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Proximity Marketing With Beacons

Sep 19, 2014 - Beacons have the ability to accelerate the mobile shopping experience and create increased engagement with consumers. Here are some examples of companies utilizing the technology to influence purchasing behavior. Comments

How to Manage Facebook Pages as a Multi-Unit Brand

facebook-parent-child-photo-1 Sep 17, 2014 - If you are a multi-unit business with locations around the world, you can't ignore the need for local pages. Here are some tips for managing your global Facebook presence. Comments

Bing Ads Enhances Geo-Targeting and Ad Scheduling

Bing Ads Sep 15, 2014 - Bing Ads' updates to its location targeting tools will help advertisers deliver more relevant ads. Comments

Preparing for the Internet of Things

fitbytes-wearabletech-jawboneup Sep 14, 2014 - Wearable technologies are about to change the way we live, and that change is coming very soon. Being on top of this next generation of Internet is imperative to understanding future consumer trends. Comments

SMBs to Represent More Than One-Third of Local Ad Spend in 2015

shutterstock-163296683 Sep 4, 2014 - BIA/Kelsey predicts that SMBs will spend more than $50 billion on local media in 2015. Additionally, they will continue to allocate even more ad dollars to digital. Comments

Why It Matters Where You Build Your Start-Up

nyc-skyline Sep 4, 2014 - Even in our hyper-connected world, positioning your start-up in one of the world's entrepreneurial clusters could help you set yourself up for greater success. Comments

Elvis Presley’s Graceland Looks to iBeacon Technology to Boost Tourism

graceland-logo-blue Sep 2, 2014 - The museum has set up beacons to deliver location-based content on its iPad tour, a move that has been largely welcomed by visitors. So how could you incorporate iBeacon technology into your marketing plan? Comments

Best Practices for Turning Back-to-School Searches Into Purchases

fathers-day-mobile-shopping Sep 2, 2014 - A recent survey shows that 73 percent of back-to-school shoppers are using mobile Internet for nearly every part of their back-to-school shopping process. Comments

5 Mobile Advertising Myths – and How to Bust Them

mobilephone77 Sep 2, 2014 - There are still many myths surrounding the world of mobile advertising. Here are five of the most common ones, and a look at what the truth really is. Comments

Voice Search – and You Thought "Auto Correct" Was Bad

Buy side prefers voice trading to electronic execution Aug 25, 2014 - A look at Apple, Google, and Microsoft's voice search programs and how they stack up against each other. Which one comes out on top? Comments

4 Steps for Localizing Your Social Media Approach

localizing-social-media Aug 20, 2014 - Localizing the social media approach of a global brand can be tricky, but it's extremely important to a brand's success. Here are four tips for how to use social media to localize your company. Comments

Email Marketing’s Day in the Sun

emails-day-in-the-sun Aug 19, 2014 - As indicated by a new report, email has a bright future as the hub of integrated, cross-channel marketing efforts. How can marketers use new innovations to optimize their email messaging impact? Comments

Facebook Leads Way In In-store Sales for SMBs [Study]

facebook-homepage Aug 14, 2014 - A new study from digital marketing company G/O Digital shows that compared to Twitter and Pinterest, Facebook is better at driving offline sales for small businesses, with 84 percent of respondents saying that local deals or offers on Facebook heavily... Comments

Where Does Context Live?

contextual-awareness Aug 13, 2014 - Knowing the basic information about a customer is no longer enough. Now, marketers need to be able to understand the context surrounding their customers, including their location, devices, activities, and conditions. Comments

Google Targets Local With Latest Algorithm Update

Localized Search Aug 8, 2014 - Recently, Google introduced a new algorithm change aimed at improving local search results. Here's a look at the changes and how marketers can make the algorithm work for their businesses. Comments

Twitter's Mitro Acquisition Could Yield Better Targeted Ads

twittermusic Aug 4, 2014 - A few years after the purchase of location-aware app maker Mixer Labs, Twitter has acquired password-security start-up Mitro to collaborate on geo-related projects. Comments

Cross-Channel Sales to Grow, Spurred by In-Store Mobile Research

in-store-shopping Jul 30, 2014 - Growth in cross-channel sales means it’s important for retailers to cater to consumers’ in-store behavior, so as not to alienate an increasingly mobile-savvy base. Comments

10 Paid Search Optimization Tactics to Improve ROI

search-marketing-1 Jul 30, 2014 - Here are 10 tips, all applicable to both AdWords and Bing, to help you get the most of out of your paid search campaigns in order to maximize your return on investment. Comments

Verizon Smart Rewards Is a Sign of Things to Come

shutterstock-75943606 Jul 29, 2014 - Programs like Verizon Smart Rewards demonstrate that consumers are warming up to the idea of sharing data about themselves, as long as there is a benefit such as coupons or offers. Comments

In-Car Wi-Fi Will Create Opportunities for Advertisers Down the Road

chevrolet-4g-lte-campaign-04 Jul 15, 2014 - A recent announcement from Chevrolet about built-in 4G LTE Wi-Fi furthers the availability of in-car functionality, which could bring opportunities for advertisers and allow marketers to eventually deliver much more targeted experiences by tapping... Comments

Location, Utility, and Relevancy - the Magic Combination for Brands on Mobile?

Mobile Targeting Jul 8, 2014 - There's a real opportunity in the digital space for brands to merge location-based data, utility, and relevance to create apps that provide great value to their consumers' lives. Comments

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