Case Study:

Increases New Users by 34% Through Smart Shopping & Machine Learning


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Sports Equipment


Google Smart Shopping


Customer Acquisition
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The Situation

Founded in 1992, recovers, processes, and markets pre-owned, used, and recycled golf balls to golfers worldwide. Since avid golfers constantly need more golf balls, the lifetime value of acquiring a new customer is high. Once LostGolfBalls is able to gain a new customer, the shopper frequently purchases repeatedly, so continuing to put an emphasis on new customer acquisition is important for the business to continue growing at scale.

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Opportunity Identified

The retailer reached out to their paid search team at ROI to determine a strategy for acquiring more lifetime customers. The biggest challenge was isolating and prioritizing new customers from pre-existing customers in every bid auction to put a greater emphasis on winning the new customer’s business.

ROI in Action

ROI identified the New Customer Acquisition feature powered by machine learning from Google Smart Shopping as a good solution for increasing the number of net new customers that’s primary Shopping campaign could acquire. To maximize that success, the team tested this on top of a pre-existing campaign that was driving profitable sales growth, factoring in the understanding that new customers help drive more overall value into bidding decisions.

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Results Achieved

By developing and implementing a this new Google Smart Shopping feature and strategy, the ROI team was able to grow revenue and new customer acquisition for Through the power of data-driven machine learning, campaigns leveraging this feature saw a higher increase in both revenue and new users than campaigns not leveraging this feature.

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