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Thursday, June 21, 2012

Roundup: Wildfire, Monetate, LinkedIn releases to push global engagement

As consumers across the globe look online for brand information, content and social experiences, three brands are increasing the way advertisers and brands can engage with that customer base. >>

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

eXelate taking models to the maX

New from eXelate two brand tools created to enhance how brands build and use ad models and leverage brand information. Called eXelate maX brand the tools can help marketers in different sectors determine which attributes are most important to their brand - actual purchase intent versus brand recognition, for example. >>

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

UK boasts many online shoppers but few firms do business online

The European Commission's latest Digital Agenda Scoreboard reveals that, despite the majority of the UK population using the Internet to shop, very few British firms do business online. >>

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Consumers want to book airline tickets by mobile

Airlines can attract more mobile customers by allowing them to pay for flights via a mobile device, according to new research from payment processing firm WorldPay. Half of respondents said they would use their smartphone or tablet to purchase an airline ticket if the option was given. >>

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Social media customer service lacks speed, attentiveness

Companies must urgently address their social media customer service offerings. Social media is increasingly becoming the channel of choice for consumers looking to air their grievances or ask companies a question. However, as many studies show, companies aren't being as attentive as consumers expect. >>

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Forecast: Mobile to push call-based ads higher

As more consumers move to mobile, businesses are finding more leads calling in via smart and feature phones. If fact mobile calls to businesses are expected to out-pace calls based on desktop search more than six times over. >>

Monday, June 18, 2012

London Olympics boosts traffic to money-saving website by 130%

The Olympics is generating increased interest from budget-conscious foreigners looking to save money when they visit the UK for the games. >>

Monday, June 18, 2012

Pinterest appeals to Latin American Internet users

Consumer and business interest in Pinterest is growing at quite a pace, particularly in Latin America where fanbase numbers have increased by as much as eight-fold. >>

Monday, June 18, 2012

How to make the most of showrooming

A new trend in retail - customers coming into a store, looking at a product and then leaving to buy online - is causing some retailers additional stress in this stingy economy. Called showrooming, many are looking for ways to stop customers from the practice, but two experts say showrooming can be turned to the retailer's best interests. >>

Friday, June 15, 2012

How to combat showrooming in your store

There is a new trend in retail: shoppers coming into stores, researching products and then leaving to make a purchase online. While this practice isn't a great thing for retailers, there are ways to engage those consumers in-store and combat the trend. >>

Friday, June 15, 2012

10m shoppers have signed on for mobile alerts

More consumers are looking for store information, deals and even locations from mobile devices while shopping brick and mortar stores. One hub they're leaning on - Placecast's ShopAlerts, which has pushed past the 10 million member mark. >>

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Biggest daily deals player shuns GDDA code of conduct

In a bid to improve its reputation with both consumers and merchants, industry trade association the Global Daily Deal Association (GDDA) has produced a voluntary, self-regulatory code of conduct. But not all are on-board. >>

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Survey: Dad doesn't know best?

Mr. Fix-It beware. A new survey out from TeamViewer indicates the seat of power - at least where electronics are concerned - is shifting away from Dad and to. . .daughter? In some cases, yes, TeamViewer's research indicates a different demographic is becoming the go-to when there is a computer issue at home. >>

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Hipcricket, Screenvision put movie-goers in the interactive seat

A new offering from Hipcricket and Screenvision could increase the engagement level of movie patrons. Rather than sitting and passively watching those pre-film advertisements, the tool allows viewers to interact with branded advertisements and information. >>

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

How recurring billing can jumpstart revenue

With many in the online space focused on ecommerce and mobile shopping, these one-time purchasers are leaving a lot on the table. At least according to one expert. He says recurring billing - subscription sales - are the way to reach revenue gold in the online space. >>

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