Posted by Jonathan Fusco, Account Director
Working with a lead-generation client, the business objective was to drive incremental revenue at an effective CPL (cost per lead) using contextually-targeted display ads. In addition, the leads were required to meet a level of quality that would deliver to a goal of long-term customer value.
Rather than using traditional keyword-targeted contextual advertising aimed at the product-level, Performics implemented a consumer-focused approach aimed at acquiring new customers by targeting sites with content related to the interests and hobbies most associated with the client's existing customers. This allowed for a broader reach and an increased likelihood to reach relevant consumers who shared affinities associated with the brand. In addition, Performics tracked view-through conversions to help identify leads delivered in search that were assisted by exposure to impressions in display advertising.
- 1-month effort drove an incremental lift of 10% in leads at a cost-per-lead 20% lower than goal
- In addition, display impressions from the contextually-targeted effort assisted in over 5% of search-driven leads
- Customers reached through contextual display targeting were over 30% more likely to be exposed to the brand for the first time, driving valuable new customers with long-term value
- Secondary conversion metrics showed new leads driven from this effort performed on-par with paid search in delivering lifetime value from new customers