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Will Twitter's Backgrounds Contain Ads?

Jul 23, 2015 - On Monday, Twitter removed all custom background images from user profiles. Marketers are divided on whether or not this move means that the white space will eventually be ad space. Comments

Periscope Marketing 101: Lessons from 3 New Campaigns

periscopelogo Jul 23, 2015 - According to Twitter, Periscope's helps brands to "forge a more personal relationship with consumers." Dunkin' Donuts, GE and St-Germain are three brands doing it right. Comments

TAG, Google Program to Block Invalid Data-Center Traffic

ad-fruad-image Jul 21, 2015 - Data center traffic is one of many types of nonhuman or illegitimate ad traffic. TAG’s new program will tap into Google’s internal data-center blacklist to filter bots that are ran in data centers. Comments

8 Good Reasons to Join Us at ClickZ Live San Francisco #CZLSF

A view of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco Jul 21, 2015 - With brands like Facebook, NASA, Dunkin' Brands, IKEA and Google speaking about such a broad range of topics, our San Francisco event promises to be a great one. Did you register yet? Comments

How the Value of Social Content is Increasing

shutterstock-131691863 Jul 21, 2015 - When it comes to platforms like Facebook, Flipboard and LinkedIn, the quantity of content doesn't matter. Those who understand the right content to share will come out ahead. Comments

And the Winner of Social Media Is... Victoria's Secret [Study]

Social Media Sharing Jul 20, 2015 - Looking at 50 major brands in various industries, Victoria's Secret was the only one to score top marks across all eight social media platforms analyzed by Spredfast. 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

Mobile and the Travel Consumer

travelairport Jul 17, 2015 - Since so many consumers use mobile devices to check-in to flights, book rooms and look at maps, it's crucial for marketers in the travel industry to offer strong mobile experiences. Comments

Twitter, Reddit Drive More Gamer Engagement than Facebook

video-games-july Jul 16, 2015 - As the gaming community is growing, it’s critical for marketers to understand the nuances of gamers’ sharing behavior, such as sharing on Twitter and Reddit, rather than Facebook. Comments

10 Ways to Find Common Ground With Your Social Media Audience

humanize-social-media Jul 14, 2015 - There's an art and a science to social media, and brands should take note of followers' trigger points and hot buttons. Comments

How SE Asian SMBs Are Leading the Way on Mobile

cross-device-mobile-tablet Jul 13, 2015 - Facebook's Arrow Guo offers these tips to SMBs developing mobile-first social media pages. Comments

What Does Facebook's New Algorithm Mean for Content Marketers?

A Facebook logo Jul 10, 2015 - With Facebook giving users more control of what they see in their News Feed, they're likely to remember their closest friends, but they may not necessarily remember their favorite brand pages. Comments

Newell Rubbermaid: Maximizing Social Impact with Minimal Budget #SESAtlanta

atlanta-skyline Jul 10, 2015 - Phil Kinzler, senior manger of digital marketing for Newell Rubbermaid, spoke at SES Atlanta about how to leverage social media for minimal cost. Comments

3 Secrets to Branded Mobile App Engagement

mobile-apps Jul 9, 2015 - People have a lot of apps on their smartphones and they spend a lot of time using them. Brands like Visa and Volkswagen understand this and tailor their mobile marketing accordingly. Comments

Instant Messaging to Overtake Email as Biggest Digital Communication Platform

Instant messaging apps Jul 7, 2015 - Over 160 trillion instant messages will be sent by 2019, according to research from Juniper. Comments

Reflections on Cannes: 5 Best Practices to Steal from the Grand Prix Winners

canneslions Jul 7, 2015 - Focusing on usefulness and promoting brand values, rather than products, will help your marketing succeed, as brands like Google, Volvo and Always did in Cannes. Comments

The Moving Middle

programmatic-visual-media Jul 7, 2015 - As programmatic media buying becomes the industry standard, many advertisers are opting to cut out the middle man and buy directly from the publisher. Comments

The Next Generation of Leaders

young-leaders Jul 3, 2015 - If you want to see the future of business, you have to watch the people who follow -- not just follow the industry, but also individuals. 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

Cross-Device Targeting: A Fairy Tale Idea

multiple-devices-june Jul 2, 2015 - Cross-device targeting is evolving but still remains in its early stages. Comments

Social Data Boosts Brands, Even If Marketers Ignore It

social-data-understand Jul 1, 2015 - While 39 percent of of marketing executives say that social media data isn't useful, some industry insiders believe that social media is the best way to measure campaign success. Comments

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