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What are the Benefits of Bringing My Business Online in 2020?

‘Why should I bring my business online?’ That’s a question that many business owners have been asking for years. 2020 has brought many challenges and online shopping has become a necessity with countries going in and out of lockdown and ‘non-essential’ outlets being forced to close. In Ireland, the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office show that only 32% of the 248,344 SMEs in the country can process a sale through a website or social media page. Developing an online presence has become essential in 2020. We have outlined […]

Marketing

Content Marketing for Sportsbooks

While some regions are tightening restrictions on the gaming industry, there’s no doubt that the sector is flourishing in other areas. No matter where you are based, it’s fair to say that online marketing plays a huge role in attracting customers to your sportsbook. PPC and affiliates are major acquisition channels in any bookmaker’s marketing plan but one area that often gets overlooked is SEO and in particular content marketing. Some of you may think these are the same thing under two different names. It’s important to note the differences. […]

Marketing

Using LinkedIn Ads for B2B Success

For the few that don’t know, LinkedIn is one of the largest social media platforms in the world with over 650 million users. It’s where ambitious graduates, professionals and industry experts go to network, share content and build their brand. On the whole it’s a great platform. You can chat and learn from others in your industry and take advantage of some of the free training courses on LinkedIn Learning. If you manage your company’s social accounts then you probably know how useful LinkedIn’s company page is. Just like your […]

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Here’s Why You Should Be Using Apple Search Ads

Apple Search Ads, also known as ASA, are the sponsored ads you see at the top of App Store results on iOS devices such as iPhones and iPads. If you have an app on Apple’s App Store then you should be using ASA. Just like other advertising platforms, advertisers can bid on relevant keywords to get your listing in the top (and only) position on the paid search results. Apple Search Ads were only originally available in the United States, but now Apple has made them available in 59 countries […]

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Top Marketing Tips for your Ecommerce Site

The Ecommerce industry is booming at the moment. Reports show remarkable growth on mobile and desktop through the first five months of 2020. While this boom may have been coming down the line at some stage, there is no doubt that the COVID-19 lockdown has expedited the process. It’s vitally important that retailers consider their online marketing strategy given the current situation we’re seeing worldwide. There is much that can be done, whether it’s developing a digital strategy from scratch or optimising your Google Shopping campaigns. We have come up […]

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WEBINAR | Casino & Poker PPC Strategy for Operators

We are hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 5th May at 4PM (IST). It’s a live event and you can ask questions for our speakers using the Q&A and chatbox function.   Topic: Casino & Poker PPC Strategy for Operators When: Tuesday 5th May 2020 Time: 4PM   We will share real world experience as well as some killer short cuts to improve your casino and poker paid search performance. You will learn how to increase revenue and return from your paid search channels. This webinar is for Marketing Managers […]

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WEBINAR | Digital Opportunities & How To Make Your Business Flourish During The Downturn

We are hosting a webinar on Thursday the 16th April titled 2020 Vision: Digital Opportunities & How To Make Your Business Flourish During The Downturn. The webinar will cover the current challenges faced by local businesses and opportunities for growth. Co-Founder Paddy Casey and Head of Digital Marketing Feargal Byrne will discuss the different marketing approaches you can take, what a successful campaign looks like and the supports available to you. You can register for the webinar by filling out the form below.  

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Esports Industry To Make Great Strides In 2020

The fourth part of our 2020 series takes a look at esports. Participation and viewing interest in esports grew massively in 2019 and that’s expected to continue into 2020.  According to Newzoo, total esports audience grew to 453.8 million globally in 2019. Source: Newzoo The growth of esports is fast becoming the envy of other sporting organisations, especially as it involves a key demographic for sports clubs, that elusive 14-25 market. Major sports are sitting up and taking notice on how esports platforms operate with the likes of Formula 1, […]

Advertising

Gaming Industry Trends for 2020: PPC

The second installment for our 2020 Gambling Trends Series of blogs and posts. This deck takes a look at the PPC world in 2020. What are the main trends to look out for? Audience Segmentation, Rising CPCs, Integration with Other Marketing Channels and of course the use of other advertising platforms like Reddit and Apple Search Ads are all high on the list of priorities. Slide Deck – PPC Gambling Trends 2020 Gambling Trends 2020 PPC from Mark O’Hare   Keep an eye out on our LinkedIn page for more […]

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How to use Apple Search Ads to Increase User Acquisition

Apple Search Ads (ASA) are sponsored ads that appear at the top of search results on the Apple App Store on iPhones and iPads. The Apple Search Ads platform is one of the newest and highest converting PPC channels available to marketers today. Mobile devices (e.g. iPhones and iPads) are the primary digital tools used by most of the population. 71% of overall digital time is being spent on mobile devices. There were 194 billion global app downloads in 2018, up 35% from 2016 (comScore). Worldwide consumer app spend in […]

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Gaming Industry Trends for 2020: SEO

SEO is about two things – rankings and visibility. The relevance of SEO has come under scrutiny in recent years but it’s making a comeback as a key part of marketing strategy, particularly in the gambling sector. SEO is more complex than ever. It’s no longer just about link-building and keeping your blog updated. There is a whole host of other factors that come into play. Page speed, UX, content relevancy and your branding efforts all have to be taken into account when optimising your website for search. We have […]

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NBA Announces Betting Partnership

The National Basketball Association has become the latest major American sports association to enter the gambling sector. They announced their partnership with William Hill in a press release last week. William Hill are one of the pioneers of legal sports betting in America, already operating in 10 states. Their partnership with the NBA gives them the right to use official NBA betting data and their sports book will be promoted across the NBA’s official social media channels and broadcasts. They have a similar partnership in place with the National Hockey […]