Here’s What Happened in Mobile Marketing This Week

Here’s What Happened in Mobile Marketing This WeekIn case you missed it, here are some of the top stories in mobile marketing and advertising we’ve been following this week.

FTC Takes Aim at Unscrupulous Mobile App Marketers
On Monday, the Federal Trade Commission stood up to marketers deceptively claiming their mobile apps could achieve some far-fetched things.

March Conference to Explore $50B National-to-Local Advertising and Marketing Opportunity
BIA/Kelsey says national brands, franchises and multi-location businesses are “investing substantial dollars and resources to deploy local digital marketing programs.” Just how much is “substantial,” you ask?

All About That Video: New Study Says Video Ad Viewability Increased to 39% Last Quarter
Ready for a new Meghan Trainor song? Maybe like one entitled “All About That Video”? Yes, we know. She won’t do it. But advertisers are singing it.

Mobile-Based Rewards Programs Are on Hotter Than Ever
Everybody loves a bargain or a reward. Now people struggling with the vagaries of the new economy really are becoming loyal to things like loyalty programs. In a recent COLLOQUY census, U.S. consumers were revealed to hold 3.3 billion memberships in customer loyalty programs — an increase of 26 percent since the firm’s last census in 2013.

Driving Miss Digital: Oracle Data Cloud Honcho Says Cross-Screen Linking is Critical, Native in Danger of Over-Saturation
There’s a revealing and thought-provoking interview professionals toiling in digital, native, data, and related fields should read. eMarketer recently talked with Omar Tawakol, former BlueKai CEO and now Oracle’s Data Cloud honcho (and the company’s Data as a Service for Business).

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