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We’ve arrived! Top 10 Tweets from SES San Francisco

We are here! Squishy people and all. For those of you who are here at SES San Francisco, be sure to stop by booth #706 and say hi to Tim Keene (@TimKeeneExp) and Brian Tino (@btino)! Our Compete.com July data went live today so feel free to stop by and chat data or learn about our tool! Since we’re sponsoring the SES SF tweet wall, we figured we might as

Danica Patrick Drives Fans (and Brands) Wild

NASCAR and IndyCar fans haven’t always spoken the same language. According to our data, however, one person is opening doors to both sides – and as a result their brand awareness is getting closer together: Danica Patrick. May marked the midway point of the NASCAR Nationwide Series season and IndyCar ran its marquee event, the Indianapolis 500. With those events driving higher interest, the most logical place to quantify what

It’s Getting Close to the Time the NFL Threw Advertisers a Hail Mary…

The NFL has built something that advertisers drool over (Besides Tom Brady). The NFL has an audience of passionate fans in a controlled environment for a set period of time. It’s a marketers dream and they will do/spend just about anything to have access to such a targeted audience. How many times have you seen or know of people who pick brands based on an association with their home team

Webinar Replay: 3 Tools for Understanding Ad Reach

Last week, Compete hosted a webinar to talk about your advertising reach and how you can optimize your ad spend. We understand that you undoubtedly spend a huge amount of time on ad targeting to get to your ideal customer, but we posed the question, “do you really know who you’re reaching?” During this webinar, Dan Pflock, Compete’s Product Manager of Online Media Products, and Damian Roskill, Managing Director of

Smartphone Users Recall ‘In-App’ Ads More Than Mobile Web Ads

iPhone Owners Are Especially Tuned Into In-App Ads BOSTON, MA–(Marketwire) – Kantar Media’s Compete, today released research showing that smartphone users have better recall of in-app ads than ads they view while browsing the web using their mobile browser. The findings, part of Compete’s Q1 2011 Smartphone Intelligence survey, show that 52 percent of all smartphone owners recall ads they encounter in mobile apps. That number drops to 40 percent when

Four Things You Might Not Know About Twitter

Compete recently fielded a survey to uncover how consumers are using leading social media platforms and the impact usage has on interaction with a brand. Some interesting findings about Twitter emerged from the study that might be surprising to many. Here are four things that you might not know about Twitter. 1. Twitter users are more likely to engage with the service through a mobile device than are users of

Webinar: 3 Tools for Understanding Ad Reach

Next week, Compete will be hosting a webinar on Thursday (6/23) at 2pm EDT to talk about your ad reach and how you can optimize your ad dollars. As a media professional, you spend a huge amount of time on ad targeting to get to your ideal customer.  But during and after the campaign, how do you know if you’re actually reaching who you care about? During this webinar, Dan Pflock,

The Weekly Compete Pulse

Ah, the first weekend in June. Time to head to the beaches, BBQ with your friends, and enjoy a cold one by the campfire. On the other hand, you could just check out these links to some of this week’s news articles that we read and found interesting for online marketers. One of the most popular forms of advertising is branded entertainment, in part because if executed correctly, it can

Ethics: Generating Ad Revenue from Stolen Content

A worrisome trend in humor sites, stealing content and not providing citations, has been extending more and more into the world of web comics. Because they’re just images, they are much easier to steal than videos and other dynamic content, and anyone with minimal Photoshop skills can remove identifying marks on these comics. The extent of this trend came to my attention from a post on the blog for the

“Rapture-tising”: After the Weekend, We’re Still Here…

I love the term “rapture-tising,” which as far as I can tell was coined by Advertising Age in response to the ubiquitous advertising done by Family Radio, the multi-million dollar Christian media empire, in the months leading up to what should have been the beginning of the end of the world on Saturday. In case you didn’t see the billboards and ad-wrapped vehicles around your city, Harold Camping, one of

The Weekly Compete Pulse

We had two webinars this week, one on the state of the retail industry, and the other on how to achieve marketing success using competitive intelligence, and we’re getting excited about another one next week on deconstructing your competitor’s SEO program. While your anxiously awaiting that webinar, check out these links to some of this week’s news articles that we read and found interesting for online marketers. Most social networks