Al Urbanski

Al Urbanski

Senior Editor

Al Urbanski is Senior Writer for Direct Marketing News. A longtime reporter on sales, marketing, and retail topics, he has held senior editorial positions at Sales & Marketing Management, PROMO and Progressive Grocer.

Most Recent Articles by Al Urbanski

News Byte: LinkedIn Surpasses 300 Million Subscribers

News Byte: LinkedIn Surpasses 300 Million Subscribers

The business-oriented social network credits mobile adoption for reaching the milestone

News Byte: Twitter Merges Mobile Marketing With MoPub

News Byte: Twitter Merges Mobile Marketing With MoPub

The social network instantly extends its marketing reach to another billion mobile devices.

News Byte: Retailers Are Failing at Local Marketing

News Byte: Retailers Are Failing at Local Marketing

Whole Foods, Walmart, and Verizon get passing grades, but most retailers are flunking at connecting with customers locally, a study claims.

Is 5-Day Delivery USPS's Way of Saying It's Giving Up on Mail?

Is 5-Day Delivery USPS's Way of Saying It's Giving Up on Mail?

The head of the PRC and a noted union leader think so. They wonder why such an exclusive business isn't 24/7 instead.

News Byte: Union Metrics Debuts Instagram Analytics

News Byte: Union Metrics Debuts Instagram Analytics

The company merges the introduction with its Twitter and Tumblr measurement tools in a metrics social suite.

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