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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Blogs & Content

B2B firms struggling with content marketing

B2B companies are forging ahead with content marketing but, according to recent research by Forrester, businesses are focusing too much on selling their products and services instead of addressing problems faced by their customers. >>

Advertising

Brands piggy-backing on major events not guaranteed success

Post-tournament research by Millward Brown's specialist neurological branch reveals that brands piggy-backing on major events such as the FIFA World Cup are not guaranteed success. >>

Blogs & Content

Expert: Why SMBs are pushing farther into digital

Large enterprises have proven the ROI of digital marketing, and SMBs have taken notice. Even with limited resources, SMBs are now recognizing the value of digital marketing and allocating their budgets accordingly. >>

Ecommerce

Top 3 challenges facing retailers and how to solve them

While it's true that online retailers have a unique advantage of being open 24x7x365, they're still at the mercy of overall consumer trends and buying behaviors. One expert offers his advice for retailers to cut through the clutter and solve the toughest challenges facing online merchants: >>

Advertising

How to get past personas and into consumers' interests

Online consumer attention is fleeting and fragmented. As a result, advertisers need to adjust their practices accordingly to recognize what their audiences care about right now. Taykey solution mines data from thousands of online sources, discovers what is trending for specific audiences, delivers ads targeted by those trends and optimizes the results 24/7. >>

Mobile Marketing

European Commission forces Google, Apple to make users aware of 'true cost' of an app

Google has agreed that no app downloads that push in-app purchases will be labeled as 'free' in Europe as of the end of September this year, following criticisms by the European Commission. >>

Ecommerce

Top 3 tips to improve seasonal marketing plans

Whether online or off, the nature of business lends itself to seasonality. No matter what a retailer is selling, there are going to be busier periods than others, so planning for those moments is critical to promote profitability all year long. Here's how online brands can capitalize on seasonality: >>

Social Marketing

Research: Social media users less likely to post positively about their favorite products

Researchers from Universities in Britain, Australia and the U.S. have found that users of social media are less likely to use those websites to post positive opinions about their favorite brands and services. >>

Ecommerce

Twitter preps for new generation of commerce experiences

In the same week that Facebook announced the trial of a 'Buy' button in advertisers' posts and ads, Twitter has announced the acquisition of payments startup Cardspring. >>

Mobile Marketing

iBeacon firm offers free hardware and installation to UK retailers

iBeacon technology is becoming popular with both consumers and businesses. A UK-based iBeacon technology firm is offering free iBeacon installation and deployment to retailers in the run-up to the valuable festive season. >>

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