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Friday, November 27, 2015

50% of Millennials will do most of their holiday shopping on Black Friday, Cyber Monday

New data from Influenster reveals the shopping habits of Millennials during Black Friday and Cyber Monday including what they will be buying, how much of their holiday shopping they plan to accomplish and which stores they will be heading to. >>

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Top 3 tips to improve Pinterest strategy

This year Pinterest announced plans to add buy buttons within their social network; PointSource and IBM have now partnered to make those buy buttons a reality. And, with more than 100 million users, the buy button could push more retailers and brands into the Pinterest infrastructure. >>

Monday, November 23, 2015

Facebook enables advertisers to target users 'highly engaged' with holiday content

Marketers using Facebook as part of their festive campaigns have a new tool in their targeting box. Facebook is enabling advertisers the opportunity to target social network users who are engaged with content about the upcoming holiday season. >>

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

New Facebook ad formats encouraging automotive ad spend

Research from full service marketing agency HPS Group reveals new ad formats on Facebook are attracting an increasing share of ad spending from automotive brands. >>

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Ecommerce Roundup: Solutions for engagement

In the big lead-up to the holiday shopping rush, two new releases are on the scene. From BuyVia and TouchCommerce, the new solutions should help to increase customer engagement. >>

Friday, November 06, 2015

Top 3 tips to use sports to engage globally

Famous athletes are recognized by face and reputation. This leads large corporations to hire athletes to star in commercials that air during sporting events. Even if you can't afford the large contracts of athlete endorsements, there is a way to use sports to push your brand global. >>

Monday, November 02, 2015

Forecast: Mobile, Social, Video to push 2016 local ad spend

With only a few weeks left in 2015, BIA/Kelsey has released their local advertising forecast for the 2016 year, and their experts are predicting video, social and mobile advertising to take center stage. Overall, they expect the local ad spend to increase nearly 4%, pushed by political advertising budgets, to reach at least $141 billion. >>

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Ad execs give Facebook top marks for social ad effectiveness

Emarketer has released a Social Advertising Effectiveness Scorecard revealing which social platform out of the "Big Three" and "Emerging Three" got the highest grade among several company executives. >>

Monday, October 19, 2015

Kenshoo: 68% social ad clicks are now mobile

Mobile is the reigning social devices. That is one takeaway from the Kenshoo Digital Marketing Snapshot: Q3 2015. According to Kenshoo's research more than two-thirds are social ad clicks are now made on mobile devices. >>

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Top 3 tips to make customer part of the team

From blogs to social media consumers are weighing in on favorite products and brands all day long. One expert believes this kind of consumer interest can be a huge help to a brand - if the brand is ready to make the shopper part of the marketing team. Here's how to do it. >>

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Facebook increases push to ecommerce

Facebook has long been trying to link its social prowess with ecommerce and has just announced another way in which brands can reach customers and drive sales on the platform. >>

Monday, October 12, 2015

92% of top UK retailers use social media

Imaging technology firm SpinMe's recent research found that the vast majority of the UK's top 50 retailers now actively engage on social media platforms to boost sales. >>

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

Top 3 tips to make the most of Instagram ads

Instagram hasn't pushed Facebook out of the top social networking slot just yet, but many brands are finding Instagram to be a solid investment in their time and ad dollars. Here's how to make Instagram advertising work for your brand. >>

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

People, not ads, most effective means of influencing consumer buying decisions

Are you in-the-know about which sources consumers turn to and trust when researching purchases? According to a new study from Experticity, an overwhelming number of marketers are wrong about which marketing activity consumers trust the most. >>

Monday, September 28, 2015

Study: Millennials like CSR, but may engage differently

Social responsibility has been a buzz word for a couple of years now. One new report indicates Millennials, especially, are interested in one type of social responsibility: corporate social responsibility (CSR). >>

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