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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Traditional Media Targets Millennials With Social Influencer Campaigns

Jun 11, 2015 - Celebrities aren't the only influencers worth their salt. YouTube stars, Instagram success stories and popular Vine users can have just as much, if not more, appeal to digital natives. Comments

FTC Urges Publishers to Clearly Label Native Ads

the-ftc Jun 8, 2015 - If publishers serve misleading native ads, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) could soon begin to hold them responsible. Comments

Can Advertising Save the World? The United Nations Is Betting on It

saving-the-world Jun 8, 2015 - Without products or services, cause-related brands have no choice but to be masterful storytellers, which makes them particularly popular with agencies. Comments

The Realities of Cross-Device Marketing in a Mobile Driven World: Part II

cross-device-mobile-tablet Jun 7, 2015 - In this second part series on cross-device marketing, Rohit Kumar offers his tips for taking on this new channel of marketing head on. Comments

Mondelez International to Reinvent Retail with Startups

mondelez-international-logo Jun 5, 2015 - The snack and beverage conglomerate has initiated a digital marketing program called Shopper Futures, where Mondelez International will work with select startups to discover technology solutions for business challenges in the retail space. Comments

Norwegian Airline Creates Emoji URL

norwegian-airlines Jun 5, 2015 - Norwegian Airlines demonstrates the rise in visual communication, promoting a new flight to Las Vegas with a web address that consists of emojis for an airplane, slot machine and money. Comments

Did You Blog, Read or Share This Column?

marketing-magic Jun 5, 2015 - Limiting options and using emotion, rather than evaluation, can help create marketing magic: what happens when marketing crosses with psychology. Comments

The Gravitational Pull of Leadership

leadership-skills Jun 5, 2015 - When companies like Apple and Amazon experience outrageous success and reshape an industry, it's often because of the visionary leadership of those people running them. Comments

Digital Marketing People on the Move: May 2015 Roundup

business-people Jun 2, 2015 - This is a roundup of new hires and promotions in the digital marketing industry during May of 2015. Comments

The Realities of Cross-Device Marketing in a Mobile Driven World: Part I

multi-device Jun 1, 2015 - APAC leads when it comes to mobile-first markets, but developing a cross-device marketing strategy should not rely solely on this channel. Comments

VIDEO: Fresh Talent Key to Tackling Marketing Disruptions, Says McKinsey

david-edelman May 29, 2015 - McKinsey's David Edelman speaks to ClickZ about how marketers can invest in new models for employee management and how the industry should be guiding young talent. Comments

eBay's Promoted Listings Disrupts Traditional Ad Model

shutterstock-209983411 May 27, 2015 - The e-commerce platform has introduced Promoted Listings, a new service that allows online merchants to pay for advertising only when their ad leads to a sale. Comments

Telling Stories or Delivering Messages: What Inspires You Most?

storybooks May 26, 2015 - Marketing has traditionally started with taking a message and using money to deliver it, but more marketers are taking a storytelling approach centered on sharing. Comments

Recasting Business Communications in Today’s Omnichannel World

omnichannel-subway May 26, 2015 - With rapid digital adoption rates across APAC, marketers in countries like Indonesia are struggling to implement successful omnichannel solutions. Comments

Seven Mistakes Killing Your Content Marketing

content May 25, 2015 - Creating content in a single format and failing to invest in your own channels are just two common content mistakes, according to the NewsCred #ThinkContent summit. Comments

Popcorn Time: What I Learned While Traveling For Work

businesstravel May 22, 2015 - During a business trip, this columnist decided to keep her mouth closed, and her eyes and ears open. The importance of customer service and innovation were two of her main observations. Comments

Mozilla Dabbles in Commercial Advertising with Suggested Tiles

mozillaimage May 21, 2015 - The company is going to serve relevant ads and recommend content through Suggested Tiles. How will the introduction of ads aligned with Mozilla’s mission of promoting innovation and openness on the Internet? Comments

German KFC Debuts Smart Fast Food Trays

kfc-logo May 21, 2015 - Consumers can now text without getting their smartphones dirty, thanks to the Bluetooth-enabled trays KFC Germany premiered during the chain's new location openings. Comments

Making the Business Case for Digital Marketing in Asia

meeting-brainstorm May 20, 2015 - Andreas Krasser gives these three simple tips for convincing Asia’s C-suites of digital’s true value. Comments

Starbucks And Spotify Team Up To Create "Music Ecosystem"

Starbucks May 20, 2015 - The music in 7,000 Starbucks locations will be powered by Spotify, per letters of intent the two brands signed earlier this week, connecting them in a multi-year partnership. Comments

Change Management and Digital Strategies

shutterstock-178709681-team-meeting May 19, 2015 - Digital strategy revolves around business and organizational change management, and yet, these important elements are often forgotten. Comments

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