Google is launching its YouTube Kids Android app on Monday, February 23rd. The easy-to-navigate app will show only approved content. While this may present good opportunities for advertisers to reach children, companies will have to comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act.
Category: Chapter 4 – Understand Business-to-Consumer Markets
How Traditional Marketing Principles Hold True in the Black Market: A Look at Stolen Health Care Records
Black market internet sites for stolen health care records employ a system in which buyers can rate sellers, similar to many mainstream customer-centric models such as Yelp’s. The value proposition for medical records is much greater than for credit card numbers, making medical records more expensive.
The Value of a Super Bowl Ad: Smartphone Game Marketers Enter the Fray in Search of New Frontiers; While Some Familiar Brands Look towards Other Tactics
With the largest audience ever for a television event at about 114.4 million viewers (according to preliminary figures from Nielsen), this year’s Super Bowl provided marketers with a prime opportunity to promote their brands. One […]
Nurturing Customer Value: Investments in Content and Marketing for Amazon Prime Mean an Increase in Customers with a Tendency to Spend More
Amazon has increased its spending on the development of original content and the acquisition of exclusive content for Amazon Prime. Increased advertising as well has led to significant growth in memberships to the service which boasts a user base that spends on average more than double the amount than non-Prime users spend annually within Amazon. Customers of the service are potentially stickier to the brand as well as they expand the range of services they use that are provided by the organization.
Facebook and YouTube Seek Ways to Capitalize on Super Bowl Ad Excitement: Why Join the Party When you can Host your Own?
For platforms like YouTube and Facebook opportunities to capitalize on the excitement and massive audience that surrounds the Super Bowl may both work with and against the broadcasting of the game, its halftime show, and the advertisements that fill all the spaces in between.
Removing the “Veto Vote”: Considerations for Marketing to Groups
For marketers in the hospitality industry the “veto vote” can serve as a significant challenge as groups of consumers make decisions based on their fit with the needs of every group member.
College Football’s New Playoff System: Fan’s Celebrate and Sponsors Buy In
The new playoff system makes fans happier while increasing the number of marketing opportunities for brands; the initial TV ratings and sponsorship dollars coming in show that it’s working.
Christmas Themed Marketing: A Glimpse at B2C and B2B Efforts in 2014
It’s not uncommon for companies to develop Christmas themed marketing content to share with their current and potential customers during the holiday season. Christmas provides a great opportunity for some brands to help further boost […]
Bringing Old Products Back from the Dead
Nostalgia can be a very powerful force capable of driving different types of behavior. For marketers, being able to identify what products or elements consumers are nostalgic for (or in some cases consumers never really […]
Imgur Aims to Augment its Revenue Model with Promoted Posts
An interesting article in Adweek discusses Imgur’s plans to offer promoted posts in 2015. Imgur is an image hosting site, where people can upload, edit and share photos for free. The company, which has been […]