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FTC Urges Publishers to Clearly Label Native Ads

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

Spotlight On: Deutsch LA's CDO, Winston Binch

deutschla-500x270 Dec 23, 2014 - We sat down with the chief digital officer of Deutsch LA, Winston Binch, for a talk about digital marketing, creating sharable content, and wanting to be a rock star. Comments

Could Aaron Paul's Off-Color Parody of the Yo App Entice Brands?

yo-logo Dec 5, 2014 - Actor Aaron Paul, of "Breaking Bad" fame, released his own app modeled after this year's controversial Yo app, but instead of sending a simple "Yo," the new app sends a version of Paul's catchphrase. Comments

Miami Dolphins Embrace Yo App - Will Other Brands Follow Suit?

yo-logo Nov 13, 2014 - By adopting Yo into their social strategies, brands can offer content through push notifications delivered directly to users' locked home screens, which is very valuable marketing real estate. 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

11 Things You Can Do Right Now to Perfect Your Twitter Profile

Twitter Logo Sep 25, 2014 - News outlets should be mortified by the way they describe themselves on Twitter. Learn from their mistakes, and from the companies that are doing it right. 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

Native Ad Transparency – Are We Clear?

yahoomovies-ge Sep 11, 2014 - Native advertising continues to dominate the digital marketing scene, but are the ads easily identifiable to consumers? And when the content is good, does that even matter? Comments

Why Blogging Still Matters: Data, Distribution, and Ownership of Content

blogs-blogging-sm Sep 5, 2014 - Blogs are still important tools for brands because they allow marketers to maintain full control of their content, and the analysis they can run on that content. Comments

Did Native Advertising Just Have the Best Summer Ever?

nyt-native-ad Sep 4, 2014 - Native advertising really seemed to come into its own this summer, with major campaigns generating mainstream buzz about the up-and-coming ad format. Comments

Facebook Cracks Down on Click-Baiting Posts in Favor of Quality Content

facebook-brand Aug 26, 2014 - The social media giant is looking to curtail posts with click-baiting headlines, and many in the industry say this update could have a huge impact on sites like Upworthy and BuzzFeed. Comments

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