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2015 Global Smarties Trends Report

Developed by the MMA in partnership with Millward Brown, the 2015 Global Smarties Trends Report cross-references case studies from MMA’s Global Smarties and Cannes Mobile Lions finalists (as well as those on the short list) to delineate shared characteristics and identify key trends.

Each year it reviews the winning roster across these two coveted awards programs to identify emerging, effective mobile marketing trends and share with the industry what makes the winning work so remarkable. 

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As part of a larger ongoing strategy for the MMA to provide the most comprehensive resource for marketers on how best to implement effective mobile marketing campaigns, the MMA EMEA in collaboration with Millward Brown have analyzed the MMA Smarties EMEA shortlist and published a Mobile Creativity Report. In this report, we discuss:

  • What differentiates good from great mobile creative?
  • How can brands take advantage of the future mobile video advertising opportunity?
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November, 2015
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Mobile Wallet Inspiration Guide

Consumers carry their mobile devices anywhere and everywhere, presenting an opportunity for brands to connect and communicate with their customers. Marketers are always striving to reach and connect with their audience on mobile, creating and cultivating a unique brand experience for their customers.

Mobile wallet presents a new opportunity.

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What is Mobile Engagement?

Mobile engagement is the act of engaging a user through available messaging channels inside and outside of an app. Companies use mobile engagement to deliver positive brand experiences, support their business goals and build valuable, long-term relationships. Engagement typically starts the moment a user downloads your app. Showing users your app’s value from the very beginning is essential to building a long-term relationship that keeps them coming back. 

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The Mobile Surface Area: A Landscape of Opportunity

We’ve established that mobile engagement is crucial to the success of your app and therefore business value and brand, but how and where does mobile engagement happen? 

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Marketing has changed. Your customer is in control; you are not. Businesses must adapt to this new reality. 

Traditional marketing and advertising have reigned for decades, but they are no longer the only way, or even the best way, to reach your customers today. Today’s consumers don’t want advertising hijacking their attention. They want effortless experiences served up to them, guiding them through daily life and solving their problems. They want magic. 

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As the mobile industry rapidly adopts location technology in all its forms, The Mobile Marketing Association has released, “Understanding the Beacon Proximity Landscape,” the latest update from their In-Store and Beacon Working Group. The paper defines the beacon ecosystem and outlines the opportunities and challenges facing each stakeholder within that system—giving particular attention to consumers and the privacy imperative.

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MMA Mobile Native Advertising Best Practices

Successful advertising is noted for standing out, clear and distinct from your competition. But this goes against the very nature of native ads, which are all designed to “fit in”. The notion that advertising must grab attention raises a pertinent question in the mind of every marketer who plans to go native - will it really deliver on its lofty promises? The answer lies in truly understanding the intent behind native advertising, and then implementing it the right way.

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The State Of Mobile Advertising in LATAM - Q2/2015

Latam Report developed by Opera Mediaworks: "The State of Mobile Advertising"

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Demystifying Location Data Accuracy

The always-there, always-on nature of mobile devices combined with the ability to determine precise location gives marketers the unprecedented ability to deliver relevant messages to consumers. Location data can enhance the entire marketing cycle — from developing an understanding of who consumers are, to understanding their context at the moment the message is displayed, and then measuring the impact of marketing programs.

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State of the Industry 2015: Mobile Marketing in India by WARC in association with MMA

Marketers in India appreciate the importance of mobile but a significant number of respondents lamented the lack of reliable performance metrics as as per the joint research conducted by Warc and the Mobile Marketing Association. A qualitative analysis of comments from those surveyed suggested that a lack of marketer education was also a hindrance, with concerns ranging from a lack of technical understanding to a dearth of proven methods for delivering effective campaigns.

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As the second of a three part series, this overview shares insights from what is likely the most comprehensive industry survey of mobile native ad effectiveness ever, with MMA members Ahalogy, Celtra, EA, PubNative, Sharethrough, Waze and Yahoo comparing campaign results and research findings in an effort to definitively prove the effectiveness of mobile native ads.

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The Push Notifications User Manual is produced and developed by the MMA France Messaging Marketing Committee. With this Guide, Mobile Marketing Association France intends to demystify push notification, a tool which we believe already to be essential, given that: 

  • mobile web traffic is on its way to exceeding computerbased web traffic
  • apps account for 86% of this mobile traffic
  • and push notifications are by far the best tool to incite users to revisit an application
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No longer just a tool for "in the moment" targeting, major brands are now leveraging the rich contextual information that location provides to create highly-targeted audience segments, enabling them to strategically target consumers at specific points in their day, not just when they're within close proximity of a brand's store or restaurant.

This is a great resource for Brands, Retailers, Agency Creative and Analytics vendors and experts.

Key Insights & Takeaways

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