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Gamification Is Worth the Risk, Says Tribal Worldwide [#CZLNY]

Apr 2, 2015 - At ClickZ Live New York, Tribal Worldwide's Rich Guest sat down with Emily Skor of the CHPA to talk about best practices for testing, targeting, and launching a mobile gaming app. Comments

Mountain Dew and Spotify Among First to Experiment With Twitter's Periscope

periscope-logo Mar 30, 2015 - As most brands plan ahead for Twitter's new livestreaming app, Mountain Dew and Spotify tried Periscope on its first day and say initial response was primarily positive. Comments

Twitter Debuts Periscope to Rival Meerkat

twitter-logo Mar 26, 2015 - Immediately following Facebook’s embedded video player announcement yesterday, Twitter introduced a new livestreaming video app this morning. Why are these major social media platforms looking to win the video space? Comments

Facebook Offers Free Analytics for Apps Tool

facebook-app-analytics Mar 25, 2015 - At today's F8 conference Facebook unveiled a new developer tool that will help app marketers segment and target audiences as well as understand consumer path to purchase and in-app pain points. Comments

Twitter Experiments With Carousel Ads

twitter-logo Mar 19, 2015 - Following Instagram's recent foray into carousel ads, Twitter jumps on the bandwagon, promoting apps with a new unit. But is Twitter hurting itself with large, intrusive ads? Comments

What's Next for Brands and Wearable Technology in China?

china-fashion Mar 19, 2015 - Opportunities abound for brands as Chinese social media apps and technology companies work together on innovative crossovers between wearables and digital marketing. Comments

Top 7 Reasons You Need, Nay, You Must Be at ClickZ Live New York

7reasons-clickz-live Mar 19, 2015 - ClickZ Live is just two weeks away! Check out the top reasons why you should be attending our premier marketing event. Comments

SXSW 2015: Shazam Partners With Brands to Simplify Search

shazam-mobile Mar 16, 2015 - Shazam's chief product officer, Daniel Danker, spoke with ClickZ at South by Southwest about a new feature on the brand's app that will use images and audio for search. Comments

The Internet of Things & the Future of Digital Experience Management

Internet of Things Mar 12, 2015 - A new product from Adobe lets marketers connect a customer's digital shopping habits with their offline ones, bringing all parts of the consumer journey together. Comments

Is the Apple Watch a Push Notification Killer?

apple-watch-photo Mar 9, 2015 - Apple's CEO Tim Cook unveiled the Apple Watch today, the company's first foray into wearables. But while brands like Uber and W Hotels have already found utility on the watch, others may stumble. Comments

Pizza Hut Takes App Marketing Curbside

pizza-hut-logo Mar 3, 2015 - At this week's Mobile World Congress, Pizza Hut and Visa rolled out plans for a connected car that allows users to order, pay, and have pizza delivered right to their cars using beacon technology. Comments

5 Questions to Ask About Mobile App Tracking

mobile-apps Mar 3, 2015 - More and more businesses are choosing to create mobile apps, so consider these five questions as you embark on the planning process. Comments

Mobile App Solutions for Chinese Hotel Users

china-hotel Feb 17, 2015 - Enhance hotel searches and bookings in China with customized mobile experiences and mobile apps. Comments

Pinterest Teams Up With Apple to Promote App Pins

pinterest-log-in Feb 12, 2015 - App Pins will let Pinterest users download external apps without leaving the platform. Comments

Users Want a Seamless and Convenient Web Experience

mobile usability Feb 11, 2015 - What debate? Whether via app or mobile Web, mobile users want an easy and connected experience. Comments

What Is Windowing?

windowing Feb 10, 2015 - Marketers need to consider a "windowing" tactic that provides exclusive, exciting content to viewers willing to pay for a subscription model or ad-free format. Comments

Are Mobile Games the Next Big Space for Advertisers?

mobilegames Feb 5, 2015 - This year’s Super Bowl featured commercials from three mobile gaming companies, a sign that the industry is going mainstream. So how can marketers leverage the medium as an effective advertising platform? Comments

Super Bowl XLIX: Ads, Trends, and Engagement

superbowl2015 Feb 4, 2015 - A look back at this year's bevy of ads from the big game - the good, the bad, and the ugly. Comments

Twitter Syndicates Promoted Tweets for Broader Reach

Twitter Money Feb 3, 2015 - Promoted Tweets will now appear as native content on other platforms, such as mobile app Flipboard, that already integrate organic tweets into their applications. Comments

Bud Light Offering Delivery Service Just in Time for the Super Bowl

bud-light-button-anheuser-busch Jan 22, 2015 - Beer company Anheuser-Busch is introducing a home delivery service for its popular Bud Light brand. The "Bud Light Button" is a new app that allows users to order drinks on their smartphones. Comments

The Internet of Things Starts With Agility Everywhere

internet-of-things-web Jan 20, 2015 - The Internet of Things is taking over, but driving the devices are mobile apps, which move at a much different speed than marketers may be used to. Comments

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