Twitter has no plans to incorporate advertising this year on the successful microblogging site, Biz Stone, one of its founders, said Tuesday amid strong pressure for the successful internet platform to start making money after two years of operation.Stone said Twitter was “pretty good right now” financially, emphasizing that the company’s immediate focus was on features ranging from better searches to paying business bills.”Any kind of approach to advertising will take a while … We’re not thinking about advertising yet,” Stone said at the “140: Twitter Conference” event in Los Angeles.
Twitter, which is known for Cameroon Phone Number List its blogs with posts of up to 140 characters, has received many investments, but Stone did not want to disclose the amounts or values.Even in its infancy, the brand new company has quickly become a cultural phenomenon, but Twitter and other social media sites have yet to show investors how they will start to turn a profit.To that end, Stone said Twitter aims to offer premium features for business account users this year. “We wanted to show people that we are here to stay and that we are making money here,” Stone said.The features, which may debut in a trial version, are provided for a fee and could include “lightweight analytics” tools that would allow business users to collect data from their fans, Stone said.
The European Interactive Advertising Association EIAA invites all advertisers to participate in the Pan-European survey of trending media
The European Interactive Advertising Association (EIAA), a leading organization in the pan-European market for interactive media sellers and providers of new technologies, invites marketing executives with responsibility for the marketing strategies of each company to participate in its fifth “Barometer of Internet Advertising.”Speaking of “green shoots” and the symptoms of some economic recovery, the Internet Advertising Barometer study will provide the most current insight into the promise of an improvement that is affecting the online advertising industry.
Respondents will receive a copy of the pre-launch report, scheduled to be released in November. The findings will provide insight into the role interactive advertising plays in the marketing mix and positions towards interactive advertising among key advertisers in Europe.Marketing executives responsible for media strategy within the following sectors and markets: Sectors: Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Entertainment, Finance, Consumer Goods, Telecommunications, Travel and Retail.Through the following link you can participate and complete the study for your sector and market of interest.