SOURCE: Compass Labs

Compass Labs

October 15, 2012 09:00 ET

Compass Labs Showcases Social Advertising Solutions at Pivot Conference 2012

Two Month Campaign for Pivot Conference Leads to 130 Percent Increase in Facebook Fans

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 15, 2012) - Compass Labs, the science behind intelligent social media advertising, today announced that they will showcase results from Pivot's Facebook campaign managed by the Compass Labs IQ (CLIQ™) platform via live video stream at Pivot Conference, which is being held in New York City on October 15 and 16. The goal of the campaign was to harness the power of CLIQ audience intelligence and precision targeting to identify Pivot's most desirable audience segments, reach users ripe for conversion and engage current and new Fans.

In order to achieve the overall goals, a mix of creative ad formats and messaging were utilized. Three campaigns raised the Likes around the conference agenda, webinar and conference registration. The live chat click-out campaign focused on improving participation in Pivot's live chat by driving traffic off Facebook to, and the sponsored story campaign worked to expand the Fan base through mobile and desktop ad placements. The combined results of these five campaigns led to Pivot's higher social engagement rates and helped bolster conference attendance registration.

CLIQ is a social advertising platform that goes beyond other social media advertising tools and APIs by enabling advertisers to precisely target an audience, execute campaigns more intelligently and efficiently, all while gaining deep insights into fans, followers and prospective customers.

"Compass Labs is pleased to have played such a vital role in Pivot's social success," said Dilip Venkatachari, CEO, Compass Labs. "Our ability to precisely target the right audience for Pivot on Facebook resulted in higher awareness for the Pivot brand while boosting attendance for its marketing conference, webinars and live chats by expanding its engaged Fan base."

Campaign results include:

  • 505 percent increase in "People Talking About This" (PTAT)
  • 130 percent increase in number of Fans
  • 68 percent increase in chat participants
  • 52 percent Like Rate achieved
  • 43 percent decrease in Cost-per-Click (CPC)
  • 30 percent boost in webinar channel subscriptions

Additionally, Compass Labs was also able to identify that the unique engaged audience segments for Pivot include 35-55 year old men and women, Fans of news sites, online forums and photo sharing sites and users who are interested in reality television and fantasy/science fiction shows.

"I am extremely pleased with the results Compass Labs has achieved for the Pivot Conference," said Mike Edelhart, President, Pivot. "Their campaigns have improved the performance of our social programs, and have significantly grown our audience and increased brand awareness both on and off social." 

To view the full case study, please visit: or to arrange an on-site meeting with Compass Labs at Pivot Conference, please email To learn more about Compass Labs' upcoming speaking engagements, please visit:

About Compass Labs:
Compass Labs applies science to social media advertising with CLIQ (Compass Labs IQ), a self-service or fully managed social media advertising platform that makes scalable, targeted social advertising campaigns easy to execute and measure for agencies and brands. Headquartered in San Jose, CA, Compass Labs was founded in 2009 by industry veterans and scientists. Investors include New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Presidio Ventures, Triple Point Capital, Jim Clark and others. For more information, please visit, follow @compasslabs on Twitter or like Compass Labs on Facebook at

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