Marketers looking to make the most of their winter holiday online advertising campaigns should not overlook the month of October, according to recent research from AdRoll.

The report was based on 2017 data from customers who use AdRoll's e-commerce advertising platform.

Although more than 40% of US consumers begin holiday shopping before November, the average cost per click (CPC) for online ads is still 12% lower in October compared with November and December.

The average cost per thousand impressions (CPM) is between 15% and 20% lower in October compared with November and December, the analysis found.

Check out the infographic for in-depth findings from the study, including on mobile marketing as well as Instagram and Facebook advertising:

About the research: The report was based on 2017 data from customers who use AdRoll's e-commerce advertising platform.



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Ayaz Nanji is a digital strategist and a co-founder of ICW Media, a marketing agency specializing in content and social media services for tech firms. He is also a research writer for MarketingProfs. He has worked for Google/YouTube, the Travel Channel, AOL, and the New York Times.

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