Live Nation – Event Geofencing

AdvertisingAge made an announcement that event giant Live Nation will now geofence their events.  Live Nation claims they sponsor an event somewhere on the planet every 20 minutes.  They will tag mobile IDs of concert goers and gather information such as the age, sex, how much did the person pay for their ticket, what food or…

Mobile Shoppers: Coupons are #1

eMarkter has published that other factors do influence US internet users purchasing decisions but none come close to the popularity of coupons and discounts.  More than 70% of US internet users said their purchase decisions were influenced by coupons and discounts. No other influence was had more than 50% of responses. The closest was family and…

Location-targeted mobile advertising drives ad spend growth by 45% in 2021

Posted on March 13th, 2017 by Anne Freier Mobile is now the fastest growing digital advertising medium among all location-targeted formats, according to a new BIA/Kelsey report. Overall, US mobile ad spend is currently estimated at $33 billion this year. The research firm projects a growth to $72 billion in 2021. That’s a 17% annual growth…

The Growing Importance of Mobile Marketing Strategies for Hotels

By Jennifer Dunphy Over the past two years, multiple studies have confirmed the importance of mobile marketing and the improved performance metrics of mobile vs. other avenues of digital advertising, especially as it pertains to the hospitality industry and hotels. Now, newer studies are starting to reveal more subtle insights into mobile consumer behavior. One…