Five Minutes With: Shine Co-founders Talk Mindfulness, Bots

Five Minutes With: Shine Co-founders Talk Mindfulness, Bots

Daily affirmations through mobile messaging

Spotlight On: Live Streaming from the Capitol

Spotlight On: Live Streaming from the Capitol

Keith O'Brien discusses the ramifications from last night's House Democrats live stream on gun violence. He discusses how it impacts politics, C-SPAN, broadcast media, and brands.

Five Minutes With: John Coombs, CEO of Rover

Five Minutes With: John Coombs, CEO of Rover

John Coombs of Toronto-based beacon platform Rover takes the temperature of location marketing

Of Course There's Now Emoji-Based Ad Targeting on Twitter

Of Course There's Now Emoji-Based Ad Targeting on Twitter

Interest-based targeting enters a predictable, new world

Snapchat Announces Partnerships, Analytics Upgrade

Snapchat Announces Partnerships, Analytics Upgrade

Snapchat grows up, gives advertisers what they need

App Downloads Hit A Wall (Except for Snapchat and Uber)

App Downloads Hit A Wall (Except for Snapchat and Uber)

Users satiated with apps and it's showing

Location, Location, (Understanding) Location

Location, Location, (Understanding) Location

Location marketing breaks down the barriers between digital and "real" world customer journeys

The Definitive Guide to Snapchat: Massive Engagement and Ghostly Metrics

The Definitive Guide to Snapchat: Massive Engagement and Ghostly Metrics

With its youthful audience and authentic content, Snapchat offers marketers several benefits; however, its limited metrics can leave them wondering whether the channel is worth their while.

Wearables: The Future of Omnichannel

Wearables: The Future of Omnichannel

Each second, Apple Watches, Fitbits, and other wearable devices are collecting reams of personal data. Tech-savvy marketers today say those insights are fueling a new wave of increasingly effortless, seamless shopping experiences.

Spotlight On: Google I/O

Spotlight On: Google I/O

Mere hours away, here's what marketers can expect to see at Google I/O.

10 Smart Ways to Enhance Your Mobile Strategy

10 Smart Ways to Enhance Your Mobile Strategy

Suggestions for better leveraging the device and strengthening your messaging.

Are your videos mobile-ready?

Are your videos mobile-ready?

The marketer's guide to the windfalls and pitfalls of the Internet of Things

The marketer's guide to the windfalls and pitfalls of the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things is well known, but not well understood. Here's everything marketers need to know before diving into this latest tech trend.

Spotlight On: Snapchat's Increasing Social Media Power

Spotlight On: Snapchat's Increasing Social Media Power

Far beyond a fad, Snapchat is taking over the world

Schlafly Taps Into Mobile Marketing

Schlafly Taps Into Mobile Marketing

The independent craft brewery debuts a new app and implements beacon technology to better engage customers and help them find its products.

Lowe's Drills Into the Fast-Growing Wearables Market

Lowe's Drills Into the Fast-Growing Wearables Market

The retail home improvement chain reaches its customers through smartwatches and smartphones to meet shoppers' needs anytime and anywhere.

Marketing Is Aging Like a Fine Wine [Infographic]

Marketing Is Aging Like a Fine Wine [Infographic]

The discipline is projected to mature into a rich blend of social media and mobile engagement.

Facebook opens brand window to Messenger

Facebook opens brand window to Messenger

The new suite of tools will enhance interactive marketing on the chat platform, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said.

Personalization Makes the Customer Grow Fonder

Personalization Makes the Customer Grow Fonder

Singapore-based dating app Paktor uses profile and behavioral data combined with testing to guide its personalization efforts.

"It's Not About the Device, It's About the Experience"

"It's Not About the Device, It's About the Experience"

Improving customers' brand interactions on mobile starts with a focus on the customer rather than on the device.

3 Oscar-Worthy Marketing Channels

3 Oscar-Worthy Marketing Channels

Which one wins best customer touchpoint in a leading role? Read on to find out.

Playbill's Mobile App Delivers a Customer Engagement Command Performance

Playbill's Mobile App Delivers a Customer Engagement Command Performance

The theater media company, known for its print show guides, launches a new mobile app to provide patrons with timely, contextually relevant content before, during, and after performances.

The Apple Falls: iPhone Sees Its First Sales Decline

The Apple Falls: iPhone Sees Its First Sales Decline

Newton could've predicted it. iPhone sales fell 3.3 million units and 2.7 share points in the fourth quarter.

ICON Health and Fitness Uses Mobile to Ramp Up Sales

ICON Health and Fitness Uses Mobile to Ramp Up Sales

Mobile has helped the fitness equipment manufacturer quadruple the customer product registration data it collects—data that it uses to garner cross-sales.

Half of Digital Shoppers Will Use Phones to Buy in 2017

Half of Digital Shoppers Will Use Phones to Buy in 2017

Bigger smartphones make for bigger sales, rising at a $20 billion clip over the next three years.

Mobile Proves to Be Fruitful for Email [Infographic]

Mobile Proves to Be Fruitful for Email [Infographic]

The mobile channel produces fertile results in terms of email opens and read time.

Is Your Mobile Ad Engagement Driven by Fat-Thumb Syndrome?

Is Your Mobile Ad Engagement Driven by Fat-Thumb Syndrome?

60% of U.S. adults surveyed say their mobile banner ad clicks are accidental

Wearable Tech = Vital Data

Wearable Tech = Vital Data

OK, apparently my Fitbit isn't just a cool tech toy; it's a marketer's dream.

The Mobile Matchup: Apps Versus Web

The Mobile Matchup: Apps Versus Web

A recent study analyzes which mobile interaction touchpoint consumers prefer and why.

The Shining Star of CES: Mobile

The Shining Star of CES: Mobile

Cybersecurity and virtual reality were also hot; 3D printing not so much. Rising from the ashes was Blackberry.

Shelfbucks Buys IoT Platform

Shelfbucks Buys IoT Platform

Its addition of Emmoco takes it a step closer to enable brands to establish one-to-one connections in-store.

B2Bs Plan to Roll Up Digital and Mobile Capabilities [Infographic]

B2Bs Plan to Roll Up Digital and Mobile Capabilities [Infographic]

But the future of search and display is fishy for companies in marketing services, media, and technology.

Phablets May Be the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Apps

Phablets May Be the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Apps

The 5- to 6.9-inch-screen smartphone is almost single-handedly responsible for a 58% increase in app sessions in 2015.

Device-Wise, Holiday 2015 Was Phabulous

Device-Wise, Holiday 2015 Was Phabulous

More than a quarter of device activations were phablets, twice as many as last year.

Data-Driven Marketing Is Music to Pandora's Ears

Data-Driven Marketing Is Music to Pandora's Ears

The streaming radio company leverages customer usage and demographic data to attract high-quality listeners.

Marketing to Generation General

Marketing to Generation General

Sweeping generalizations of millennials can make it harder for marketers to appeal to this coming-of-age generation.

Is BlackBerry Back?

Is BlackBerry Back?

With its new PRIV and a few thousand new enterprise customers, the clickable keyboard smartphone is making some noise.

Top 8 Smartphone Apps Are Owned by Facebook and Google

Top 8 Smartphone Apps Are Owned by Facebook and Google

Facebook Messenger and Instagram break into the U.S. top 10; Apple holds the bottom two slots.

Go Mobile. Consumers Already Have.

Go Mobile. Consumers Already Have.

The vast majority of U.S. consumers are just as likely to make a purchase via tablet as smartphones.

Mobile Payments Are on the Rise

Mobile Payments Are on the Rise

Sixty-one percent of shoppers want to use mobile pay this holiday season.

Apps That Leading Marketers Love

Apps That Leading Marketers Love

Mobile life is all about fun and function for DMN's 2015 40 Under 40 award winners.

Mobile Continues to Drive Email Clicks

Mobile Continues to Drive Email Clicks

A new study shows that more shoppers click email content on their mobile devices.

It's All About the Three Wise Channels This Holiday Season

It's All About the Three Wise Channels This Holiday Season

Don't forsake one channel for another. Customers are shopping across mobile, online, and in-store.

Are Millennials Really That Hard to Win Over?

Are Millennials Really That Hard to Win Over?

Maybe so, but one strategist says that mobile may be the answer .

Mobile Gives Bleacher Report Fans a Content-to-Court Experience

Mobile Gives Bleacher Report Fans a Content-to-Court Experience

The sports media company debuts an app-to-app implementation that enables sports fans to purchase tickets to upcoming games.

Mobile Marketing Memorandum

Mobile Marketing Memorandum

More than 70% of customers open their email on mobile devices.

30 Billion Mobile Moments a Day Are Up for Grabs

30 Billion Mobile Moments a Day Are Up for Grabs

Marketers need help to capture those moments, says Forrester, as it christens a new vendor category: mobile engagement automation.

Vertical Videos Are About to Mobilize

Vertical Videos Are About to Mobilize

Short, mute, and vertical videos are coming to mobile screens near you thanks to a new partnership.

Panasonic Boosts Family Connections With Technology

Panasonic Boosts Family Connections With Technology

The electronics company is marketing to an underserved tech community—seniors.

A Race to the Finish: 10 Last-Minute Holiday Marketing Tips

A Race to the Finish: 10 Last-Minute Holiday Marketing Tips

The clock is ticking, but marketers can still make these final tweaks before the holiday rush.

Goodyear Makes Good Use of Micro-Moments

Goodyear Makes Good Use of Micro-Moments

Mobile has been a game-changer for this tire company. Here's how the organization spins the channel to capitalize on key moments throughout the shopper journey. Plus, six tips on how to get started.

Bucky Scores With Beacons

Bucky Scores With Beacons

The University of Wisconsin Athletics department relies on beacons and geo-fencing to enhance fan engagement.

84 Percent of Millennials Act on Push Notifications

84 Percent of Millennials Act on Push Notifications

Millennial men (86%) are more likely to respond to push notifications than their female counterparts (79%).

Marketers Must Seize "Magic Moments" This Holiday Season

Marketers Must Seize "Magic Moments" This Holiday Season

New data suggests that consumers plan to use their smartphones to shop during small windows of free time this holiday season, rather than during the traditional one-day rush.

A Little SOS for SMS Marketing

A Little SOS for SMS Marketing

Analysts break down the ever-evolving role of text messages in users' everyday lives and, consequently, in marketing plans.

Shoppers Say "I Do" to Mobile and Social [Infographic]

Shoppers Say "I Do" to Mobile and Social [Infographic]

The duo is a match made in heaven for maintaining engagement this holiday season.

What Kind of Retail Marketing Do Your Customers Fall For? [Infographic]

What Kind of Retail Marketing Do Your Customers Fall For? [Infographic]

Here's a hint: Personalization should be the apple of every marketer's eye.

4 Tips for Surviving a Hyperconnected World

4 Tips for Surviving a Hyperconnected World

How marketers can thrive in a world of connected devices and growing expectations.

Could Mobile Be Marketers' Magic Bullet?

Could Mobile Be Marketers' Magic Bullet?

The days of FOMO as the reason for integrating mobile into the marketing mix are long gone. Today, it's do or die.

Are Your Cross-Channel Strategies Missing Mobile?

Are Your Cross-Channel Strategies Missing Mobile?

A new study suggests that marketers are focusing their integrated efforts on websites, email, and social.

Is Geolocation Smart Marketing or Customer Stalking?

Is Geolocation Smart Marketing or Customer Stalking?

One insider answers persistent—and perplexing—questions about geolocation.

Marketers Aim to Take a Bite Out of Apple Ad Blocking

Marketers Aim to Take a Bite Out of Apple Ad Blocking

Apple is satisfying the hunger of ad-weary mobile users, but the move is making some marketers sick to their stomachs.

AOL To Buy Millennial Media for $238 Million

AOL To Buy Millennial Media for $238 Million

Following its own acquisition by Verizon, AOL broadens its programmatic capabilities in the mobile arena.

Sprinklr Announces Instagram Expansion

Sprinklr Announces Instagram Expansion

Instagram boasts more than 300 million active monthly users and 70 million photos uploaded each day.

Fast Facts: September 2015

Fast Facts: September 2015

Some quick info to keep you up-to-date, including the percentage of consumers who are willing to share their data to improve their customer experience.

How to Choose the Right Social Platform for Your Business

How to Choose the Right Social Platform for Your Business

When it comes to social media, there certainly isn't a lack of choices for marketers. But picking the right platform isn't as difficult as you might think.

4 Ways to Make Push Notifications Part of the Integrated Experience

4 Ways to Make Push Notifications Part of the Integrated Experience

Because relying on push alone is not enough.

New Records in Email Marketing

New Records in Email Marketing

2015 is the year of new heights for email marketers, and here are the stats to back it up.

What Should We Watch? How Redbox Is Innovating to Improve the Customer Experience

What Should We Watch? How Redbox Is Innovating to Improve the Customer Experience

How the movie and game rental company is driving convenience, personalization, and engagement across channels.

Millennial Moms Choose Nutrition

Millennial Moms Choose Nutrition

Nutrition is the main concern among millennial mothers when preparing their child's lunch—more so than price and convenience.

Purina ONE Makes Out Like a Fat Cat With Live Streaming

Purina ONE Makes Out Like a Fat Cat With Live Streaming

Live streaming is the cat's meow among fans of the pet food brand.

Marketers and the Beanstalk

Marketers and the Beanstalk

Marketers have been handed magic tech beans to lift them to unheard-of heights. But according to a new study, they are developing acrophobia.

Mobile Ad Revenue Soared in 2014

Mobile Ad Revenue Soared in 2014

Mobile advertising revenue surged globally 64.8% to $31.9 billion in 2014 from $19.3 billion in 2013.

There's an App for That

There's an App for That

The future of marketing certainly will include mobile apps. Here's how to get yours to rise above the millions of choices.

Co-op Funds Are Going Unused

Co-op Funds Are Going Unused

Advertisers are leaving $14 billion in 'free advertising' on the table.

Mobile Marketers: Beware the February Effect

Mobile Marketers: Beware the February Effect

App installs drop off precipitously in February, but that doesn't stop marketers from paying dearly to obtain them.

Mobile to Play a Bigger Role in Back-to-School Shopping This Year

Mobile to Play a Bigger Role in Back-to-School Shopping This Year

78% of parents will use a smartphone while back-to-school shopping this year.

This Holiday Season Is Mission: Possible [Infographic]

This Holiday Season Is Mission: Possible [Infographic]

Be an agent of change within your marketing department and adjust your holiday strategy based on customer preferences.

The Email Marketing Sweet Spot

The Email Marketing Sweet Spot

A gourmet cookie shop sweetens its recipe for email messages.

Grabble Accessorizes Its Digital Content With Mobile Deep Linking

Grabble Accessorizes Its Digital Content With Mobile Deep Linking

The U.K.-based fashion app links digital and in-app experiences to create a more seamless customer experience—and prevent drop-off.

A Beacon of Hope: Target Teases Technology

A Beacon of Hope: Target Teases Technology

The discount retailer said it's testing beacon technology in 50 locations nationwide.

Small-Screen Shopping Sales Soar

Small-Screen Shopping Sales Soar

Mass-market consumers purchased 335% more via their smartphones than they did in Q2 2014.

Looking Back at a Year's Worth of Mobile Iteration

Looking Back at a Year's Worth of Mobile Iteration

With new devices on the way, we've collected recent coverage tracking news and innovation in mobile usage and technology.

The Approaching New Mobile Season Heats Up on Social

The Approaching New Mobile Season Heats Up on Social

New devices from Motorola and OnePlus spark excitement—and debate—ahead of anticipated fall releases.

The Unhealthy State of Enterprise Marketing Work

The Unhealthy State of Enterprise Marketing Work

The nature of our work — especially as marketers — has changed profoundly over the last several years. Companies are getting bigger, with systems and teams increasingly spread out across the globe.

Trion Announces Mobile Enhancements

Trion Announces Mobile Enhancements

The mobile video advertising company claims to be the first to offer adhesive native video with sound across all mobile devices.

A Seamless App Experience or Bust

A Seamless App Experience or Bust

70% of respondents say the performance of a mobile app impacts their perception of the retailer.

General Electric Experiments With Emoji Marketing

General Electric Experiments With Emoji Marketing

A new standard communication helps GE connect with highly coveted consumers—millennials.

Healthcare Providers' Websites Are Under the Weather

Healthcare Providers' Websites Are Under the Weather

71% of Internet users say healthcare providers' websites could be more helpful.

Will Marketers Sink or Swim in the Digital Tide? [Infographic]

Will Marketers Sink or Swim in the Digital Tide? [Infographic]

Looks like the mobile and social waves are gaining momentum.

Seizing the Moments Is Essential to Mobile Dominance

Seizing the Moments Is Essential to Mobile Dominance

Platforms like Google and Facebook, not apps, will control mobile minutes and, in turn, the mobile universe, says a Forrester report.

Mapping the Mobile Journey

Mapping the Mobile Journey

Mobile has the ability to empower brands to follow their consumers along their purchase journey. But which points are most vital? And how do you connect the dots between mobile advertising, mobile consumers, and their purchasing behavior?

App Marketing Costs Decline

App Marketing Costs Decline

The cost to maintain loyal users dropped 10% to $2.47 in May, as app developers turn up the volume on targeting.

Cooking Up a Way to Reach Millennials

Cooking Up a Way to Reach Millennials

31% of millennials say the decision of what to cook is the least enjoyable part of the cooking process.

Mobile Video Views Show Alarming Growth

Mobile Video Views Show Alarming Growth

Smartphone and tablet views have quadrupled in two years, leading mobile to claim 50% of video viewership by year's end, says a study.

The New Frontier of Mobile Marketing

The New Frontier of Mobile Marketing

Here's a look at how some top brands are using live-streaming apps Meerkat and Periscope.

Mobile Email: The "New Normal" for Marketers and Consumers

Mobile Email: The "New Normal" for Marketers and Consumers

Five things email marketers should consider to keep up with consumers' mobile behaviors.

The Biggest Marketing Opportunities in 2015

The Biggest Marketing Opportunities in 2015

More data, more tools, and more opportunity for marketers in retail. Here's a quick breakdown of eTail's latest report on digital marketing trends.

Mobile Video Ad Spend Is Growing, Despite Qualms

Mobile Video Ad Spend Is Growing, Despite Qualms

According to eMarketer, U.S. mobile video advertising will grow more than 70% to $2.62 billion in 2015

Consumers' Shopping Cart Use and Expectations

Consumers' Shopping Cart Use and Expectations

Nearly three quarters of respondents use online shopping carts to store items they plan to buy later.

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