Happy Monday, Marketers! We hope everyone had a nice Thanksgiving holiday. While we're all thinking about ways to work off that extra serving of stuffing and pumkin pie, we're diving right back into the world of marketing to start the week. Tips on retaining holiday shoppers (starting with Black Friday & Cyber Monday) kicks off today's wide mix of recent performance marketing, partner marketing, and digital marketing industry news, reports, and insights. 

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Topics: General

Black Friday & Cyber Monday Trends to Watch This Week

Posted by Mira Khanna on Nov 23, 2016 8:54:45 AM

With Black Friday rearing its head this week and Cyber Monday just around the corner, global retailers are primed and ready for action. Last year, Black Friday drove £1.1 billion online sales in one day and sales this year are estimated to surpass those figures.

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Topics: Business Considerations, Technology, Data, Retail

Performance Marketing Review: Black Friday & Holiday Marketing

Posted by Erik Mikisch on Nov 21, 2016 9:22:01 AM

 

It's here. Thanksgiving week. Retailers, marketers and consumers are all waiting in anticipation for what are normally the busiest shopping days of the year: Black Friday and Cyber Monday.  We focus on holiday shopping, travel, and a bit of creative inspiration for this week's roundup of recent performance marketing, partner marketing, and digital marketing industry news, reports, and insights.

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Topics: General

3 Stages for Mobile Success in Partner Marketing

Posted by Performance Horizon on Nov 17, 2016 11:36:07 AM

 

The disruption taking place in the affiliate and partner marketing space coupled with the continued adoption of mobile is creating ample opportunities for the world's largest enterprises and their marketing partners to drive margins and growth. These opportunities and the variety of marketing partners will grow exponentially as new technologies like wearables, virtual reality/augmented reality and IoT open new doors to commerce where activity can be tracked with fine-grain accuracy.

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Topics: Business Considerations, Technology

Performance Marketing Review: The Best Brands on Twitter

Posted by Erik Mikisch on Nov 14, 2016 10:47:57 AM

 

Effectively using Twitter - like most social networks - can be tricky for brands. Although companies have used Twitter for a long time now for things like customer service, there's still a lot of unchartered territory when it comes to marketing to consumers on social media. Leading this week's roundup of recent performance marketing, partner marketing, and digital marketing industry news, reports, and insights, is a selection of brands that at least Twitter believes is getting it right.

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Topics: General

About Performance Horizon

Performance Horizon, the leading provider of SaaS solutions for digital partner marketing, enables brands to directly connect with their marketing partners to dramatically increase customer acquisition and drive high margin revenues from online marketing channels. With offices in the U.S., U.K., Japan and Australia, Performance Horizon's platform drives $3B+ in advertiser top line revenues across 190,000 marketing partners in over 183 countries.

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