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5 Tips for Improving Ad Engagement and Driving ROI

Written on
April 11th 2014
Author
Sid Bhatt

ADOTAS – Today’s consumers are multi-screen addicts. For example, they may begin a search on a smartphone, move to a desktop computer to gather more information and then finish the task on a tablet. According to a recent report by AdReaction, 41 percent of screen time is simultaneous usage of ... more...

This Week’s 5 Best Video Ads: Honey Maid, Dove, Evian, Hootsuite, NHTSA

Written on
April 11th 2014
Author
Unruly Media

ADOTAS – Honey Maid turns the other cheek, Winter Comes for social media and a baby Spider-Man moonwalks. Yes, it’s just another week in AdLand. But which ads have been setting pulses racing this week? Here are our five picks. Enjoy! 5. Honey Maid, “Love” Here’s a novel way to deal with ... more...

Twitter Takes the Lead for Sharing Online in Q1

Written on
April 8th 2014
Author
Adotas

ADOTAS – Today, ShareThis released its Consumer Sharing Trends Report for Q1 2014. Twitter is back from a slump, with a major growth trajectory of 43 percent and now leads as the fastest growing channel, followed by Facebook, Pinterest and LinkedIn. Notably, Reddit joined the top growing channels for the ... more...

Big Data: Hype or Hope?

Written on
April 7th 2014
Author
Ernie Capobianco

ADOTAS – Big Data. Everybody’s talking about it. You’d think it was a cure-all, the ultimate panacea. The greatest thing to hit marketing since the Wendy’s “Where’s the Beef?” campaign. All kinds of companies in almost every niche industry are trying to extract value from Big Data. Like ancient alchemists ... more...

Blogshare: comScore’s Anne Hunter Puts the Digital Ad Future into Focus

Written on
April 3rd 2014
Author
Adotas

ADOTAS – comScore just launched its 2014 U.S. Digital Future in Focus report, which shares trends on web usage, online video, digital advertising, mobile, social media, and e-commerce, and explains how these trends are shaping the marketplace and what they mean for the year ahead. Additionally, comScore asked Anne Hunter (pictured), its ... more...

Mobile Acquisition Study: Email is Best, Social Worst

Written on
April 3rd 2014
Author
AdotasWire

CHICAGO, April 3, 2014 (ADOTAS) — Vibes, a mobile marketing technology leader, today released a report presenting the findings of extensive analysis of the most effective mobile marketing strategies. For retailers and brands, growing a robust mobile database can be challenging, particularly following the changes from last October’s Telecommunication Consumer Protection ... more...

Marketers: Don’t Confuse Flash with Substance

Written on
April 3rd 2014
Author
Laurie McGrath

ADOTAS – Movie critics are a tough bunch. They rarely, if ever, are impressed with “movie magic” such as computer-generated imagery and gee-whiz special effects. In their minds, if the script is weak, no amount of technical prowess will save the film. So it is in the marketing world. Otherwise ... more...

Facebook Puts the Brakes on Free Organic Search for Pages

Written on
April 1st 2014
Author
Richard L. Tso

ADOTAS – Marketing has become increasingly social, and companies rely on creating a low-cost brand presence on social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Vine and LinkedIn as valuable sources of driving engagement through earned media. The Facebook Pages model sparked an entire industry and the creation of firms like Buddy Media ... more...

Survey of Online Publishers Shows the Strength of Facebook, Weakness of SEM

Written on
March 27th 2014
Author
AdotasWire

SAN FRANCISCO, March 27, 2014 (ADOTAS) – VigLink and Netpop today released their inaugural findings from Publisher Roundtable, a new collective intelligence platform for online content publishers, showing Facebook as the clear favorite social platform for driving traffic to a publisher’s Web site. More than 250 Web publishers representing over 30 ... more...

Facebook to Acquire Oculus

Written on
March 26th 2014
Author
AdotasWire

Menlo Park, Calif. – March 25, 2014 (ADOTAS) – Facebook today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Oculus VR, Inc., the leader in immersive virtual reality technology, for a total of approximately $2 billion. This includes $400 million in cash and 23.1 million shares of Facebook ... more...