Maximus Release Notes

December 28th, 2020

  • Advanced Tracking can now be used on campaigns targeting European countries by using an updated Maximus Click Link and a {mlid} token in the presell page link. Read more about Cookieless Advanced Tracking here.

November 19th, 2020

  • Taboola ads can now include an additional description text which you can learn more about here.

November 13th, 2020

  • By Presell Sites for Gemini campaigns now includes the device column, allowing you to view both the Mobile and Desktop placements of a site in this report and also set routing for them separately.
    If you currently have routing on your Gemini campaigns in the By Presell Sites report, both a Desktop and Mobile route have been set for that site. Click here to read more about the By Presell Sites report.

November 5th, 2020

  • You can now drag and drop columns in tables in Maximus to rearrange their order. The order is saved for each table individually so you can customize each report how you want it to be displayed. Your columns orders are saved across all devices too!
    Check out more about reordering columns here.

November 2nd, 2020

  • A new image editor is now available when cropping Gemini images. Read more about the editor here.

October 27th, 2020

  • Automatic Routing has been improved and now includes both Presell CVR % and Presell CTR % as variables you set to determine the winning presell Maximus will automatically route to. Read more about Automatic Routing here.

October 15th, 2020

  • Outbrain campaigns now utilize Outbrain’s real time spend reporting for campaign and site level spend for the current day.
    Spend in other reports on Outbrain campaigns for today uses Maximus’ estimated spends. Spend for previous days will still reconcile with the network to get finalized spend data. Click here to read more about Outbrain real time spends.

September 24th, 2020

  • You can now clear site bids when adding or cloning a Gemini campaign. Learn more about cloning Gemini Settings here.

September 16th, 2020

  • You can now choose to exclude AdBlock traffic for Outbrain campaigns during campaign creation and on existing campaigns under the Update Outbrain Settings menu option. Read more about it in our Outbrain settings documentation.

September 3rd, 2020

  • Automatic Routing - Let Maximus handle Image/Site/Presell routing for you! Set the minimum number of clicks a presell must have, and the Presell CTR % advantage a presell must have and Maximus will automatically select the best Image/Site/Presell route based on those settings.
    If no presell is the winner based on your settings, Maximus will evenly route between all presells for that image + site combination.
    When you cancel Automatic Routing, Maximus will restore your previous Image/Site/Presell routes. Read more about this by clicking here.

August 21st, 2020

  • Manage campaigns now includes a Grand Totals row that will update based on the campaigns displayed below when you search for campaigns. Click here to learn more about Grand Totals.

August 18th, 2020

  • The Revcontent widget report now includes the CVR % column.

August 3rd, 2020

  • Edit Country Targeting - You can now update the country/countries your campaign is targeting in Maximus for Taboola, Outbrain, and Revcontent campaigns. Read more about country targeting by clicking here.

July 16th, 2020

  • The new Gemini placement SAMSUNG is now available to bid on in Maximus.

July 1st, 2020

  • Fox News and Fox Business have been added as Gemini Sites and are biddable in Maximus.

June 29th, 2020

  • A new report has been added called the By Landing Report - this report is available when you enable Advanced Tracking on a campaign. You can use this report to view data for your Landing Page links in Maximus, allowing you to make better decisions in weighting your landing page links or adding and removing landing page links. Please note that data is available on this report from 6/23 forward.
    Click here to learn more about the By Landing Report.
  • Reports have been renamed in Maximus to match their respective advanced tracking labels. Reports which previously used ‘Landing’, such as the Image/Site/Landing and By Landing Sites reports have been renamed Presell in place of Landing.

May 29th, 2020

  • The Images Report has been improved to decrease loading times over longer time ranges and to fix issues where the data was not loading over the longer time ranges

May 28th, 2020

  • The number of total site bids per Taboola campaign has been increased from 200 to 3,000.

May 12th, 2020

  • Advanced Tracking - Maximus can now track the landing page visit, click on a landing page, and landing page CTR %. Users can enable this feature on existing campaigns or when adding a new campaign. When enabled, users can add multiple Offer Links to a campaign and weight them - this is where traffic goes to when clicking on the landing page.
    Enabling this feature requires placing the Maximus Click Link on the landing page to track the clicks out from a landing page to an offer. This also adds columns to reporting to track landing page stats as well as updating reporting to change the Clicks report to a new Visits report and a different Clicks report.
    Click here to learn more about Advanced Tracking.

May 7th, 2020

  • We've added the new Gemini placement 'Nextdoor' and it is biddable in Maximus.

May 5th, 2020

  • Maximus now estimate bids for Gemini sites based on the device if there is no site bid for that site. Desktop traffic is estimated at the Group 1A bid, and Mobile traffic is estimated at the Group 1B bid. Click here to learn more about these types of bidding.
  • We’ve updated naming conventions for links used in Maximus to improve the user experience. The old Landing Page link has been renamed to the Review Page link, and is now in a separate section of the Links area. We’ve also renamed Weighted Links to Presell Links. Read more about link management in Maximus here.

May 4th, 2020

  • The Dashboard, Manage Campaigns, and Campaign Details pages now contain refresh buttons that allow you to reload the current page (and view how long you've had your current page open).

Aprii 30th, 2020

  • The Clicks report now displays the latest 150 clicks on a campaign.

April 15th, 2020

  • Added preview/copy icons to the link test start screen.
  • We now check and update the link test status every minute.

April 10th, 2020

  • Gemini campaigns now display a red line through the state name in the By State report if they are blocked on the network.

April 6th, 2020

  • Budget Increase has been removed from Fire & Forget. Budgets can still be manually adjusted from the Manage Campaigns and Campaign Details pages, as well as adjusted on a schedule using Advanced Day Parting.

April 3rd, 2020

  • Pro users can test out existing links on a campaign with the new Start Link Test feature. You can also test out existing links against new links when adding weighted links to a campaign. Read more about testing links. (This is only available for Pro Plan users)

April 2nd, 2020

  • Route to More Places - You can now route to multiple landing pages when adding routing on the By Landing Site, Image/Site/LP, and Image/Widget/LP reports. Simply select additional landing pages and Maximus will distribute traffic evenly across all selected landing pages. Click here to learn more about routing to multiple places.

March 26th, 2020

  • Block with Gemini - You can now view reporting and block domains with the new Gemini Domains report. Check out the Gemini Domains report here.

March 24th, 2020

  • Link Testing multiple links - You can now test out multiple links simultaneously split testing traffic between them. Click here to read more about Link Testing. This is only available for Pro Plan users.

March 19th, 2020

  • You can now view the Last Updated time of reports, as well as the Latest Data available for that report for many reports in Campaign Details. Click on the icon next to these to refresh and get the latest data for that report. Read more about refreshing reports here.

March 11th, 2020

  • The Image/Widget/Landing report now lets Revcontent campaigns route and send traffic to a specific landing page when an image appears on a widget. Click here to read more about the Image/Widget/Landing report.

March 5th, 2020

  • Advanced Day Parting now displays the budget as well in the Manage Day Parting Settings and Day Parting Schedule sections of Day Parting.
  • Headline #2 has been removed for Gemini campaigns.

February 27th, 2020

  • Advanced Day Parting - Acceptable Profit Day Parting has been enhanced, and you can now choose to disable Acceptable Profit percentage and set only a budget for the day parting window. Read more about this day parting by clicking here.

February 26th, 2020

  • Keep the Profit You Want - Use Fire & Forget’s Protect Profit features to slow your campaign’s spend with Protect Profit Slow and pause the campaign with Protect Profit Stop when your campaign hits the profit values you set. Click here to read more about Protect Profit.

February 25th, 2020

  • Image/Widget/LP Report - Revcontent campaigns now have the Image/Widget/LP Report which displays a breakdown of performance on the Image level, then Image+Widget combination, and the landing pages that traffic from that image and widget combination has gone to. Click here to learn more about this report.

February 24th, 2020

  • Improved Gemini By State tracking - We’re now utilizing Gemini’s macro for state data to match more closely when reconciling with the network for traffic after 2/21.
    Please note that this applies only to campaigns that were created after 2/14. Campaigns made before 2/14 will continue to use our IP to Geo location attribution for the By State report. Click here to read more about the By State report.

February 19th, 2020

  • A notification will now appear when the network has rejected an image on a campaign. Click here to learn more about User Notifications.

February 18th, 2020

  • You can now view the number of bot clicks on a campaign for the time period you're viewing by hovering over the clicks total on the Campaign Details page.

February 11th, 2020

  • Link Testing made easy - Try out new landing pages exclusively without having to adjust weights or edit routing when you add a new weighted link to an existing campaign. Click here to read more about Link Testing.

February 4th, 2020

  • No More Flyover States - You can now block and unblock states for Taboola campaigns within Maximus to enhance your geo targeting. Click here to read more about blocking and unblocking in the By State report.
  • Schedule Your Profit Margins - With the new Acceptable Profit day parting option, you can set a percentage and budget Fire & Forget will use during this window. Read more about this new day parting mode by clicking here.

January 28th, 2020

  • 24 Hour Look Back - Select this option for your Look Back Days setting to use data from this same time yesterday to now for a new timeframe Fire & Forget can use to make optimizations. Click here to read more about Look Back Days.

January 27th, 2020

  • Revcontent streamlined - We’ve removed site (topic) optimizations and reporting to improve the bidding and Fire & Forget experience for Revcontent users. Focus on the widgets that work for you and take advantage of bidding on a more granular level to get the most out of your campaigns.

January 22nd, 2020

  • Confident your longer funnel campaigns can perform? You can now select Remove ACT Spend from Slow and Stop Amount to ignore spend during the average time it takes to complete a conversion so your campaign can continue spending a little longer before slowing or stopping.
  • This is unchecked by default and when unchecked uses all of today's spend when evaluating for Slow and Stop Amount. Click here to learn more about removing ACT spend from Slow and Stop Amount.

December 18th, 2019

  • Revcontent Site (topic) and Widget level bids are no longer cleared when a campaign enters Stop Amount. Click here to learn more about Stop Amount.

December 5th, 2019

  • Where are they coming from? Use the new By States Report to view what states your traffic is coming from to target and optimize your campaigns even better. Click here to learn more about the By States Report.

November 5th, 2019

  • Look Back Days now includes a selection to use Yesterday as the Look Back Days period. Click here to learn more about Look Back Days.

October 29th, 2019

  • View All Campaigns on the Dashboard and Manage Campaigns page with the new filter option which displays all active, inactive, and archived campaigns together.

September 25th, 2019

  • Clean up your Site Reports with the new ability to hide blocked sites. Simply click on the checkbox to hide any sites that are blocked for your campaign, and click on it again to display all sites. Click here to read more about site blocking and hiding blocked sites.

September 17th, 2019

  • Bid lower with Taboola - minimum campaign CPC has been decreased to $0.01 so you can reduce spend and slow traffic even more across your Taboola campaigns. Set a lower manual campaign CPC bid, a lower Lowest Bid value, or a lower Day Parting static CPC value down to $0.01.

September 13th, 2019

  • Set CPC day parting windows on Gemini mobile campaigns even lower when you add a day parting window. Now you can bid down to $0.03 to slow down traffic further. Visit our day parting documentation for more information.

August 28, 2019

  • Sometimes Gemini content review can be troublesome, especially with your cropped images. Now you can upload a separate 627x627px image instead of cropping to help your ads get approved! Check out our guide to learn more.

August 21, 2019

  • Do you test campaigns on multiple platforms? We’ve made it even easier to create a campaign for each of them. No more waiting and cloning, instead one click of the mouse will create multiple campaigns — one for each platform. Check out our documentation for more information on how to use this new feature.
  • The Campaign Details page features a new chart that compares your choice of Clicks, Profit, or Revenue data for the current day compared to the previous week! Check out our Reporting & Charts doc for more information on this new chart.

August 20, 2019

  • Hola! We've added the ability to select a language when adding Gemini campaigns, so you can reach a bigger audience and run campaigns with ad titles and descriptions in other languages. Visit here for more information.

August 14, 2019

  • Generate Ads - Speed up your creative testing with this new ad generation tool. Upload the image(s) and text you want to use and Maximus will generate all possible combinations into separate ads! Users now have the ability to generate ad combinations when creating campaigns or adding new ads to existing campaigns. Click here for more information on the new Generate Ads feature.

August 13, 2019

  • Taboola Connection Type Targeting - Taboola users now have the ability to set the Connection Type Targeting for their campaigns within Maximus. You can select the connection type to target during campaign creation or set this on the Campaign Details page for a campaign. Click here to learn more about Taboola Connection Type Targeting.

August 5, 2019

  • ISL Lock - On the Image/Site/Landing Page Report, a lock icon now appears next to images that have image site routing for that specific image.

August 2, 2019

  • White Label Domains - users can now request to use a custom domain for tracking. This feature is only available for Pro Plan Users. White Label domains are used to have a custom domain separating tracking from other Maximus clients. White Label domains are required if the Maximus Click ID cannot be passed through the funnel. Click here to learn more about White Label domains.

July 11, 2019

  • Campaign Details - The At a Glance section has been updated with a new design. Click here to read more about the At A Glance update.
  • Add Campaign - A Review step has been added as a final step Add Campaign process. This step will allow users to review the ads, campaign name, platform targeting, CPC, budget, and total number of ads of new campaigns before submission. Users can edit the campaign name, CPC, and platform targeting from this page. Click here to read more about the Review step.
Please perform a hard refresh of the page to view the design updates.

July 8, 2019

  • Taboola Site Bidding - Taboola has increased the limit of site bids from 50 sites to 200 sites. Taboola users can now bid on up to 200 sites in Maximus for their Taboola campaigns. Click here to read more about the site bidding limits.

June 21, 2019

  • Taboola Site Bid Changes - Maximus has updated Taboola site bid limits based on new changes Taboola recently made. Site Bids are no longer limited to +/-50% of campaign CPC, but now go in a range of +100% to -98.9% of campaign CPC. Manual site bids and Site Lowest Bid can now go as low as $0.002 for Taboola campaigns. Click here to read more about Taboola in Maximus.

May 29, 2019

  • Hourly Comparison Chart - The Campaign Details page features a new chart that displays the hourly average data from Today, Yesterday, and One week ago to compare your choice of Clicks, Profit, or Revenue. You can hover over this chart like others to display exact values for these 3 data days. Click here for more details about the Hourly Comparison Chart.
  • New Macro Tokens - New macro tokens have been added including ones for the network campaign id and the network click ID (such as the Outbrain click ID). Gemini campaigns can now take advantage of passing the device, domain, and ad id with tokens in weighted links. Click here for more details about the new Macro Tokens.

May 8, 2019

  • Outbrain OS Targeting - Outbrain users now have the ability to set the OS Targeting for their campaigns within Maximus. You no longer have to manage the OS Targeting for Outbrain campaigns by logging in and manually managing this on the network. You can select an OS to target during campaign creation or set this on the Campaign Details page for a campaign. Read more about Outbrain OS targeting here.

January 29, 2019

  • RevContent Widget Bidding and Blocking - Our new Site/Widgets Report allows you to view the widget breakdown of a Topic/Brand, and bid individually here as well as block widgets. Widget bidding/blocking can now be performed on both the Site/Widgets Report and the Widget Report. Read more about these features here.
  • RevContent Widget Optimization - Along with manual bidding and blocking, Fire & Forget™ will now optimize at both the Site (Topic/Brand) and Widget level for RevContent campaigns. Included in this optimization is the choice to block by Widget EPC, allowing your campaigns to block automatically on poor performing widgets. To learn more about RevContent optimization read our documentation click here.

December 17, 2018

  • CPA Goal - CPA Goal is an optimization for Fire & Forget™ where you can set a spend value you want to have per conversion. Read the documentation on this new feature by clicking here.
  • Fire & Forget™ Updates - Fire & Forget™ now has 3 Optimization Modes - None, CPA Goal, and Acceptable Profit. None includes no optimizations, CPA Goal includes the new CPA Goal optimization, and Acceptable Profit has the same options available before the update.

November 1, 2018

  • Sites Report Improvements - For sites in the Sites Report there is now an arrow to the left of the Site you can click to reveal options. You can Remove Site Bids, check the Hourly Clicks for that specific Site, and other features like Site Blocking depending on the network of the campaign. Read the documentation on these new features by clicking here.

October 17, 2018

  • Taboola OS Targeting - Taboola users now have the ability to set the OS Targeting for their campaigns within Maximus. You no longer have to manage the OS Targeting for every Taboola campaign by logging in and manually managing this on the network! OS targeting can be set when creating new campaigns and can also be edited from the campaign details page for existing campaigns under Taboola Settings. For more information on Taboola OS Targeting, feel free to view our documentation by clicking here.

October 15, 2018

  • Network CTR - Image reporting and Site reporting has been updated to display Network CTR in place of the Maximus CTR.

October 15, 2018

  • Network CTR - Image reporting and Site reporting has been updated to display Network CTR in place of the Maximus CTR.

October 15, 2018

  • Fire & Forget™ Look Back Days - With Look Back Days within Fire & Forget™, users now have the ability to select the look back period Maximus will use when performing optimizations. Users can choose whether to have Maximus use data from either 'Today', 'Past 7 Days', 'Past 30 Days' or 'All Time' to optimize their campaigns.

October 10, 2018

  • New Gemini Reporting - Gemini campaigns now have additional individual reports for Gender, Age, and Location on the Campaign Details page. These reports will show the Clicks, Spend, Impressions, and CTR per report. These reports can be used to learn about campaign performance for these demographics and make changes to optimize campaigns based on that information.

October 8, 2018

  • Creative Traffic Allocation - Taboola users now have the ability to set the Creative Traffic Allocation for their campaigns. Taboola users no longer have to manage the Traffic Allocation for every Taboola campaign by logging in and manually managing this on the network. Creative Traffic Allocation can be set to 'Even' instead of the default 'Optimized' when creating new campaigns, and can also be edited from the campaign details page for existing campaigns.

October 4, 2018

  • Campaign Details Reporting Table Update - Campaign Details reports are now available in an expandable menu. To open a report, click on the name of the report from the side menu. Maximus will remember the last report viewed and display that report when accessing another campaign or refresh the current page.

September 20, 2018

  • Outbrain Retargeting - Outbrain users can now add segments to their Outbrain campaigns. Segments are used to retarget users who have clicked on an ad from a previous Outbrain campaign. Segments can be created by going to Settings-> Create Outbrain Segment. To apply a segment to a campaign, click “Manage Segments” from the side menu when viewing the campaign details of an Outbrain campaign.

September 19, 2018

  • User Notifications - Campaign notifications are now available within Maximus. This will notify users when a campaign has reached the Slow Amount and the Stop Amount. To view notifications, click the bell icon in the bottom right. Notifications can be disabled by going to Settings->User Settings->User Preferences.

July 12, 2018

  • Gemini Site/Device Fire & Forget™ Settings - Gemini users now have the ability to set up Fire & Forget™ settings to optimize their Gemini Site/Device bids. When Site Bidding in Fire & Forget™ is enabled for Gemini Campaigns, Maximus will begin optimizing the site bid modifiers based on the settings in place.

June 25, 2018

  • Gemini Site/Device Bidding - Site/device reporting and bidding for Gemini campaigns are now available. When setting site/device bids, adjust the bid to the desired CPC.

June 19, 2018

  • Day Parting Reset - When day parting ends, users now have the ability to put the campaign CPC back to where it was prior to the start of day parting. This will help campaigns ramp back up without needing to wait for volume expectations or goal margin. To enable the Day Parting CPC Reset, open the Fire & Forget™ settings and check “Day Parting CPC Reset”.

June 18, 2018

  • Gemini Carousel Ads - To add carousel ads to existing Gemini campaigns, click the “Add Carousel Images” button from the side menu.

June 13, 2018

  • Conversion Cap - The Conversion Cap will pause campaigns once the conversion cap is met depending on the time frame selected. The available time frames are daily, weekly and monthly.

June 5, 2018

  • Ad Language Translation - Users now have the option to have their Ad Text, Title 2 (Gemini), or Description (Gemini) translated to one of various languages that networks will allow. To translate, simply click on ‘Translate’ when setting up your ads.

June 4, 2018

  • Campaign Details Redesign - Maximus has redesigned the campaign details page to make accessing drawers and also toggles more accessible from any point in the page, and you also have the ability to hide the menu, or other details to customize what data you want to see. Maximus will remember whether you have your menu or other data set to display or to be hidden. 
  • Date Range Picker  - Maximus has changed the design that users use to pick their date ranges, so something that will be easier to use and access especially when selecting custom date ranges. 
  • Filters -  Maximus has changed the layout of the filters on the Dashboard and Manage Campaign pages to work better with the new data range picker. Also, the filters will follow you down the page so that you won't need to scroll back up when you want to change date ranges or filters.
  • Maximus Step Pixel - Maximus allows for users to implement multiple-step pixels to better optimize and account for customers that purchasing multiple items via upsell or multiple funnels. Click here to learn more about the Maximus Step Pixel
  • Other performance and aesthetic improvements.

May 30, 2018

  • Budget Increase Margin - Maximus now allows you to control when the usual budget increase occurs using the campaign’s margin. Set this in Fire and Forget Settings to control when your campaign’s budget will be increased when Fire and Forget settings are turned on. All existing campaigns have been updated to activate at 0% margin. If your campaign is profitable, the margin will increase as it did previously. This setting can be adjusted in Fire and Forget Settings of any campaign.

May 29, 2018

  • Image Performance Drawer - When viewing the Images report for a campaign, there is now the new ‘Top Performing Images’ drawer. This drawer displays the top three performing images of the campaign based on the EPC for the life of the campaign. To view, simply click “Show 3 Top Performing Images” when on the Images report tab. 

May 24, 2018

  • Dayparting - When setting up dayparting for a campaign, there is now the ability to pause a campaign during the set time periods. When adding a day part, there is a checkbox to select whether to pause the campaign.
  • Gemini Bid Modifier logging improvements

May 23, 2018

  • Landing Page Sites Report - We have introduced a new “Landing Page Sites Report” to the campaign details page. This report will display the landing page data broken down by the sites the clicks originated from. To view this report, this is done by going to the campaign details page for a campaign and clicking the “By Landing Sites” tab.
  • Site Routing - In addition to the Landing Page Sites Report, there is now the ability to route which landing page a user will be redirected to after a click from a site.
  • RevContent Site Optimizations - Site optimizations for RevContent campaigns are now available. Users can now set a Site Goal Margin, Site Min Clicks, Site CPC Floor and Site CPC Cap for RevContent campaigns.

May 22, 2018

  • Dayparting - The Dayparting section within the Fire & Forget settings has been updated. This section now includes the Dayparting schedule which displays the timeframes and corresponding CPC when dayparting is active over the course of the week.
  • General Speed Improvements

May 17, 2018

  • RevContent Widget Blocking - In addition to the RevContent widget report, something that the network itself doesn’t provide, Maximus now supports blocking widgets directly from the widget report. To block a widget, simply click the BLOCK button next to the widget id. The widget report is available in Campaign Details for any RevContent campaign. 
  • Platform Reporting - Campaign level platform and device reporting is available now. This will give media buyers a corresponding breakdown of devices/platforms and their spend/revenue. The report should aid users in being able to pinpoint the best devices and platforms to target in campaigns. The Platform Reporting is powered by Maximus’s real time data and does not reconcile with the network. Utilize the grouping feature to group by device or platform.

May 15, 2018

  • Landing Page Report - We have introduced a new "Landing Page Report" to the campaign details page. It will allow you to view landing page data for the given date range filters selected. To view the table, just go to the campaign details page and click on the "By Landing" tab.

May 14, 2018

  • Gemini Video Ads - Adding video ads for Gemini campaigns are now available within Maximus. Video ads for Gemini campaigns can be added when creating a new campaigns as well as adding to a previously created campaign.

April 26,2018

  • RevContent Widget Reporting - Campaign Details now has a new report that displays RevContent Widget Reporting data. 
  • Clone Images Dropdown - When cloning campaigns, you will now see a new dropdown on the Ad Setup page that will allow you to select additional images from the campaign that you are cloning that you can select to add to your new campaign. Maximus will still load up to 15 images from your campaign (prioritizing active items), but this dropdown will allow you to select additional ads that might not have been loaded with the initial 15. 
  • Cloning Gemini Images will now also clone the cropped square image.

April 24, 2018

  • Image Performance - Users now have access to a new section on the Dashboard page titled "Image Performance". This section will display the top spending images across all of your campaigns. You can click on an image to be taken to the campaign details page for that campaign. 
  • Add Conversions - We have added a new section in the settings page named "Add Conversion" that allows user to pass a click id, payout, and a conversion date to manually add conversions. 
  • Gemini Bid Mod Report - Gemini users can now view a new Bid Modifier Report for Gemini Campaigns on the campaign details page. The report gives users the ability to see data for the different Gemini Groups for the given date range. 
  • General Performance Improvements

April 17, 2018

  • Campaign Log - The User Log and the Fire & Forget™ Log tables were merged together to create the "Campaign Log" which will display both user changes and Fire & Forget™ changes

April 10, 2018

  • Revcontent Language Targeting - We have added support for Revcontent language targeting when adding or cloning Revcontent campaigns. 
  • Performance improvements

April 3, 2018

  • Multiple country targeting - Maximus now allows users to add multiple country targeting types when adding new campaigns. 
  • Edit Ads - We have added the ability to edit your Ad Text for each ad. In order to edit Ad Text, simply click on the Ad Text from the Items table and the edit Ad Text field will appear. Maximus does not support editing the Ad Text for Carousel Ads. (This feature is unavailable for Outbrain campaigns as Outbrain does not support editing). 
  • Gemini Status Triangles - Added new status triangles to Manage Campaigns for Gemini Campaigns. 
  • Clone 10 Ads - When cloning a campaign, Maximus will clone any active items that are currently on the campaign. With the update, if you have less than 10 active items for a campaign, Maximus will also clone the previous ads that you've added. If possible, Maximus will always try to clone a minimum of 10 items. 
  • CPC Column Width - We have adjusted the CPC column width to address a bug with editing CPC from the table. 
  • Profit Percentage - We have added profit percentage to the clicks/conversions chart. 
  • Other performance improvements.

March 20, 2018

  • Campaign Reassignment - Users can now reassign campaigns to other users in their groups.
  • Grand Totals - A new "Grand Totals" row has been added to the manage campaigns table. The row will always be the first row in the table and will show either the sum of all data in the table, or an average for columns like EPC and CPC. 
  • Gemini Optimization - Gemini users can now select which Gemini Group they would like to be optimized by Fire & Forget.

March 15, 2018

  • Clear Day Parting Button - Users can now clear a daypart settings by clicking the "Clear" button
  • Ad Text Tokens - When creating ads, the ad text tokens for each network is now displayed

March 8, 2018 

  • Day Parting now includes 15 minute intervals, as well as 11:59pm for end time to signify the end of a day. 
  • Misc. Bug Fixes 

March 6, 2018

  • Ignore ACT Window - Maximus now allows you to ignore ACT window clicks
  • Fire & Forget Presets - You can now create presets of your Fire & Forget Settings. Click Settings, then Fire & Forget Presets
  • Dayparting - You can now use up to 4 dayparts on each campaign
  • Recently Added - On the dashboard page, the “Recently Added” tab will now display the creation date of the campaign as well as it’s current approval status
  • Gemini Modifier CPC Preview - When setting the Group modifiers for Gemini campaigns, the resulting CPC after the modifiers is displayed next to the group.
  • Campaign Status Triangles - The caution triangles that are displaying on the Manage Campaign and Campaign Details Image Table have been colored coded. Pending campaigns/images are displayed with an ‘orange’ triangle. All other statuses are displayed with a ‘red’ triangle
  • Cloning Campaign - Fixed a bug that caused the Min CPC and Max CPC to not copy over when cloning a campaign

March 1, 2018

  • Last Seven Days - We’ve added a new date filter entitled ‘Last Seven Days’. This filter will show the data for campaigns over the past seven days.
  • Carousel Ads Cloning - A bug impacting cloning carousel ad campaigns has been fixed.
  • Add Sub User - Users now have the option to add a sub user.  Click Settings, then Add New User

February 27, 2018

  • Site-wide performance improvements 
  • Data Tables - There is now the ability to show/hide the table data you would like to display 
  • Hourly Reporting - Within campaign details, hourly reporting gives the ability to view the reporting for campaigns broken down on a per hour and per minute basis. 

February 22, 2018

  • Gemini Platform Targeting - Maximus will now prevent the toggling of Fire & Forget for Gemini campaigns created with conflicting platform targeting types.
  • Sites Table CSV - We have fixed a bug that caused the Sites Table CSV to display incorrect spend values.
  • Campaign Details Charts - We have fixed a bug that would sometimes cause multiple charts to display at once.

February 20, 2018

  • Gemini Platform Targeting - When creating Gemini Campaigns, Maximus will now display a warning if selecting multiple targeting types. It is recommended that Gemini campaigns to not have targeting set for ‘Desktop, Tablet’, ‘Desktop, Phone’ or ‘All’.
  • Date Filter Tool Tip - A fix has been applied to a bug that caused the tool tip over the ‘This Week’ date filter button that displayed the start date for the week as ‘Monday’ instead of ‘Sunday’.
  • Gemini Ads - We have added a label entitled “Optional” next to the ‘Secondary Ad Text’ and ‘Call To Action Text’ fields when adding ads for a Gemini Campaign.
  • Conversions Table - The Conversions table within Campaign Details now displays the payout for each conversion.
  • Clicks/Conversions Chart - A fix has been applied to a bug that caused the Clicks/Conversions Chart to only display data up to 6 PM when using the “Weekend” dropdown for the date filters.

February 15, 2018

  • Custom Date Filter - The Weekend/Week day filter has been added to the Dashboard and Manage Campaigns table. Applying this filter will display only the data for either the Weekend days or Week days that fall within the ranges set on the custom date filter
  • Fire & Forget™ - A new column has been added to the Manage Campaigns table named F&F Status. This column has a toggle that allows you to see the status of the Fire & Forget™ settings for a campaign and activate/disable it from the table.
  • Pixel Preview - There is a new "Pixel Preview" button on campaign details that displays an example of the Maximus pixel for the campaign.
  • Other small performance improvements.

February 13, 2018

  • Fire & Forget™ - When changing the status of Fire & Forget™ from the Edit Fire & Forget™ settings drawer, the Fire & Forget™ toggle on campaign details will update as well.
  • Country Targeting - Ireland is now available in Country Targeting for all networks (except Content.Ad).
  • Date Range Fixes - Weekday or Weekend date filters on will not be saved when reloading a page.
  • Date Range Fixes - There is now a warning if using the Week Day dropdown filter and then selecting “Today”, “Yesterday” or “Two Days Ago” if either of those days are not ‘Week Days’. The same applies for the ‘Weekend’ dropdown filter.
  • Custom Date Filter - Fixed a bug where the custom date range value was not being saved when changing/refreshing a page.

February 6, 2018

  • Carousel Ads - Users can now create Carousel Ads on new Gemini Campaigns.
  • Carousel Reporting - Gemini campaigns now have a button next to the thumbnail on the images table that displays per-image reporting on your carousel ads. The values should be used as a reference as the feature is new for Gemini and reporting is yet to be 100% accurate.

February 1, 2018

  • Gemini Targeting - Targeting can now be edited from the Edit Gemini Settings button on Campaign Details

January 31, 2018

  • Ad Text Counter - When adding images, there is now a counter which displays the current number of characters 
  • Gemini Cropping - Cropping is now available when adding images to a Gemini campaign. This features is also present when cloning images to a Gemini campaign 
  • Clone Image Validation Improvements - Improvements to the validations when cloning campaigns. 
  • Campaign CPC Updates - When making manually updates to the campaign CPC, the Sites table will refresh to reflect the updated values 
  • Performance Improvements - Improvements have been made when adding images to a campaign. Text and typing delays have been reduced

January 23, 2018

  • Added CTR to the sites Table and the sites CSV
  • Added Validation to cloned Images when cloning campaigns
  • Fix an error when adding new images to previously existing campaigns

January 9, 2018

  • 'Manage Campaigns' table now has a button labeled "Download CSV" to download the table in CSV format.
  • 'Sites' table now has a button labeled "Download CSV" to download the table in CSV format.
  • Sorting sites table by "Blocked Status" for Outbrain/RevContent campaigns is now available.
  • Column widths on all tables more uniformed.
  • Fixed overlapping budget column on budgets greater than $1,000,000.
  • Fixed Fire & Forget tooltip on the Budget Reset setting.

January 4, 2018

  • Sales Numbers on Campaign Details
  • Custom Date button fixed on Campaign Details
  • Gemini now has multiple subaccount abilities

December 28, 2017

  • Custom Date defaults to the last date range you selected
  • Added created date to manage campaigns table and corrected formatting on campaign details page
  • Fixes to site CPC for outbrain campaigns that would sometimes display 0
  • Design revamp for Settings page
  • Fire and Forget settings changes are now logged in the user log per campaign
  • RevContent manual site bidding/blocking

December 21, 2017

  • Forgot Password now on the login page 
  • Maximus prompts you to refresh if it has updates 
  • Maximus redirects you to the login page if you’ve been logged out. 
  • CPC campaigns with un-finalized data for the date filter, will show you the last date that data was finalized. 
  • Flag for active campaigns with no clicks for 14 days. 
  • Other fixes.

December 19, 2017

  • Now able to Block/Unblock individual sites for Outbrain campaigns (100 blocked sites maximum)
  • Flag of current Fire & Forget rule that’s actively running on the campaign 
  • Fire & Forget rules disabled when pausing a campaign - also confirmation to enable rules when campaign is started back up  
  • Improved tool tips for icons 
  • Settings page layout updated 
  • Gemini CPC max validation  
  • Call to Action option icon for Gemini campaigns  
  • Group validation when cloning campaigns  
  • Desktop CPC campaign default set to 5 clicks/10 minutes volume expectations 
  • Full text shown in Fire & Forget logs when hovering over ‘…’ 
  • CPC modifications now shown as percentages in 'User Log'
  • Processing indicator when uploading items  
  • Tool tip explaining $section_name
  • Tool tip for site rules set 
  • Auto-select group name when user is only in one group 
  • Space at the end of weighted links is now automatically trimmed 
  • Now showing entire user agent name under ‘Conversions’ tab
  • {ref} - a URL encoded version of the referring site (when available)
  • Other tool tips across platform 

December 12, 2017

  • Fix to Display for table data. (Made data more uniform throughout Maximus)
  • Fix to arrangement of some things on the campaign details page. 
  • Fix to formatting of currency and numbers on chart tooltips.
  • Added tooltips/made existing tooltips more accurate and more meaningful to the user.
  • Added links to help docs to relevant areas in the Dashboard, Manage Campaigns, and Campaign Details pages. (Link is a circled question mark icon)
  • Changed Clicks/Conversion chart to only show hours for “Today” when the “Today” date filter is selected. (Previously would show the last 24 hours even for “Today” EX: 18 yesterday - 17 today. Now it shows you from 00 today until the current hour for today).

December 4, 2017

  • Cloning - Default Budget values are using the actual default budget values
  • Cloning - fixed title length validation for cloning 
  • Fixed tooltip for date range button
  • Fixed unhelpful error message on failed image upload
  • Campaign Details - Created Date is now available
  • Add Campaign - Fixed country targeting issue for non-US campaign
  • Add Campaign - Fixed current page indicator to be on one line on smaller screen
  • CPC Feeds - Fire & Forget settings will be ignored for any campaigns that have no finalized data for the last 7 days

December 1, 2017

  • Dashboard now shows profit pct for profit percentage
  • Charts tooltips now have dollar signs, percents and better formatting 
  • Cloning - text and description validation has been improved 
  • Cloning - CPA/CPC now carry over correctly to the new campaign 
  • Cloning - Fix for cloning days in day parting 
  • Campaign Details - Fixed daily cap typo in History  
  • Create/Edit Link - adding validation for weighted link to allow for token support 
  • Add Campaigns - default site bid changes have been changed to more reasonable values

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