Rolex has mobilized its print ad in the April issue of W Magazine, letting consumers get information and deals from the brand, as well as enter for a chance to win $1,000. The luxury brand is just one of several companies that took part in the image recognition-enabled ads that are included in this month’s issue. Mobile social media technology company, Pongr partnered with W Magazine to make the ads interactive for the publication’s readers. “We want to give our advertisers the opportunity to extend their print presence with an new medium – mobile, a program that creates a new immediate next engagement,” said Elissa Lumley, spokeswoman for W Magazine, New York. – from MobileMarketing
Alex has written for Vanity Fair, Barrons, Bloomberg and Condé Nast Traveler.