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

Consumer Satisfaction Rises Online

Consumer Satisfaction Rises Online

Social media still has to work on its social skills, as does the U.S. Postal Service. Both sit with ISPs and cable providers at the bottom of the Customer Satisfaction Index.

Nielsen Allies With Pointlogic on Cross-Channel Planning

Nielsen Allies With Pointlogic on Cross-Channel Planning

Aim is to develop a "next generation" media planning tool.

Yahoo Makes Big Play in Mobile Advertising

Yahoo Makes Big Play in Mobile Advertising

It agrees to buy Flurry, a mobile ad exchange used in more than 400,000 apps.

Microsoft Set to Overtake Yahoo in Ad Revenues

Microsoft Set to Overtake Yahoo in Ad Revenues

Marissa Mayer can take credit for reversing ad declines. Still, her company will fall out of digital's Top 3 by year's end, according to eMarketer.

Tapjoy Partners With Experian

Tapjoy Partners With Experian

The mobile rewards company seeks to provide advertisers with improved audience targeting.

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