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Discovering Local Value in Mobile Advertising

There’s no denying the influence that e-commerce is having on the retail landscape, and that influence is starting to go mobile. And as that trend grows, marketers have an opportunity to leverage the influence of consumer preferences. Specifically, by crafting their messages around local...

Why Only Obsessing About Music Sales is Holding You Back

When it comes to measuring success in any industry, there’s no better indicator than sales. The music business is no exception, as companies continue to worry about the sales cycles associated with specific music singles for their artists. When companies focus solely on sales, however, they may...

Sports Fans Amplify the Action Across Screens

Sports fans love to follow their favorite games on TV, and their Twitter conversations speak volumes about how much they share their excitement with others. Just look at the numbers from 2013. During the year, 50 percent of Tweets about TV in the U.S.—a total of 492 million Tweets—were about...

The Female/Male Digital Divide

In today’s digital and social media-driven world, consumers have the world at their fingertips, but are men and women’s fingers doing the same thing? A closer look into today’s rapidly evolving digital behaviors highlights the differences between what engages men and women—as well as how...

Release Wars: How Drop Dates and Strategy Affect Street Success

By David Bakula, SVP Client Development, Nielsen Entertainment From Beck previewing his Morning Phase album for in-flight air travelers to hear via Gogo Inflight Internet before its formal release date to Bruce Springsteen streaming his recent Higher Hopes album more than a week before its release...

Digital es Universal: How U.S. Hispanics Are Driving Growth In Digital

Hispanic consumers are not only the fastest-growing demographic in the U.S., they’re also trendsetters in digital, leading the growth in device ownership and online usage. Nearly three out of four Hispanics (72%) already owned smartphones as of Q3 2013, and according to Nielsen’s Digital...