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Topic: mobile marketing

5 Weird Apple Watch Apps That Are Already Out

Breathalyzers, tracking moles and spinning bottles

You've probably already heard about the first brands to have Apple Watch apps. But some strange, more obscure apps have been popping up ahead of tomorrow's official launch. Marketers are split…

Apple Watch Is Almost Here, and These Are the Brands Taking It Over

But are marketers ready to leap from smartphones?

Unlocking the door of a hotel room with the flick of a wrist will become the new reality for Starwood Hotels and Resorts this week. The chain is among more…

With Jawbone Partnership, AmEx Offers Another Nifty Payment Option

4 wacky ways cardholders can pay for things

Want to buy a latte with your fitness tracker? If you use an American Express credit card, now you can. Today, AmEx announced a partnership with Jawbone that it claims…

This Startup Plans to Sell Advertising in Uber and Lyft Cars

Viewswagen will work one-on-one with drivers

As ridesharing apps like Uber and Lyft gain national traction, many have speculated about how brands will tap into the transportation companies' advertising potential. Already, marketers like Starwood Hotels and…

Is Virtual Reality the Next Big Form of In-Bar Entertainment?

Jim Beam and Dos Equis have been quick to embrace the trend

Would you strap on an Oculus Rift headset at your favorite bar? In the latest example of how marketers are embracing virtual reality, alcohol brands are taking branded entertainment to…

SoulCycle Spins Into the Growing Mobile Fitness Market With Its New App

Book your classes, then disconnect and ride

SoulCycle is known—and often parodied—for making spin classes a national craze. Until now, the buzz mostly came from word-of-mouth. But today, the brand launches a mobile app, supported by one…

Square Is Using Customer Data to Create Targeted Email Campaigns for Brands

Leaping from mobile payments to marketing

Linking up online and offline marketing is the ultimate challenge for bricks-and-mortar retailers these days. And after years of powering credit card transactions and mobile payments for small businesses, Square…

Fox Is Making Custom, Creepy GIFs and Videos for Poltergeist Fans

#WhatAreYouAfraidOf promotes new film trailer

Movie studios are well known for taking advantage of social media's bells and whistles to build buzz for their new trailers. Now, Twentieth Century Fox is taking it a step further, using…

Google Rolls Out New Tools to Drive Mobile App Installs

Enticing gamers with video promos and more

App-install ads continue to be a lucrative business for Facebook and Twitter, and now Google wants a bigger piece of the market. Today Google is rolling out two new tools aimed…

National Baseball Hall of Fame's App Pings You With Location-Based Facts

76-year-old museum tests mobile check-ins

With Major League Baseball season less than a week away, the National Baseball Hall of Fame is tapping into sports fans' addiction to their smartphones this year. Today, the Hall of…

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