Why Twitter's removal of share counts is a big pain in the ass

Nov 24, 2015 - Last week, Twitter removed share counts as part of a change to its widely used tweet and follow buttons. This update has implications on Twitter and publishers alike. Comments

ClickZ Live Chicago: What are the big trends to look out for in 2016?

miss-cleo-french-toast-cereal Nov 20, 2015 - An increase in not com domains, beacons, further foray into the physical web and more cross-platform distribution networks are a few future trends predicted by a panel at ClickZ Live Chicago. Comments

3 lessons we can learn from the most 'contagious' brands

sick-boy Oct 28, 2015 - Nobody can predict virality, though some brands do create content that consistently gets lots of social shares. Here are three lessons from brands like Taco Bell, Delta, and.... the Kardashians? Comments

Could Google AMP be better than Facebook Instant Articles?

news-story Oct 7, 2015 - Google has initiated “Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP)” to help articles load instantly. While it sounds just like Facebook Instant Articles, AMP will serve as an open source. Comments

How Urgent Are Your Important Tasks?

eisenhower Oct 2, 2015 - Using the Eisenhower Decision Matrix as a model for productivity, you can learn how to better budget time and organize resources in order to execute effective digital campaigns. Comments

Is Native Advertising Content Marketing?

nativeadvertising-contentmarketing Oct 1, 2015 - Industry leaders have different feelings on whether native advertising is content marketing, but maybe the answer lies in the middle: it can be, but more conditionally than as a rule. Comments

5 Ways to Increase Engagement with Interactive Content

social-interaction Sep 29, 2015 - Interactive content draws users in and keeps them engaged, which is why more and more marketers are choosing to switch from passive content to quizzes, calculators and interactive assessment tools. Comments

GroupM to Be Another Agency Partnering with BuzzFeed

buzzfeed-image Aug 27, 2015 - The global partnership will provide GroupM’s and WPP’s agencies and clients with access to BuzzFeed’s creative and data assets for the first time. Comments

KIND Uses Stop Motion Video to Make Instagram Magic for Millennial Moms

instagram-rachel-ryle-kind-bar Aug 5, 2015 - Snack bar brand KIND has tapped Instagram star and artist Rachel Ryle to encourage moms to share their best summer photos for a chance to win a custom-made lunch box. 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

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

Five Ways to Market to Millennials Online

millennials-social-media May 21, 2015 - Prioritizing brand experiences, spontaneity, interactivity, Facebook and mobile are five ways to engage millennials, a group that makes up an annual $200 billion in buying power. Comments

Are Facebook's Instant Articles the Next Wave in Branded Content?

facebook-automation May 13, 2015 - Facebook has partnered with nine different publications, including Buzzfeed, NBC News, and The New York Times to publish articles directly to its iPhone app. Comments

Hyundai Tops YouTube's April Leaderboard

youtube-logo May 8, 2015 - The video-sharing giant released its monthly list, which highlights the 10 video ads that amassed the most views. Featured brands include Hyundai, Nike, Dove, and BMW. Comments

YouTube Celebrates 10th Birthday With Memorable Ads With Animals

YouTube logo May 1, 2015 - In honor of its 10th birthday, YouTube is taking a look at some of the most memorable moments on the platform, from A to Z, starting, not surprisingly, with animals. Comments

BuzzFeed Unveils Two New Ad Products at NewFronts

buzzfeed-logo Apr 29, 2015 - At NewFronts 2015, BuzzFeed introduced POUND, which allows advertisers to track distribution across social media, and a new distribution analytics platform to show how videos perform over time. Comments

Meerkat, BuzzFeed, and the Apple Watch Come to Content Marketing

content Apr 2, 2015 - As new technologies continue to be developed, different forms of content are emerging onto the media scene. Comments

Digital Marketing People on the Move: March 2015 Roundup

peoplesmovemarch Apr 1, 2015 - This is a roundup of new hires and promotions in the digital marketing industry during March of 2015. Comments

Brands Should Focus More on Owned "Middleweight Content" Than Social [#CZLNY]

content Mar 31, 2015 - At ClickZ Live New York, JWT's Jinal Shah spoke about the content continuum. To publish their own content successfully, brands should find a middle ground between developed campaigns and social posts. Comments

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

sxsw-2015 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

Air Wick's Scent Decorator Campaign Pairs Hard Science With Gamification

air-wick-logo Mar 12, 2015 - Air Wick's new Scent Decorator microsite helps users search products by offering an interactive, BuzzFeed-style quiz to sort consumers by scent personality. Comments

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