The rise and rise of eBay

Nielsen//NetRatings, the leading provider of Internet research, looks at the growth of the eBay phenomenon over the last year - one that shows little sign of slowing down: * eBay increased its lead over Google as the #1 ranked brand in the UK by web page views * Almost 3.1 million eBay web pag...
Published on: 12:00AM on 25th August 2005

Incentivated Unleashes Its New Mobile Marketing Solution That Puts Companies And Their Advertising Agencies Firmly In The Driving Seat Of Their Marketing Campaigns

Mobile marketing solutions specialist Incentivated (www.incentivated.com) today announced the launch of 'iris', a sophisticated web-based mobile marketing tool. Iris allows companies or their advertising agencies to run local, regional or national marketing campaigns for themselves using the very...
Published on: 12:00AM on 25th August 2005

August '05 - Banking Sector Websites Report and Rankings

OVERVIEW OF FINDINGS Top of the league and best site overall was Britannia Building Society (www.britannia.co.uk). At the bottom of the table, representing the poorest site overall was Principality Building Society (www.principality.co.uk). For a copy of the full report (at no charge), please e...
Published on: 12:00AM on 25th August 2005

Otto, one of the world's largest e-tailers, boost online sales using RedEye technology

RedEye, the eCRM agency, today announced that Otto UK, one of the world’s largest e-tailers, is using RedEye technology to measure the success of online marketing campaigns, gauge the true lifetime value of customers and develop event-driven email marketing programmes. Otto is one of the UK’s l...
Published on: 12:00AM on 25th August 2005

ipoints secures five new partners to its leading online loyalty programme

ipoints, the UK’s most generous internet-based rewards programmes, has signed up five major new partners to its scheme. These are 101cd.com, a major online CD e-tailer, online florist bunches.co.uk, gift site, Prezzybox.com, books e-tailer countrybookshop.co.uk, and jewellery.tv, e-tailer of the ...
Published on: 12:00AM on 24th August 2005

Accipiter Inks Deal with Clear Channel Television

Clear Channel Television Interactive Division Licenses AdManager and XML Integration Module LONDON, UK and RALEIGH, NC – August 22, 2005 – Accipiter Solutions, Inc., an online advertising technology innovator since 1996, is pleased to announce they have signed the Television Interactive divisio...
Published on: 12:00AM on 23rd August 2005

Help shape the Web on mobile devices

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is calling for participants to take part in a field trial that will help shape the future of the Web on mobile phones. The W3C standards body launched the Mobile Web Initiative to show users that it is serious about improving the quality of Web access on handh...
Published on: 12:00AM on 23rd August 2005

EMI Records launches The Magic Numbers’ video and audio campaign direct to handsets

Campaign offers consumers a more interactive print experience This week, EMI Records launches a mobile campaign for the Mercury Prize nominated band, The Magic Numbers. The campaign allows 3G handset owners to directly access video and audio excerpts of the last single, ‘Forever Lost’, and th...
Published on: 12:00AM on 23rd August 2005

EMI/Virgin TV launches NOW website with an exclusive podcast

Site offers entire EMI Music UK mobile ringtone catalogue and downloadable digital music tracks This week EMI/Virgin TV launches a newly redesigned site for the biggest selling music brand of all time, NOW That’s What I Call Music! www.nowmusic.com offers an extensive array of digital download...
Published on: 12:00AM on 23rd August 2005

Space01 ensures BUPA increases its health

space01, the full service digital agency, has been appointed to define and build the digital Adviser extranet for Bristol based protection provider, BUPA Individual Protection (BUPA IP). space01, working with the internal project team, will be responsible for shaping the customer experience of ...
Published on: 12:00AM on 23rd August 2005

New Media Maze create, launch and seed scary viral marketing campaign for DreamWorks Home Entertainment.

New Media Maze http:www.newmediamaze.com the Interactive Marketing Consultancy are launching a new viral marketing campaign to promote the International release of The Ring 2 on DVD this month. Commissioned by DreamWorks Home Entertainment, the viral campaign is being dubbed the ‘scariest viral...
Published on: 12:00AM on 23rd August 2005

Tariam launches European satellite broadband services

UK Satellite Communications Company Tariam has announced today that it’s launching its managed VSAT solutions into Europe with immediate effect. Tariam has provided bespoke VSAT services in other countries for some time now, but the launch of satellite broadband managed services means that cheap...
Published on: 12:00AM on 19th August 2005

WebtraffIQ to Power Chinwag’s Web Statistics

Web Analytics Agency WebtraffIQ to Power Popular UK Online Forum Chinwag’s Statistics London, UK: Chinwag http://www.chinwag.com, the UK’s popular digital marketing discussion forum and jobs board has appointed web analytics agency WebtraffIQ http://www.webtraffiq.com to power its website statis...
Published on: 12:00AM on 18th August 2005

Programme proposal submission is history! Neoworks create online submission system for Five.

NeoWorks – www.neoworks.com - the software solutions consultancy, continues, together with Digital Communications agency Lateral, to work for broadcaster Five. Having completed a new CMS released earlier this year for Five, Neoworks has now created a system that enables programme makers to submit...
Published on: 12:00AM on 18th August 2005

Macmillan Cancer Relief Undertakes First Online Ad Campaign Using Deliaonline.com and vcmedia

Macmillan Cancer Relief Undertakes First Online Ad Campaign Using Deliaonline.com and vcmedia As part of their ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’ fundraising event, Macmillan Cancer Relief will start their first online advertising campaign on 30 August, on Delia Online (www.deliaonline.com), which...
Published on: 12:00AM on 18th August 2005

Online wedding planning explodes - Hitwise

London, 17th August 2005: With the wedding season heating up, brides, bridesmaids and best men are rushing online to find everything from planning advice to suggestions for toasts. Analysis from Hitwise, the leader in online competitive intelligence, reveals that the market share of visits to we...
Published on: 12:00AM on 18th August 2005

Karl Havard joins The Usability Company to help drive business expansion

The Usability Company has appointed Karl Havard, formerly of Gomez, as its new sales director, to assist with the company’s recent expansion and merger with WebAbacus. In his new role, Havard will primarily take responsibility for all sales activities, and will also be a member of the company’s ...
Published on: 12:00AM on 18th August 2005

TradeDoubler Tracker™ - July 2005

TradeDoubler’s July Tracker illustrates how online sales at the beginning of Q3 have continued to gain momentum. Much has been talked about recently regarding the general slow down in overall retail sales across Western Europe and these figures add weight to the argument that the online retail se...
Published on: 12:00AM on 18th August 2005

Referral-based interactive marketing provider Responsewave boosts UK sales team

LONDON, UK, <16.08.2005> Referral-based interactive marketing provider Responsewave (http://www.responsewave.com/) has appointed Alex Futcher as UK Sales Account Manager. Alex is responsible for expanding the company's sales and marketing presence, as well as extending customer and partner rela...
Published on: 12:00AM on 17th August 2005

Press Release - Generali Worldwide Selects Aardvark Media To Revitalise Their Online Brand

August 16 2005: Aardvark Media Appointed By Generali Worldwide to Revitalise their Online Brand After a competitive 4-way tender Generali Worldwide, the leading provider of offshore financial services, has awarded Aardvark Media the contract to revitalise their online brand. The project involves...
Published on: 12:00AM on 16th August 2005