Mobile ad spending will comprise 62 percent of digital advertising totals in 5 years

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The increase in smartphone advertising will be a main driver for the entire digital marketing industry, said eMarketer. While TV continues to be the top Indian advertising platform, the rising demand for smartphones is propelling mobile ad spending upward and is predicted to continue doing so. eMarketer predicts that mobile advertising budgets will rise along with the availability of inexpensive 4G handsets and dropping data prices. Advertising over mobile channels is expected to increase by 85 percent throughout 2017, said the firm. A mobile ad spending increase of that size…

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Mobile advertising growth is higher in China than any other country

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The Asia Pacific countries as a whole are leading the way with smartphone ad growth worldwide. A new Smaato data analysis revealed that the highest mobile advertising growth in the world belongs to China. The findings were based on analyzing data produced by 300 billion mobile ad impressions that occurred in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. Smaato saw a near year-over-year doubling in first quarter mobile ad spend in China. CEO and co-founder of Smaato, Ragnar Kruse, said “China is undoubtedly the rising tiger of mobile advertising, as they were…

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Asia-Pacific mobile advertising trends point to banner ads the most

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That said, ad blocking is also becoming an increasingly common practice so care is needed. Mobile advertising trends are still showing that banner ads are by far the most frequently used method, but have they outlived their time? In the Asia-Pacific region, research is showing that while banners may represent over three quarters of mobile ads device users may not even be seeing them. Ad blockers are letting smartphone users skip over a lot of the advertising that would otherwise be displayed. The effectiveness of mobile advertising trends using banner…

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Many smartphone users wish mobile marketing was more creative

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According to the results of a recent study, 40 percent of device users would want ads with greater creativity. An ad-technology firm called Quantcast has recently released the results of a study it commissioned, with the participation of smartphone users, in which it determined that these consumers wish mobile marketing had a more creative side. The respondents stated that they wish mobile advertising came with greater creativity and relevancy. The outcome of the study led the researchers to conclude that mobile marketing firms are going to need to step it…

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Mobile ad spending will reach $100 billion next year

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This represents a tremendous growth in worldwide smartphone based advertising budgets. A new report that has been released by eMarketer has revealed that marketers around the world will have broken the $100 billion global mobile ad spend mark by the close of next year. This spending level will represent an increase of about 400 percent over the figure from 2013. The report went on to say that from 2016 through 2019, there will likely be yet another mobile ad spend doubling, bringing it to almost $200 billion. eMarketer also stated…

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Mobile ads boost engagement among Millennials seeking financial services

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A recent study showed that certain demographics are highly engaged by smartphone advertising. Over two million phone calls were analyzed using the Marchex Call Analytics platform when customers clicked on mobile ads or conducted searches on their smartphones and tablets, for banks, lenders, or life or auto insurance. Marchex found that there is a great deal of potential in reaching certain consumers over mobile advertising. Among the key findings was that mobile ads can be particularly effective for insurance and financial services companies when they are being sent to Millennial…

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Mobile ad spending takes off

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That said, a recent report said that user growth is expanding at an even faster rate. A recent report from eMarketer has shown that in the United States, when looking at the rate of growth of the use of the amount of time that is being spent on smartphones, the amount of mobile ad spending could actually be higher. The problem seems to be that marketers are not yet feeling entirely confident in the effectiveness of the channel. The firm also went on to say, in the report, that they…

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Mobile marketing at Android moves ahead of iOS for first time

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Until now, Apple has always held the largest amount of ad traffic, but that has recently changed. According to a recently released quarterly advertising report, while Apple had previously held the undisputed lead in mobile marketing in terms of the amount of ad traffic that it generates from iPhones, Android has now achieved the top position for the first time. For years, the ad traffic from Android smartphones has had nearly no impact on the share from iPhones. There had been a number of different theories put forward to help…

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Mobile marketing pushed with a vengeance by Nokia

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The company has embraced its new role as “challenger” and is seeking to be more aggressive to appeal to consumers. Nokia has had struggles appealing to smartphone customers in the past and, as a result, has decided to redesign its mobile marketing strategy in order to “be more bold” and boost its appeal to consumers worldwide. The company recognizes that it is now a challenger as opposed to a leader and has altered its efforts to suit that role. According to Tuula Rytila, the chief marketing officer at Nokia, the…

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Mobile marketing campaign started by Colgate-Palmolive

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The company is using SMS to help Americans to learn more about oral health and proper care. Colgate-Palmolive has just announced that it has entered into a new mobile marketing partnership with the Hispanic Dental Association (HDA) in order to launch the toothpaste and oral health product company’s “Oral Health Month” campaign, this year. This campaign will be geared toward providing Hispanic Americans with more information. Starting today and running for the length of July, this mobile marketing campaign will be used to help families with a Hispanic American background…

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Mobile marketing takes a third of online ad spending

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The research has shown that Google holds a massive amount of the smartphone targeted space. eMarketer has just released the results of its first ever worldwide mobile marketing industry profile and has revealed that it estimates its size to have already reached $16 billion globally. The research determined that this channel is taking up a growing portion of the overall online ad market. Among its results, it also found that within the mobile marketing ecosystem, Google has a massive hold of over 55 percent. Considering that the research determined that…

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