Verizon/Samsung Message This Week: Learn To Love Your Wi-Fi

Name three things you can’t travel without. We bet Wi-Fi made the cut. This summer, businesses (and cities) are making it even easier for you to plug in and stream. USA TODAY CANNON BEACH, Oregon —Learn to love your Wi-Fi. That’s the message this week from new Samsung and Verizon Wireless product announcements. Our phones are getting…

Why Programmatic Advertising Is The Hottest New Digital Marketing Trend

Programmatic advertising ad spend is predicted to hit 33 billion this year. Learn why marketing professionals are jumping all over this form of paid media targeting and automation. By John Lincoln Have you heard about programmatic advertising? If so, you might have wondered what it’s all about. Even though you’re a professional digital marketer who isn’t currently using…

How Mobile Is Changing Back-To-School

Gen Z students and millennial parents comprise much of the back-to-school market, and having, or not having, a mobile strategy could make or break the season. Back-to-school shopping isn’t just a trip to the local mall anymore. The methods by which parents and their kids find back-to-school deals are changing, making mobile a key component…

Location-Based Marketing: Keep It Transparent Or Scare Customers Away

The future of location-based marketing is bright, says Sebastian Wild, as long as marketers focus on using technology in transparent and intelligent ways.   Location-based marketing (LBM) offers the illustrious possibility of connecting to our audience in the exact moment they are in a geographic area we define as important. The surge in interest in…

5 Things About Geofencing That Will Make You A Better Mobile Marketer

By Maria Golovanova Nowadays, mobile devices are pretty much an extension of our bodies. Where we go our phones go: work, holidays, yoga classes, Friday night drinks. On average, we engage in 76 separate mobile sessions a day which amounts to almost 3 hours a day. All those mobile sessions take place at many different locations. Using this…

Customer Engagement In The Age Of Mobile, Social And Messaging

As the lines between mobile, social and messaging become more and more blurred, contributor Rob Begg takes a look at how marketers will need to adapt to reach consumers. Rob Begg on June 19, 2017 at 3:04 pm From a marketer’s point of view, customer engagement is an art form you’re constantly trying to master. There’s…

For Hilton, Location Technology Must Solve Guests’ Pain Points

Geolocation and beacons need to address specific needs, says Hilton’s Mark Weinstein at Millennial 2020. By David Kaplan Location technology is a central aspect of Hilton’s mobile marketing. But as Mark Weinstein, SVP for Customer Experience, Engagement, Loyalty & Partnerships at Hilton, the use cases are clear: experimentation and novelty are fine, but nothing gets full…

Think Tank: Lassoing Shoppers With Geofencing to Bolster Sales

Ashlyn Booth, director of retail property marketing for JLL, shares insights into the benefits of a geofence. By Ashlyn Booth It wasn’t that long ago that retailers and shopping center owners hired surveyors to stand outside their space to question 500 mall-goers hoping to gain a better understanding of their shopping and spending habits. But, today…

THE BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO PROGRAMMATIC ADVERTISING

In this article, we’ll go over what you need to know programmatic advertising and explain why it will likely be an important part of your strategy going forward. Even if you’re new to digital marketing, chances are pretty good that you’ve heard the phrase “programmatic advertising” on at least a couple of occasions. That’s for…