MRC’s Viewability Standards Treats Mobile Ads the Same as Desktop

MRC’s Viewability Standards Treats Mobile Ads the Same as Desktop

Almost a year after it started the process of measuring mobile viewability, the Media Rating Council has issued its first set of guidelines, which recommend that marketers treat smartphone and desktop ads the same. Per the media watchdog, a viewable impression means marketers will only be charged after 50 percent of a mobile ad loads […]

Retail Marketers Plan to Invest More in Mobile Marketing

Retail Marketers Plan to Invest More in Mobile Marketing

RetailMeNot, a digital savings destination connecting consumers with retailers, restaurants and brands, has just released a new study titled “The Rise of Mobile Marketing Spend in Retail.” All told, more than 200 retail marketing executives with the authority to make spending decisions participated in the study, which revealed major digital trends in the year to […]

TubeMogul Partners Up with Facebook to Sell Video Inventory

TubeMogul Partners Up with Facebook to Sell Video Inventory

TubeMogul has partnered with Facebook to sell video ads on the social network’s news feed, as well as on Instagram, across desktop and mobile. This makes it one of the first video platforms to be awarded the Facebook Marketing Partner badge, following a closed beta during which brands including Expedia, Lenovo and Kraft ran over […]

Mobile Commerce Inches Upward in Southeast Asia

Mobile Commerce Inches Upward in Southeast Asia

Mobile commerce accounts for growing share of ecommerce transactions in the countries of Asia-Pacific, particularly in Southeast Asia. However, even as consumers increasingly embrace mobile purchase behaviors, research suggests mcommerce still makes up less than 40% of total transactions among digital retailers. According to a recent study of mobile commerce by Criteo, mcommerce made up […]

Mobile Banking On The Rise in US

Mobile Banking On The Rise in US

43 per cent of US adults with mobile phones and bank accounts now make use of mobile banking, according to new figures from the US Federal Reserve released March 31. That figure, based on data from November 2015, is a four per cent increase year-on-year, and is driven by increasing smartphone adoption and the convenience of […]

Huawei unveils its gambit for the west with #OO global teaser campaign

Huawei unveils its gambit for the west with #OO global teaser campaign

Huawei has initiated its debut fully integrated global marketing campaign in the UK. The Asian mobile brand is teasing what it is calling an “exciting new innovation” as part of the ‘#OO’ campaign, which will roll globally across out-of-home, print, digital and social channels. It launched in London to culminate in a major announcement on […]

New Study Reminds Businesses to Seek Customer Feedback on Mobile

New Study Reminds Businesses to Seek Customer Feedback on Mobile

Apptentive and SurveyMonkey recently partnered to study how consumers and businesses approach feedback, and the role mobile plays in gathering customer input. The outcome of the partnership is a comprehensive new report — Feedback and Loyalty on the Mobile Frontier — which provides new data on consumer expectations and insights on how companies can leverage […]

Mobile Marketing Titan Verve Goes Global

Mobile Marketing Titan Verve Goes Global

Verve, a location-based mobile marketing giant, is opening its London office as the base for its international business. Why the global push? Verve’s US revenue growth has far outpaced the market over the past several years, the company explained in a news release. The leadership team sees significant opportunity for Verve’s product suite in the […]