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The Social Commerce Fantasy

Jul 30, 2015 - Using organic posts to get people to click, explore and then buy is difficult to optimize and scale. The Holy Grail is to build full buying experiences within the post itself. Comments

Why the Mathematician Is the New Creative Genius

behavioral-data-targeting Jul 29, 2015 - Generic marketing is no longer an option in the digital age. Personalization and behavioral intent - thinking about consumers' mindsets, rather than their demographics - are crucial for success. Comments

How Brands Rode Out Uniqlo's Sex Tape Scandal on Weibo

uniqlo-beijing Jul 17, 2015 - Brands in China have been quick to capitalize on Uniqlo's misfortune after Chinese lovers released a sex video on social media taken in a Beijing store's changing room. 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

Will Prime Day Become the Next Big Online Shopping Day?

amazon Jul 14, 2015 - At midnight, Amazon - and Walmart, in response - will start 24 hours of deals better than Black Friday. If it goes well, industry experts think Prime Day could continue in future years. Comments

Memo Banks: Innovate or Die

innovation-1 Jul 12, 2015 - In the age of digital disruption, the banking industry, like many others, must innovate, and innovate fast, to stay relevant. Comments

Siam Commercial Bank Turns to Stickers for Brand Engagement

line-stickers-nong-easy-set-4-yeah Jul 7, 2015 - A cute purple monkey has little to do with a major financial institution. However, Siam Commercial Bank has seen success on Line with its playful Nong Easy stickers. Comments

The Idiot’s Guide to Running a Digital Strategy

digital-marketing-checklist Jul 2, 2015 - Nick Annetts offers these tips for getting up to speed when developing a digital marketing strategy for your business. Comments

Pinterest Rolls Out Buyable Pins for iPhone and iPad

pinterest-alt Jun 30, 2015 - Pinterest has partnered with thousands of brands including Macy’s, Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom to offer Buyable Pins. Comments

Millennials: The Shopping Cart Masters

cart-abandonment Jun 30, 2015 - Millennials may abandon their online shopping carts, but reminder emails should take the right tone - this demographic is far more likely to revisit those carts, even on another device. Comments

12 Add-Ons When Setting Up Google Analytics

google-analytics-tag-manager Jun 25, 2015 - Google Analytics is useful, and it's free, but getting the most out of this tool can be enhanced with the following tips. Comments

Knowing When to Comment Is Crucial in Content Marketing #CZLTO

lululemon Jun 24, 2015 - At ClickZ Live Toronto, Lululemon's director of brand strategy discussed how having a strong brand identity means consistency and knowing when to weigh in. Comments

Commerce, Commerce, Anywhere, Anytime

shutterstock-234409663-buy-buttons Jun 21, 2015 - In today's digital age, how can marketers better generate consumer demand during the path to purchase? Comments

“Discovering” Shopping: Buying Natively

social-media-image-sharing Jun 19, 2015 - Many platforms have embraced native advertising in recent months. This columnist explores how it's been going so far for Polyvore, Pinterest, Instagram and Tumblr. Comments

China's JD.com Adds Unilever to its Stable of Global Brands

unilever-logo-1 Jun 15, 2015 - Brands are the big winners as competition heats up between China's e-commerce platforms. Comments

Keurig and Hugh Jackman Simplify Complicated Campaign With Social

hugh-jackman-keurig-cup-half-full Jun 9, 2015 - Actor Hugh Jackman has partnered with single serve coffee brand Keurig to promote a documentary, Dukale's Dream, and a fair trade K-Cup offering. Comments

Is It Smart Digital Marketing - Or Is It Creepy?

email-marketing-stories Jun 9, 2015 - Cart abandonment emails have proven profitable for retailers, though sending emails referencing items that were simply viewed can be off-putting and crosses the line for many consumers. Comments

Facebook Lite Gives Advertisers Access to New Demographics in Asia

facebook-lite-fblite-hero Jun 8, 2015 - The global roll out of a new, less data-heavy Facebook for Android phones will help marketers better tap consumers across regions with limited Internet connectivity. Comments

WeChat Partners With Unicef HK to Showcase Payment Beyond Borders

unicef-wechat-qrcode Jun 2, 2015 - There are mutual benefits for both Unicef Hong Kong and WeChat after a micro-financing platform was launched on the Chinese social messaging app. Comments

Pinterest to Add Buy Button for Revenue Generation

pinterest-tablet-image Jun 2, 2015 - Pinterest has unveiled transactional pins. Will its “Buy Button" work better than Twitter’s and Facebook’s version? Comments

Instagram Beefs Up Ad Offerings

instagram-icon-large Jun 2, 2015 - In the next few days, Instagram will begin testing further calls-to-action for sponsored posts. The Facebook-backed platform also plans to expand its targeting capabilities. Comments

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