Facebook Filters News Feeds with a Ban on Cryptocurrency Ads

Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg recently announced visions for a crackdown on current policies within the iconic 2 billion user social platform. One of the initial modifications to be published to the company blog: forbidding the use of bitcoin, … Continue reading

Groovv Designed to Simplify Marketing & Social Media for SMB’s

Many merchants have enough to do running their daily businesses, so they don’t have time to keep up with all of the social media and other marketing necessary in today’s economy, Andy Varble, Total Merchant Services national training and sales manager told Mobile Marketing & Technology at the recent Midwest Acquirers Association Conference in suburban Chicago. Continue reading

Digital Check-Up: Healthcare Providers Explore Social Media

Sick consumers are taking healthcare into their own hands. The number of adults who use their phones to look up medical information has double since 2010, according to TheSparkReport.com. Users are more trusting of medical professionals on social media than ever before, and one-third of consumers use Twitter, Facebook and other social platforms for health-related matters. As a result, medical professionals are beginning to embrace this developing trend in the medical field. A number of high-profile hospitals are active on social media, and while they don’t yet deliver personal medical information, we’re not far off from the day when patients check in with their doctors via mobile and social media. Continue reading

Reduce Advertising Costs While Increasing Your Profit with Social Media and Mobile Payments

According to an August 2012 Juniper Research press release, mobile payment transactions will reach more than $1 trillion by 2017. With 6,000 members of Nordstrom’s sales staff using mobile phones to complete transactions and JC Penney’s moving to get rid of their cash registers altogether, it is easy to see how Juniper Research made this assessment. Starting and maintaining a small business requires a significant amount of capital. However, you can cut costs and increase profits by utilizing mobile payments and social media. Continue reading

Infographic: Twitter ‘Cheat Sheet’ for More Followers, Engagement – Mobile Marketing Watch

Mobile Marketing WatchInfographic: Twitter 'Cheat Sheet' for More Followers, EngagementMobile Marketing WatchAs the importance of social media marketing increases with each passing day, it's understandable why so many advertisers and busine… Continue reading

Infographic: Twitter ‘Cheat Sheet’ for More Followers, Engagement – Mobile Marketing Watch

Mobile Marketing WatchInfographic: Twitter 'Cheat Sheet' for More Followers, EngagementMobile Marketing WatchAs the importance of social media marketing increases with each passing day, it's understandable why so many advertisers and busine… Continue reading

LocalVox Buys Postling To Give SMBs A One-Stop Shop For Social Media … – TechCrunch

TechCrunchLocalVox Buys Postling To Give SMBs A One-Stop Shop For Social Media …TechCrunchIncreasingly, Sumner says, the key to doing that starts with leveraging mobile, as mobile marketing allows businesses to more effectively measure the ROI of mar… Continue reading

Isis Might Emphasize Couponing, Loyalty, Content, Social Media

While contactless-mobile payments will be the cornerstone of the Isis service, couponing, loyalty programs, social media and content delivery will be key components, says Ryan Hughes, Isis VP. Using near field communications technology, consumers could be enticed with money-saving offers … Continue reading