The bargain between advertisers and consumers has always been as clear as it has been unspoken. We'll underwrite your media, even let you get a lot of it for free--and in return you lend us your attention span for a few minutes out of every media experience. We'll call it even.
Last week's Mobile Marketing Forum, put on by the Mobile Marketing Association, reminded me a bit of an interactive marketing conference circa 1998--but the programming here was a lot better than the old shows....» 0 Comments
You have to give Amp'd credit; it's got balls. In a wireless industry where bland is the norm, this MVNO is diving headfirst into some new and interesting territory when it comes both to self-promotion and service design.» 0 Comments
Steve Smith is the Editorial Director, Events at MediaPost where he oversees all OMMA and Insider Summit event content. He is also the longtime Mobile Insider/MoBlog columnist for Mobile Marketing Daily. A recovering academic who taught media studies at Brown and University of Virginia, he spent the last decade as a digital media critic for numerous publications and as a digital strategy consultant. He also writes for Media Industry Newsletter and eContent magazine. Contact him here.