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‘Friendly Fraud’ Surges in Wake of Target, Neiman Marcus Security Breaches

Written on
March 24th 2014
Author
AdotasWire

Clearwater, FL – March 24, 2014 (ADOTAS) —Ecommerce has been growing at a rate of about 15 percent annually, with B2C ecommerce sales expected to reach $482.6 billion in North America (1)—and with that, a direct parallel of “friendly fraud” chargebacks, which Visa estimates cost merchants nearly $12 billion in 2012 alone ... more...

Big Brands and the Business Benefits of Social Media: Pt. 2

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March 14th 2014
Author
Trevor LaTorre

ADOTAS (Second of three parts) – Yesterday, >we covered the business benefits of Facebook, Twitter, and Google+. In this installment, we’ll cover Pinterest, Instagram, and Vine, all of which are primarily image- and/or video-based platforms. This article shows digital marketers and social media managers how to strategically implement Pinterest, Instagram, ... more...

Spredfast Secures $32.5 Million in Growth Capital

Written on
January 3rd 2014
Author
AdotasWire

AUSTIN, TX.,  January 3, 2014(ADOTAS)  — Spredfast, the leading independent social relationship platform provider, today announced that it has raised $32.5 million in growth capital led by Lead Edge Capital, which has funded well-known software, e-commerce and internet companies including Alibaba Group, Marketo, Bazaarvoice, Drillinginfo, Refinery29, and Monetate. The majority of ... more...

Watch: The Top 10 Short-Form Halloween Videos

Written on
October 31st 2013
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS — Below, Unruly presents the top 10 short-form Halloween videos. Fun factoids: Tide’s very successful Vine campaign accounts for 5 entries in the top 10. And the top 3 videos are from Instagram, while the rest of the top 10 are from Vine. Subscribe to the free Adotas.com Newsletter ... more...

Exclusive Q&A With MediaShift CEO David Grant: WiFi Is The New Cookie

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September 10th 2013
Author
Richard L. Tso

ADOTAS – MediaShift is an ad company that looks at data from WiFi networks to deliver cross-device advertising campaigns to consumers. Instead of looking at legacy ad cookie-information, their patented technology looks to the network to help assemble audience segments for advertisers and agencies around the globe. Adotas sat down with MediaShift ... more...

The Mobile Video Explosion: What Advertisers Can Learn From Vine

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September 4th 2013
Author
Richard L. Tso

ADOTAS — Call them the jokesters, the show-offs, the comedians, the earnest – these people have all found their voice on the video social network Vine. These days people’s attention spans are virtually nonexistent, and some advertisers are finding success in providing short-form content to entice consumers to want more. In ... more...

Mobile Marketing Adds $139B to U.S. Economy in 2012; Set to Rise to $400B by 2015

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May 9th 2013
Author
AdotasWire

NEW YORK, May 9, 2013 (ADOTAS) — The mobile marketing ecosystem generated $139 billion of incremental output to the U.S. economy in 2012, a significant surge from $48 billion in net sales previously reported in 2010. Over the next five years, this figure is set to skyrocket to $400 billion ... more...

Expert Touts the Brilliance Behind the Justin Timberlake Brand

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April 1st 2013
Author
Adotas

ADOTAS – Justin Timberlake is back with a vengeance after a 6-year album hiatus. With 968,000 copies sold in his first week, many doubters have been silenced – but how exactly did he do it? Look no further than the incredible marketing push and media blitz of JT’s comeback album, ... more...

Is Your Favorite Brand a Social Media Power Player?

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March 25th 2013
Author
Adotas

The steady rise of social media has every company reconsidering marketing strategies and how they sell their products or services. With that in mind, global consulting firm Vivaldi Partners has published a new study measuring the impact of “social currency” and which brands are using social media effectively to target consumers. The firm ... more...

Retail Sites, Including Amazon, Dominate Paid Search Advertising on Google

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March 13th 2013
Author
AdotasWire

A new study reveals that retail web sites are dominating paid search advertising on Google.com, with amazon.com taking the lead as both the most visible retail advertiser and also the retail brand most likely to be seen in organic search results. The findings come from a study by search and social analytics ... more...