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Featured Research

Mobile and Location Based Advertising
Mike Boland and Tom Buono discuss noteworthy mobile activities. More details available on our 2014 mobile predictions and mobile ad forecast.

SMB & Consumer Research

Consumer Commerce Monitor™ (CCM) Hispanic Findings: Hispanic consumers are outpacing non-Hispanics in their adoption of mobile, social and online sources for local shopping. Nearly half (48.5 percent) of Hispanic consumers use mobile devices for local shopping, compared with 32 percent of non-Hispanics, and 42.5 percent report using their smartphones daily for local shopping.

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Local Commerce Monitor (LCM) Findings: Franchisors are actively involved in the local online presence of their franchise businesses, often funding and controlling digital marketing activities at the local level, according to the latest findings from LCM – Wave 17, our ongoing study of the advertising behaviors of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs.)

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Available & Upcoming

WEBINAR: Selling Mobile Ads to Local Businesses: A Playbook

Join us for a tactical webinar on the playbook for selling location-based mobile advertising. Media sellers are invited to build effectiveness and credibility in this growing medium.
Date: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 2:00 EDT (11:00PDT)

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Insight Paper
Phone Calls: The New Currency of the Smartphone Era

The report, Phone Calls: The New Currency of the Smartphone Era, offers a comprehensive review of pay per call, call monetization, performance-based advertising and mobile advertising, by examining the significance of the call monetization opportunity and how to capitalize on it.

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Sponsored Research
The Internet Radio Revolution Has Arrived

Report examining how new business models are forming around platforms, services, audiences and advertisers to reinvent audio.

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Native Advertising Summit
Native Advertising Summit

One-day summit focused on content marketing and its revenue potential.

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Investing in Radio Market Report
Investing In Radio – Market Report 2nd Edition

Report profiling every Arbitron-rated market with historic and five-year market revenue projections.

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M&A Services

BIA/Kelsey offers investment banking services and private investments to companies in the media and entertainment, telecommunications, education, information services and business services sectors. Learn about BIA Capital and BIA Digital Partners.