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Big Brands and the Business Benefits of Social Media: Pt. 3

Written on
March 14th 2014
Author
Trevor LaTorre

ADOTAS (Third of three parts) – Earlier today, in part 2 of this series, we explored the business benefits of Pinterest, Instagram, and Vine. In this final installment, we’ll cover the benefits of using LinkedIn, Foursquare, and Tumblr. If these networks are on your business radar for social strategy, this ... more...

Larissa’s Picks to Click: PBS’ Digital Triumph, Promoted Ads, Brands on the ‘Vine’

Written on
June 18th 2013
Author
Larissa Lohman

ADOTAS EDITOR’S NOTE: 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. After a month long hiatus of readjusting to living with mom and dad again and spoiling my newly 21-year-old liver, my ... more...

Tablets: The Next Big Digital Frontier

Written on
May 30th 2013
Author
Alexander Franke

ADOTAS — Tablets are big business. According to Forrester, 375 million tablets will be sold worldwide in 2016 and 760 million will be in use overall, which is over 10 percent of the world population. Furthermore, while tablet sales are expected to surge by nearly 70 percent, shipments of PCs ... more...

Challenge Accepted: 3 Mobile Opportunities in 2013

Written on
May 10th 2013
Author
Bodhi Short

ADOTAS – When I think of mobile, I think of omnipresence, and then I think of opportunity. By 2014, half of the US will use smartphones and nearly half (45%) will use tablets. Rapid smartphone and tablet adoption has significantly altered the ways in which consumers think about, research and ... more...

Social Media Landscape: LinkedIn Could Rival Facebook’s Dominance

Written on
May 6th 2013
Author
Roger Katz

ADOTAS – The recent earnings results from the two most important social networks, Facebook and LinkedIn, present a fascinating comparison on multiple levels.  While Facebook currently has more members, I believe LinkedIn will become just as valuable, but without competing with Facebook for membership.  And that points to huge opportunities ahead for ... more...

Will Publishers Soon Be Dominating Mobile Marketing?

Written on
May 6th 2013
Author
Gil Regev

ADOTAS — In a recent research published by IDC, publishers are becoming a driving force in the world of mobile advertising, with Internet giants such as Facebook, Pandora, Twitter, and The Weather Channel dominating top advertising spend charts in the U.S. So should mobile ad networks be concerned?  According to IDC, ... more...

Visual Content is King: Social Video Takes Center Stage

Written on
April 24th 2013
Author
Richard L. Tso

ADOTAS – In 2012, social video engagement rose from 42% to 70% the year before, according to new research by Adobe, with the viral reach of video content accounting for 77% of ALL reach via social networking sites. That compares to 55% for non-video content like status updates and confirms the ... more...

Using Traditional Marketing Techniques to Get Noticed in the App Marketplace

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April 9th 2013
Author
Shrikant G. Latkar

ADOTAS –With the proliferation of hundreds of thousands of apps in the marketplace, the most important challenge facing developers is getting their app noticed. As the Apple App Store and Google Play are the main channels for downloading apps, acquiring the highest ranking in these stores becomes really important. This “ranking ... more...

Facebook’s Redesign Pitch: ‘Less Clutter, More Stories’

Written on
March 7th 2013
Author
Mike Daly

Favoring pictures over words, Facebook has created a page to showcase how its latest redesign will translate across mobile, tablet and web. The page touts the site’s “vibrant new visuals,” “reimagined ” stories and more customizable News Feed choices. Users can add their names to a waiting list to beta ... more...

Super Bowl XLVII: Smartphones Trump Tablets

Written on
January 30th 2013
Author
Adotas

Mobile ad network Mojiva recently released an infographic detailing the attitudes/behaviors of mobile users during the Super Bowl. Overall it seems that smartphones will remain king for social activities during this year’s game. SUBSCRIBE TO THE ADOTAS NEWSLETTER AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE! Here are some of the key findings: 9% of ... more...