Online videos drive deeper engagement than text articles, according to a new study, with humour attracting the highest amount of likes, shares and comments. However, adverts and a lack of video quality can turn people off. New Media Knowledge took a closer look. By Chris Lee.
The recent launch of the Future High Streets Forum is testament to the fundamental changes the high street has undergone. The move to online has arguably been one of the most significant factors contributing to this change so it was a surprise that the first meeting of the Forum did not discuss the influence of ecommerce and digital on retailers. Tony Heyworth, International Marketing Director, LivePerson, looks at how retailers can take advantage of ecommerce and, more specifically, multichannel, to engage their customers on the future high street, today.
The annual Technology for Marketing and Advertising exhibition took place this week at London’s Earls Court, bringing together some of the UK’s leading Internet marketing innovators. New Media Knowledge checked in to watch Facebook demonstrate its offering for advertisers.
At the Mobile World Congress, the UK broadcaster unveiled plans to launch several new mobile applications, showcasing its news, sport, and TV content. The BBC News app will arrive first, with the iPhone version leading the way in April.
Viral videos are a popular Internet marketing tactic, but has the public become wise to subliminal marketing tactics of businesses? New Media Knowledge spoke to a number of marketers to learn how to make a successful viral.
As we head into 2010 the big question is what will the year ahead deliver for search marketing. In its ‘Year in Review Briefing’, Greenlight, the UK’s leading independent search marketing agency, provides a summary of developments in natural and paid search.
The growth of social media and the economic crisis have literally catapulted opportunities and entrepreneurship for online business. More and more individuals, as well as businesses have turned to the net to promote themselves and their offerings. The web is becoming more and more integrated and is having an impact not only on business, but also on popular culture. What does this mean for the individual? What does this mean for the small business, and how does this affect the large organisation? E-Business Strategist Deborah Collier has put together an overview of her thoughts for the year ahead.
This week, NMK is joined by two senior members of the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) to talk about its role in promoting mobile media guidelines and best practice, as well as discuss the future of this fast-growing sector.
Paul Berney is managing director, Europe, for the MMA, and Clare Grant, who also heads up communications at mobile marketing technology firm Velti, has recently been added to the MMA’s 2009 European Board of Directors.
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