ComScore released its September smartphone market share data for the US market. Based on consumer surveys, the company estimated that nearly 150 million US mobile subscribers now own smartphones (149.2 million). Apple remains the top individual smartphone OEM; however Samsung has continued to gain and now controls 25.4 percent of the market. Motorola saw a […]
If you have a Google account — and who among us doesn’t? — you might want to be careful about visiting Google’s other social network, Orkut. Google is automatically creating new Orkut accounts for anyone that visits Orkut.com while already logged in to a Google account. (Try it yourself if you don’t mind having an […]
Today Twitter announced the global roll-out of Tailored Audiences, the targeting capability the company began testing in beta in July. Tailored Audiences gives Twitter a retargeting product and more. As with Facebook, advertisers can use first party data to retarget their own site visitors, or tap into third party data to reach new custom audiences. […]
Today, Twitter and several platform providers announced the official launch of Tailored Audiences, giving marketers the ability to target individuals using their own first-party data and any third-party data. Until now, Twitter’s advertising solutions were based solely on the data they had about their users. Facebook took a similar step to open their inventory to […]
The Christmas shopping season is officially upon us. Inboxes are stuffed with special email promotions that will hopefully result in stuffed stockings on Christmas day. Maybe not Gmail inboxes, though. Will Gmail’s new tabs be the Grinch that stole Christmas from email marketers this year? Some businesses have publicly speculated and decried the new interface, […]
Mobile is taking over nearly every facet of consumer life as we know it, and there’s no slowing down in sight. The Association of National Advertisers (ANA) and Nielsen recently reported that in just three years’ time, nearly half of all media campaigns are expected to take on multi-screen strategies. In this study and in […]
I’ve been working in the conversion optimization space for over seven years. (My company offers a software platform for creating and testing app-like, conversion-oriented landing pages and microsites.) While I am continually amazed by the innovative tactical ideas that people working in conversion optimization invent, regular readers of my column may note that I tend […]
First impressions are important. We all know that. Marketers spend a great deal of time on improving that first impression. They build beautiful websites, gorgeous campaigns, and pick their words specifically to capture interest that very first time a consumer finds them. But what about after they convert? Are you spending as much time improving […]
It’s that time of year. Once again, we are awash in holiday projections — and with those projections come seasonally specific recommendations for marketers. This includes everything from capitalizing on mobile’s first true holiday to investing more in programmatic as that trend ramp steepens into 2014. Assuming you are more dexterous than you were this […]
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