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BizReport : February 28, 2012 Archive

February 28, 2012 Archive

Ecommerce archives | February 28, 2012

MerchantCircle upgrade offers localized options for merchants

MerchantCircle isn't new to the online space, but an upgrade of their infrastructure may make it seem so to both local businesses and consumers. This morning they are unveiling a new look and new opportunities for local businesses to connect with local consumers in a meaningful way. From deals and coupons to asking experts within the community and getting quick answers, the platform may change the way local is. . .well, localized. >>

Mobile Marketing | February 28, 2012

Millennial Media launches self-serve solution

A new offering from Millennial Media should give app developers and businesses in the mobile space a new way to create an engaging mobile space. Called mMedia the platform allows mobile businesses to quickly create and launch mobile opportunities and then manage everything from a single dashboard. >>

Social Marketing | February 28, 2012

Pew reveals rise in the awkward task of de-friending

Facebook users, once driven to collect friends, are now beginning to manage their accounts, and contacts, more efficiently, according to a new study from Pew. While de-friending is still seen as an awkward online moment women, it seems, are more likely to hit the delete button than men. >>

Mobile Marketing | February 28, 2012

Android device activation grows 250% YoY

Google's Andy Rubin has announced some big figures regarding the number of Android phones and tablets being activated daily plus an insight into the app market. >>



Social Marketing | February 28, 2012

KLM partnering passengers via social networks

The anxious wait to see who you'll be sat next to on a long-haul flight could soon be over thanks to social seating programs such as KLM's 'Meet & Seat'. But social seating could hit some privacy turbulence. >>

Social Marketing | February 28, 2012

Wildfire, Adaptly partner for social marketing solution

As the social media space opens to advertising brands are looking for ways to optimize the experience. A new solution from Wildfire and Adaptly could be one answer to the problem of engaging consumers within the social space. Through the partnership Wildfire will integrate Social Marketing Suite with Adaptly's social ad and optimization platform. >>