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Now With 2 Million Advertisers, Facebook Is Gaining a Foothold With Small Businesses

It's added a half million paying brands in the past year

Facebook now has 2 million advertisers, a milestone CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced today in a video post on the social network. Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg thanked small-and-medium-sized businesses (SMBs)…

As Mobile Payment War Grows, Men's Wearhouse Reveals Big Marketing Stats

Expects mobile to increase 2015 revenue by seven figures

At the same time Google and Samsung are scooping up startups to build out a mobile payment system that competes with Apple, new data from retailers reveals some initial success…

Here's How Google Instantly Built Real-Time Ads to Promote Oscar-Winning Movies

Data showed interest in winners lasts just 15 minutes

Google hit the Oscars with a rare real-time marketing campaign, one that quickly began promoting links to buy and stream the winning films moments after stars accepted their awards. Google said…

How Carl's Jr. Makes the Most of a 6-Second Mobile Video Ad

Product placement is key

Following up on this year's racy regional Super Bowl commercial with Charlotte McKinney, Carl's Jr. needed an eye-popping mobile ad that used the same creative. But building a prominent smartphone promo…

HelloWorld CEO on Mobile’s Role in Loyalty Programs

How it builds consumer affinity for brands like Coke, Xbox

Specs Who Peter DeNunzio New gig CEO of HelloWorld Old gig General manager of cross-channel marketing group at Experian Marketing Services Age 56 You joined HelloWorld last fall from Experian. What's your mandate at the…

Are Mobile App-Install Ads the End-All to Social Marketing?

Advertisers eye Pinterest and Twitter

Mobile app-install ads have been fundamental to Facebook and Twitter's rise as mobile advertising players over the past two years, and now Pinterest wants in on the action. Last week, Pinterest…

In a World of Constantly Deleted Apps, This Mobile Player Uses Cash to Keep Folks Coming Back

2 million people open it almost every day

Mobile apps are deleted at rates that dishearten marketers everywhere. After all, some studies show that more than 80 percent of consumers—after being lured in by often-expensive acquisition campaigns—get rid…

Paran Johar Sells His Mobile Media Summits Series to French Events Company

The hardest-working man in the sector will remain CEO

If you're in the mobile business, you know who Paran Johar is. For the past six years, he's been hosting and assembling Mobile Media Summits across the country, and more…

Why Google Should Fear Facebook's New Product Ads

Social network's targeting threatens retail search dominance

Anything Google can do Facebook wants to do better. And with the latter's new product ads, it has a data advantage that could lead to big revenue for the social…

Facebook Launches Dynamic Product Ads for Data-Minded Retailers

Merchants like Target can upload catalogs and then zero in on consumers

Facebook is giving Target and other retailers a new way to market to its 1.4 billion users. It's called product ads—yet another ad format that Facebook says sets it apart…

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