What do consumer goods companies need to do? A just released study by Forbes Insights suggests that companies not using digital technologies to bolster marketing efforts will lag behind competitors. “The Race Is On: Keeping Pace with Consumer Goods Leaders in Digital Marketing and Technology” surveyed 125 C-level executives from large, global consumer goods companies in the… Read More

Anna Bager, the VP and GM of the Mobile Marketing Center of Excellence at the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), said late last year that responsive design will be more important than ever in 2014, particularly for brands and advertisers looking to generate more sales and brand loyalty through the mobile channel. She was right. Throughout the year,… Read More

It’s no secret that mobile device owners see a lot of advertisements. However, just because they see them doesn’t mean they see what these ads are offering. Earlier this year, polling by Nielsen revealed that 70% of mobile users (on tablets, smartphones, or both) came across ads in the previous month. But the majority didn’t click. According… Read More

Is that Spam in your pocket, or are you just using iMessage? In a “not good news story,” it was announced by security and anti-spam company Cloudmark that Apple’s iMessage now accounts for more than 30 percent of all mobile spam messages. Speaking to the media, Cloudmark employee Tom Landesman said that a year ago he had… Read More

Banner ads are going the way of manual typewriters and black and white movies. But there are new formats and tactics that make marketing in the digital age more relevant and effective than perhaps they’ve ever been. Entrepreneur’s Zach Cutler recently outlined one such strategy – going native with one’s online marketing and advertising efforts. Cutler cites… Read More

Analysis of smartphone ownership and mobile purchases can turn up some interesting anomalies. For instance, a May, 2014 poll by IDG Global Solutions found that 78 percent of smartphone users in Asia-Pacific had made a mobile commerce purchase, compared with 70 percent in North America. Though smartphone penetration in Asia-Pacific is relatively low, the share of such… Read More

Mobile marketers, advertisers, and app developers may want to make Android a higher priority. According to a new report from IDC, the worldwide smartphone market is on fire. In the second quarter of this year, 300 million units shipped for the first time ever — a milestone quarter, says the IDC, and a landmark achievement for the… Read More

The “internet of things” is coming. Are you ready for future of “total connection”? The first line when it comes to the internet of things — IoT as it’s abbreviated — is, of course, businesses themselves. But if a May, 2014 study by Edelman Berland for GE is to be believed, while the majority of business executives… Read More

 
 

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