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Two weeks ago, I focused on the recent explosion of mobile TV and its related products. While I only hinted on the viability of advertising within this burgeoning on-the-go medium, a recent news release from mobile marketing technology provider iLoop Mobile urged me to explore the advertising side further. For...
Why read this article: This article will unpack why ROI is not a fixed, or, constant number. In the increasingly real-time marketing world, we need to understand the “message-level” ROI and other dynamics that can dramatically alter your ROI. Years ago, there was a person at Procter & Gamble who...

Social Signals in Search

ADOTAS - No doubt brands have had to think more critically this year about social and its role in online marketing. While measurement and analytics in social continue to be great fodder for industry panels and quarterly business reviews, we all know for a fact that consumers are indeed...
ADOTAS - One of our industry’s most valuable assets -- customer trust -- is under threat from malware. Malicious code in display advertising continues to grow at an alarming rate; more than 1 million ad impressions per day are infected. Overall, 1.3 million websites host malware, and third-party advertising is one...
ADOTAS – Fraudulent traffic continues to be a major issue plaguing the online advertising business. And the reality is that every website gets bad traffic, even websites produced by the most legitimate publishers. At the 2014 IAB Annual Leadership Meeting, our CEO Tom Phillips delivered a dramatic message to...
ADOTAS - Marketers are challenged in today’s time-pressed world to reach audiences in meaningful and measurable ways. Marketers are learning they need to capitalize on the audience’s uninterrupted moments during the day in order to deliver a message that resonates and is contextually relevant. Unfortunately, the old media playbook...
You're walking down the street and receive a mobile-phone text message that offers a digital coupon for a frappuccino at the Starbucks (SBUX) you're approaching. This brand of communication is known as "one-to-one marketing" or "behavioral advertising," and it's likely on its way to a wireless handset near you. Pharmacies...
  Shravya Kaparthi (pictured left) discusses how marketers (and data professionals) can best use data to unravel some of the most lucrative opportunities with respect to segmentation without necessarily crossing any ethical/moral/social boundaries while prioritizing relevance and effectiveness above everything else.  I struggle not to roll my eyes when marketers tell...
In rounding up this week’s ads of the week, we asked: how do marketers keep feature-rich ads from being just plain-old busy? These ads showcase super-interactive formats that let the creative shine! Country: United States Advertiser: Norwegian.com Media Agency: Visit Norway | Innovation Norway Creative Agency: Mister-H Publisher: Facebook Built Using: Sizmek Social Link to Ad: Click...
   Limited by-invitation-only, Alpha users are to be the original participants in building the first consumer-powered data marketplace where people will own, verify and sell access to their data. For a complete Whitepaper on the technology and its application, click here. Social Reality, Inc.'s  blockchain identification graph platform, BIG,  announced the release of the...