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10 Ways to Maximize Summer Metasearch Performance

This week marked the summer solstice and the official beginning of the summer season. For travel brands, however, the summer travel season has been in full swing for a couple of months now. Summer means increased ice cream sales, high cooling bills and most relevant to us–lots of travel. When […]

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Placement Optimization on Dynamic Ads for Travel

When it comes to Facebook advertising, where you place your ad can be as important as what your ad says. Placement optimization can boost performance when using campaign objectives such as website clicks, mobile app installs, and conversions. Since dynamic ads for travel (DAT) is still a relatively new solution, […]

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Winning Mobile Bookings in Metasearch – Revisited

About a year ago, we published a post outlining how to win mobile bookings. In this post, we will revisit some of the concepts we described in 2016 and update them to account for recent changes. Mobile has continued to be one of the largest segments of traffic on metasearch […]

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Comparing CPC vs CPA Cost Models

Over the past four years, we have had the pleasure of working with a broad range of advertisers. While the size, budget and campaign objectives vary between brands, there are a few common questions that all advertisers need to answer. One of the more prevalent being, which cost model should […]

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Understanding Price Competitiveness

It may sound like common sense that when searching for the perfect hotel, price matters, but the rate displayed by a hotel advertiser can have a larger impact than simply attracting a customer. In addition to making your ads more attractive to potential customers, being price competitive can lead to: […]

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5 Metasearch Campaign Obstacles and How to Overcome Them

The metasearch arena is a highly competitive marketplace for both well-established brands and brand new advertisers. While this tends to be universally true across most auction-based advertising environments, travel brands face some unique challenges in the metasearch space. In this post, we will walk through many of the biggest obstacles […]

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Price Accuracy: Demystified

The King of Ad Quality Of the ad quality metrics for Google Hotel Ads, price accuracy is king. Not only can poor price accuracy push your campaign’s positioning into terra incognita, it will also impact your CVR once users start landing on higher prices than they clicked. This is why […]

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4 Tips for Facebook’s Dynamic Ads for Travel

In our previous blog post, we highlighted the main differences between Dynamic Ads for Travel (DAT) and Dynamic Product Ads (DPA). Put simply, Dynamic Ads for Travel (DAT) is essentially Dynamic Product Ads (DPA), but designed specifically to support travel brands (boy, do we love acronyms.)

We have been running DAT campaigns from the earliest days of the program, and with participation steadily increasing, we figured this would be a good time for us to share some of the things that we’ve learned along the way.

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Quick & Easy Google Hotel Ads Optimizations

We’ve been very lucky to work with lots of smart partners over the last couple of years. In that time we’ve collected a handful of best practices that any Hotel Ads advertiser can implement. The four activities below only take a few minutes to put in place, but can each have a significant impact on your campaign performance by driving lower CPCs and higher volumes.

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