Performance Horizon Blog

Performance Marketing Review: Transparency in Digital Advertising

Posted by Erik Mikisch on Mar 20, 2017 3:31:43 PM

Happy Monday, marketers! For this week's performance marketing news roundup, we looked at some of the issues plaguing the digital advertising industry ranging from a lack of transparency to mobile ad blocking—and what some companies are doing to combat them. We also take a look at an interesting way that retailer Jo-Ann Fabric hopes to tie together offline and online customer experiences. 

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Topics: General

3 Ways Retailers Can Measure ROI with Brand Partnerships

Posted by Alix Satchell on Mar 9, 2017 2:51:47 PM

The way we buy has most certainly changed. We’ve seen large brick and mortar stores such as Dick Smith move to online only. We’re all waiting in anticipation for Amazon to enter the Australian market this year. In a market where you can now order something online and have it arrive on the same day, the Australian retail industry is focusing more than ever on the end-to-end customer experience.

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Topics: Technology, Retail

4 Tips to Build Long-term Value in Partner Marketing

Posted by Emily Brown on Mar 3, 2017 12:53:01 PM

The affiliate marketing landscape has changed dramatically over the years. Where brands once focused purely on horizontal growth through higher volumes of affiliates, there's now a focus on driving true vertical growth by creating higher value with strategic affiliates and key marketing partners.

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Topics: General, Training & Education

Performance Marketing Review: 89th Academy Awards

Posted by Erik Mikisch on Feb 27, 2017 10:56:29 AM

The 89th Academy Awards had no shortage of drama - from politically-charged speeches to the big mix up for Best Picture with Moonlight and La La Land. As with any major event, brand marketers worked to get in on the action. 

In today's roundup of online and partner marketing news and opinion, we look at some analysis and coverage of the marketing and advertising buzz around the 2017 Oscars.

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Topics: General

Affiliate Marketing Evolved: It's Time for Partnerships

Posted by Erik Mikisch on Feb 23, 2017 4:42:31 PM

Over the past few years, the affiliate marketing industry has drastically evolved. While the term "affiliate" denotes an official connection, it connotes an association or attachment not necessarily rooted in full mutual benefit. Conversely, a partnership implies a more solid relationship where both parties work together to navigate risks, improve efforts, and share in profits.

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Topics: General, Partner, Business Considerations

Performance Marketing Review: Snapchat & 'Shark Week'

Posted by Erik Mikisch on Feb 20, 2017 9:33:15 AM

As the marketing and media landscape continues to evolve, we're seeing more and more brands create strategic partnerships to drive customer engagement, subscriptions and sales.

Many of these partnerships are expanding beyond traditional affiliate relationships, and shared data and insights is helping drive true growth and profitabilty for partners.

In today's roundup of online and partner marketing news and opinion, we look at some of the recent marketing partnerships from around the world - including mobile app Snapchat, and Discovery Communications, the media & entertainment company behind 'Shark Week' and and 'Myth Busters.'

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Topics: General

Performance Marketing Review: 59th Grammy Awards

Posted by Erik Mikisch on Feb 13, 2017 2:48:26 PM

Photo Source: Grammy.com

From the Red Carpet glamour to star-studded performances, the Grammys never fail to entertain, and this year was no exception. The 59th Grammy Awards celebrated artists old and new with tributes and recognition for iconic musicians including the late David Bowie and George Michael.

The night clearly belonged to Adele with five awards including Album Of The Year. With this accomplishment, she became the second solo female act to win the category twice, following Taylor Swift's second win in 2016.

February is a big month for brands marketers with the Super Bowl, Grammy Awards, and Oscars. In today's roundup of online and partner marketing news and opinion, we look at some of the coverage and commentary around how brands (including the Grammys) used new campaigns and channels to engage with audiences for the music industry's biggest night.

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Topics: General

Four Performance Marketing Trends to Watch in 2017

Posted by Tony May on Feb 9, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Our own VP Revenue, EMEA Sean Sewell sharing his insights in the sponsors panel session 

As brands embrace “digital transformation” in 2017, the evolution of the performance marketing landscape continues to accelerate. This was a key focus at the inaugural Internet Advertising Bureau’s (IAB) Performance Affiliate Marketing Conference last week in London.

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Topics: Technology, Events

Performance Marketing Review: Super Bowl 51

Posted by Erik Mikisch on Feb 6, 2017 12:11:03 PM

Whether you're a Falcons or Patriots fan, Super Bowl 51 was unarguably one of the most unbelievable games ever.  Full disclosure, I am a Patriots fan (btw for more than the last amazing 16 years...). It was the first Super Bowl ever to go into overtime and a crazy come from behind win that saw Tom Brady win his 5th championship.  Way to go Brady, Belichick, and the rest of the awesome team and coaches!

As with every Super Bowl, the commercials were a big part of the game. In today's roundup of online and partner marketing news and opinion, we look at some of the coverage and commentary around this year's SB brand advertising.

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Topics: General

Move Out Of The Way: Disruptive Partnerships Coming Through

Posted by Sarah Kelly on Feb 2, 2017 3:34:56 PM

Disruption. We hear this word almost on a daily basis these days. We’re always hearing about ‘the disruptors’; the Ubers, the Airbnbs, the Netflixs of the world, who are revolutionizing the market at every turn. Although we reap the positive changes these types of companies have brought to the market, we don’t often look at the ‘how’ behind their success.

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Topics: General, Partner, Travel

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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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