Strategies

To reach the customers you need to reach, you need more than a good product and fire in your gut. You need strategy. Creating an effective strategy requires research, planning, analysis, experience, and a thorough knowledge of the online industry - an expert perspective. That's what this column shares.

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Lancôme Gives Points for Social Media in New Loyalty Program

Apr 21, 2014 - Lancôme Elite Rewards provides multichannel engagement and gives points for sharing on social media. Comments

Airlines Embrace Storytelling and Social in New Campaigns

jetblue-twitter-pigeon Apr 18, 2014 - In the wake of US Airways' much-talked-about inappropriate Twitter blunder, it's easy to forget that airlines actually have a great track record of producing innovative, engaging social campaigns. Comments

4 Reasons Online Ads Will Grow and 1 Reason They Will Shrink

online-advertising-1 Apr 18, 2014 - Here are a few reasons why we should expect that online advertising will remain the top revenue channel for a long time to come, and one reason why it may not stay on top. Comments

Improv Isn't Just for Comedy

Improv Apr 17, 2014 - Using the techniques of improvisational comedy can help you improve your business presentations, collaborations, and management skills. Comments

Why Content Is Not a Department

contentmarketing Apr 16, 2014 - To create good and effective content for your brand, there needs to be collaboration between people from many different departments with many different abilities. Is your organization set up for content success? Comments

What B2B Buyers Need

b2b Apr 16, 2014 - A look at typical B2B customer needs, broken down by phases of the buying journey, which include Explore, Evaluate, Purchase, and Experience. Comments

Getting Mobile Right

mobileads Apr 11, 2014 - As we move on from the Year of Mobile to the Age of Mobile, marketers and brands must design for consumer utility and distraction, as the majority of mobile time is spent in an app. Comments

There’s a Robot in My Media Buy

robots Apr 10, 2014 - As robots become more and more common in our everyday lives, marketers must ask how they can reinvent themselves to remain relevant in today's technology-filled world. Comments

The Transformational Boss

Boss and worker Apr 10, 2014 - Great bosses can have a huge impact on the course of your life, possibly guiding you toward something you love or steering you away from something you're not right for. Comments

Asia’s 8 Digital Truths of 2014

nextbigthing Apr 10, 2014 - Highlighted here are eight core digital trends that will help define the rest of 2014 for us in Asia. Comments

The Natives Are Getting Restless: The Emergence of Hybrid Web Apps in Developing Mobile Experiences

native-hybrid-iphone-app Apr 9, 2014 - Developing native apps for all the different mobile operating systems and platforms takes a lot of work and time - is the need to do this disappearing? Comments

#CZLNY VIDEO: Lessons and Transformation to a Better Online Reputation

beal-andy Apr 4, 2014 - Andy Beal, author of "Repped," gives a few tips on how to manage, monitor, and repair your online reputation. Comments

3 Trends Marketers in Asia Can Learn From SXSW Interactive

sxsw Apr 3, 2014 - Big brands jumping on start-ups, privacy, and data ownership were among the key themes at the Austin, Texas-based event, which held valuable lessons for APAC marketers. 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

Rubicon Project Climbs 22 Percent After IPO Prices at $101.5M

rubiconprojectipo Apr 2, 2014 - Shares of Rubicon Project, Inc. (NYSE:RUBI) reached $18.30 this morning, $3.30 more per share than its IPO price. Comments

DreamWorks Partners With Expedia to Push Travel-Heavy "Mr. Peabody & Sherman"

peabody-and-sherman Apr 2, 2014 - The film studio worked with the travel site’s advertising arm to drive ticket sales for "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" through a number of digital initiatives. The effort resulted in 5.5 million impressions in the first two weeks and a CTR of 0.62 percent for all display ads that ran in the first three weeks, along with 120,000 sweepstakes entries in that same three-week period. Comments

Building Relationships, Not Links: Why Guest Blogging Will Never Die

guest-blogging-mark-armstrong-illustration-clickz Apr 2, 2014 - Guest blogging is not dead. Although it may have lost footing as an SEO tactic, as a means for increasing awareness and building thought leadership, it is still very much alive and well. Comments

Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s Morph Select Fans Into X-Men Characters

x-men-digital-makeover Apr 1, 2014 - The quick-service brands want young, hungry guys and sci-fi fans to submit Instagram photos with menu items for the chance to receive one of several hundred high-quality X-Men Digital Makeovers. Comments

Digital Marketing People on the Move: March 2014 Roundup

people-on-the-move-pharma-jobs-medium-vga Mar 31, 2014 - This is a roundup of new hires and promotions in the digital marketing industry during March. Comments

ad:tech San Francisco 2014: Much Ado About Everything

ad-tech-sf Mar 31, 2014 - The ad:tech San Francisco conference showcased everything from wearables to start-ups and featured presentations on themes including the state of the industry, AOL, and the future of video advertising. Comments

How Talking to Your Fridge Will Change Marketing

technology-evolution Mar 31, 2014 - What happens in a world where we no longer need to physically interact with our technology? What happens in a world where a mere statement is enough? Comments

 

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