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Pinterest and Ads Tie the Knot – Strategies to Prepare You for Promoted Pins

Apr 4, 2014 - Pinterest is the latest social network to wed paid ads, so it's time for media buyers to prepare for this next wave of social media marketing. Here are a few tips to get you started. Comments

A Marketer’s Guide to Mobile Conquesting

mobile-conquesting Apr 2, 2014 - Conquesting can be extremely effective in capturing more of the market share, but tactics like the ones described in this column can likewise be great tools for reminding your existing customers why they should choose you again and again. Comments

AOL Announces "Connected," First Foray Into Long-Form Video

aol-on-network Apr 1, 2014 - "Connected," which captures the authentic voices of five individuals as they put their lives on camera, has seen tremendous success in international markets and will now be adapted for U.S. audiences by AOL. Comments

Car Service App Gett Drives April Fool’s Treats Via #GettAnything

gett-roasted Apr 1, 2014 - After launching in the New York market in August, the app is trying to make a big splash in the big city by providing unique experiences for users who book rides on April 1. Comments

Media Rating Council Sets New Standards for Viewable Display Impressions

online-advertising Mar 31, 2014 - The Media Rating Council (MRC) has lifted its Viewable Impression Advisory. Now marketers can purchase display ads based on new viewability metrics. Comments

YouTube Unveils Brand Creator Playbook for Content Marketing Success

LEGO YouTube Channel Mar 31, 2014 - The Brand Playbook reveals the tools and best practices developed by a generation of YouTube content creators in order to help brands as they develop content strategies that will resonate with 21st-century consumers and to build engaged audiences. Comments

Jagermeister Wants Millennials to Create JagerBonds While Drinking Jagerbombs

jagerbonds-app Mar 31, 2014 - The spirit brand has released an app that will scrape images and videos from users’ phones to create 30-second video highlight reels of their nights out. Comments

7 Real-World Lessons From Beacons

estimote Mar 30, 2014 - As with any new technology, beacons' early days are pretty volatile territory, but we wanted to share some insights around the initial promise of beacons, good or bad. Comments

Finally! A Way for Print Magazines to Generate Digital Subscriptions, Engagement, and Sales

mobileads Mar 28, 2014 - Mobile-driven brand engagement solution smartsy has introduced its inaugural product, the Engagement Marketing Platform for mobile, which enables publishers to use their offline magazines to drive online ad engagement and digital subscriptions. Comments

Is iGRP Dumbing Down Digital?

tv-everywhere Mar 27, 2014 - With new behavioral datasets, direct response and search marketers view iGRPs as taking a step back in measurement. Here's why. Comments

Disney Fetes It’s a Small World Anniversary With Sing-Along Video, Virtual Dolls

disney-small-world Mar 26, 2014 - The 50th anniversary of the infamous Disney attraction will include lots of singing on a dedicated website, as well as the ability to design virtual dolls. Comments

8 Efficiency Tips to Crush Content Marketing and Blogging

shutterstock-153218306 Mar 26, 2014 - Creating content can often be frustrating for marketers. Here are eight tips that you can put into practice today for how to make content creation faster, easier, and more fun. Comments

Durex Video Tells Couples to #TurnOfftoTurnOn for Earth Hour

durex-earth-hour Mar 25, 2014 - Durex says the film is "a passionate plea to escape the screen and embrace the physical." One week after it was posted to YouTube, the video had more than 2 million views. Comments

Delivering on the Promise of Cross-Platform

cable-tv-remote Mar 25, 2014 - Connected TV is bursting into the marketplace. Together, speed, device prevalence, and quality will fulfill consumer demand. Comments

iBeacon – Has "Minority Report" Finally Arrived?

ibeacon Mar 24, 2014 - iBeacon is a micro-location and positioning protocol that lets your phone interact with low power transmitters (or beacons) placed in strategic locations. But how does iBeacon work and how will it benefit marketers? Comments

New "Retargeting Playbook" Arms Marketers With Best Practices

The Retargeting Playbook Mar 24, 2014 - "The Retargeting Playbook" covers strategies from basic to advanced, gives tips on how to set up retargeting campaigns, and shares best practices and case studies. ClickZ chats with author Lauren Vaccarello. Comments

Target Turns TV Viewership Into a Shoppable Experience on Second-Screen

cougartowntitle Mar 24, 2014 - Viewers are able to purchase Target products on an online simulcast via their second screen, while watching them on the TBS show Cougar Town. Comments

Hot Pockets and Degree Men Create Bracket-Style Video Challenges

hotpocketsbracket Mar 24, 2014 - Inspired by March Madness, the companies behind the frozen food and men’s care products are asking fans to vote on branded video content. Comments

Catching the Elusive Creature: The "Profitable Publisher"

digital-publishing Mar 21, 2014 - Profitable publishers do, in fact, exist, and here's what they're doing to succeed, including creating original and enticing content and diversifying revenue streams. Comments

IAB Releases In-Image Advertising Primer

iab Mar 20, 2014 - The paper helps illustrate the effectiveness of in-image advertising through case studies and research, the IAB says. Comments

#CZLNY Preview: Engaging Customers With Interactive Video

online-video Mar 20, 2014 - ClickZ Live New York speakers will discuss the results of a successful Maybelline video campaign. This included deeper brand engagement, longer time spent on the video, and an increased click-through-to-purchase rate. Comments

 

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