Wonderful addition. Prefer to do business with a veteran-led business? Google is now making it easier for veteran owners/leaders to identify their business as such. ‘Google adds new ‘veteran-led’ attribute to Google My Business profile – Search Engine Land’ — Read on searchengineland.com/google-adds-new-veteran-led-attribute-to-google-my-business-profile-304497
There will now be three primary brands: Google AdWords is now Google Ads. DoubleClick advertiser products and Google Analytics 360 Suite are now under the brand Google Marketing Platform. DoubleClick for Publishers and DoubleClick Ad Exchange are integrated into a new unified platform called Google Ad Manager. — Read on searchengineland.com/google-is-retiring-the-adwords-doubleclick-brands-in-a-major-rebranding-aimed-at-simplification-301073
‘The high levels of impressions earned by “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” suggest that a strong focus on mobile marketing and innovative brand tie-ups have helped the sequel stand out during the crowded summer movie season.’ — Read on http://www.marketingdive.com/news/jurassic-world-crushes-summer-blockbuster-competition-in-digital-ad-impre/526406/
Google is rolling out a redesign of Google Account to give users clearer access to their privacy controls and settings. Jan Hannemann, product manager of Google Account, announced the updates on Google’s blog Thursday. Only Android users will see them right away; iOS and web users will see the new interface later this year. — Read on searchengineland.com/google-rolls-out-updates-to-give-users-easier-access-to-privacy-controls-300763
The U.S. Supreme Court struck down the federal law that bars gambling on individual sporting events in most of the country, in a ruling likely to unleash a race among the states to attract billions of dollars in legal wagers. Ruling in a New Jersey case, the court said the 1992 law unconstitutionally forced states … Continue reading Supreme Court ruling opens up legal sports betting | CMO Strategy – Ad Age
Can Augmented Reality Breathe New Life Into Banner Ads? The very first banner ad on the Internet—for AT&T on Wired in 1994—had a click-through rate (CTR) of 44 percent. Now that the novelty has worn off, that rate is more like 0.05 percent. Add augmented reality (AR), however, and it may be a different story. Taking … Continue reading Can Augmented Reality Breathe New Life Into Banner Ads?
Radio listening remains strong; Nielsen’s Comparable Metrics Report reveals radio reaches 93% of the U.S. each week. The audience relies on us at work, at home and in the car. They trust we’ll curate the best music, and keep them entertained and informed. We also know they have other choices. And some of those choices … Continue reading 2018 Update: What Happens In An Internet Minute by Lori Lewis | Merge | AllAccess.com
The 'N' in LEAN: Non-Disruptive Ad Experience "Disruption of the content consumption by advertising has been a major complaint from users as well as a motivation to use ad blocking tools. This guidance lists current ad experiences and identifies disruptive ad experiences that MUST NOT be used as well as provides guidance on acceptable experiences. … Continue reading New IAB Standards released. Think L.E.A.N.
“After announcing the acquisition last July, Verizon got a discount on the dot com icon after Yahoo revealed it had suffered a major data breach not once, but twice. Overall, 1.5 billion users may have been compromised leading Verizon to ask for a discount of up to $1 billion off the original purchase price.” Read … Continue reading Verizon plans to rebrand AOL and Yahoo as ‘Oath’
“Hilton’s forthcoming redesign of its HHonors loyalty application will enable users to receive push notifications at various points throughout their travel journeys, use real-time chat to communicate with front desk personnel and share digital room keys with more family members. The hotel brand is ushering in an updated HHonors app this fall, which will include … Continue reading Hilton’s HHonors app redesign unlocks mobile chat, digital key expansion – Mobile Marketer – Strategy