Google Goggles sounds like a joke but it’s no joke. In fact, quite the opposite is true. Typing on a cell phone is tough to do and voice recognition software is inexact. Google’s new visual search for Android phones is an interesting answer to these problems.
From a mobile marketing perspective, the idea that highly targeted, totally relevant ads can be delivered to the handset of a person actively looking for something is a big opportunity, to say the least.
[via Fresh Creation]
Google Goggles And The Rise of Geo-Based Real Time Advertising
I wrote my first ad for a political candidate when I was 17 years old. She won her race and I felt the seductive power of advertising for the first time. Today—after working for seven agencies in five states—I am now head of brand strategy and creative direction at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon.