By using the social media, web pages and purchasing advertisement banners McBride Finance Services pinpoint a particular group of people. “Web 2.0 social media applications such as Twitter and Facebook create new opportunities for firms to improve their internal operations and to collaborate in new ways with their customers, business partners, and suppliers” (Culnan, McHugh, & Zubillaga, 2010, p. 1). Advertising on the Internet can be tough; it may require the use of a consultant who specializes in Internet marketing. McBride Financial Services would benefit by starting off small when using the Internet market their services. Conclusion McBride Financial Services provides a require service for anyone that is in the market for a residence or recreational property.
Their job is to make sure that the adverts they create are appealing to the public and makes them want to use a service within the business or buy their product. The advertising agency will also chose the method of the advertisement this can vary such as TV, the internet and even billboards. The chosen method usually reflects the target audience. An example of this is that if an advertising agency is targeting teenagers their method of advertising they will probably use is the internet. This is because teenagers have a massive interest in using internet with in their daily lives.
Questions | Answers | What is meant by the term media convergence with regard to technology, and how has it affected everyday life? | It’s the idea that because of the progress of technology various different types of media (e.g. Computer, Television, Radio and Newspaper) are combining into a single media. For example, television and computer technology are increasingly becoming the same thing. Websites have video on them and the Internet is an important part of the offer of most broadcasters.
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Are kids ready for ads in virtual worlds? By Stefanie Olsen Staff Writer, CNET News.com Published: October 16, 2007 4:00 a.m. PDT Virtual worlds for kids are enjoying a growth spurt in interest and advertising. But that begs the question: are kids ready for such a grown-up reality online? At a recent conference on virtual worlds in San Jose, Calif., executives from some of the industry's biggest sites touted growing audiences of kids, who spend hours a month playing games and socializing. Some of those communities boasted of successful experiments with marketing.
Andréa Butler BA 3103 November 15, 2011 Case Analysis #4 Zynga is a social network game developer located in San Francisco. The company develops browser-based games that work both stand-alone and as application widgets on social networking websites. Zynga has 232 active monthly users and posted a net income of $90.6 million last year. Zynga and its competitors have capitalized on the popularity of social networks by continue to create games where players can gain access virtually through social networks and interact with other players globally. As the accessibility to social networks is increasing due mobile devices, tablets, and laptops, more gaming companies are looking to expand their business in this industry.
Its Instagram unit has more than 300 million users, while mobile messaging app WhatsApp, which it purchased for $19 billion in cash and stock in 2014, has 700 million users and is growing. (“Forbes Mag.”) Zuckerberg made two major life changes in May 2012. Facebook had its initial public offering, which raised $16 billion, making it the biggest internet IPO in history. How Zuckerberg's company will handle this influx of cash remains to be seen (Williams 56). But Zuckerberg may be looking at more acquisitions.
With so many people around the world entering information online, there was a need to properly categorized data so it can be found by the search engines. Google, Bing, and Yahoo the major players on Internet search engine employed algorithms to help users to find information. Search engines created ranks to classified information, as a means of separating professional written articles from armatures. Perhaps, the most significant metric used by search engines is authority; it measures the degree of information on a specific keyword or term. Some of the metrics used to rank web 2.0 applications are the unique monthly visitors, Alexa rank, the number of users, and quality of
How is social media affecting social movements? Social Media is becoming a global phenomenon. With Facebook housing over 845million users and Twitter having 140million users worldwide (Stone, 2012) it is possible that social media is bringing social change to the world. These social media platforms have caused global affects for example the recent KONY2012 campaign which continues to circulate through social networks such as Facebook and Twitter, has dominated the views of millions of people over a short period of time. Since March 5th the video produced by San Diego non-profit Invisible Children has been shared and viewed by more than 100million people worldwide.
According to the Nielsen 2012 Media Industry Fact Sheet, “there are over 223 million U.S. mobile phone users over the age of 13” (Tippen, C.). With so many people owning cellphones you can just imagine how many people drive and talk on the phone at the same time. Cell phones have come a long way from being able to have a one-on-one conversation and texting with family and friends to being able to surf the internet, socialize with friends and families on social networks, taking pictures and using it as a global positioning system (GPS). Due to the many functions our new smartphones provide us with, it’s very uncommon for us not to own one and us it on a daily basis. There are different types of distractions other than using the cell phone while driving.