What does Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg have planned for mobile now? Perhaps something bigger than we’ve ever seen before from the social networking giant.
According to published reports that have escalated in frequency over the last 48 hours, Facebook is ready to launch its long-rumored mobile advertising network.
“Facebook will take the wraps off its plans for a mobile ad network at its ‘F8′ developer conference in San Francisco at the end of the month,” says Re/Code‘s Mike Isaac, citing sources close to the social network of more than one billion users.
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The following is a guest contributed post from Rick Wyerman, SVP of Product Services at I.Predictus.
When it’s time to build your brand, promote your product, or rollout the next big thing, you’ll need to engage in a media buying strategy. Whether you carefully plan a formal launch or dash off a back-of-the-envelope proposal and forge ahead immediately, everything will hinge on optimizing price and placement.
Posted in Announcements, News, Smartphones
I was never a fan of the cocktail party-variety networking scene. I will never be one to dart around a room shoving business cards into people’s hands. I prefer meaningful conversations with people, getting to know them and vice versa.
But social media networking? That’s something different altogether. Done right, it’s never a hit-and-run. Rather, it consists of building relationships over months and even years by sharing information – both professional and personal – through posts, comments and responding to questions in various online communities.
What’s the return on investment, the ROI, for putting that kind of time into social media? Actually, it’s called the RON – the “return on networking.”
Posted in Marketing Strategy, Mobile Advertising, Mobile Devices, Mobile Marketing, Mobile Social, Platforms, Resources, Smartphones, Tablet Devices
Vine and Instagram are enjoying a dramatic spike in usage today among users of all age groups, but particularly Millennials.
With the increasing popularity of posting short-form videos, many brands and businesses are wisely looking for effective ways to effectively utilize these social platforms.
Among newbies to these hot social properties, the question that first arises is whether short-form videos are better suited for advertising or brand building purposes.
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In case you missed it, here are some of the top stories in mobile marketing and advertising we’ve been following this week.
If 3D is the next big thing in smartphones, should mobile marketers begin thinking about this technology and how it may be harnessed? Although it’s important to not let the imagination run completely wild about this prospect, it’s difficult to keep the mind from wondering this week as speculation emerges that Amazon is about to roll out a game-changing smartphone in the next two to three months.
While the U.S. and Great Britain have consistently led the way for mobile marketing’s growth, Spain has made huge leaps in the mobile marketing world in recent years.
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Pulsate is out with a new end-to-end marketing platform for the physical world. The start-up provides what is described as a cloud platform and its own micro-context iBeacons that allow companies to supposedly “turbocharge” customer engagement.
Pulsate, which can sit behind any brand’s existing mobile app, will initially be targeted at large retailers, with future plans to expand the offering to venues, and transport.
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Earlier this month, the team at GetFeedback.com unveiled the latest release of it’s customer survey product.
GetFeedback.com Spring ’14 marks the second major product release since the company opened its doors to the public earlier this year.
“The new product brings advanced new capabilities and deep levels of customization and personalization, allowing organizations of any size to connect with and listen to their customers in an entirely new way,” the company tells MMW in written statement.
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