What's a Twitter ad really worth?

07/20/2010

Marketers are keeping a close eye on Twitter's "Promoted Tweet" and "Promoted Trend" ads and trying to figure out whether they're actually helping to boost a brand's performance. Companies such as Disney, Sony, Nike and Starbucks have bought slots, but so far there's little data by which to judge the promotions' true value. "I hope Twitter is doing research because I am definitely curious," said Ian Shafer, CEO of social-media agency Deep Focus. "I am sure right now there is a big early adapter discount going on with that program because no one knows [exactly] what it does."

View Full Article in:

ClickZ

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Media

Job Title Company Location
Senior Manager, Marketing
IAB
New York, NY
VP, Membership Sales
Mobile Marketing Association (MMA)
New York, NY
Director Business and Legal Affairs
The Weather Channel
Atlanta, GA
Director, Industry Initiatives (Digital Video and AdvancedTV)
Interactive Advertising Bureau
New York, NY
Sr. Product Marketing Manager
TRUSTe
San Francisco, CA