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Facebook Moolah Continues the Move to Mobile

Facebook Moolah Continues the Move to Mobile 300x165 Facebook Moolah Continues the Move to MobileWhere’s Facebook making the major share of its moolah?

Look no further than mobile. Mobile ad spending on Facebook has passed desktop and now represents the lion’s share of ads on the social network.

That mobile growth won’t abate anytime soon.

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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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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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In the ‘Mood’ for a New Social Marketing Tool?

In the Mood for a New Social Marketing Tool 300x252 In the Mood for a New Social Marketing Tool?Mood Media, a provider of interactive marketing solutions for local small- and medium-sized businesses, tells MMW that it has just taken its offerings to the next level with the launch of Mood Social Wi-Fi.

The solution, we’re told, allows clients to offer free, branded Wi-Fi to their customers while providing the business with the additional benefit of a “simple and robust” marketing tool designed to integrate with the brand’s social channels.
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Will Facebook Soon Surpass Google In Mobile Advertising?

Will Facebook Soon Surpass Google In Mobile Advertising 300x176 Will Facebook Soon Surpass Google In Mobile Advertising?In a recent Q&A session with Opera Mediaworks Chief Executive Mahi De Silva, a bold prediction was shared with the mobile advertising world.

Facebook’s potential to surpass Google in Mobile Advertising was not only discussed it was all but directly predicted.

Currently, Opera Mediaworks owns 17% of global mobile display advertising and is on track to double their revenues when all is said and done for 2014. The point? This company understands mobile advertising.

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AMEX and McDonald’s Partner in App-Based Rewards Payment Option

AmEx And McDonald’s Partner In App Based Rewards Payment Option AMEX and McDonald’s Partner in App Based Rewards Payment OptionIf you are an American Express cardholder you may be aware of your multiple opportunities to earn rewards points that can be cashed out for a wide range of discounts and purchases. In a recent partnership with McDonald’s, AMEX is now allowing cardholders to use their rewards points to pay for their purchases at the fast food giant.

AMEX cardholders can either swipe their card through the inside card reader to cash in their rewards for payment, or pay through their AMEX mobile app. On top of this mobile option, it is expected that McDonald’s will also accept Apple Pay once it goes live.

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Infographic: Mobile’s Role in the Retail Revolution

Infographic Mobiles Role in the Retail Revolution 228x300 Infographic: Mobiles Role in the Retail Revolution A new infographic from the team at Spotzot was shared this week with MMW.

The visual in question addresses what it will take to bridge the gap between ecommerce/mcommerce and in-store shopping.

This holiday shopping season, the data shows, represents a major opportunity for online shopping. So if smartphones aren’t yet your marketing BFFs, the visual shared below might help change your mind and that reality.

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