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BizReport : March 16, 2007 Archive

March 16, 2007 Archive

Mobile Marketing | March 16, 2007

Report: Mobile ads are more accepted

There is good news for mobile advertisers. A new report from Harris Interactive shows increasing acceptance of mobile ads. Correctly targeted ads to users will only increase the acceptance level according to the report. The bad news? Incorrectly targeted the ads will likely only annoy the user. >>

Research | March 16, 2007

Newspaper web sales increase 31%

Newspaper's online advertisings sales showed an impressive jump in 2006. According to research from the Newspaper Association of America, online ad sales grew to $2.7 billion. >>

Research | March 16, 2007

comScore: "Visits" to change engagement level

comScore says a new metric measuring user visits to a specific site could replace the traditional pageview metric for advertisers. A visit is measured as the total amount of times a website is visited by one user each day, with 30 minutes between each visit. >>

Ecommerce | March 16, 2007

New service to attract budget-conscious online shoppers

Traditional shopping practices, such as layaway plans, are being phased out offline in favour of credit-based or delayed finance schemes. But now, thanks to a new online service, the budget conscious can log on to enjoy the benefits of layaway. >>

Research | March 16, 2007

Wireless internet users more engaged, online longer

A study by the European Interactive Advertising Association (EIAA) has found that wireless internet users are online longer, more likely to submit reviews, and spend more time on social networking sites than their wired counterparts. >>

Social Marketing | March 16, 2007

Social networking drives traffic to British fashion retailers

The number two source of UK traffic to Britain’s popular fashion high street and online fashion store,, came from its profile on a social networking site. >>