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Larissa’s Picks to Click: HitBliss, Mobile Gaming Ads, Ford2Go

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Mar 4, 2013 
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Larissa Lohman  |

EDITOR’S NOTE: Adotas Editorial Intern Larissa Lohman routinely scours online media for big news and offbeat developments to share with our readers. Got your own “pick to click”? Send her a link.

Insomnia is the worst.  And with daylight savings next weekend, I certainly am not looking forward to losing another hour of sleep.

  • HitBliss is a new TV and movie service that encourages users to watch ads in exchange for earning money toward their next rental or purchase (Ad Age).
  • A new MediaBrix study shows that mobile gaming ads give the advertisers 20 percent engagement rates and this number is increasing.  These ads have proven more effective than standard banner ads (ClickZ).
  • Ford experiments in the car sharing market with Ford2Go as a way to appeal to college students, showcase their latest lineup and eventually lead to future vehicle purchases. (TechCrunch)




Larissa is a junior communication arts major at Ramapo College of New Jersey with a concentration in journalism and a minor is sociology. She has written for her college newspaper The Ramapo News, and an online source, The Ramapo Record. She loves writing, running and playing sports.

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