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Friday, October 24, 2014

Ecommerce

Study: Retailers aren't ready for next-gen tech

Retailers aren't ready for the next generation of shopping technology. That's the takeaway from new data out from Mozu which indicates nearly three-quarters (69%) of retailers aren't integrated with omni-channel solutions; about one-third say they haven't even considered such integration. >>

Mobile Marketing

Expert Advice: Invest in Near Field Communications

On Black Friday both on and offline retailers will experience a huge spike in traffic - there will be buyers for everything from new jeans to new cars. The key is for retailers to market correctly before shoppers enter their doors, and according to one expert Near Field Communications is one way to push those traffic and conversion numbers. >>

Email Marketing

Top struggles for email marketers

A new study out from FOLIO and sponsored by Lyris indicates email marketers continue to struggle - not with advanced segmentation or targeting, but with basic email practices like building lists. >>

Email Marketing

Campaigner suggests marketers reset campaigns not just clocks

In just over a week many of us in the US will be re-setting our clocks to end Daylight Savings time for another season. In addition to resetting the clocks and changing out the batteries in smoke detectors, as we've been instructed by fire departments, Campaigner is adding something new to the list that is specific to online marketers: reset your campaigns. >>

Advertising

Brands: How to use in-memory tech to increase personalization

Personalization is part of the new frontier of the Internet. Brands are looking for new ways to personalize and make relevant not only their products, but the content surrounding their content. According to one expert in-memory technology is one way to do this. >>

Mobile Marketing

Study finds mobile payments high on consumers' minds

Mobile access to content, email and social networks is pushing consumers' want of mobile access across that board. That's the takeaway from a new study which indicates about one-third of consumers are interested in mobile payments options while about half say they'd switch their mobile to an iDevice just to access Apple Pay options. >>

Social Marketing

Does Facebook really pose a threat to YouTube?

Does Facebook pose a threat to YouTube? Research from media analytics firm Socialbakers certainly seems to point in that direction. >>

Advertising

In a digital age Out of Home advertising memorable and complementary

Even the most digitally obsessed have down time and, when they're not glued to a device they take time to look around and absorb their surroundings. It's during that time, found a global research study, that Out of Home advertising plays a major role in driving consumer response and advertising. >>

Trends & Ideas

Adobe: More online TV watched on smartphones than tablets

Adobe's latest Video Benchmark Report reveals the hefty rise in online media streaming with smartphone overtaking tablets for the first time as the device on which to watch streaming content. >>

Mobile Marketing

Ad Roundup: Launches to increase mobile, social capabilities

The mobile and social spaces are heating up this month; three new product launches could set brands up to increase their mobile and social reach in time for the holiday season. >>

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