A look at ever-changing media planning and buying options, from identifying innovative advertisers and publishers to new approaches for targeting audiences on networks and exchanges.


David Jones Mixes Fashion With Music in a 100% Digital Push

Jul 26, 2015 - Australian fashion retailer David Jones has partnered with former Silverchair front man Daniel Johns to target a Gen Y audience by releasing its latest catalog in a music video. Comments

Are Playbuzz Flip Cards a Listicle Killer?

share Jul 24, 2015 - "Flipping" could be the new scrolling as quiz giant Playbuzz seeks to move beyond traditional content marketing to a new format optimized for mobile and social media. Comments

AOL Extends Premium Ad Solutions Into Video

new-aol-logo Jul 23, 2015 - Earlier today, AOL rolled out five premium video ad solutions that combine engaging visual content with data intelligence. Comments

Shell and PayPal Offer Mobile Payments at The Pump

shell-gas Jul 23, 2015 - Today, the gasoline conglomerate is rolling out its “Fill Up & Go” mobile payment service across hundreds of retail stations in the U.K. Comments

Will Twitter's Backgrounds Contain Ads?

Twitter Money Jul 23, 2015 - On Monday, Twitter removed all custom background images from user profiles. Marketers are divided on whether or not this move means that the white space will eventually be ad space. Comments

The Micro-Moments of B2B

customerjourney Jul 23, 2015 - The proliferation of mobile devices has changed the customer journey to consist of more micro-moments that happen throughout the day. Reaching consumers then leads to more conversions. Comments

The Practical Guide to Programmatic Planning in China: Part 2

bad-programmatic-traffic Jul 22, 2015 - Conflict of interest remains a major hurdle in the development of China's programmatic landscape. Here is what clients need to know. Comments

APAC’s Misplaced Expectations for Programmatic

data-pie-chart Jul 21, 2015 - APAC is well placed to be a market leader for programmatic buying, so what is holding advertisers in the region back from embracing it? Comments

4 Secrets Behind International Monetization

international-image Jul 21, 2015 - The Internet is a borderless community where publishers can monetize their international traffic in many ways, provided they do their homework and understand their diverse audience. Comments

Top 100 Brands Report: Insight into Brand Content on YouTube

youtube-logo Jul 20, 2015 - In this Q+A, YouTube-partner Pixability's CTO talks about the popularity of brands on YouTube and the strategies the successful ones are employing. Comments

7 Ways to Destroy Your Mobile Conversion Rates

No Symbol Jul 20, 2015 - Too many mobile websites have unadjusted text, unfocused visuals, and unclear icons. You should make sure yours isn't one of them, if you want to maintain your conversion rates. Comments

Will Facebook Pose a Threat to Amazon and Google with Shoppable Pages?

shopping-images Jul 17, 2015 - Facebook is going to add a shop section to pages, so consumers can shop without leaving its app or site. Will the social network turn into an online marketplace like Amazon? Comments

Mobile and the Travel Consumer

travelairport Jul 17, 2015 - Since so many consumers use mobile devices to check-in to flights, book rooms and look at maps, it's crucial for marketers in the travel industry to offer strong mobile experiences. Comments

Email Is Eating Mobile

mobile-web Jul 16, 2015 - With more people reading emails on mobile devices than desktop, it's imperative for email marketers to think mobile-first, or risk missing out on a lot of possible transactional value. Comments

5 Surefire Ways to Alienate Your Target Audience (And How to Avoid Them)

marketing-platform Jul 16, 2015 - Being on a single channel or the wrong channels altogether; being offensive or irrelevant; and sticking with mobile banners, rather than native ads, are a few common mistakes marketers make. Comments

'Social Humanity' Drives Viral Coca-Cola #NoLabels Video

coca-cola-no-labels-image006 Jul 15, 2015 - Social humanity is being credited for the viral nature of a Ramadan Coca-Cola video, which has generated more than 12 million views since its release in the Middle East in early July. Comments

Best Practice For Native Advertising

native-advertising Jul 15, 2015 - LinkedIn's Nellie Chan outlines how thoughtfully created native content can develop long-lasting engagement on social media. Comments

3 Multichannel Marketing Use Cases for Improving the Customer Experience

omnichannel Jul 14, 2015 - Building out call center processes and marketing automation techniques can provide exponential benefits for your company. Comments

4 Steps for Building a Mobile-First Culture

mobilefirst Jul 10, 2015 - Re-engineering technology; keeping mobile in employees' minds, like The New York Times did; and experimenting, as Coca-Cola does, are a few things you can do to help make the transition. Comments

The End of the Independent Web Might Be Caused By Readers

useagle Jul 10, 2015 - While we've become accustomed to the Internet being free, advertising is the price we pay for that. As people grow tired of ads and install ad blockers, that could potentially change. Comments

Flash Mobile Ads Leads to 5.35bn Wasted Rich Media Ad Impressions

html-homepage-image Jul 9, 2015 - An industry report shows that in the first quarter of 2015, HTML5 outperformed Flash ads by 400 percent in terms of interaction rate, and the latter resulted in 5.35 billion wasted rich media ad impressions. How to solve this mobile advertising problem? Comments

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