Of course, in adding complexity to your ads, keep in mind the technical limitations of the networks your users will be operating on. The world's most elegant graphic or snappy capability won't make much of an impression if it takes 45 seconds to download. Make sure that the time between clicking the banner and the first user interaction is less than five seconds. A good rule of thumb is to assume a download rate of about 100kB per second over cellular networks.
In this day and age, a business that doesn't use video marketing is like a teenager without a smartphone: very rare. Rapid shifts in modern technology have caused the marketing landscape to evolve with it. Many people seek dynamic, engaging forms of content. Most of us have watched at least one video (likely more) at some point today. If you're on the internet, especially a social media site, v [...]
App development has come a long way over the years. A decade ago, making an app for a smartphone was a challenge that required hefty amounts of knowledge in both Java and XML. The evolution of apps OS and the technology surrounding it has made development of an app significantly easier. The greatest innovation in this field was the introduction of app-building frameworks. App [...]
Trim down your hours or video into the highlights to share. See what this videographer does to takes you through their vacation by highlighting various moments for you to experience in 360. How? Combining multiple videos together with transitions and titles, trimming down their footage to show the highlights and let the user experience a taste of each scene.
We're still in the early days, but the results look extremely promising. For example, a recent Nielsen study (funded by Apple) showed that viewers of a Campbell's iAd featuring new products, recipes and coupons remembered the brand "Campbell's" five times more often than TV ad respondents. Out of 53 million impressions, 1% of users that saw the ad clicked through and spent an average of nearly one minute perusing it. That number may seem small, but this is one market to keep an eye on.
Viewed by many as the the location based application with the most potential, Foursquare has over 55 million monthly active users worldwide and received 12 billion check ins in its first 9 years. Foursquare encourages users to check-in at locations in return for virtual badges and points. It works across various mobile devices, and businesses can offer their own rewards to customers that check into their location.