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4 Ways App Developers Can Market for Mobile

A new mobile game hitting the app store can be like a pop singer landing a single on the Billboard 100; you have to start high and hype it quickly, or risk getting buried by the next big hit. In the app game industry, the general rule of thumb for launch marketing is a 15-day window; essentially, if you aren’t carried by word of mouth and advertising within that timeframe, you are out of luck. With time spent in apps […]

Action! How to Choose the Video Ad That’s Right for You

Thanks to the viral phenomenon of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, your Facebook News Feed has likely been full of endlessly engaging video content over the past couple months. But everyday activists aren’t the only ones taking advantage of this medium to inspire action; marketers have been experimenting with video ads too. Fast Forward on Video Ad Potential eMarketer projects that digital video ad spending in the US will steadily increase over the next several years, reaching $12.27 billion (or […]

2014 Back to School: Mobile, Moms, and $50B in eCommerce

As Christmas marketing gets pushed further into Thanksgiving and Halloween territory, retailers are scrambling to get back to school sales campaigns underway earlier each year. A back to school study run by Nielsen this year found that 18% of respondents had already started shopping in August, vs. 7% at the same time last year. Good news for retailers still waiting to see revenue numbers go up: The majority (75%) of Nielsen study respondents say they will begin their shopping in […]

The Role Social and Mobile Plays in Travel Bookings

Once upon a time, you had to visit or call a travel agent to plan your getaways. Nowadays, people are flocking to social media for vacation inspiration and search engines to track down their own packages and deals. While most travel research is performed on desktop, mobile devices are doubling as miniature assistant shoppers — used to compare fare quotes, check destination weather and map out routes in advance. In addition, mobile apps are increasingly employed to book hotels, cars […]

How a Leading eCommerce Retailer Scaled From 4K to 20K on Mobile – in 3 Days

Mobile is an increasingly important market for brands in 2014. According to comScore, 4 out of 5 consumers use their smartphone to shop. As online sales increasingly come from mobile, eCommerce companies are placing a big emphasis on luring customers to their native apps with Facebook mobile app install ads. To scale these efforts, savvy eCommerce companies are stepping up their creative game to ensure their ads are relevant and compelling to a variety of audiences. Last month, the Nanigans Ad […]