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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Advertising

Expert: Why targeting isn't always working for brands

Using data to better target advertising to the right consumer is a typical occurrence for most brands and marketers. Yet, many still don't see a return on investment for their efforts. So, is the data wrong? Or is it the way these brands are personalizing ads and content? We asked a digital expert for insight. >>

Ecommerce

Forecast: Halloween, Holiday shopping a mixed bag

Costumes and candy will add up for merchants and brands over the next week. That's a key takeaway from the National Retail Federation's Halloween forecast, which suggests party-goers will spend nearly $9 billion through October 31. >>

Advertising

Implications for Nike's purchase of data platform

Recently, athletic brand Nike announced plans to buy up Celect, a data science hub. The impetus behind the buy is to give Nike better insight into what their customers want, but there are bigger implications for the buy according to one expert: the beginnings of brands' challenge to Amazon's digital dominance. >>

Mobile Marketing

How to prep now for a 5G experience

Wireless coverage continues to change - from 3G to 4 and now 5G is fast approaching. But, as carriers are already making way for 5G, what can businesses do to ensure they're up to speed in the mobile environment? We asked a mobile expert how businesses can begin prepping for 5G. >>




Mobile Marketing

Study finds phone addiction real, loyalty moving mobile

Consumers the world over are more attached to their phone every day. To the point that, according to one report, more than half of people will reach for a phone first thing in the morning, even before speaking to another person. This addiction to and reliance upon phones is changing how consumers behave and should also change the approach of businesses and merchants. >>

Advertising

Study IDs disconnect between retailers, consumers over data

Concerns about data privacy are high in the minds of both consumers and businesses, but there is a disconnect between the two over just how data can or should be collected, stored, and used. That's a key takeaway from new data out from Deloitte. >>

Ecommerce

Top 3 Tips to retargeting success in Q4

Just over a month away from America's Black Friday, the unofficial kick-off to the holiday season, but there is still time for merchants and brands to set themselves up for success. Here's how brands can better use retargeting and reengagement strategies to build a stronger Q4. >>

Advertising

Expert IDs how brands can prep for success in 2020

Campaign measurement options change all the time, and the right tools can mean the difference in a campaign's success. How can businesses set up for a profitable 2020? We asked a digital expert to weigh in with her top three tips to prep for the new year. >>

Internet

How businesses can employ better hiring practices to increase customer satisfaction

Over the next 10 years one research report suggests that at least 400 million jobs will become automated. While this automation can be a good thing - AI has been shown to improve ad targeting, for example - there are some jobs that need a human touch. Here's how brands can ensure they're employing the right people for their jobs. >>

Advertising

Vibenomics launching audio OOH marketplace

Vibenomics, a cloud-based managed service provider of audio experience solutions to location-based businesses and connected cities, recently announced it has launched an audio out-of-home (OOH) advertising marketplace enabling brands to reach a national audience of nearly 150 million or target any combination of 4000 individual locations. You don't hear much about audio-based advertising these days, so I asked Paul Brenner, Vibenomics' Chief Strategy Officer (who will run the ad marketplace) what is going on in the space: >>

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