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December 11, 2012
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  • Super Bowl advertisers snap up second-screen inventory
    Online advertisers have already snapped up almost all the inventory available for the live-streaming of the next Super Bowl, says David Morris of CBS Interactive. The ads will be designed for second-screen viewing, with video commercials shown during breaks in the game, and "companion" advertising placed around the online video player. "The online inventory is nearly sold out at this point. We only have a few packages remaining," Morris says. Advertising Age (tiered subscription model) (12/10) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Consumer Engagement 
  • Arm & Hammer taps mobile coupons to drive holiday sales
    Arm & Hammer baking soda is offering a $10-off coupon for 1800Flowers.com to customers who use their mobile device to provide proof of purchase. The campaign is powered by Snipp Interactive's Mobile Purchase Validation, designed as a cost-effective solution for marketers and providing ease of use, immediacy and transparency for customers. Mobile Marketing Magazine (12/10) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Booking.com extends app line to Kindle Fire
    Amazon's Kindle Fire tablet can now be used to book and manage hotel reservations with a free application from Priceline's Booking.com, complementing the site's existing iOS and Android apps. The app "enables our customers to easily make and access their hotel and accommodation bookings anywhere, anytime via their Kindle Fire devices, and offers the full functionality and features of other Booking.com mobile apps, including cross-platform synchronization via the user's Booking.com account," said Anoeska van Leeuwen, director of communications at Booking.com. MobileCommerceDaily.com (12/11) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Demonstration videos are at heart of Unilever Dove mobile campaign
    Short videos that show how Unilever's Dove products stack up against major competitors are the centerpiece of a mobile campaign offered via Apple's iAd network. Consumers tapping on the ad go to a site where they can view a succession of comparison tests by shaking their device to progress from one video to the next. They can also click through to buy Dove products from select major online retailers. Mobile Marketer (12/11) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Heineken engaged mobile users for summer concert series
    Heineken leveraged its five-city summer concert series with a mobile campaign that kept users tuned in to information about the events and eligible for invitations. Tickets could either be printed or contained on users' phones for scanning at the door. Once at the event, users could use their devices to win prizes and access content. Mobile Marketer (12/11) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Marketing & Sector Solutions 
  • Mobile is among the top technologies for business investment
    Mobile technology ranks just behind business analytics among the top four technologies that businesses plan to focus on over the next three to five years, according to an IBM report. And almost 7 in 10 companies surveyed said they planned to boost mobile spending in the next two years, with more than a third indicating that investment would grow at least 10%. Mobile Marketing Magazine (12/10) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Making It Work 
  • Why iOS 6 is a big deal for mobile marketers
    Apple's latest mobile operating system, iOS 6, introduces the Advertising Identifier, a cookie-like tag that offers device-specific tracking, while still allowing consumers the ability to opt out. That's a big deal for marketers and puts pressure on Google to come up with a similar solution for Android-based devices, writes Scott Swanson. "Behavioral targeting in mobile (without using personally identifiable information) had been a pipe dream, but now it's a very immediate and promising reality," he writes. MediaPost Communications/Mobile Marketing Daily (12/10) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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