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Publishers Dropping the Ball on Email Marketing

Publishers Dropping the Ball on Email Marketing 300x200 Publishers Dropping the Ball on Email MarketingThe basics of email marketing aren’t so basic to everyone.

According to a new report from Lyris, the shift from print to digital has “transformed the publishing industry, but many publishers are still struggling with the basics of email marketing.”

That’s the revelation from a recent FOLIO survey sponsored by Lyris.

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Criteo’s New Cross-Device Personalized Marketing Solution Getting Buzz

Criteos New Cross Device Personalized Marketing Solution Getting Buzz 300x162 Criteos New Cross Device Personalized Marketing Solution Getting BuzzCriteo, a performance advertising technology company, is getting so much attention this week it’s scary (that’s particularly impressive when you consider that tomorrow is Halloween.)

MMW was briefed by the company yesterday on the freshly announced global availability of its cross-device advertising solution, which enables a single view of consumers’ shopping behavior across all devices.

The goal of the solution? To deliver “precise, personalized ads with accuracy and scale.”
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Juniper: NFC Payment Users to Number 500 Million by 2019

Juniper NFC Payment Users to More Than 500 Million by 2019 276x300 Juniper: NFC Payment Users to Number 500 Million by 2019A new report from Juniper Research calls for major growth in the market for NFC mobile payments.

And not surprisingly, Apple is expected to play a critical role in the anticipated boom.

Juniper reports this week that there will be 516 million mobile users of NFC (Near Field Communication) contactless payment services by the end of 2019.

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Wells Fargo Marketing Support for Apple Pay

Wells Fargo Marketing Support for Apple Pay 300x209 Wells Fargo Marketing Support for Apple PayApple Pay may be the new kid on the mobile payments block, but some of the biggest retailers and financial institutions in the world are eager to embrace the nascent payments service launched this month by the venerable iPhone maker.

One of the most recent financial behemoths to announce support for Apple Pay is Wells Fargo. In fact, the team at Wells Fargo has begun heavily marketing its incentive to get customers to try the service.

Just check out in a merchant app or look for the Near Field Communication (NFC) symbol at checkout registers in stores and use your iPhone 6 Touch ID™ to authorize payment quickly and securely.

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Online Videos Now Watched More On Mobile Devices

Online Videos Now Watched More On Mobile Devices 300x172 Online Videos Now Watched More On Mobile DevicesSince the online video boom that followed the launch of YouTube, top brands and businesses — and everyday small business people alike — can now easily create their own low-budget but high-quality video marketing. And even as video marketing has continued to flourish on the computer screen, the evolution and global adoption of mobile devices have taken things to a whole new level for video marketing.

Now there are a multitude of places that videos can be shared online, and video links can be embedded on landing pages, websites, and social media. When it comes to mobile devices, shorter videos are most effective and are currently more popular than watching videos on desktops, laptops, and tablets.

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Former Apple Retail Boss Wants to Reinvent eCommerce

Former Apple Retail Boss Wants to Reinvent eCommerce 300x189 Former Apple Retail Boss Wants to Reinvent eCommerceRon Johnson left Apple as the company’s head of retail in 2011 to become CEO of J.C. Penney.

Unfortunately, Johnson’s stint did not prove to be the rousing success the retail giant needed and expected.

But Johnson is ready to roar back after last year’s ouster at J.C. Penney.
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Mobile Marketing: The Week in Review

Mobile Marketing The Week in Review3 Mobile Marketing: The Week in ReviewIn case you missed it, here are some of the top stories in mobile marketing and advertising we’ve been following this week.

There are a lot of buzzwords out there — and a lot of confusion about what to do when there’s a dearth of data. Marketers are wrestling with everything from “programmatic buying” to “native content” to “mobile marketing,” yet many don’t have the tools to properly use the tech.

Recent research shows e-mail marketers are getting better at what they do, but most people still have a love/hate relationship with e-mail.

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