Return On Investment

In finance, return is a profit on an investment. It comprises any change in value, and interest or dividends or other such cash flows which the investor receives from the investment.Ambiguously, return is also used to refer to a profit on an investment, expressed as a proportion of the amount invested. This is also called the holding period return.A loss instead of a profit is described as a negative return.Rate of return is a profit on an investment over a period of time, expressed as a proportion of the original investment. The time period is typically a year, in which case the rate of return is referred to as annual return.
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    …. You’ll want to be sure the tool can be configured in multiple languages to develop deeper relationships with global customers and that the interface is intuitive, easy to manage and offers the analytics you need. Plus, a simple but visually appealing way to show those analytics is a must (I’ve spent too much time formatting data in the past…

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  • Social Media Is Finally Growing Up

    … Until recently, social media platforms have needed to build and remain inside their walled gardens to avoid sharing their competitive intelligence. However, Facebook’s recent announcement that it would collaborate with third parties to verify its viewing metrics signifies the inevitable and long-awaited validation phase of social media…

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  • Analytics and Data Will Change Social Media in 2017

    … and for marketers like yourselves. The key to taking advantage of this will be in the tools. Businesses will invest more and more in social and, as such, the tools they use will need to be smarter, more integrated and easier to use. Robert Lang is CEO of social analytics provider Socialbakers. Image of crystal ball courtesy of Shutterstock. …

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  • 10 Digital Media and Marketing Predictions for 2017

    … experiences will draw from travel history, price trends, seasonality and more, with smarter travel apps tailoring each and every piece of your trip. And Perry says marketing tech will combine influencer authenticity with target precision: With improvements in influencer marketing tech, agencies will be able to hit precise target demographics, verticals…

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  • The Future of Digital Media: Visual Media and Niche Audiences (Report)

    … The landscape of social marketing and content creation is forever changing. This year, we’ve seen a boom in influencer marketing and a tighter focus on return on investment across the industry. Visual content, video-based marketing and the slow adoption of live video and virtual reality technology could also provide many more changes in 2017…

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  • Digital Media Buying Demystified (Infographic)

    … from vendors and there is a lack of transparency in media buy pricing. 42 percent had complaints about the inability to optimize their digital marketing. Overall, the market needs more transparency, because marketers have a hard time seeing real return on investment. Ad buying also can appear as unnecessarily complex, and its processes may be turning marketers away. For insights into solving these problems, view the infographic below. …

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  • Not Enough Agencies Tell Prospects to Take a Walk

    … One of my surprises in launching our agency 7 years ago was that I figured out the agency industry built more on relationships than it is the value of the services. I’d even go so far as to say it’s also largely contingent on benefits of the relationship as well. Has your client trusted you and have you been working with them for years? Well…

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  • Influencer Marketing Hit the Mainstream in 2016 (Report)

    … with the authentic brand content created by social media influencers, 77 percent cite brand/product engagement as key benefits and 56 percent report traffic to websites and landing pages as a key payoff. While one of the biggest challenges the survey participants anticipate in the coming year, the return on investment for influencer marketing…

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  • Smarter Marketing With a Data-Driven Technology Stack

    … At a strategic level, a social intelligence practice is built to provide valuable insights to marketers and, in turn, to drive smarter business decisions and business impact. It then stands to reason that your social listening data needs to be talking to, and integrated with, other parts of the business. A while back, I wrote a piece looking…

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  • Small Business Owners Aren’t Using Instagram (Survey)

    … Small and midsized businesses with fewer resources and smaller social marketing teams usually allocate their resources carefully, which likely means focusing on fewer sites with larger audiences. With less overhead for social campaigns, small businesses could be more agile and take more chances. Yet most seem reluctant to take a chance…

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  • 5 Signs of a Weak Social Media Campaign

    … for higher investments in digital marketing. While this shows a positive sign on the effectiveness of social media marketing and the fact that businesses are finally beginning to acknowledge the importance of social media in their marketing efforts, the pressure to prove return on investment in this channel ultimately mounts on marketers…

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