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Airbnb's Controversial Logo Draws Attention to Company Rebrand

Jul 22, 2014 - The home-sharing site's new logo has earned it a heap of scorn across the Internet for its sexual undertones - but the added publicity could help boost its new rebranding strategy. Comments

24 Hour Fitness Uses Social to Win New Members

24-hour-fitness Jun 19, 2014 - The health club chain finds social referrals via Twitter and Facebook more cost-effective than traditional member acquisition programs. Comments

Champs Sports Sees New Opportunities in "In-Moment" Marketing

champssports2 May 28, 2014 - The sporting goods retailer is using a new social tool to help it jump into trending Twitter conversations before the moment fades. Comments

Pepsi's Mobile Strategy: It's the Content, Stupid

imag0714 May 20, 2014 - Bringing ads to mobile still means giving people something they want to watch, says Frank Cooper III, Pepsi's global chief marketing officer of consumer engagement. Comments

LG Asks Moms to Vent With #MomConfessions

momconfessions May 16, 2014 - The new multimedia campaign from appliance maker LG seeks to focus on what moms really think. Comments

3 Brands Reach New Users With Mobile Apps

express1 May 13, 2014 - Brands that gathered at Adobe's Digital Publishing Symposium demonstrated how mobile apps are helping them reach new audiences. Comments

Mondelez's Soccer Campaign #PassestheLove to Consumers

passthelove-mondelez May 6, 2014 - Just ahead of the World Cup 2014, Mondelez has launched a multi-pronged media campaign to capitalize on soccer fever. Comments

Oracle Outlines Vision for Marketing Cloud

imag0685 May 2, 2014 - After buying four marketing-related companies in less than 18 months, Oracle president Mark Hurd outlined the company's vision for an integrated Marketing Cloud product line. Comments

Xaxis Promises to Bring Second-Screen Viewers Back to TV

Sony's Google TV device being used with a large TV screen May 1, 2014 - Xaxis says its automated technology can sync advertisers' TV ads with mobile devices within seconds, bringing back "lost" viewers. Comments

Yahoo Reveals Content Deals to Connect Advertisers to Hip, Young Audience

imag0674 Apr 29, 2014 - Yahoo's original TV series content and a Live Nation concert deal are part of its effort to draw in the demographic that advertisers covet. Comments

Marketers Abuzz Over Burt’s Bees Digital Calendar Ads

burtsbees3 Apr 25, 2014 - Burt's Bees' new campaign finds a home in customers' online calendars, which is uncharted territory for digital marketers. But will it be seen as helpful and entertaining, or invasive? Comments

#CZLNY: Facebook Still Place to Be for Digital Marketing, Say Paid Search Experts

facebookvspinterest Apr 3, 2014 - The Facebook "Like" may no longer guarantee reach, but two search experts at ClickZ Live New York say that the platform still provides the best bang for the buck in digital marketing - if companies play by the new rules. Comments

Why Heels.com Prefers Polyvore to Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Etc.

shoerepublic-calinna Mar 27, 2014 - The online shoe purveyor says it sees better e-commerce results from the fashion discovery site than from bigger social media competitors. Comments

"Moments" Company Kiip Partners With Publicis Groupe's VivaKi

kiip-snickers-bm Mar 19, 2014 - The deal should make it easier for Publicis clients such as P&G, Mars and Georgia Pacific to purchase and integrate mobile ads based on user engagement. Comments

New Time-Spent Metric Seeks to Move Marketers Away From Clicks

time-spent-shutterstock-176656073 Mar 17, 2014 - The online ad industry has been slow to move away from click-throughs and impressions as a standard. Ad exchange WebSpectator claims its newly MRC-accredited guaranteed time slot will help move them in the right direction. Comments

Mondelez Seizes Online Trends With Launch of Prankstr, Betabox

prankstrlogo Mar 7, 2014 - Mondelez International has teamed up with venture development firm Prehype to launch two beta platforms, Prankstr and Betabox, which have consumer and B2B angles, respectively. Comments

Neuro Wants to Give Away 1 Million Bottles of 'Sleep' Drink

neilpatrickharrisneuro Feb 26, 2014 - Trendy drink company Neuro is using a splashy digital campaign - including a crooning Neil Patrick Harris video and an in-app game - to help it give away 1 million bottles of its Sleep drink. Comments

Yahoo Combines Purchase of Mobile Search and Native Ads With Gemini

yahoogemini Feb 21, 2014 - Yahoo's new Gemini platform lets advertisers combine purchasing for mobile search ads and native advertising, which until now have been offered separately. But Yahoo will have to work hard to get ahead in this fast-growing area, industry commenters... Comments

Instagram Users Follow Amex's "CF Frost" on His Adventures

amexcffrost1 Feb 18, 2014 - In its latest social media campaign, Amex lets longtime "member" CF Frost record his adventures on Instagram. Comments

Aerva Lets Users Display Their Digital Love in Times Square

timessquarevday Feb 14, 2014 - People who tweet or email pictures of their loved ones to digital signage company Aerva will have their picture displayed in lights over Time Square just in time for Valentine’s Day. Comments

Instagram Showcases Best Brand Content to Inspire Businesses

instagramhandbook Feb 12, 2014 - The photo-sharing site's latest blog highlights promotion possibilities featuring the best brand moments on the platform. Comments

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