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Wal-Mart uses @WalmartLabs to try to boost sales online

Wal-Mart uses @WalmartLabs to try to boost sales online

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Wal-Mart has been making a notable effort toward the development and enhancement of its online shopping platform, and – according to reports – this includes a massive hiring effort to bring developers into its team for @WalmartLabs to help with its expansion. The largest retailer in the world is now trying to use social media to boost its sales both online and in its stores. It has recently started working with … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured News, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Marketing, Social Media Marketing, United States

The gloves come off in 2012 for Facebook and Google

The gloves come off in 2012 for Facebook and Google

In 2012, analysts are anticipating that Google will be making some significant efforts – far more critical than have been seen until now – to up the popularity of Google+ and become a serious competition for Facebook, which currently holds the leader in the social network market. Google, which holds the position of the largest internet company in the world, still has yet to come near Facebook’s top spot as the largest social network. Next year … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured News, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Trends, United States

Mobile trends to expect for next year

Mobile trends to expect for next year

Though there’s little doubt that Facebook will continue its dominance over the social media realm in 2012, what many are wondering is the direction that mobile digital trends will be taking next year. Facebook does still have a large change that has started rolling out to its users beginning in early December, and it has been seeing mixed reviews. Many experts are wondering if the new Timeline will be one change too many and if its … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured News, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Marketing, Mobile Payments, Near Field Communications, Social Media Marketing, Trends

Layar launches new app to help augmented reality become more consumer friendly

Layar launches new app to help augmented reality become more consumer friendly

Augmented reality can be incredibly complex. So much so, that mobile applications using the technology can be fairly daunting to consumers. Layar, an AR developer based in Amsterdam, is looking to get consumers more comfortable with the technology and has launched a new app that will do just that. The new app, called Stiktu, allows consumers to get hands on experience with augmented reality content and share this content with their friends on any social … Read entire article »

Filed under: Augmented Reality, Featured News, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Trends

Jennings Social Media Marketing launches new QR code and SMS service

Jennings Social Media Marketing launches new QR code and SMS service

Jennings Social Media Marketing has announced the launch of a new service that will help clients engage mobile consumers through the use of QR codes and SMS messaging. The number of people with smart phones is growing quickly, making it more important for companies to adopt mobile marketing strategies. Jennings, along with other marketing agencies, believes that QR codes are one of the best ways to engage mobile consumers and the new service will give … Read entire article »

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Pyramid study shows power of social shopping environment among payment vendors

Pyramid study shows power of social shopping environment among payment vendors

Pyramid has launched a new research service called the Mobile Commerce Landscape Insight Pack, which has shown that participating more proactively in the social shopping environment, when combined with the integration of micropayments and discount offers provides payment vendors with the key to their success. This information was provided by the practice leader on mobile payments and banking, as well as the consultant for the Mobile Commerce Landscape Insight Pack at Pyramid, Jose Magana. He also … Read entire article »

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Fusing social media and mobile marketing

Fusing social media and mobile marketing

Businesses are rapidly discovering that social media and mobile marketing are both key to their advertising successes, but without a large corporation’s budget for a marketing strategy, it isn’t always obvious how these two elements can be combined in order to generate a seamless campaign and appeal to mobile device users. Social networks are beneficial because they allow a high degree of interaction between businesses and their customers. Consumers can follow the latest news from a … Read entire article »

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What is the future of Google+ and what will it become?

What is the future of Google+ and what will it become?

Google+ has been available since the beginning of the summer and it already has approximately 40 million users, which would be even more notable if it came anywhere close to comparing to the 700 million members with Facebook. Though these figures are causing many people to start to think that Google+ is yet another blunder by Google, following Wave and Buzz, it is important to consider the number of people who actually use Google every day. … Read entire article »

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eMarketer data shows that 23 million American moms have profiles on Facebook

eMarketer data shows that 23 million American moms have profiles on Facebook

A newly released eMarketer report has shown that Facebook now has more mom profiles than it ever has before, and that the trend for mothers to continue registering with the social media platform is likely to continue in the same upward direction. The report showed that approximately 23 million American mothers who are currently active users of Facebook, meaning that they sign in at least occasionally to update their status, check their accounts, and communicate with … Read entire article »

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