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Twitter Drops Music App, Amps Up Media Ambitions Positions social platform to leapfrog Pandora for mobile ad revenue

Like a new album, Twitter Music leaked early with a CNET report that the social platform had signed (acquired) music discovery service We Are Hunted. Then last week word began…

April 18, 2013, 12:55 PM EDT

Mobile Advertising Skyrocketed 111% Last Year IAB report also reveals big growth for digital video

Mobile advertising spend jumped 111 percent to $3.4 billion during 2012, per an Interactive Advertising Bureau report today, accounting for 9 percent of all digital ad revenue last year. It…

April 16, 2013, 11:00 AM EDT

How Facebook's Partner Categories Level the Playing Field—for Good Narrower targeting could mean more relevant ads, more ad dollars

Facebook would seem to be an ideal ad vehicle for small local businesses. But it's never lived up to its promise. Until maybe now. To date, a mom-and-pop dress shop may…

April 12, 2013, 12:00 AM EDT

GM Bookends Facebook's Comeback Story Mobile-first focus helps win back auto giant

General Motors' return to Facebook advertising may as well as put a bow on what's turned out to be a comeback story for the social giant in the last year.…

April 10, 2013, 3:26 PM EDT

Facebook Opens Up Ad Targeting to Minivan-Driving, Baby Food-Buying Homemakers Adds third-party audience segments from Acxiom, Datalogix, Epsilon

There was a time when advertisers could only find an audience for their Facebook ads based on users’ Facebook-submitted information like gender, age and whether they like Pages about cooking.…

April 10, 2013, 12:38 PM EDT

How AT&T Is Owning March Madness on Twitter Partnership with NCAA, Turner puts brand constantly in the game

Many brands—Capital One, Dove Men's Care, Nike and Buick, to name a few—were at the ready last weekend for March Madness, purchasing Promoted Tweets in real time around the ups…

March 28, 2013, 4:47 PM EDT

Marin Software CEO Opens Up After His Company's Stock Does Stock up more than 20 percent on first day of trading

Marin Software CEO Chris Lien slept pretty well last night, even though today is arguably the most important day in his company’s seven-year history. The San Francisco-based online advertising company…

March 22, 2013, 3:03 PM EDT

What AARP Learned From #ObamaIsNotSatan Advice for Twitter marketers on avoiding real-time hell

On Monday, the AARP's Promoted Tweet buy for "Obama" turned awry when #ObamaIsNotSatan was a national trend on Twitter for several hours. The org was running ads (shown below) on…

March 22, 2013, 2:51 PM EDT

Best March Madness Promoted Tweets So Far Nike, Capital One and Bing score, while Walmart air-balls

Say that Valparaiso upsets Michigan State or Harvard takes out heavily-favored New Mexico in today's first round of the NCAA Tournament. There's almost no question that #Valparaiso and #Harvard would…

March 21, 2013, 12:07 PM EDT

Klout for Business Is Only First Step to a Serious Marketing Platform Company could add social ad buying, customer data to product

Social marketing can be wasteful. Depending on how often someone checks their Facebook News Feed or Twitter stream, they might rarely see a brand’s message unless it was paid to…

March 20, 2013, 4:34 PM EDT

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