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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Acura Targets Millennials With Musical Tumblr Campaign

Mar 25, 2015 - Honda's luxury division features a Tumblr playlist, with each song's tempo corresponding with a gear on the ILX, the kind of entry-level luxury car that's popular among Millennials. Comments

Buyer Personas and Segmentation: One Is Not Like the Other

digital-personas Mar 25, 2015 - Creating buyer personas and developing segments do not necessarily require the same processes. So what are the steps for identifying buyer personas? Comments

Tostitos Gives Free Dip to Everyone Named Chip

tostitos-logo Mar 23, 2015 - With National Chips and Dip Day in mind, Tostitos is sending coupons for free dips to anyone named Chip, a clever way to get consumers in-store. Comments

VIDEO: Will Bigger Smartphones Push Tablets to the Sidewalk?

interview-joemartin-adobe Mar 20, 2015 - As larger screens and smartphones gain in popularity, cost-per-click mobile ads may also become more valuable. Comments

VIDEO: How Wendy’s Leverages Social and Native to Target Millennials

brandon-wendys-image Mar 20, 2015 - In this video interview, Brandon Rhoten, vice president of digital and social media at Wendy's International, talks about the brand’s approach to social and native advertising for its 6,500 locations worldwide. Comments

50 Digital Marketing Tools to Grow Your Start-Up

startup-lightbulb-man Mar 20, 2015 - This list of 50 tools can help you boost your digital marketing start-up in every aspect, from SEO to social media to email. Comments

Best of South by Southwest Interactive 2015

sxsw-2015 Mar 19, 2015 - ClickZ met with brands and agencies at South by Southwest 2015 and asked about their favorite panels and discussions along with exciting new trends in the digital marketing world. Comments

The Israeli Tech Scene: What You Need to Know About "Start-Up Nation"

israeli-start-up Mar 19, 2015 - Israel has become a hotbed for start-ups. What should marketers know about the so-called "start-up" nation? Comments

12 Easy Ways to Feed the Content Machine

content-marketing-machine Mar 18, 2015 - These dozen tips can help you invigorate your content marketing efforts - are they part of your strategy? Comments

VIDEO: Thomson Reuters Sees 240% Conversion With Revamped Content Strategy

interview-caseyhall-reuters Mar 17, 2015 - At the recent Adobe Summit, ClickZ caught up with Casey Hall at Thomson Reuters to find out why a content strategy focused on thought leadership and conversion was so important. Comments

What Condition Is Your Context In?

contextual-awareness Mar 17, 2015 - To drive better business results, contextual marketers should begin to focus on customer and business "circumstances" instead of solely on the big data available to them. Comments

Creating the Perfect Email/Digital Marketing Program for Your Organization

marketing-magic Mar 16, 2015 - If money and time weren't issues, what kind of digital marketing program would you create for your brand? Comments

SXSW 2015: Mazda Focuses on Community to Generate Brand Awareness

m-photo-fh2-xbox360-mazdacontest-team-dtf Mar 15, 2015 - Mazda's vice president of marketing, Russell Wager, sat down with ClickZ at South by Southwest to talk about how the car brand focuses on its close-knit community of fans to create word-of-mouth buzz. Comments

Revamped Pepsi Challenge Aims to Attract Millennials

shutterstock-186918995 Mar 13, 2015 - Bringing back a classic marketing campaign, Pepsi targets Millennials with pop culture, social media, and philanthropy. But is the soft drink brand trying to do too much at once? Comments

Fighting Content Oblivion

content-oblivion Mar 13, 2015 - In order to secure the long-term success of your content marketing, you need to think about and plan for what happens after an article is published. Comments

The $5 Marketing Plan

five-dollar-bill Mar 13, 2015 - Can you really make a marketing impact with only $5? Here's a plan to help you do just that. Comments

ClickZ's South by Southwest Industry Preview

sxsw-l Mar 12, 2015 - ClickZ has rounded up a team of experts from SapientNitro, TBWA, Mondelez, DDB, and Isobar to tell us what will be trending at SXSW Interactive in Austin, Texas, from March 13 to 17. Comments

VIDEO: Lifecycle Marketing and Data Are at Core for HD Supply

interview-kevinjacobson-hdsupply Mar 12, 2015 - In an interview with HD Supply, Kevin Jacobson discusses the importance of lifecycle marketing and why using data to influence business decisions is so crucial to the company. Comments

Air Wick's Scent Decorator Campaign Pairs Hard Science With Gamification

air-wick-logo Mar 12, 2015 - Air Wick's new Scent Decorator microsite helps users search products by offering an interactive, BuzzFeed-style quiz to sort consumers by scent personality. Comments

90 Percent of Goldman Sachs' Marketing Is Digital

goldman-sachs-building-image Mar 12, 2015 - Amanda Rubin, managing director and global co-head of brand and content strategy at Goldman Sachs, says the company has been active in the world of digital marketing, with an emphasis on content and social. Comments

What Spirit Airlines and Arby’s Can Teach Marketers About Brand Personality

brand-community Mar 12, 2015 - Brands that maintain a strong personality stand a better chance of forming strong and lasting connections with consumers, ultimately resulting in more conversions. Comments

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