A well written piece posted on Search Engine Watch by Lisa Buyer …@sewatch produces great industry content IMHO!
Mediapost.com article by Skip Brand – “We’re going to start to see native advertising take cues and data signals from the publishers and start to customize messaging to an individual user,” says Adam Kasper, chief media officer at Havas. “[Kasper], predicts that the content marketing business will grow, as content comes closer to media buying, and automation […]
[Google] announced that “DoubleClick Search will integrate feed management and optimization capabilities from Channel Intelligence. As an add-on solution to the DoubleClick Search Commerce Suite, the first step in this integration combines the data feed expertise from Channel Intelligence with the core workflow and optimization features from DoubleClick Search.” Read more
businessinsider.com Spot quiz: What is Apple’s fastest-growing product by total dollar sales? If you thought iPhones or iPads, you’d be wrong. Growth of both of those is in decline. It’s actually e-commerce — via iTunes, iBooks and the app stores. Sales of extra, non-Apple “stuff” via Apple’s products were up 19% to $4.4 billion in Q1 2014. Read […]
Editor’s note: Peter Yared is the CTO/CIO at CBS Interactive. Follow him on Twitter @peteryared. Facebook’s surprising acquisition of WhatsApp signals that it has realized that users’ true social network is the contact list on their smartphones.