RadiumOne Mobile Ad Survey Reveals Women Oversee Major Automobile Purchases.
There’s no escaping the fact that mobile marketing and m-commerce are on the rise since 66% of smartphone owners use their phone to aid them when shopping[i] and 25% of smartphone owners said have made purchases on their phone in the last week[ii]. Advertisers need to make sure they are up to speed on the best practices for mobile advertising and optimizing their web presence.
For those already on board with mobile advertising, make sure to run with Rich Media creative. Mobile is all about engagement; so don’t be shy about using the native functions of the smartphone to engage consumers with your brand, products and offers.
Use push notifications to let users know when they are close to your store.
GPS locators are great for retail stores—brands like Starbucks, Target and Goodyear use this creative functionality to drive in-store traffic.
Include the option to set calendar reminders.
This functionality is great for entertainment clients that want to remind fans to watch upcoming movies and shows, or for retailers to remind customers that a sale is starting or announce that a new product is available.
If you have an app, increase interactivity by implementing... Read more
Multi-screen advertising is too powerful for advertisers and brands to overlook anymore. TV, the original screen, is an effective way to help build brand awareness, but the “spray and pray” method leaves many metrics to be desired. Desktop display fills the void of unknown audiences, as there are a bevy of targeting technologies and ability track ad impressions, engagement and ultimately ROI. And then there is mobile. Smartphones and tablets are the newest and final pieces of the multi-screen puzzle that some advertisers are hesitant about. As with any new platform, mobile brings confusion and anxiety to the marketplace, but it also brings new opportunities and the potential for huge rewards.
According to eMarketer, mobile spending will rise 62% in 2012, and for good reason. Mobile marketing provides advertisers the sole opportunity to connect with consumers already in the purchase mindset: in-store and researching products for the last time before making a final purchase decision. Brands should take advantage of the devices’ native capabilities such as GPS and search as well as the high user engagement rates with mobile creative and the availability of... Read more