There is no question that more and more money is being spent on social media advertising. In fact, Social Media Examiner recently reported that 65 percent of marketers plan to increase their social media ad budgets this year, reallocating funds from display, video, rich media, and offline tactics. Given the magnitude of this trend, I sat down with Bob Cargill, director of social media at Overdrive Interactive, to discuss what’s going on and how to effectively leverage social media. Click here to read more about our conversation.
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Everyone is rushing into mobile, but is anyone doing it well?
According to the 2013 Mobile Sophistication and Strategy Study conducted by Kontagent, only 25 percent of mainstream companies using mobile have a well-defined strategy. Even more shocking, when Kontagent asked companies to rate the customer experience of their mobile programs, more than half rated them as either average or below average.
So why is everyone rushing into mobile if very few seem confident about what they are doing?
Check out my ClickZ article to read more.