Mobile Ad Networks
Facebook has more than a billion mobile users, its reported first-quarter earnings are $885 million, and now it's planning a mobile ad network. Boom.
Location-based mobile campaigns have evolved beyond handheld regional media buys and can now deliver personalized appeals to areas the size of a parking lot.
Consumers want mobile content for free. Mobile content providers would like to make some money. Something's gotta give.
Personalized radio service Pandora is launching a platform designed to allow local media companies to sell Pandora inventory combined with their own advertising products.
Mobile advertising network InMobi launched today its free InMobi Ad Tracker platform, a solution that does not leverage a mobile handset's universal device identifier (UDID) to track, integrates with the InMobi Advertising Network and incorporates real-time analytics, said Anne Frisbie, the company's North American VP and managing director.
Point Inside, a provider of mobile engagement solutions, launched nSide, a private ad network designed to allow retailers to send targeted advertising messages to in-store consumers, said Point Inside CMO Todd Sherman.
The ad:tech digital marketing conference happening right now in San Francisco bills itself as "the #1 event for interactive marketing," and that it seems to be — a veritable bonanza of new tech and groovy innovations.
Mobile ad network Millennial Media filed for a $75 million initial public offering (IPO) on Jan. 5.
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