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Missed #SXSW? Here's a Recap of Publisher-Relevant Sessions That Rocked

Mar 20, 2015 - These SXSW sessions focused on the fast-paced world of digital marketing. Here's a summary of the most important topics covered for those who weren't able to make it Austin this year. Comments

What's Next for Brands and Wearable Technology in China?

china-fashion Mar 19, 2015 - Opportunities abound for brands as Chinese social media apps and technology companies work together on innovative crossovers between wearables and digital marketing. Comments

Keyword Research Tools for Content Marketing

content-marketing-dashboard Mar 18, 2015 - Keyword research tools go well beyond finding the best keyword phrases and can be applied to help create better content topics. Comments

Choosing a Domain Name for Chinese Websites

domain-name Mar 16, 2015 - In the Chinese market in particular, a good domain name is extremely important for any future marketing of your business. Comments

YouTube Video Series Shows Branded Content's Success

YouTube is the world's largest video-sharing website Mar 16, 2015 - After successfully rebranding itself through YouTube, Johnson & Johnson skincare company Clean & Clear is the subject of Google's new behind-the-scenes series about creating compelling video content. Comments

SXSW 2015: Pinterest Tackles Users' Fear of Missing Out

pinterest-logo Mar 16, 2015 - Raashi Bhalla, creative strategist at Pinterest, spoke with ClickZ at South by Southwest about how the Internet has hardwired our brains to leave us constantly in search of something better. 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

Instagram Followers Don't Equal Engagement [Study]

instagram-icon-large Mar 13, 2015 - A new study by digital think tank L2 found that Instagram content, rather than audience size or posting frequency, helps brands like Nike and Starbucks maintain strong engagement. 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

China's Xinhua Uses Western Social Media in Global Rebranding Effort

xinhua-rebrand-facebook-pic Mar 4, 2015 - Xinhua has become the latest Chinese brand to use Western social media platforms to enhance its global profile. Comments

84 Percent of Millennials Don’t Trust Traditional Advertising

socialcrowds Mar 4, 2015 - Social media has changed the way brands engage with their consumers, say marketing experts from Crowdtap, Weight Watchers, and MRY, who believe brands must put people at the heart of their marketing strategy to create authentic social content. Comments

Programmatic Fact vs. Fiction

fact-vs-fiction Mar 2, 2015 - This column, guest authored by Orchard Richardson, seeks to dispel the many myths that abound in the programmatic buying world. Comments

Best of #TheDress: How Brands Reacted on Twitter

twitter-the-dress-white-and-gold-black-and-blue-hashtag Feb 27, 2015 - A recent photo of an optical illusion has sparked a huge debate across the Internet as to whether a dress is white and gold or black and blue. Many brands have taken to Twitter to join the fun. Comments

What Marketers Can Learn From the Oscars

oscars-shutterstock-124201903 Feb 20, 2015 - The biggest award show of the year has a lot to teach marketers - are you ready to learn from the stars? Comments

WeChat a Must for Western Brands in China

china-mobile-commerce Jan 29, 2015 - WeChat is the darling of the Chinese app world and no brand should be considering a foray into China without it. Comments

2015 Will Be the Year of the Brand Community - Here’s Why

brand-community Jan 23, 2015 - Traditional social platforms are no longer the only option for brands. Check out these key ways that companies can embrace the owned, branded social community. Comments

Are Super Bowl Ads Worth the Price? Newcastle Says No

newcastle-super-bowl-aubrey-plaza Jan 14, 2015 - Newcastle's new pre-Super Bowl ad campaign encourages small brands to band together to create a game day commercial that will rival those of larger brands with bigger ad spend. Comments

3 Areas to Master in 2015 for National Brands Marketing Locally

Localized Search Jan 12, 2015 - What should national brands who want to market locally focus on in the coming year? Here are three areas to concentrate on. Comments

Search-Driven Microsites in Brand gTLDs – Top Trend for 2015

Colourful web address URL bar in blue Jan 5, 2015 - As gTLDs begin to take hold, we'll likely see brands introducing microsites before attempting to migrate their entire homepages over to the new domains. Comments

IKEA Spain's Christmas Ad Creates Buzz Without Being Pushy

shutterstock-203878525 Dec 18, 2014 - IKEA Spain has released a holiday ad that uses an emotional Christmas experiment to create engagement and goodwill without heavy branding. Comments

Looking Back on Lessons From China's Singles Day

03oct14-andy-radovic-shutterstock-149807798 Dec 15, 2014 - Alibaba's Singles Day figures were mind-blowing, but the challenge for many brands is how to properly integrate digital into the business management process to benefit from e-commerce in China. Comments

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