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Monday, July 28, 2014

Forecast: More to invest in multi-screen ads

About three-quarters of ad agencies are already investing in multi-screen advertising, but a new forecast out from Jivox indicates multi-screen is about to go even higher. According to a new survey from Jivox 90% of those advertisers plan to increase mobile spending this year; 70% say they'll invest more ad dollars specifically into multi-screen campaigns. >>

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Air passengers demand constant connectivity and fast in-flight Wi-Fi

People today are accustomed to easy access to Wi-Fi even when out and about in public. New research from Honeywell Aerospace finds that those expectations have expanded to include when travelers are airborne. >>

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Power Users + Loyal Users = App Stickiness

Not all apps have the same rate of engagement and loyalty, as a new study from analytics and mobile marketing company Localytics confirms. >>

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Shareaholic: Quarter of website traffic driven by Facebook

It's not unusual to see reports that Facebook has reached a plateau or that it's losing younger users hand over fist but, as new research from Shareaholic reveals, it continues to be a dominant force in driving traffic to websites. >>

Thursday, July 24, 2014

B2B firms struggling with content marketing

B2B companies are forging ahead with content marketing but, according to recent research by Forrester, businesses are focusing too much on selling their products and services instead of addressing problems faced by their customers. >>

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Brands piggy-backing on major events not guaranteed success

Post-tournament research by Millward Brown's specialist neurological branch reveals that brands piggy-backing on major events such as the FIFA World Cup are not guaranteed success. >>

Monday, July 21, 2014

European Commission forces Google, Apple to make users aware of 'true cost' of an app

Google has agreed that no app downloads that push in-app purchases will be labeled as 'free' in Europe as of the end of September this year, following criticisms by the European Commission. >>

Monday, July 21, 2014

Research: Social media users less likely to post positively about their favorite products

Researchers from Universities in Britain, Australia and the U.S. have found that users of social media are less likely to use those websites to post positive opinions about their favorite brands and services. >>

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Report: Canadian SMBs behind on CASL

Only about one-third of Canadian small businesses are up to date on CASL - Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation - penalties. That's the word from Constant Contact which surveyed SMBs to determine how in the know they were about the anti-spam legislation. >>

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Millennials emerge as leading spenders on green products and services

Millennials could be pointing the way to how consumer purchasing will shift in years to come as they emerge as the core supporters of green products and services in a survey commissioned by hygiene products manufacturer SCA. >>

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Quarter of UK employees fear being laid off in next six months

More than a quarter of UK workers worry they will lose their job in the next six months, according to an Employment Confidence Survey from jobs and career community Glassdoor. >>

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Merchants: What to expect for back to school

As August rushes toward us, marketers are finalizing plans for the big back-to-school rush. One expert offers his advice to help merchants key in on BTS trends. >>

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Study: Most Americans learn big news via socnets

Turns out social media is more important - for consumers - than ever. According to one new report a majority of Americans are learning about important news via social networks. They're learning about family news first and foremost but more than 40% are also staying up to date with regional, national and international news, as well. >>

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Research reveals products best suited to mobile advertising

Researchers at Columbia Business School wanted to find out if banner ads on a smartphone's web browser actually work. Their results reveal that they do, but are only effective for certain products. >>

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

The Considered Consumer: Technology has slowed the path to purchase

The advent of ecommerce and associated technology is not speeding up consumers' path to purchase, it's slowing it down, according to new research from retail property firm Hammerson and analysts Conlumino. >>

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