Articles Tagged ‘Jeff Hasen’


Time’s acceptance of bitcoin points to bigger push into mobile subscriptions

December 18, 2014

Time Inc.’s move to accept bitcoin payments for subscriptions to some of its publications marks a step forward for traditional publishers exploring new business models that can be enabled through mobile devices.

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Tumblr, Line boost commerce as mobile drives online purchasing

December 8, 2014

Two social platforms – Tumblr and Line – are beefing up their social commerce initiatives as mobile gains as an important platform for purchasing products viewed online.

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Gap bolsters European presence with Zalando mobile Web push

November 25, 2014

Gap’s plan to launch an online store next summer on Zalando, a European fashion Web site that receives 40 percent of its traffic from mobile, continues the United States brand’s ramp-up of omnichannel services to engage new consumers.

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Brands urged to integrate offerings with social networks: report

November 18, 2014

Brands and retailers should strive to integrate their offerings with social networks such as Facebook and Foursquare to target specific users as the number of mobile-transaction users rises to two billion by 2017, according to a Juniper Research report.

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Old Navy taps SMS to drive excitement for Black Friday promotions

November 13, 2014

Old Navy is leveraging social media and a text-to-win game to entice Black Friday shoppers hoping to win a $1 million jackpot or a $200 shopping spree from the retailer.

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Ford borrows a better idea to get closer to customers

October 2, 2014

In the late 1960s, Ford Motor Company’s advertising proclaimed that the automaker had “a better idea.” During Advertising Week in New York, the company admitted that its mobile learnings have come in large part from others.

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When closeness via mobile is too close

July 17, 2014

It did not have the stench or uneasy feeling of that “Close Encounter of the D Train” kind, but a moment at this week’s CEO/CMO Summit put on by the Mobile Marketing Association had even the hardened of marketers turning up their noses.

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Mid-Atlantic Credit Union unifies text-to-donate, crowd-sourcing for social fundraising

July 15, 2014

The Mid-Atlantic Federal Credit Union has launched a digital campaign leveraging social media as a relatable and expansive channel to raise donations for a local food bank, proving charities have the opportunity to garner donations regardless of size, as another hierarchy becomes disrupted by the Web.

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Super Bowl advertisers entertained, but failed to engage

February 4, 2014

This was going to be the year of the meaningful mobile call-to-action extension of a television ad.

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Race to own the retail receipt unlocks mobile loyalty, coupon opportunities

January 28, 2014

As retailers increasingly view the in-store experience as the next big push for hypertargeted mobile initiatives, the paper receipt is playing a bigger role in spurring loyalty and repeat customers.

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