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 and social media are emerging as new channels for customers to interact and transact with brands. Mobile users demand experiences that are relevant and engaging and are designed with the capabilities and constraints of devices in mind. Just having a mobile app or mobile-specific website is not a long-term strategy. Brands must invest in an optimized experience, especially as mobile becomes critical to an overall digital commerce strategy.
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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R2C creates, produces, distributes and measures messages that inspire and compel consumers to do something with a brand to drive commercial advantage. The full-service advertising agency specializes in creative, production, media, analytics and performance.
What's in our mailbox this month: fitness postcards from Retro Fitness, American Woman Fitness Centers, Union's United Taekwondo Academy, and Bally Total Fitness. (We're totally pumped.)
Social data can improve a brand's bottom line and customer relationships. Just ask brands Infiniti and Diamond Nexus.
Here are three must-have data sets that every marketer should include in his or her email strategy.