Channel: Mobile Marketing

Chatbots could drive $112 billion in retail sales by 2023

As technology improves with natural language processing and AI, chatbots will take away revenue from other marketing channels, a recent study examining retail brands by Juniper Networks claims. In fact, retail sales from chatbots will nearly double annually, reaching $112 billion by 2023, the study says. And retailers will see an increase in savings, thanks to …

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Google App campaigns to get YouTube inventory, tROAS bidding

A new bidding option and YouTube inventory were among the announcements for app marketers running Google App campaign (formerly Universal App Campaigns). Google announced the updates  at its I/O developer conference Wednesday. Target ROAS bidding. With Google’s target return on ad spend (tROAS) automated bidding, the algorithm will automatically adjust bids higher to serve ads …

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Google Nest Hub Max: A new weapon in the smart home battle against Alexa

As expected, Google introduced a new 10-inch screen smart display at Google I/O. Google smart displays and speakers have now been rebranded under the Nest moniker. The rationale involves bringing the Google Home and Nest smart-home products together in the same group under the same brand, which makes complete sense. Cool hardware, clumsy branding. All …

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3 key components of mobile audience marketing

The birth of digital advertising brought with it the sophisticated use of data for audience targeting. While the cookie has served as the de facto mechanism for building audiences across desktop advertising, privacy-compliant location data now serves as the primary component of mobile audience marketing, through the use of location-based marketing strategies like geo-targeting and …

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Report: Facebook the top network for app-installs, Google, Apple follow

The top sites and networks for mobile app installs are, in order, Facebook, Google, Apple (Search Ads), Snap and Twitter. This changes somewhat by app category and geography but this is the hierarchy in North America according to the latest AppsFlyer Performance Index (registration required). Facebook #1 overall, Snap most improved. Facebook remains the top network for …

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Report: 65 million US smart speaker owners, smart displays quickly gaining traction

Two recent reports agree that there are about 65 million smart speaker owners in the United States, with more than 130 million actual devices in use. The two reports come from Voicebot.ai and Edison Research and both extrapolate from survey data. Voicebot says that the average number of smart speakers per user grew from 1.8 in 2018 …

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