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BizReport : March 7, 2014 Archive

March 7, 2014 Archive

Mobile Marketing | March 07, 2014

Study: Mobile users want home screen options

Turns out mobile users want more from their devices. And the more is starting with customized home screens. That is the takeaway from a new infographic out from Mobile Posse and Phoenix Marketing International. According to their findings upwards of 40% of mobile users are 'interested' in home screen options. >>

Ecommerce | March 07, 2014

What's a CDO and why does your brand need one?

A new title has cropped up in many online companies over the past five years. It's that of Chief Data Officer (CDO) and while many brands have them, many others aren't quite sure what a CDO is or how that office can be beneficial to their strategies as a whole. >>

Social Marketing | March 07, 2014

Report: In social the ladies rule the world

In the social media world it is women who are leading the way - both in adoption of technology and in how social media is used to stay connected with friends, work and favorite brands. That's the takeaway from a new infographic out this week from Finances Online. >>

Trends & Ideas | March 07, 2014

Research reveals consumers juggle multiple devices throughout the day

The more devices a person owns, the more they are likely to juggle between them throughout the course of a day, according to new research commissioned by Facebook and conducted by market research firm GfK. >>

Internet | March 07, 2014

Getty Images makes millions of images free to embed

Many photographers have benefited from the Internet, but the environment has also proved challenging when it comes to copyright, giving credit where it's due and payments. Now, photography firm Getty Imagess has made tens of millions of its images free to use via a new embed tool. >>

Mobile Marketing | March 07, 2014

Americans abandon purchases in-store after 8 minutes waiting in line

Forming an orderly queue at the checkout isn't something today's consumers want to do. New research from Omnico Group reveals that eight minutes is as long as Americans will tolerate standing in line, after which they will simply abandon the store. They are, however, slightly more patient than their British counterparts. >>