Carol Krol

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Brands go local, get social

Brands go local, get social

Foursquare is a great way for marketers to offer incentives by implementing a discount for check-ins. I'm continuously surprised by the number of brands that don't take advantage of this easy opportunity.

Lighthouse List debuts list that segments by device

List broker Lighthouse List Co. has made available a new-to-market postal and email list that segments by mobile device consumers that have responded to a direct response email offer, said Mark Traverso, VP of new business and sales at Lighthouse List. The list contains a total of 25 million postal names and 40 million email names.

Purchase technology will assist print

Purchase technology will assist print

Many marketers have suggested print specifically is dead or dying, but I don't buy it.

Where are your customers?

Where are your customers?

Where are your customers is a provocative question and one many marketers no doubt are asking of themselves. It's more complicated to answer this question when customers have such a wide array of choice and the megaphone of social media through which to communicate with peers and the wider world, yet marketers have to find ways to meet customer demand for highly relevant communications.

'Twas the merry season of mobile

'Twas the merry season of mobile

As we turn the page on the calendar, put away the garland and box up the pre-lit tree, the dust has just begun to settle on 2011 holiday commerce numbers. Early returns, particularly from Black Friday and Cyber Monday, signaled a major win for mobile commerce.

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