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

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 into additional driver details. 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

The Old Adage Is True: It’s All About Location, Location, Location

Mobile Targeting Jul 2, 2014 - When it comes to mobile, location is just as important as timing, but there's still a lot of work to be done until marketers have a firm grasp on location data. Comments

Foursquare to Charge for Location-Based Data

foursquare-checkin Jun 27, 2014 - The location-based platform will charge certain businesses for access to its check-in information, a move that indicates social data is becoming more valuable. Comments

Google I/O: Better-Connected World, Greater Advertising

Google Logo Jun 26, 2014 - The keynote at the Google I/O conference introduced loads of new technology from the tech giant, giving advertisers more and more opportunities to reach consumers. Comments

What Foursquare’s Swarm App Means for Businesses

foursquare-swarm-logos May 28, 2014 - The unbundling of Foursquare's two functionalities has led to two separate apps - Foursquare and Swarm. What does this mean for marketers? Comments

Local Misdirection - Would You Give a Customer a Wrong Address?

local-search-marketing May 5, 2014 - While you wouldn't think to give a customer an incorrect physical address, you need to make sure your digital "addresses" are correct, too. Comments

Reddit Adds Location Targeting to Promoted Posts

reddit-location-based-ads Apr 25, 2014 - The platform says this will make promoted posts more relevant to its users. Comments

"Location" Is the New Adjacency – But Not a Complete Strategy

map-location-mobile Apr 22, 2014 - While ads that target viewers based on location can be very effective, some verticals have shown much more success with this tactic than others. Comments

A Marketer’s Guide to Mobile Conquesting

mobile-conquesting Apr 2, 2014 - Conquesting can be extremely effective in capturing more of the market share, but tactics like the ones described in this column can likewise be great tools for reminding your existing customers why they should choose you again and again. Comments

7 Real-World Lessons From Beacons

estimote Mar 30, 2014 - As with any new technology, beacons' early days are pretty volatile territory, but we wanted to share some insights around the initial promise of beacons, good or bad. Comments

iBeacon – Has "Minority Report" Finally Arrived?

ibeacon Mar 24, 2014 - iBeacon is a micro-location and positioning protocol that lets your phone interact with low power transmitters (or beacons) placed in strategic locations. But how does iBeacon work and how will it benefit marketers? Comments

7 Days Through Google Glass: The Experience

google-20glass-directions-gps Mar 24, 2014 - For seven days I "forced" myself to only use Google Glass in place of my phone, tablet, or computer for any task that the wearable technology could execute. It was quite an interesting experience that I want to share with you. Comments

SXSW 2014: Mobile Saturday - Location-Based Marketing

burby-panel-sxsw14 Mar 17, 2014 - A panel at this year's South By Southwest prompted discussion about many facets of mobile location-based marketing, including relevancy, technology, privacy, and thinking beyond advertising. Comments

Duracell Video Asks Cold Canadian Bus Passengers to #PowerWarmth

duracell-powerwarmth Mar 13, 2014 - A new video from Duracell simultaneously highlights battery power and the power of human connection. Comments

The Art of WHERE

mobile-map-shutterstock-120085516 Mar 12, 2014 - Everyone knows location continues to be a central part of mobile advertising's value proposition. Here are some of the things that the IAB, and the market, need to focus on to better harness location. Comments

Websites Need to Become as Personalized as Email

personalization Feb 18, 2014 - We are at a point where the tools exist to make our websites just as targeted as our emails - technology today allows us to customize experiences, messages, and calls to actions across any content management system. Comments

The Power of Location-Based Offers and Relevance

uber-cosmo-vegas-promo-clickz Feb 17, 2014 - Marketers are starting to take advantage of information available to them and instead of doing blanket vanilla marketing for everyone, they are starting to tell more relevant stories based on what they know about their audience. Comments

Unlocking the Treasures of Conquesting

Mobile Targeting Feb 5, 2014 - By building on the concept of conquesting, and expanding our use of location to compete and connect with consumers, we can potentially create more value for our brands. Comments

The Ultimate Mobile Push Provider Scorecard

push-notifications Jan 30, 2014 - This Push Provider Scorecard will help marketers determine which provider may be the right fit for them today as well as allow them to change and adapt the scoring over time as providers evolve. Comments

American Eagle to Deploy Shopkick’s ShopBeacon in February

shopkick-shopbeacon Jan 24, 2014 - The clothing retailer will roll out ShopBeacon in 100 of its "top-performing" locations to "provide [its] customers with the best mobile shopping experience available today." Comments

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