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Facebook Wants to Complement TV with New Ad Metric

Sep 28, 2015 - Carolyn Everson, vice president of global marketing solutions at Facebook, debuted mobile tools for ad deployment across TV and the social platform. Senior agency execs seemed to like them. Comments

Social Media Marketing Budgets and ROI: How to Plan for 2016

budgetshutterstock-112261523 Sep 28, 2015 - Today, social platforms are essential to digital marketing strategy. These insights can help you organize an effective plan to prepare your social media marketing budget for next year. Comments

Programmatic Media Buying: Sitting at the Intersection of Owned and Paid Media

intersection-shutterstock-203805400 Sep 25, 2015 - The value of programmatic media buying currently has a big impact on the digital marketing industry. How can marketers optimize this type of advertising investment? Comments

The Year of Online Video: What We Saw and What's Next for Brands

online-video-advertising Sep 24, 2015 - Advances in online video during 2015 indicate that this medium is a choice advertising format for brands. What predictions can industry experts make for future progress? Comments

5 Online Freemium Tools for Start-Ups and Agencies

tool-box-1 Sep 23, 2015 - Freemium tools are the basics needed to get things going for free – here are five to help start-ups on their way. Comments

How Customers Perceive Your Social Media Challenges

customer-review Sep 22, 2015 - These four solutions counter common challenges - lack of resources, engagement and revenue, and siloed channel strategies - that arise while cultivating strategy for marketing on social media. Comments

Modern Strategies from Ancient Greece

ship-of-theseus-shutterstock-218845045 Sep 21, 2015 - The Ship of Theseus paradox is also an allegory for the flux in expectations in the marketing industry. How can altering the trajectory of brand strategy impact reputation and revenue? Comments

Tweets of the Week: Prime Ministers, Bachelors, Clocks and Video Games

tweets-of-the-week-the-bachelor Sep 18, 2015 - The season finale of #TheBachelorAU and #VideoGamesDay kept things light on Twitter during a week of heavy news. Comments

Does Your Brand Need a Human in the Loop?

the-real-you-social Sep 18, 2015 - Using mascots in ads is a classic tactic, and the advent of digital marketing has only enhanced these iconic personalities on social media. Can this help or hurt brand authenticity? Comments

How Snuggle Is Using a Brand Community to Engage Customers Like Never Before

snuggle-and-blanket Sep 17, 2015 - Rather than depend exclusively on social media platforms, brands like Snuggle have cultivated their own online communities to effectively boost customer engagement and product sales. Comments

5 Elements to Move from Segmentation to Personalization

personalization Sep 16, 2015 - By using integrated data to successfully advance from sufficient segmentation to captivating personalization, you can optimize the customer experience. Here are five ways to achieve this. Comments

Mark Zuckerberg’s First Live Stream Shows Facebook’s Video Ambition

facebook-video-image Sep 15, 2015 - In order to obtain more video inventory for advertising, Facebook could eventually roll out its live-streaming feature to the masses. Comments

Why Periscope Is the Next Big Thing in Social Media

local-innovation Sep 15, 2015 - With more brands emphasizing the importance of a solid presence on media platforms like Facebook and YouTube, this article predicts that the next big marketing frontier is the Periscope app. Comments

10 Things That Changed in Advertising During the Last Decade

10-year-anniversary-shutterstock-219754459 Sep 11, 2015 - In honor of Pandora's 10th anniversary, the senior vice president of ad product and strategy shares the top 10 major changes in advertising that have occurred during the last decade. Comments

Storytelling or Telling Stories? Why Authenticity Rules

open-book Sep 10, 2015 - These examples of brands effectively telling stories via advertising underscore the notion that authenticity is an integral aspect of a successful content marketing strategy. Comments

4 Strategic Tips for Building a Lasting Social Campaign in China

wearesocial-logo Sep 10, 2015 - We Are Social's Pete Lin shared his secret sauce for developing lasting creative campaigns during his keynote address at ClickZ Live Shanghai. Comments

Instagram to Expand Ad Base, Integrates Facebook Targeting Capabilities

instagram-image Sep 9, 2015 - Industry participants are excited about Instagram’s new ad formats as these capabilities make ads more targetable. It's predicted that these changes will make the photo-and-social-sharing platform more appealing to advertisers than Twitter and Snapchat... Comments

The Critical Few - Metrics, Platforms, and Words

empty-room Sep 8, 2015 - In digital marketing, sometimes less is more. Here are suggestions to help you focus on a critical few elements of your marketing strategy in order to optimize campaign efforts. Comments

The Video of Small Things Rises in Asia

social-media-and-video Sep 2, 2015 - Mobile video is outpacing the growth of most other ad formats in Asia and is fast changing the face of digital advertising. Comments

How E-Commerce Sites Can Use Social Proof to Increase Conversions

basecamp-social-proof-2 Sep 2, 2015 - What is social proof and how can e-tailers use it to increase sales? Here are nine examples of social proof in action. Comments

The Opportunity of Wearable Tech for Retail Marketers

wearable-tech-shutterstock-291164906 Sep 2, 2015 - Here's how wearables create the potential for marketers to collect data and target customers on an intimate and personalized basis, ultimately driving sales and increasing revenue. Comments

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