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Pandora Goes Ad-Free, for One Hour

Oct 22, 2014 - In exchange for interacting with a banner ad, Pandora is offering users an hour of uninterrupted music with its new ad program Sponsored Listening. Comments

Canada Goose Campaign Embraces "Friluftsliv"

canada-goose Oct 21, 2014 - The Canadian outerwear brand centers its first European campaign on a region where it's always been popular: Scandinavia, home of the "friluftsliv" philosophy that represents a love of the outdoors. Comments

Will Snapchat's Lack of Targeting in First Ad Do More Harm Than Good?

snapchat-logo Oct 20, 2014 - Over the weekend the platform launched its first ad, a Snap from the movie "Ouija" that appeared in users' Recent Updates feed. But will the lack of targeting hinder the ads’ effectiveness? Comments

Advertisers Seek Sleeker Alternatives to YouTube

video-streaming-shutterstock-99918575 Oct 13, 2014 - Video strategists from Story Worldwide, eMarketer, and A&E Network agree that YouTube is king when it comes to video marketing, but continue to search for opportunities on newer platforms. Comments

IAB Highlights Best Campaigns From All Over the World

shutterstock-111655109 Oct 10, 2014 - In its first "What Works & Why Global Insights Report," the Interactive Advertising Bureau focuses on 18 award-winning advertising campaigns and what they did well. Comments

Can Ello Dethrone Facebook?

shutterstock-162169583 Oct 9, 2014 - Brands are welcome to join Ello, but sponsored posts are out of the question, since the hottest new social network is adamantly against advertising. Comments

Pepsi's CMO Talks Mobile

shutterstock-186918995 Oct 8, 2014 - Frank Cooper discusses Pepsi's mobile growth and engagement, some of his favorite mobile campaigns, and why he and Snapchat are kindred spirits. Comments

Sophisticated Cyber Criminals Cost Brands Billions

shutterstock-115174939 Oct 8, 2014 - During an Ad Week presentation last week, Michael Tiffany, chief executive of White Ops, explained ad fraud and the bots that make it possible. Comments

Mobile Native Advertising Yields the Biggest Wins [Ad Week]

shutterstock-211893502 Oct 2, 2014 - Experts from Rubicon Project, InMobi, Business Insider, and Heineken discuss the native advertising opportunities around mobile and how these can lead to increased conversion. Comments

The Economist Sells Attention Instead of Clicks With New Ad Guarantees

shutterstock-177669779 Oct 1, 2014 - TimeGuarantee and ViewGuarantee promise advertisers more audience engagement by disregarding click-though rates in favor of measuring time spent with ads. Comments

Growth of the Private Marketplace

private-marketplace Oct 1, 2014 - Programmatic deals in the private marketplace have been growing significantly in popularity. How do they benefit both publishers and advertisers? Comments

Does Facebook’s Atlas Solve the "Cookie Problem"?

Facebook Logo Sep 29, 2014 - Facebook kicked off Ad Week with the launch of Atlas. The ad platform will avoid tracking cookies by taking a "people based" marketing approach. Comments

British Newspapers Embrace Native Advertising

advertising-words Sep 29, 2014 - Following on the heels of the Guardian and Metro UK, News UK has developed a Creative Content Unit to focus on native advertising for the digital versions of three of its publications. Comments

Diet Coke’s New Campaign Taps Social Media to Amplify Its Message

shutterstock-200091398 Sep 24, 2014 - The soda brand will use social channels to spread the message of its "Get a Taste" campaign, engaging the soft drink's biggest fans in areas where they go to express themselves. Comments

Blind Spot: Ensuring the Future of Effective Digital Advertising

blind-spot-banner-ads Sep 24, 2014 - In order to continue to be a champion for the industry, the IAB needs to modify its position on banner blindness and amend the best practices for combating it. Comments

Game-Changer – From Weibo to WeChat

chris-baker-weibo-v-wechat-chess-shutterstock-155760236 Sep 22, 2014 - Will the exodus from Weibo to WeChat change the way brands do social? How can marketers best adapt to the changing social landscape? Comments

Will Microsoft's Acquistion of Minecraft Lead to Another Marketing Platform?

games Sep 17, 2014 - The popular game has always been ad-free. Could Microsoft's recent acquisition change this? Industry participants are divided. Comments

Why Do Brands Have Such Small Mobile Advertising Budgets? [Study]

mobilesmartphones Sep 16, 2014 - Forrester research shows that brands shy away from investing in mobile advertising because it's difficult to track performance. Comments

Social TV Tweeters = Greater Consumers

Twitter Logo Sep 12, 2014 - Twitter's head of global media and agency research believes that those who tweet while watching TV, make the more loyal consumers. Comments

Facebook Asks for User Feedback On Ads

facebook-brand Sep 11, 2014 - Facebook will now ask users why they hid ads in an effort to deliver advertisements that are both relative to the user and appropriate for the platform. Comments

IKEA Mocks Apple in Hilarious Ad for Its New Catalog

shutterstock-188619830 Sep 9, 2014 - Because of its good-natured humor, IKEA's commercial has been watched almost 9 million times on YouTube since last week. Comments

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