Your ad creatives are flawless - the copy is smart yet sophisticated, the design is more on-brand than your holy brand book. Also, the production process couldn’t have been more scientifically correct. You learned your consumer insights by heart, and the way you solved your audience’s pain points with your outstanding USPs have never been more on-point. Still, your results are shit - your campaign only brought a few conversions at a price waaay above your KPIs. How could this happen?
Apple’s App Tracking Transparency turned the online advertising world upside down causing a major blow into measurement, report and the way huge platforms like Facebook used to track their users' data.
Last year I shared this blog post on how Paintgun sets order in creative production “chaos” explaining how our weekly sprints work. And since then we have been receiving a lot more questions about our production, mainly asking about how we stay creative in such a structured and always repeating process. The hack that we use is simple but requires a very well-planned action plan. And here is how we do it:
Marketing is one of the few industries that is dominated by women (53.96% female representation) and yet this number shrinks when it comes to leadership roles. According to the Gender in Marketing Report compiled by axonn.co.uk, in 2015, females took up around 40% of the ‘manager’ and ‘head of’ roles around the world, while men were 2x as likely to be a director and 4x as likely to be a CEO or MD. Today these numbers have improved slightly in favor of women but the difference is still quite significant.
Apple’s new privacy updates are shifting the advertising industry into the long-waited privacy-first advertising and advertisers are getting ready for the apocalypse while trying to learn new nerdy terms such as the SKAdNetwork, ConversionValue, AppTrackingTransparency…
How tagging your ads might help you to identify the best creative persons in the team.
Do you remember these times when all marketers cared about campaign setup, bidding, and targeting? I do! It’s a mistake that is constantly made even by experienced marketers. These days when Facebook and other platforms like TikTok, Snapchat, or Pinterest have enough data to build a block of hard drives reaching to the moon (joking!) We all know that creativity is the most important factor in your campaigns. Also, as Naval Ravikant once said — it’s barely impossible to automate creativity.
The 7 principles to acquire customers faster and cheaper, to understand how to build the first truly global bank.
Use the visual language of the internet to grab attention and grow mobile acquisition, reach and influence for apps.
In this blog post, you’ll read how to drop CPA for your mobile app advertising — even when you are spending a couple of thousand dollars a month. It’s a real case study, based on our longstanding existing clients. Let’s start!
We all have a role to play in protecting our planet and the species that live on it. 7–4 Species is an initiative run by Paintgun.io. Each month we commit 7% of company revenue to helping the planet and the species that inhabit it. As part of the initiative, each month we donate £1000 to our favourite individuals or groups making a difference in this world. They take our camera and tell their story.
Paintgun.io partners with Canon, Invstr and Cleo with ad spend’s of +$1m under management. It has recently saved £300k for a Fintech app by dropping CPA with a whopping 40% in 8 weeks and finding a new baseline.