Category Archives: Business Intelligence

Foursquare meets business users with ‘Foursquare for Business’ App

News from the check-in king: Foursquare For Business, an iOS app designed to let business owners manage specials and view analytics. Foursquare for Business, introduced on Tuesday, promises to let businesses attract customers by posting “beautiful photo updates, view recent … Continue reading

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The future of shopping and online retailers – according to Newsweek

Newsweek’s current issue features a nice story by Megan McCardle about shopping, selling and the future of retailers – online too. The article deals with Amazon, Best Buy and a lot more. Sales were $12.1 billion in the third quarter … Continue reading

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Walmart e-Commerce: a pretty interesting video

Walmart e-Commerce from Davis Elen Advertising on Vimeo. DE shares the stage with Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift, Celine Dion and Lionel Richie. Some of entertainment’s biggest stars performed at the 2012 Walmart shareholders’ meeting. And Davis Elen was part of … Continue reading

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Twitter Statistics 2012 by Beevolve: amazing results

As we’re reaching the end of 2012, we’re getting more and more “Year-stats”: social analysis tool Beevolve brings us a complete survey of more than 35 million Twitter accounts and some results are quite amazing. US Twitter users are 50/50 … Continue reading

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Identifying social trends and influences pushes for new social media analytics tools

MediaPost just published this cool post, take a look! Some hints? Brennan Carlson, VP of strategy at Lyris, called for search terms similar to tweets in microblogging sites like Twitter. He said Google and Twitter offer analytics tools, but can’t … Continue reading

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Economic downturn? Not for IT & consumer electronics, which will reach $2.1 trillion in 2012 – Gartner reports

ComputerWorld today reports a Gartner projection for 2012: the spending amout for IT, consumer electronics, mobile phones, digital media and services will reach $2.1 trillion by the end of the year. That’s $114 billion more than 2011 (roughly +5%) which … Continue reading

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Advertising Age latest issue: does digital sell soap?

From the latest Advertising Age issue. The Truth About What Works in Digital Marketing For Consumer Packaged-Goods Marketers, Digital Does Sell Soap Does digital media deliver a better return on investment than TV? Tough questions and a lot of answers … Continue reading

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What is actually social data value? What is the value of a single “social-bit”?

What is the value of a tweet? How much does Yelp value a review? As a participant in the social media economy, how much value does your participation create for companies like Facebook and LinkedIn? Here comes a pretty infographic … Continue reading

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Social media and advertising analytics trends and tools that are effective, profitable (and somehow even free!)

A nice post by KissMetrics about social-, and -web, analytics tool that help marketers plan and report strategies and campaigns effectively. We all know these days that a good marketing strategy always includes a digital component…like email, blogs, Twitter, Facebook … Continue reading

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How social is B2B: facts and figures why businesses should use social media

InsideView‘s new infographic shows how effective social media marketing has become for B2B. A few hints: IBM reported a 400% increase in sales, in a pilot program of social selling, 41% of B2B companies on Facebook report generating leads, 67% … Continue reading

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