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How to Use Big Data and Personalization to Dominate Instagram Commerce

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Oz Etzioni, the CEO and Co-founder at Clinch joins the Social Pros Podcast to unveil how hyper targeting works in digital advertising.

How Hyper-Targeting Works in Digital Advertising How to Use Big Data and Personalization to Dominate Instagram Commerce

With the right data, you can learn more about the user you want to show an ad to. And, then give them an experience that is tailored to them. So, whether you’re an advertiser, agency or publisher, data-driven personalized ads will boost performance. They will also deliver higher ROI. This is because people simply like content that is personable to them.
So, if you want to crack the code of hyper-targeting in digital advertising, you’ve got to unearth the social data. And, you have to leverage the data that social platforms offer. Social ecommerce is the future if you want to see an upward sales trajectory. But to see this sales increase your ads must reach the right person at the right time, with the right message and must be on the right channel.
Oz Etzioni is the CEO of Clinch. Clinch is an innovative omni-channel AI-powered personalization platform, that delivers ad experiences tailored to the individual. Do you want to communicate with customers in such a way that they want to do business with you? Then you’ve got to start offering an individualized and creative experience.

In This Episode:

  • 04:20 – The value of crafting hyper-targeted digital ads
  • 09:55 – How an omni-channel works
  • 13:11 – What creative permutations drive the best results from personalized ads
  • 18:22 – Addressing the potential invasiveness of this level of personalization. And, the associated privacy issues
  • 20:22 – How the intersection of ecommerce and Instagram has grown
  • 28:49 – Common objections related to hyper-targeting your creative ads online

Quotes From This Episode: 

“Once you take the data, digest it and understand it, you can start learning more about your audience. And, give them more relevant content.” – @ozetzioni
If an ad is relevant with the right timing, format, placement and channel, it can be really effective. Click To Tweet
“The whole idea of omni channel and data-driven creative is the secret sauce.” – @ozetzioni 



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