Instant gratification, privacy, and intimacy can be key elements for an engaging app.
Marketers hope the SXSW launch of an innovative app will give the 143-year-old Texas newspaper a 21st century image.
Several SXSWi speakers and attendees weigh in on key trends and issues in mobile marketing today.
Brand willing to hijack their own image in order to reinvent themselves will thrive—and other observations on the ground from SXSW 2013.
In his first public speech since the hacker collective Anonymous attacked his firm in December 2011, George Friedman, CEO of Austin-based intelligence firm Stratfor gave a defiant presentation.
Today has been a madhouse for journalists like me who are covering South by Southwest Interactive (SXSW). Major announcements (and rumors of big announcements that may be coming soon) have everyone scrambling to track down facts while also covering sessions and everything else that's happening here.
South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive finally began to look and feel more like a festival. People poured out of the convention center and filled the streets of Austin. Music could be heard everywhere, and that transformed some of the grumpiness of the previous couple of days into gleeful celebration.
I saw a presentation on a new mobile wallet application called the Isis Wallet. It's a very elegant mobile commerce platform that, according to product literature, is backed by AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon.
Experiencing South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive is like witnessing a marketing lab. Every conceivable way to promote a service, product, or even an educational session is on full display.
In all, SXSW Interactive offers attendees more than 5,000 educational sessions, keynotes, networking events, and parties.
Here are three key insights from the SXSW Interactive festival, during which 25,000 attendees descend on the Austin, TX, and attend workshops, seminars and keynote speeches to find out the latest and greatest developments in Interactive.
Company of the Week
SK&A is a leading provider of U.S. healthcare information solutions and databases. As part of IMS Health, SK&A researches and maintains contact and profiling data for over 2 million healthcare providers, including 800,000+ prescribers. SK&A's data supports research and marketing initiatives for life sciences, medical device, managed healthcare, direct marketing, publishing, education and more. SK&A's proprietary databases are telephone-verified twice per year from its world class Research Centers. SK&A enables multi-channel marketing and sets the standard for data quality and reliability. SK&A's customers include many of America's most recognized healthcare, publishing and pharmaceutical institutions.
SK&A is a leading provider of U.S. healthcare information solutions and databases. As ...