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BizReport : January 15, 2013 Archive

January 15, 2013 Archive

Mobile Marketing | January 15, 2013

JiWire, AWG partner for free WiFi accounts

An expanded partnership between mobile leader JiWire and free WiFi provider Advanced Wireless Group (AWG) will have more consumers logging on to the mobile web from more places. A good thing for advertisers and brands alike. >>

Mobile Marketing | January 15, 2013

Adfonic: Real Time Bidding pushing mobile engagement

Nothing says mobile like real time information, and according to the latest Adfonic AdSnap, real time bidding (RTB) within mobile is pushing click through rates and improving overall ad performance. The verticals most likely to be impacting by mobile RTB include Style/Fasion (231% CTR increase), Social/Dating (191% CTR increase) and Legal (167% CTR increase) compared to non-RTB options. >>

| January 15, 2013

'Juicy' news from PayPal

At the start of 2012 shoppers could use PayPal at just 2,000 brick-and-mortar stores. Today, their mobile wallet solution is accepted at 23 leading national retailers, exceeding the company's goal of 20 before the end of last year. >>

Trends & Ideas | January 15, 2013

IBM predicts birth of a trend - steampunk

Retailers are constantly on the lookout for the 'next big thing' and, according to IBM, it's becoming easier for these trends to be spotted way before markets become saturated thanks to the use of social and sentiment analysis. IBM thinks it knows what the next big trend will be - Steampunk. >>



Social Marketing | January 15, 2013

Facebook announces larger 'Pages You Might Like' ads in mobile newsfeeds

An announcement on Facebook's Australia and New Zealand marketing Page reveals the imminent introduction of larger Page Like ads on mobile news feeds. >>

Blogs & Content | January 15, 2013

How brands should look at video ads in the New Year

More than 10 billion video ads were served to viewers online in November 2012, accounting for about 20% of the total video views. But, to truly engage viewers brands need to know what type of content will garner the most attention. >>