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  • 300x250An MPU is a display ad unit that is 300 pixels wide by 250 pixels tall. It is commonly called a...   Learn More >
  • 336x280What is a 336x280? The 336x280 is an ad unit that has been delisted by the IAB. It...   Learn More >
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  • 728x90A leaderboard is a display ad unit that is 728 pixels wide by 90 pixels tall. It is commonly...   Learn More >
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  • A2AAn acronym for Ask to Answer. On Quora users can request answers to questions from specific...   Learn More >
  • ABMAccount-Based Marketing (ABM) is a highly-tailored marketing strategy that targets a specific...   Learn More >
  • Above The FoldWhat does Above The Fold mean? Above The Fold in online advertising (or ATF) refers to the...   Learn More >
  • Above The LineWhat does Above The Line mean? Above The Line (or ATL) refers to conventional marketing...   Learn More >
  • ACCAACCA stands for Awareness, Comprehension, Conviction and Action and is a type of marketing...   Learn More >
  • Account-Based MarketingAccount-Based Marketing (ABM) is a highly-tailored marketing strategy that targets a specific...   Learn More >
  • Add To CartATC is short for a metric called "Add to Cart". This is where a user adds something to a cart on...   Learn More >
  • ads.txtAds.txt is a file that websites can upload which publicly declares which ad companies are...   Learn More >
  • Advertising-Based Video on DemandAVOD stands for Advertising-Based Video on Demand (I don't know why the B disappeared). It...   Learn More >
  • AEMFacebook's Aggregated Event Measurement Protocol is a change to how conversions are measured by...   Learn More >
  • Aggregated Event Measurement ProtocolFacebook's Aggregated Event Measurement Protocol is a change to how conversions are measured by...   Learn More >
  • AIDAAIDA is a type of sales or marketing funnel where you drive potential customers through four...   Learn More >
  • AIDASAIDAS is a variation of the original AIDA model, which is known as one of the hierarchy of...   Learn More >
  • AMAAMA stands for Ask Me Anything and is a form of question and answer session that originated on...   Learn More >
  • AOVThe average (mean) amount earned per order (in revenue). This is a helpful metric to make...   Learn More >
  • APIAn API is a way to connect two programs together. In digital marketing, APIs are often used to...   Learn More >
  • Application for Programming InterfaceAn API is a way to connect two programs together. In digital marketing, APIs are often used to...   Learn More >
  • ARAugmented Reality is a way of digitally adding more details to an image recorded on a camera in...   Learn More >
  • Ask Me AnythingAMA stands for Ask Me Anything and is a form of question and answer session that originated on...   Learn More >
  • Ask to AnswerAn acronym for Ask to Answer. On Quora users can request answers to questions from specific...   Learn More >
  • ATCATC is short for a metric called "Add to Cart". This is where a user adds something to a cart on...   Learn More >
  • ATFWhat does Above The Fold mean? Above The Fold in online advertising (or ATF) refers to the...   Learn More >
  • ATLWhat does Above The Line mean? Above The Line (or ATL) refers to conventional marketing...   Learn More >
  • Attention,Interest,Desire,ActionAIDA is a type of sales or marketing funnel where you drive potential customers through four...   Learn More >
  • Audible and Visible on CompleteAVOC stands for Audible and Visible on Complete. A metric measuring the number of video views...   Learn More >
  • Audience NetworkFacebook’s extended ad network of websites where it runs adverts. Similar to the Google Display...   Learn More >
  • Augmented RealityAugmented Reality is a way of digitally adding more details to an image recorded on a camera in...   Learn More >
  • Average Order ValueThe average (mean) amount earned per order (in revenue). This is a helpful metric to make...   Learn More >
  • AVOCAVOC stands for Audible and Visible on Complete. A metric measuring the number of video views...   Learn More >
  • AVODAVOD stands for Advertising-Based Video on Demand (I don't know why the B disappeared). It...   Learn More >
  • Awareness,Comprehension,Conviction and ActionACCA stands for Awareness, Comprehension, Conviction and Action and is a type of marketing...   Learn More >
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  • B2BB2B stands for Business to Business and refers to a business whose customers are other...   Learn More >
  • B2CB2C means Business to Consumer and refers to a business whose customers are the general public...   Learn More >
  • B2DB2D stands for Business to Developer marketing. B2D marketing is coming to the fore due to...   Learn More >
  • B2EB2E stands for Business to Employee marketing. This refers to all the internal marketing...   Learn More >
  • BAUBAU is any work that takes place as part of the standard functions of a business (and are not...   Learn More >
  • Below The FoldThe term Below The Fold (or BTF) means the space on a webpage that can only be seen once a user...   Learn More >
  • Below The LineBelow The Line (or BTL) refers to unconventional marketing, which in online advertising could...   Learn More >
  • BERTWhat Does BERT mean? BERT stands for Bidirectional Encoder Representations from...   Learn More >
  • BoFuIn digital marketing, BoFu means "Bottom of Funnel" and refers to content that drives...   Learn More >
  • Bottom of FunnelIn digital marketing, BoFu means "Bottom of Funnel" and refers to content that drives...   Learn More >
  • Bounce RateWhat does Bounce Rate mean? Bounce Rate is the percentage of users who visit a site but leave...   Learn More >
  • BRWhat does Bounce Rate mean? Bounce Rate is the percentage of users who visit a site but leave...   Learn More >
  • BTFThe term Below The Fold (or BTF) means the space on a webpage that can only be seen once a user...   Learn More >
  • BTLBelow the Line (or BTL) refers to unconventional marketing, which in online advertising could...   Learn More >
  • Business As UsualBAU is any work that takes place as part of the standard functions of a business (and are not...   Learn More >
  • Business to BusinessB2B stands for Business to Business and refers to a business whose customers are other...   Learn More >
  • Business to ConsumerB2C means Business to Consumer and refers to a business whose customers are the general public...   Learn More >
  • Business to DeveloperB2D stands for Business to Developer marketing. B2D marketing is coming to the fore due to...   Learn More >
  • Business to EmployeeB2E stands for Business to Employee marketing. This refers to all the internal marketing...   Learn More >
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  • C2CC2C stands for Customer-to-Customer. A business model where your customers buy and sell with...   Learn More >
  • CACThe amount it costs to gain a new customer (the total sales & marketing costs per customer...   Learn More >
  • Call To ActionCall To Action (or CTA) refers to sentences which direct a user to do something (such as "Buy...   Learn More >
  • Campaign Budget OptimizationCampaign Budget Optimization is a feature on Facebook Ads where you set the budget at campaign...   Learn More >
  • CAN-SPAMA national standard in the USA for sending emails, which legislates around SPAM emails and...   Learn More >
  • CAPICAPI is short for Conversion API. It is a cookie-less way to directly send conversion data to...   Learn More >
  • CaptchaA captcha is a way to distinguish human users from bots. As such a large part of internet use is...   Learn More >
  • Cascading Style SheetsCSS stands for Cascading Style Sheets and is a programming language used to make websites.
  • CASLLegislation around email marketing in Canada which requires express permission before emails are...   Learn More >
  • CBOCampaign Budget Optimization is a feature on Facebook Ads where you set the budget at campaign...   Learn More >
  • Click-ThroughCT is short for Click-Through. A rarely used acronym, which clever marketing folk think they...   Learn More >
  • Click-Through RateWhat does CTR mean? CTR stands for Click-Through Rate. It is the percentage of clicks on a link...   Learn More >
  • Click-To-Open RateCTOR is the acronym for Click-To-Open Rate. It is used to calculate the percentage of people who...   Learn More >
  • Client Side Ad InsertionCSAI is when a streaming device (such as a smart TV, gaming console, or streaming USB stick)...   Learn More >
  • CLSCumulative Layout Shift is one of Google’s Core Web Vital metrics, which is to be used as a...   Learn More >
  • CMPA Consent Management Platform (CMP) is how websites track and record whether people have given...   Learn More >
  • CMSCMS stands for Content Management System. It refers to any program that is used to manage a...   Learn More >
  • Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans ApartA captcha is a way to distinguish human users from bots. As such a large part of internet use is...   Learn More >
  • Connected TVAny time video is streamed to a big screen (eg a smart TV). This term is useful in...   Learn More >
  • Consent Management PlatformA Consent Management Platform (CMP) is how websites track and record whether people have given...   Learn More >
  • Content Management SystemCMS stands for Content Management System. It refers to any program that is used to manage a...   Learn More >
  • Content Optimisation SystemA Content Optimisation System (COS) is a platform that optimises content for individual...   Learn More >
  • Conversion Rate OptimisationConversion Rate Optimisation is the process of working to increase the speed (or likelihood) of...   Learn More >
  • COPECOPE is an acronym that stands for Create Once, Publish Everywhere. It is a strategy to...   Learn More >
  • Core Web VitalsCore Web Vitals are a set of metrics introduced by Google in 2019 that were meant to become...   Learn More >
  • COSA Content Optimisation System (COS) is a platform that optimises content for individual...   Learn More >
  • Cost Per AcquisitionWhat does CPA mean? The CPA price is the amount that gets paid when an ad leads to a sale (or...   Learn More >
  • Cost Per ClickWhat does CPC mean? The Cost Per Click price is the amount paid every time a user clicks on an...   Learn More >
  • Cost Per Completed ViewCost Per Completed View. This is a metric used for video advertising. It is not that common as...   Learn More >
  • Cost Per DayWhat does CPD mean? The CPD price is the amount that gets paid for every day that an ad is on a...   Learn More >
  • Cost Per EngagementWhat does CPE mean? CPE stands for Cost Per Engagement. The CPE price is the price that gets...   Learn More >
  • Cost Per InstallWhat does CPI mean? The CPI price is the amount paid per installation of an app on a...   Learn More >
  • Cost Per LeadWhat does CPL mean? The CPL price means that every time the advertiser gets a lead (a potential...   Learn More >
  • Cost Per ThousandWhat does CPM mean? CPM is an ad pricing model used to buy advertising space, most commonly for...   Learn More >
  • Cost Per ViewWhat does Cost Per View mean? CPV means the price that gets paid when a video ad is played. In...   Learn More >
  • Cost Per Viewable ThousandWhat Does CPvM Mean? Also known as vCPM and CPMv. CPvM advertising is where the CPvM price is...   Learn More >
  • CPAWhat does CPA mean? The CPA price is the amount that gets paid when an ad leads to a sale (or...   Learn More >
  • CPCWhat does CPC mean? The Cost Per Click price is the amount paid every time a user clicks on an...   Learn More >
  • CPCVCost Per Completed View. This is a metric used for video advertising. It is not that common as...   Learn More >
  • CPDWhat does CPD mean? The CPD price is the amount that gets paid for every day that an ad is on a...   Learn More >
  • CPEWhat does CPE mean? CPE stands for Cost Per Engagement. The CPE price is the price that gets...   Learn More >
  • CPIWhat does CPI mean? The CPI price is the amount paid per installation of an app on a...   Learn More >
  • CPLWhat does CPL mean? The CPL price means that every time the advertiser gets a lead (a potential...   Learn More >
  • CPMWhat does CPM mean? CPM is an ad pricing model used to buy advertising space, most commonly for...   Learn More >
  • CPVWhat does Cost Per View mean? CPV means the price that gets paid when a video ad is played. In...   Learn More >
  • CPvMWhat Does CPvM Mean? Also known as vCPM and CPMv. CPvM advertising is where the CPvM price is...   Learn More >
  • Create Once, Publish EverywhereCOPE is an acronym that stands for Create Once, Publish Everywhere. It is a strategy to...   Learn More >
  • CRMCRM stands for Customer Relationship Management. A tool or platform that helps manages a...   Learn More >
  • CROConversion Rate Optimisation is the process of working to increase the speed (or likelihood) of...   Learn More >
  • CSAICSAI is when a streaming device (such as a smart TV, gaming console, or streaming USB stick)...   Learn More >
  • CSSCSS stands for Cascading Style Sheets and is a programming language used to make websites.
  • CTCT is short for Click-Through. A rarely used acronym, which clever marketing folk think they...   Learn More >
  • CTACall To Action (or CTA) refers to sentences which direct a user to do something (such as "Buy...   Learn More >
  • CTORCTOR is the acronym for Click-To-Open Rate. It is used to calculate the percentage of people who...   Learn More >
  • CTRWhat does CTR mean? CTR stands for Click-Through Rate. It is the percentage of clicks on a link...   Learn More >
  • CTVAny time video is streamed to a big screen (eg a smart TV). This term is useful in...   Learn More >
  • Cumulative Layout ShiftCumulative Layout Shift is one of Google’s Core Web Vital metrics, which is to be used as a...   Learn More >
  • Customer Acquisition CostThe amount it costs to gain a new customer (the total sales & marketing costs per customer...   Learn More >
  • Customer Relationship ManagementCRM stands for Customer Relationship Management. A tool or platform that helps manages a...   Learn More >
  • Customer-to-CustomerC2C stands for Customer-to-Customer. A business model where your customers buy and sell with...   Learn More >
  • CWVCore Web Vitals are a set of metrics introduced by Google in 2019 that were meant to become...   Learn More >
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  • DAGMARDAGMAR stands for "defining advertising goals for measured advertising results". While it was...   Learn More >
  • Dart For PublishersDFP stands for DART for Publishers and was Google's Ad Server. There was a version for large ad...   Learn More >
  • Data Management PlatformA way to combine data from multiple sources to analyze and segment it. These are becoming...   Learn More >
  • DCNDigital Content Next (DCN) is the new name for the OPA. A non-profit trade association for the...   Learn More >
  • Demand Side PlatformA DSP (or Demand Side Platform) is a type of RTB Ad Network in which Ad Agencies input how much...   Learn More >
  • DFPDFP stands for DART for Publishers and was Google's Ad Server. There was a version for large ad...   Learn More >
  • Digital Content NextDigital Content Next (DCN) is the new name for the OPA. A non-profit trade association for the...   Learn More >
  • Direct MailA type of marketing where a letter or piece of promotional material is sent through the post...   Learn More >
  • Direct MessageAn internal message on a social network (such as Twitter). Often abbreviated to DM, it is now...   Learn More >
  • Direct-to-ConsumerDTC stands for Direct-to-Consumer. A type of business that markets & sells directly to its...   Learn More >
  • DMAn internal message on a social network (such as Twitter). Often abbreviated to DM, it is now...   Learn More >
  • DMPA way to combine data from multiple sources to analyze and segment it. These are becoming...   Learn More >
  • DSPA DSP (or Demand Side Platform) is a type of RTB Ad Network in which Ad Agencies input how much...   Learn More >
  • DTCDTC stands for Direct-to-Consumer. A type of business that markets & sells directly to its...   Learn More >
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  • E-A-TE-A-T stands for Expertise, Authoritativeness and Trustworthiness. It is a concept that Google's...   Learn More >
  • EARLA metric on Facebook Ads which uses surveys to see whether people remember seeing an ad within...   Learn More >
  • Earnings Per Thousand VisitorsEarnings Per Thousand Visitors. A metric that captures the value of each visit to a site, rather...   Learn More >
  • EASAEASA stands for European Advertising Standards Alliance which is a self-regulatory body for...   Learn More >
  • ECPCIn Google Ads, ECPC stands for Enhanced Cost Per Click and is a setting where clicks are...   Learn More >
  • eCPEEffective Cost Per Engagement. This term is used when a cost per engagement is being calculated...   Learn More >
  • eCPMeCPM is like the cost per kilo of online advertising pricing. It is effectively what you would...   Learn More >
  • Effective Cost Per EngagementEffective Cost Per Engagement. This term is used when a cost per engagement is being calculated...   Learn More >
  • Effective Cost Per ThousandeCPM is like the cost per kilo of online advertising pricing. It is effectively what you would...   Learn More >
  • Email Service ProviderIn marketing, an Email Service Provider (or ESP) is a company that offers email marketing...   Learn More >
  • End of WeekEOW stands for End of Week. It is a common ad hoc deadline set in many types of business ("Can I...   Learn More >
  • Enhanced Cost Per ClickIn Google Ads, ECPC stands for Enhanced Cost Per Click and is a setting where clicks are...   Learn More >
  • Enhanced Tracking ProtectionThe way in which Firefox blocks all third-party cookies automatically, making analytics and...   Learn More >
  • EOWEOW stands for End of Week. It is a common ad hoc deadline set in many types of business ("Can I...   Learn More >
  • EPMVEarnings Per Thousand Visitors. A metric that captures the value of each visit to a site, rather...   Learn More >
  • ESPIn marketing, an Email Service Provider (or ESP) is a company that offers email marketing...   Learn More >
  • Estimated Ad Recall LiftA metric on Facebook Ads which uses surveys to see whether people remember seeing an ad within...   Learn More >
  • ETPThe way in which Firefox blocks all third-party cookies automatically, making analytics and...   Learn More >
  • European Advertising Standards AllianceEASA stands for European Advertising Standards Alliance which is a self-regulatory body for...   Learn More >
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  • FacebookA social networking site, where users can post updates in their timeline which include text,...   Learn More >
  • FANFacebook’s extended ad network of websites where it runs adverts. Similar to the Google Display...   Learn More >
  • FAQsFAQs stands for Frequently Asked Questions. It is a section added to most websites to improve...   Learn More >
  • Fast Moving Consumer GoodsFMCG stands for Fast Moving Consumer Goods, and basically means anything you would buy in a big...   Learn More >
  • FBA social networking site, where users can post updates in their timeline which include text,...   Learn More >
  • FCWhat is a Frequency Cap? A frequency cap is a limit to the number of times each user sees an...   Learn More >
  • Fear Of Missing OutAn acronym that stands for Fear Of Missing Out, which refers to the idea that people always...   Learn More >
  • Federated Learning of CohortsFLoC was a way of tracking people for advertising purposes (both targeting and conversion...   Learn More >
  • FFFirefox is made by Mozilla and is one of the most popular web browsers.
  • FIDFirst Input Delay is one of Google's Core Web Vital metrics, which is to be used as a ranking...   Learn More >
  • FirefoxFirefox is made by Mozilla and is one of the most popular web browsers.
  • First Input DelayFirst Input Delay is one of Google's Core Web Vital metrics, which is to be used as a ranking...   Learn More >
  • FLoCFLoC was a way of tracking people for advertising purposes (both targeting and conversion...   Learn More >
  • FMCGFMCG stands for Fast Moving Consumer Goods, and basically means anything you would buy in a big...   Learn More >
  • Follow FridayAn old tradition on Twitter where people would suggest interesting accounts to follow (these...   Learn More >
  • FOMOAn acronym that stands for Fear Of Missing Out, which refers to the idea that people always...   Learn More >
  • Frequency CapWhat is a Frequency Cap? A frequency cap is a limit to the number of times each user sees an...   Learn More >
  • Frequently Asked QuestionsFAQs stands for Frequently Asked Questions. It is a section added to most websites to improve...   Learn More >
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  • GAGoogle Analytics is one of the most commonly used providers of web statistics. It's free and...   Learn More >
  • GA4Google Analytics 4. This was previously known as Web + App but is now intended as a replacement...   Learn More >
  • GAMGoogle Ad Manager is Google's ad serving platform. Through GAM websites can add different ad...   Learn More >
  • GBPThe new name for Google My Business. Google Business Profile is a way of managing how your...   Learn More >
  • GDPRGDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation. It is the updated legal framework in the EU...   Learn More >
  • General Data Protection RegulationGDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation. It is the updated legal framework in the EU...   Learn More >
  • GifA type of image file, which can be animated. Gif is an acronym that stands for graphic...   Learn More >
  • GMBGoogle My Business is a business listing directory. Information such as opening times, location,...   Learn More >
  • Google Ad ManagerGoogle Ad Manager is Google's ad serving platform. Through GAM websites can add different ad...   Learn More >
  • Google AnalyticsGoogle Analytics is one of the most commonly used providers of web statistics. It's free and...   Learn More >
  • Google Analytics 4Google Analytics 4. This was previously known as Web + App but is now intended as a replacement...   Learn More >
  • Google Business ProfileThe new name for Google My Business. Google Business Profile is a way of managing how your...   Learn More >
  • Google My BusinessGoogle My Business is a business listing directory. Information such as opening times, location,...   Learn More >
  • Google Tag ManagerGoogle Tag Manager is an efficient way of dynamically managing tagging on a website from Google....   Learn More >
  • Graphic Interchange FormatA type of image file, which can be animated. Gif is an acronym that stands for graphic...   Learn More >
  • GTMGoogle Tag Manager is an efficient way of dynamically managing tagging on a website from Google....   Learn More >
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  • HAROAn acronym meaning Help A Report Out. HARO is a website that helps reporters find expert sources...   Learn More >
  • Help A Reporter OutAn acronym meaning Help A Report Out. HARO is a website that helps reporters find expert sources...   Learn More >
  • HomepageThe front page of a website (where you go when you type in the URL). Occasionally abbreviated to HP.
  • Homepage TakeoverWhat is a Homepage Takeover? A Homepage Takeover is a type of roadblock in which the Homepage...   Learn More >
  • HPThe front page of a website (where you go when you type in the URL). Occasionally abbreviated to HP.
  • HPTOWhat is a Homepage Takeover? A Homepage Takeover is a type of roadblock in which the Homepage...   Learn More >
  • HTMLHTML is the name of the code webpages are written in. Although there are other types of code...   Learn More >
  • Hyper Text Markup LanguageHTML is the name of the code webpages are written in. Although there are other types of code...   Learn More >
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  • IABIAB stands for the Interactive Advertising Bureau (or Internet Advertising Bureau in the UK)....   Learn More >
  • Identifier for AdvertisersApple's way of allowing advertisers to transmit data to third parties of users who opt-in.
  • IDFAApple's way of allowing advertisers to transmit data to third parties of users who opt-in.
  • IEMade by Microsoft, Internet Explorer is one of the oldest browsers available. It has now been...   Learn More >
  • IGInstagram is a free photo and video sharing social network, created in 2010 and acquired in 2012...   Learn More >
  • Insertion OrderAn IO is an Insertion Order which in online advertising is the contract that provides the...   Learn More >
  • InstagramInstagram is a free photo and video sharing social network, created in 2010 and acquired in 2012...   Learn More >
  • Install RateWhat is an Install Rate? The Install Rate of an ad campaign means how many clicks on an ad it...   Learn More >
  • Internet Advertising BureauIAB stands for the Interactive Advertising Bureau (or Internet Advertising Bureau in the UK)....   Learn More >
  • Internet ExplorerMade by Microsoft, Internet Explorer is one of the oldest browsers available. It has now been...   Learn More >
  • IOAn IO is an Insertion Order which in online advertising is the contract that provides the...   Learn More >
  • IRWhat is an Install Rate? The Install Rate of an ad campaign means how many clicks on an ad it...   Learn More >
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  • JavaScriptJavaScript is a type of code used for programming on the web. It is one of the three main types...   Learn More >
  • JICWEBSJICWEBS stands for "The Joint Industry Committee for Web Standards" and was a regulatory body...   Learn More >
  • Joint Photographic Experts Groupjpg is the file extension abbreviation of a JPEG image file. JPEG stands for Joint Photographic...   Learn More >
  • jpgjpg is the file extension abbreviation of a JPEG image file. JPEG stands for Joint Photographic...   Learn More >
  • jsJavaScript is a type of code used for programming on the web. It is one of the three main types...   Learn More >
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  • Key Performance IndicatorKPI stands for Key Performance Indicator (or sometimes Key Point Indicator) and simply means the...   Learn More >
  • KISSAn acronym standing for Keep It Simple Stupid. KISS is a sort of pseudo-ethos that advocates for...   Learn More >
  • KPIKPI stands for Key Performance Indicator (or sometimes Key Point Indicator) and simply means the...   Learn More >
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  • LALOften referred to as LALs,a lookalike audience is a targetable audience that Facebook generates...   Learn More >
  • Largest Contentful PaintLargest Contentful Paint is one of Google's three Core Web Vital metrics. It is a type of page...   Learn More >
  • LCPLargest Contentful Paint is one of Google's three Core Web Vital metrics. It is a type of page...   Learn More >
  • LeaderboardA leaderboard is a display ad unit that is 728 pixels wide by 90 pixels tall. It is commonly...   Learn More >
  • LILinkedIn is a social network founded in 2003, now owned by Microsoft. It focuses on connecting...   Learn More >
  • Lifetime ValueLTV (often called Customer Lifetime Value - CLTV or CLV) is an attempt at predicting the amount...   Learn More >
  • LinkedInLinkedIn is a social network founded in 2003, now owned by Microsoft. It focuses on connecting...   Learn More >
  • Lookalike AudienceOften referred to as LALs,a lookalike audience is a targetable audience that Facebook generates...   Learn More >
  • LRECWhat is a 336x280? The 336x280 is an ad unit that has been delisted by the IAB. It...   Learn More >
  • LSI KeywordsPossibly the most controversial topic in SEO. LSI stands for Latent Semantic Intent keywords,and...   Learn More >
  • LTVLTV (often called Customer Lifetime Value - CLTV or CLV) is an attempt at predicting the amount...   Learn More >
  • LTV:CACThe ratio of lifetime value to customer acquisition cost. This is a way of measuring whether the...   Learn More >
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  • Made for AdvertisingMade for Advertising Sites. Low quality websites that focus typically focus on a niche,and which...   Learn More >
  • Make GoodA make good (or MG) is when a website/ad network under-delivers on an ad campaign, so provides...   Learn More >
  • MAUA metric that social networks use to describe how many people are using their site. The point of...   Learn More >
  • MCMMultiple Customer Management is the way in which ad networks can manage the Google Ad Exchange...   Learn More >
  • Media Efficiency RatioMER stands for Media Efficient Ratio. MER is a metric that shows you how much you get back from...   Learn More >
  • MERMER stands for Media Efficient Ratio. MER is a metric that shows you how much you get back from...   Learn More >
  • MFA SitesMade for Advertising Sites. Low quality websites that focus typically focus on a niche,and which...   Learn More >
  • MGA make good (or MG) is when a website/ad network under-delivers on an ad campaign, so provides...   Learn More >
  • MicrosoftA technology company founded by Bill Gates. Microsoft makes a wide variety of the software...   Learn More >
  • Middle of FunnelIn digital marketing MoFu means "Middle of Funnel" and refers to content that draws people...   Learn More >
  • Modified TweetA modified tweet (or MT) is a form of retweet on Twitter, in which changes have been made (often...   Learn More >
  • MoFuIn digital marketing MoFu means "Middle of Funnel" and refers to content that draws people...   Learn More >
  • MoMMonth-on-Month (or MoM) means comparing data from one month to the previous month. For example,...   Learn More >
  • Month To DateAn acronym for Month To Date. This is a way of filtering data by only considering the current...   Learn More >
  • Month-on-MonthMonth-on-Month (or MoM) means comparing data from one month to the previous month. For example,...   Learn More >
  • Monthly Active UsersA metric that social networks use to describe how many people are using their site. The point of...   Learn More >
  • Monthly Recurring RevenueMRR stands for Monthly Recurring Revenue. The predictable amount of revenue a business receives...   Learn More >
  • MPUAn MPU is a display ad unit that is 300 pixels wide by 250 pixels tall. It is commonly called a...   Learn More >
  • MRRMRR stands for Monthly Recurring Revenue. The predictable amount of revenue a business receives...   Learn More >
  • MSA technology company founded by Bill Gates. Microsoft makes a wide variety of the software...   Learn More >
  • MTA modified tweet (or MT) is a form of retweet on Twitter, in which changes have been made (often...   Learn More >
  • MTDAn acronym for Month To Date. This is a way of filtering data by only considering the current...   Learn More >
  • Multiple Customer ManagementMultiple Customer Management is the way in which ad networks can manage the Google Ad Exchange...   Learn More >
  • Multivariant TestingTesting multiple changes at once to work out which combination is better. This can be used in...   Learn More >
  • MVTTesting multiple changes at once to work out which combination is better. This can be used in...   Learn More >
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  • nCPANew Cost Per Acquisition. The amount it costs for sales (or actions) from new customers. A...   Learn More >
  • Net Promoter ScoreNet Promoter Score is a way of measuring how likely your audience is to recommend you. It...   Learn More >
  • New Cost Per AcquisitionNew Cost Per Acquisition. The amount it costs for sales (or actions) from new customers. A...   Learn More >
  • NFTA unique identifier for a digital good. NFTs utilise blockchain technology to make it possible...   Learn More >
  • NHTWhat is Non-Human Traffic? Non-Human Traffic (or NHT) is a type of traffic made up of any...   Learn More >
  • Non-Fungible TokenA unique identifier for a digital good. NFTs utilise blockchain technology to make it possible...   Learn More >
  • Non-Human TrafficWhat is Non-Human Traffic? Non-Human Traffic (or NHT) is a type of traffic made up of any...   Learn More >
  • NPSNet Promoter Score is a way of measuring how likely your audience is to recommend you. It...   Learn More >
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  • Online Publishers AssociationNow known as Digital Content Next (DCN), the OPA is a trade association of websites with a...   Learn More >
  • OPANow known as Digital Content Next (DCN), the OPA is a trade association of websites with a...   Learn More >
  • Open RateOpen Rate is the percentage of people who were sent an email who opened it. It is one of the...   Learn More >
  • Operating SystemAn acronym for Operating System. It can be useful to target different ads to different operating...   Learn More >
  • Opportunity To SeeIt is traditionally thought that an ad/marketing message needs to be seen around 5 times before...   Learn More >
  • OSAn acronym for Operating System. It can be useful to target different ads to different operating...   Learn More >
  • OTSIt is traditionally thought that an ad/marketing message needs to be seen around 5 times before...   Learn More >
  • OTTOTT refers to content that is streamed via streaming services.
  • Over The TopOTT refers to content that is streamed via streaming services.
  • p

  • PAA type of advertising where an algorithm is used to decide which ads are placed in which...   Learn More >
  • PAAA Google search feature that includes questions (and answers) relevant to the search used. In...   Learn More >
  • Pay Per ClickPay Per Click (or PPC) is another way to say CPC (which stands for Cost Per Click). It is a type...   Learn More >
  • PECRAn acronym for Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulation, PECR is an EU regulation around...   Learn More >
  • People Also AskA Google search feature that includes questions (and answers) relevant to the search used. In...   Learn More >
  • Performance MaxCommonly referred to as PMax. A type of Google Ads campaign where everything is automatically...   Learn More >
  • PMAXCommonly referred to as PMax. A type of Google Ads campaign where everything is automatically...   Learn More >
  • PNGA png is a type of image file (with the file extension .png). It is one of the best types of...   Learn More >
  • Portable Network GraphicsA png is a type of image file (with the file extension .png). It is one of the best types of...   Learn More >
  • PPCPay Per Click (or PPC) is another way to say CPC (which stands for Cost Per Click). It is a type...   Learn More >
  • PRPublic Relations (or PR) is the process by which a company tries to manage its image or...   Learn More >
  • ProgrammaticA type of advertising where an algorithm is used to decide which ads are placed in which...   Learn More >
  • PSAIn digital marketing, PSA stands for Public Service Ad, which is an ad for a charity or other...   Learn More >
  • Public RelationsPublic Relations (or PR) is the process by which a company tries to manage its image or...   Learn More >
  • Public Service AdIn digital marketing, PSA stands for Public Service Ad, which is an ad for a charity or other...   Learn More >
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  • Q1Q1 is short for Quarter 1 and is a term used to describe the first quarter of the year, which...   Learn More >
  • Q2Q2 is short for Quarter 2 and is a term used to describe the second quarter of the year, which...   Learn More >
  • Q3Q3 is short for Quarter 3 and is a term used to describe the third quarter of the year, which...   Learn More >
  • Q4Q4 is short for Quarter 4 and is a term used to describe the fourth quarter of the year, which...   Learn More >
  • QOQQuarter-on-Quarter (or QOQ) means comparing data from one quarter to the previous quarter. A...   Learn More >
  • QPSQueries Per Second (QPS) is the number of times a request is sent to a server per second. With...   Learn More >
  • QR CodeA QR code is a set of pixels that can be read by an app, usually used to direct users to a...   Learn More >
  • QRGA guide provided to Google's army of Search Quality Raters. Search Quality Raters are tasked...   Learn More >
  • QTA quote tweet is a term on Twitter for when you retweet the URL to a tweet and add a comment....   Learn More >
  • Quality Raters GuideThe Quality Raters Guide is a document that provides guidelines for human evaluators who are...   Learn More >
  • Quality Raters GuidelinesA guide provided to Google's army of Search Quality Raters. Search Quality Raters are tasked...   Learn More >
  • Quarter 1Q1 is short for Quarter 1 and is a term used to describe the first quarter of the year, which...   Learn More >
  • Quarter 2Q2 is short for Quarter 2 and is a term used to describe the second quarter of the year, which...   Learn More >
  • Quarter 3Q3 is short for Quarter 3 and is a term used to describe the third quarter of the year, which...   Learn More >
  • Quarter 4Q4 is short for Quarter 4 and is a term used to describe the fourth quarter of the year, which...   Learn More >
  • Quarter-on-QuarterQuarter-on-Quarter (or QOQ) means comparing data from one quarter to the previous quarter. A...   Learn More >
  • Queries Per SecondQueries Per Second (QPS) is the number of times a request is sent to a server per second. With...   Learn More >
  • Quick Response CodeA QR code is a set of pixels that can be read by an app, usually used to direct users to a...   Learn More >
  • Quote TweetA quote tweet is a term on Twitter for when you retweet the URL to a tweet and add a comment....   Learn More >
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  • Real Time BiddingRTB stands for Real-Time Bidding. It's a system where publishers set the minimum CPM they...   Learn More >
  • Real Time Bidding PlatformRTB Platform is short for Real-Time Bidding Platform and is a type of company that uses...   Learn More >
  • Response RateWhat is a Response Rate? Response Rate is a term often used for surveys and email marketing but...   Learn More >
  • Rest of WorldRoW means Rest of World in online advertising and is shorthand for when ads are being...   Learn More >
  • Return On InvestmentWhat is an ROI? ROI stands for Return on Investment and means the amount of money you get back...   Learn More >
  • RetweetRT stands for 'retweet' in social media. A retweet on Twitter is when a user posts something...   Learn More >
  • Revenue Per Thousand What does RPM mean? In digital marketing, the RPM price means that every time something...   Learn More >
  • RFPAn acronym standing for Request For Proposal. This is what is put out when an organisation is...   Learn More >
  • Rich MediaRich Media just means ads that are more than just simple images, or animated gifs. Occasionally...   Learn More >
  • RLSAAn acronym standing for Retargeting List for Search Ads. It is a feature in Google Ads to target...   Learn More >
  • RMRich Media just means ads that are more than just simple images, or animated gifs. Occasionally...   Learn More >
  • RoCRoC is short for Run of Channel, which means when a set of ads are booked to run anywhere within...   Learn More >
  • ROIWhat is an ROI? ROI stands for Return on Investment and means the amount of money you get back...   Learn More >
  • RoNRoN is short for Run of Network, and means when a set of ads are booked with an Advertising...   Learn More >
  • RoSRoS is short for Run of Site and means when a set of ads are booked to run anywhere on a site.
  • RoWRoW means Rest of World in online advertising and is shorthand for when ads are being...   Learn More >
  • RPM What does RPM mean? In digital marketing, the RPM price means that every time something...   Learn More >
  • RRWhat is a Response Rate? Response Rate is a term often used for surveys and email marketing but...   Learn More >
  • RTRT stands for 'retweet' in social media. A retweet on Twitter is when a user posts something...   Learn More >
  • RTBRTB stands for Real-Time Bidding. It's a system where publishers set the minimum CPM they...   Learn More >
  • RTB PlatformRTB Platform is short for Real-Time Bidding Platform and is a type of company that uses...   Learn More >
  • Run of ChannelRoC is short for Run of Channel, which means when a set of ads are booked to run anywhere within...   Learn More >
  • Run of NetworkRoN is short for Run of Network, and means when a set of ads are booked with an Advertising...   Learn More >
  • Run of SiteRoS is short for Run of Site and means when a set of ads are booked to run anywhere on a site.
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  • SaaSA business model where users are charged a subscription fee for using software as opposed to a...   Learn More >
  • SEASEA is a rarely used acronym that stands for Search Engine Advertising. It is generally referred...   Learn More >
  • Search Engine AdvertisingSEA is a rarely used acronym that stands for Search Engine Advertising. It is generally referred...   Learn More >
  • Search Engine MarketingSearch Engine Marketing (or SEM) is a type of marketing where you focus on improving the...   Learn More >
  • Search Engine OptimisationSEO stands for Search Engine Optimisation and is the process of improving where your webpages...   Learn More >
  • Search Engine Results PageSERP stands for Search Engine Results Page. A SERP is a webpage loaded by a search engine in...   Learn More >
  • Search Query ReportA report in Paid Search platforms which tells you the actual search terms which your ads showed...   Learn More >
  • SEMSearch Engine Marketing (or SEM) is a type of marketing where you focus on improving the...   Learn More >
  • SEOSEO stands for Search Engine Optimisation and is the process of improving where your webpages...   Learn More >
  • SERPSERP stands for Search Engine Results Page. A SERP is a webpage loaded by a search engine in...   Learn More >
  • Server-Side Ad InsertionWhen an ad-supported streaming service inserts ads before sending the stream to a device. This...   Learn More >
  • Share of VoiceShare of Voice (or SOV) is a metric used to show what percentage of marketing messages on a...   Learn More >
  • Single Keyword Ad GroupsAKA SKAGs. An Ad Group on a paid search platform which only targets a single exact match...   Learn More >
  • SKAGsAKA SKAGs. An Ad Group on a paid search platform which only targets a single exact match...   Learn More >
  • SMSocial Media refers to websites entirely made up of user-generated content, in which users can...   Learn More >
  • Small BusinessAKA SME (Small To Medium Enterprise) or SMB (Small to Medium Business). Official definitions...   Learn More >
  • SMMSocial Media Marketing (or SMM) is the blanket term for any type of marketing using social...   Learn More >
  • SMOSocial Media Optimisation (or SMO) refers to any activity which is aimed at improving results...   Learn More >
  • Social MediaSocial Media refers to websites entirely made up of user-generated content, in which users can...   Learn More >
  • Social Media MarketingSocial Media Marketing (or SMM) is the blanket term for any type of marketing using social...   Learn More >
  • Social Media OptimisationSocial Media Optimisation (or SMO) refers to any activity which is aimed at improving results...   Learn More >
  • Software as a ServiceA business model where users are charged a subscription fee for using software as opposed to a...   Learn More >
  • SoLoMoShort for Social, Local, Mobile, SoLoMo is a marketing mindset that seeks to integrate three...   Learn More >
  • SOVShare of Voice (or SOV) is a metric used to show what percentage of marketing messages on a...   Learn More >
  • SPSP stands for Sponsored Post and means a social media post has been paid for by an advertiser....   Learn More >
  • Sponsored PostSP stands for Sponsored Post and means a social media post has been paid for by an advertiser....   Learn More >
  • SQRA report in Paid Search platforms which tells you the actual search terms which your ads showed...   Learn More >
  • SSAIWhen an ad-supported streaming service inserts ads before sending the stream to a device. This...   Learn More >
  • SSL CertificateAn SSL Certificate is a digital key that creates a secure connection between a website and a...   Learn More >
  • SSPSSP stands for Supply Side Platform and is a type of RTB Ad Network in which publishers place...   Learn More >
  • Subscription Video On DemandSubscription Video On Demand (eg Netflix, Disney+ etc). These are streaming services which don't...   Learn More >
  • Supply Side PlatformSSP stands for Supply Side Platform and is a type of RTB Ad Network in which publishers place...   Learn More >
  • SVODSubscription Video On Demand (eg Netflix, Disney+ etc). These are streaming services which don't...   Learn More >
  • SWOTAn acronym standing for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats. SWOT is used to start...   Learn More >
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  • Tagged Image File FormatA TIFF is a type of image file (.TIFF is the file extension). TIFF stands for Tagged Image File...   Learn More >
  • TCFTransparency & Consent Framework. A way to gather consent from users to be shown online...   Learn More >
  • The Joint Industry Committee for Web StandardsJICWEBS stands for "The Joint Industry Committee for Web Standards" and was a regulatory body...   Learn More >
  • TIFFA TIFF is a type of image file (.TIFF is the file extension). TIFF stands for Tagged Image File...   Learn More >
  • Time to InteractiveA measurement of how long it takes for a webpage to become interactive after it starts to load....   Learn More >
  • TINAA non-profit organisation devoted to protecting consumers against false or deceptive...   Learn More >
  • TLDTLD stands for Top-Level Domain. Top-Level Domain refers to the most important part (rightmost)...   Learn More >
  • ToFuIn digital marketing, ToFu means "Top of Funnel" and refers to the first real contact someone...   Learn More >
  • Top of FunnelIn digital marketing, ToFu means "Top of Funnel" and refers to the first real contact someone...   Learn More >
  • Top-Level DomainTLD stands for Top-Level Domain. Top-Level Domain refers to the most important part (rightmost)...   Learn More >
  • Transparency & Consent Framework.Transparency & Consent Framework. A way to gather consent from users to be shown online...   Learn More >
  • Trigger WarningA “trigger warning” (often abbreviated to TW) is a notice at the start of a piece of content...   Learn More >
  • Truth In AdvertisingA non-profit organisation devoted to protecting consumers against false or deceptive...   Learn More >
  • TTIA measurement of how long it takes for a webpage to become interactive after it starts to load....   Learn More >
  • TWA “trigger warning” (often abbreviated to TW) is a notice at the start of a piece of content...   Learn More >
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  • UGCUGC (or User Generated Content) means any content generated by the users of a site as opposed to...   Learn More >
  • UIUI stands for User Interface and just means the webpage you can login to edit your settings for...   Learn More >
  • Uniform Resource LocatorThe web address of a website or webpage. For example, the address of this website is...   Learn More >
  • Unique Selling PointAn acronym standing for Unique Selling Point. This is a concept based around how a...   Learn More >
  • URLThe web address of a website or webpage. For example, the address of this website is...   Learn More >
  • User ExperienceUX is an abbreviation for User Experience, which means how easy and pleasing it is for a person...   Learn More >
  • User Generated ContentUGC (or User Generated Content) means any content generated by the users of a site as opposed to...   Learn More >
  • User InterfaceUI stands for User Interface and just means the webpage you can login to edit your settings for...   Learn More >
  • USPAn acronym standing for Unique Selling Point. This is a concept based around how a...   Learn More >
  • UXUX is an abbreviation for User Experience, which means how easy and pleasing it is for a person...   Learn More >
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  • Value For MoneyWhat Does VfM Mean? If you are unable to track conversions for your ad campaign, there is a...   Learn More >
  • VASTVAST is the equivalent of IAB Standard Ad sizes for Video Advertising, meaning that an...   Learn More >
  • VfMWhat Does VfM Mean? If you are unable to track conversions for your ad campaign, there is a...   Learn More >
  • VIWhat is a Viewable Impression? A Viewable Impression (or VI) means an ad impression that...   Learn More >
  • Video Ad Serving TemplateVAST is the equivalent of IAB Standard Ad sizes for Video Advertising, meaning that an...   Learn More >
  • Viewability RateWhat is a Viewability Rate? Viewability Rate is the percentage of ads that are actually seen by...   Learn More >
  • Viewable ImpressionWhat is a Viewable Impression? A Viewable Impression (or VI) means an ad impression that...   Learn More >
  • VRWhat is a Viewability Rate? Viewability Rate is the percentage of ads that are actually seen by...   Learn More >
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  • W3CW3C is the World Wide Web Consortium, which is the main international standards organisation for...   Learn More >
  • Week To DateAn acronym standing for Week To Date. Used in analytics, this is a way of filtering results by...   Learn More >
  • Week-on-WeekWeek-on-Week (or WoW) means comparing data from one week to the previous week. For example, you...   Learn More >
  • What You See Is What You GetPronounced whizzy-wig, this acronym stands for What You See Is What You Get. It refers to a...   Learn More >
  • WOMWord Of Mouth (or WOM) in marketing means when people tell each other about a product/company...   Learn More >
  • Word Of MouthWord Of Mouth (or WOM) in marketing means when people tell each other about a product/company...   Learn More >
  • WordPressWordPress is one of the most popular content management systems for websites. It is reported to...   Learn More >
  • World Wide WebStands for world wide web in case you were wondering.
  • World Wide Web ConsortiumW3C is the World Wide Web Consortium, which is the main international standards organisation for...   Learn More >
  • WoWWeek-on-Week (or WoW) means comparing data from one week to the previous week. For example, you...   Learn More >
  • WPWordPress is one of the most popular content management systems for websites. It is reported to...   Learn More >
  • WTDAn acronym standing for Week To Date. Used in analytics, this is a way of filtering results by...   Learn More >
  • WWWStands for world wide web in case you were wondering.
  • WYSIWYGPronounced whizzy-wig, this acronym stands for What You See Is What You Get. It refers to a...   Learn More >
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  • Year To DateYear To Date (or YTD) means everything that has happened in this year up until today. It is...   Learn More >
  • Year-on-YearYear-on-Year (or YoY) means comparing data from a date range in one year to the same date range...   Learn More >
  • YMYLAn acronym for Your Money or Your Life, which encompasses all websites which give health or...   Learn More >
  • YouTubeYouTube is a video network owned by Google. It runs the most VOD ads of any video network, and...   Learn More >
  • YoYYear-on-Year (or YoY) means comparing data from a date range in one year to the same date range...   Learn More >
  • YTYouTube is a video network owned by Google. It runs the most VOD ads of any video network, and...   Learn More >
  • YTDYear To Date (or YTD) means everything that has happened in this year up until today. It is...   Learn More >

 

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