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Five Ways to Develop a Successful Marketing App

Five Ways to Develop a Successful Marketing App

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Instant gratification, privacy, and intimacy can be key elements for an engaging app.

Austin American-Statesman Mobilizes to Move Beyond Print

Austin American-Statesman Mobilizes to Move Beyond Print

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Marketers hope the SXSW launch of an innovative app will give the 143-year-old Texas newspaper a 21st century image.

Mobile Marketing Insights from SXSW Interactive

Mobile Marketing Insights from SXSW Interactive

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Several SXSWi speakers and attendees weigh in on key trends and issues in mobile marketing today.

SXSW: Embracing the Crowd with a Hacker Mentality

SXSW: Embracing the Crowd with a Hacker Mentality

Brand willing to hijack their own image in order to reinvent themselves will thrive—and other observations on the ground from SXSW 2013.

SXSW Interactive: day six (The big wrap-up)

SXSW Interactive: day six (The big wrap-up)

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.

SXSW Interactive: day four (it's getting wild here!)

SXSW Interactive: day four (it's getting wild here!)

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.

SXSW Interactive: day three (the rain ends and sun finally arrives!)

SXSW Interactive: day three (the rain ends and sun finally arrives!)

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.

SXSW Interactive: day two

SXSW Interactive: day two

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.

SXSW Interactive: day one

SXSW Interactive: day one

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.

SXSW Interactive: preparing for five days of interactive Nirvana

SXSW Interactive: preparing for five days of interactive Nirvana

In all, SXSW Interactive offers attendees more than 5,000 educational sessions, keynotes, networking events, and parties.

SXSW round-up

SXSW round-up

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.

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