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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Intent HQ: Consumers want brands to be honest and transparent about data collection

Being open and honest are important aspects of a personal relationship, and that goes for the relationship between a brand and consumers, too. A new infographic from Intent HQ provides insight into the hows and whys of honesty versus cookies. >>

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Ad Roundup: Making mobile, social, video simpler

Two new solutions in the online space are focusing on simplifying brands' reach into mobile, social and video. >>

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Ad Roundup: Sales tools and caller response

Two releases into the online space this week should help sales people bring more leads through the sales funnel and to create a better experience for consumers across channels. >>

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

3 Questions with OpenMarket's Steve French

The mobile space is exploding with activity from both consumers and marketers, and is expected by many to have a big impact on the holiday season as well as back to school shopping. One expert weighs in with his thoughts on how mobile is shaping the online space. >>

Monday, August 18, 2014

Entertainment brands spending more on longer, less effective, video ads

Entertainment brands are increasingly turning to rich media and video ad formats to align themselves with consumers' increasing use of video on mobile devices, according to a new report released by Vdopia. >>

Monday, August 18, 2014

Partnership to roll out data-focused customer experience

There is a dearth of data in the online space: data about how customers make purchases, data about interests, data about paths to purchase. A new partnership in the online space is set up to use data to improve overall customer experiences online. >>

Monday, August 18, 2014

Top 3 tips to market your event

Putting together an even can be as simple as constructing an event page for selling tickets that includes event information and looks great. Flyers can be made online, ticket payments can be taken online...but how can you find the right people to attend that event? >>

Friday, August 15, 2014

Retailers: The 3 trends that could change your year

With back to school shopping in full swing, many retailers are turning their attention to holiday promotions, sales and making sure their websites are ready for the showrooming and webrooming customers that will head their way. One expert tells us what he expects from the remainder of 2014 - and it's all about disruption. >>

Friday, August 15, 2014

Twitter testing video ads

Twitter is experimenting with video ads that look like Tweets in users' content feed in an attempt to better monetize the platform. >>

Friday, August 15, 2014

Top 3 tips to create more engaging video content

Viral videos like Weird Al's 'Tacky' all share the same common traits - originality, humor (often off-beat), and references to popular culture. These elements, when combined in simple and digestible formats, evoke an emotional response from consumers that drives them to action. The action is to share the content within their social graphs, thereby contributing to the video's virality. >>

Friday, August 15, 2014

Online Roundup: International expansion tools and local marketing tips

In the rapidly changing online space, retailers and advertisers need tools to help them reach not only local but international shoppers. Three moves should help brands push their expansion efforts. >>

Thursday, August 14, 2014

New Balance shoe launch takes omni-channel approach

New Balance has tapped BrandLive to help them launch their new running shoe. And while consumers will likely to be watching the omni-channel launch, retailers and brands will be watching for another reason: to see how an omni-channel approach works for the shoe brand...and perhaps make notes about their own future campaigns. >>

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Vdopia moves underline importance of new tech

This week mobile video ad leader Vdopia is shaking things up - the company is naming a new CEO, CTO and President - all moves which the company says will strengthen their position in the marketplace. >>

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Mobile Roundup: App monetization, Cross-channel help and private mobile numbers

Mobile is moving fast and three announcements in the space underline just how important mobile is becoming - to brands and to consumers. >>

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Platform extends audience targeting to friends

An extension to the Pursway platform should give marketers the ability to extend their reach across the online space. Pursway's platform helps brands bring targeting to scale by allowing them to target consumers who 'look like' their base of customers. >>

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