The Weather Company: Driving Mobile Growth With Helpful Messaging And Marketing When App Users Need It Most
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Removing The Friction From Content Access To Ignite Engagement At Forbes
Content companies under pressure experiment with new formats and technologies in search of new ways to meet consumer demand for snackable and relatable content delivered how, when and where they want it. Lewis D’Vorkin, Forbes Chief Product Officer, is pursuing a comprehensive strategy to accomplish both. I catch up with D’Vorkin to discuss how the company is reinventing the mobile app user experience with the help of new technology that removes friction, increases engagement and opens up additional opportunities for monetization.
Mobile Internet Advertising Rising Fast To Eclipse Desktop In 2017
Mobile isn’t just causing a seachange in consumer behavior by increasing our demand for formats and features that are easy and enjoyable to access on smartphones and tablets. Mobile is also causing a seismic shift in advertising spend allocation, a surprise trend documented in the Zenith Advertising Expenditure Forecast released earlier this month. The forecast, upgraded from numbers the company published in June, still expects mobile advertising to overtake desktop–but the new forecast predicts this will happen much sooner.
How New Consumer Data Marketplaces Are Changing Advertising — Forever
The news that Spanish telecoms giant Telefónica is gearing up to launch a platform that will "let clients know what data Internet firms have, so the client can decide what to do with them," can be read as a move by the telco to get a leg up on the likes of Amazon, Facebook, and Google--which have the edge in the data trade. It's just one event in a flurry of activity as companies race to harness data owned by others to enable more contextually relevant and effective advertising--thus enabling brands and marketers to communicate with consumers in a way that produces positive results and deepens engagement.
Mobile: The Great Connector (Bridging The Digital & Physical Worlds To Boost Your Marketing Effectiveness, Vol. 2, 2016)
In Volume 2 of this resource, which I wrote in partnership with the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA UK), we explore how location data and context are coming together to enhance the entire marketing cycle. From strategies to re-imagine and hyper-personalize the customer experience, to ways brands can use mobile to super-charge offers linked to consumer context, this resource helps marketers choose the appropriate channels and approaches that will allow them to satisfy people’s growing requirement for personalized and relevant brand communications in the “mobile moment.”
Adsquare Layers Location Context On Mobile Audience Segmentation
Millions of mobile apps, billions of users and trillions of sensors add up to countless opportunities for brands and marketers to deliver relevant experiences and advertising — provided they can 'listen' to the data signals that indicate user intent.
3 Trends That Will Transform Mobile Advertising
As many know, the mobile advertising market is a crowded space, with over 400 ad networks (really!) to choose from. This fragmentation has done much to undermine overall revenue, and slow mobile’s emergence into the transformative platform we know it can be. But from my perspective as both a venture capitalist and someone working in this space, there’s good news: …
Mobile: Tracking From Promotion Through Purchase
In mobile marketing, data is big — and marketers can win even bigger when they build the capabilities to collect and track performance data across their campaigns from the moment the ad/promotion/perk is delivered, all the way through the point-of-sale to the purchase data outputs that show conversion. This data (THROUGH purchase) is clearly the ‘Data Nirvana’ marketers, brands and …
MMA Michael Becker: Mobile Marketing Strategy Must Tap Context, Data
In the last shopping days before the holidays my guest is Michael Becker—North America Managing Director for the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) and a leader in the mobile marketing industry. He’s active in the industry as an entrepreneur, an academic and a recipient of the Direct Marketing Educational Foundation Rising Stars Award for his tremendous contribution to the mobile and …
Mobile Ad Spend Climbs, Targeting Gets More Precise: SMART Report
Smartphone penetration is fueling mobile ad budgets as brands grasp the opportunity to engage, interact and drive results further down in the purchase funnel. In the U.K., for example, where smartphone penetration is now nearly 60 percent, the IAB (Internet Advertising Bureau) reports that mobile advertising is on a “meteoric rise,” growing 132 percent to reach GBP 181.5 million in …