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Thursday, June 29, 2017

Advertising

Ad Roundup: Releases focus on targeting

A trio of releases into the digital space this week are focused on the data brands need to better target and serve their customers. Details in today's advertising roundup. >>

Mobile Marketing

Survey: Mobile payments more accepted

Most merchants (70%) are now supporting at least three mobile payment options. That is a key finding in Kount's 2017 Mobile Payments & Fraud Survey. Another is that since the inaugural survey (2013) merchants have doubled their mobile payment options for both digital and in-store purchases. >>

Research

Survey shows July 4th shoppers looking for deals

As with many holidays, consumers shopping for American's Independence Day on July 4th will be shopping the deals. That's the word from new ChargeItSpot data; their 2017 Independence Day Sales Report indicates nearly half of in-store shoppers (43%) will be shopping the sales this year. >>

Mobile Marketing

Top 4 tips to prevent app fraud

As the amount of app fraud continues to increase, many brands are wondering if the risks associated with app fraud are worth it. Here are 4 tips for brands to help combat the effects of app fraud. >>

Mobile Marketing

Expert: Why mobile video is a trend to try now

According to new data, consumers are now spending about 50% more time with connected devices - tablets, smartphones, connected TVs, etc. - than in 2016. And much of that time is spent with mobile video, and that is why more brands need to get comfortable in the space. >>

Internet

Survey finds growing interest in Open Source

Look for increased interest - and growth - in Open Source software and programming options. That's the word from NodeSource, whose recent survey found that most (91%) of enterprise software developers believe new businesses will come from open source projects. >>

Mobile Marketing

Forecast: App Economy to surpass $6 trillion in 2021

Look for more out of apps. That is a key takeaway from App Annie's new Market Forecast; their experts suggest that by 2021 the global app economy will surpass more than $6 trillion. >>

Law & Regulation

Social media platform collaboration against extremist content

Four social media platforms are setting aside commercial rivalries and pulling together to form an anti-terror compact dedicated to tackling extremist content being spread from their platforms. >>

Ecommerce

Study: Shoppers still want human contact in-store

While much has been written about all-tech stores being the wave of the future, one new study indicates that wave isn't quite here yet. Instead, Euclid Analytics researchers have found that both men and women still want the human touch when they're shopping in retail stores. >>

Mobile Marketing

Study: Video must be mobile optimized

When it comes to video, mobile optimization is crucial. That's a key takeaway from new Mighteor research, which found that most (77%) of those watching mobile video have stopped viewing if the content 'didn't look good' on their mobile device. >>

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