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And the top digital marketer in the presidential race is...

Oct 22, 2015 - There are nearly 20 politicians currently vying to be the next president of the United States. Which of them has the best digital marketing? Here are our top five, based on email, social, SEO, engagement and buzz. Comments

Where does social media fit in the holiday shopping season?

shutterstock-160880582 Oct 21, 2015 - Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram may not be able to compete with Amazon for e-commerce, but the platforms' recent slew of offerings show they came to play this holiday season. Comments

How to make data actionable by using segments

segmentsdata Oct 21, 2015 - Here's how digital marketers can configure audience segments based on collected behavioral data from analytics to effectively retarget consumers and yield more conversions. Comments

Why we need to rethink the creative brief

big-question-flickr-3534516458-48e4e8595f-b Oct 20, 2015 - Though traditional creative briefs may seem irrelevant in today's campaign strategy, here's how this updated version of the tactic is conducive to contemporary marketing practices. Comments

9 great examples of content from online retailers

blendtec Oct 20, 2015 - This examines content marketing strategies of nine e-commerce retailers that effectively promote their brands and assist customers via videos, quizzes, social communities, and buyers' guides. Comments

What can marketers do now that Amazon Text Ads are a no go?

amazon-text-ads-do-not-pass-go Oct 19, 2015 - Now that Amazon Text Ads are obsolete and the holiday shopping season is just weeks away, PPC marketers need to regroup and consider alternative platforms for their ad campaigns. Comments

The dawn of sustainable ad practices

sustainable-dawn-flickr-5118319347-8faa1dcdd4-z Oct 16, 2015 - It's no surprise that users want a fluid navigation while online, but certain ad formats have hindered this. Based our knowledge of what doesn't work, how can we define sustainable digital advertising? Comments

Instant Articles reflect a changing publishing landscape

magazines-image Oct 15, 2015 - Publishers used to get 100 percent of their ad revenue. But now, they have to share it with Facebook, Google and Apple. The opportunity cost is ad revenue, but the gain is user experience. Comments

Yahoo Gemini slows down Q3 paid search growth

yahoo-image Oct 13, 2015 - Yahoo migrated part of its search traffic to its own properties at the end of Q2 of this year. The shift is believed to have caused a decline in paid search budgets but is this just an interim trend? Comments

Email is eating mobile, part 2

mobilefirst Oct 9, 2015 - As the industry continues to foster a mobile-first reality, email marketers should continue to leverage the relationship between email's inherent structure and mobile devices. Comments

Analytics agencies: what’s the right fit?

analytics-help-shutterstock-278678147 Oct 9, 2015 - Finding a digital analytics consulting firm that can cater to mid- to large-sized enterprises can pose a challenge, so ask some fundamental questions to narrow down the search. Comments

How will the IoT affect CPG brands?

mobile-iot Oct 8, 2015 - Bud Light is officially selling smart fridges that let you know when you're almost out of beer. Is this a fun novelty item, or does it show how CPG brands will be impacted by the IoT? Comments

Brand vs. brand: social media showdowns in the world of marketing

duel Oct 8, 2015 - Marketing via social media platforms like Twitter lets brands communicate directly with consumers and each other, creating a chance to challenge competitors and assert dominance. 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

Welcome to the next generation of rank tracking

tracking-users Oct 7, 2015 - To keep up with the progressive evolution of the search engine ecosystem, selecting an efficient SEO rank tracking platform is essential. Comments

Europe’s highest court: safe harbor data sharing between EU, U.S. invalid

eu-image Oct 6, 2015 - U.S. companies are not allowed to transfer the EU citizens' personal data to the U.S., a decision that will jeopardize both regions' digital advertising marketplaces, industry experts say. Comments

Personalization helps Amazon prevail

amazon Oct 6, 2015 - It's no secret that Amazon is the retail sector's biggest disruptor. As to why that is, BloomReach research found top-notch personalization to be the e-commerce giant's greatest strength. Comments Sees Increased Engagement Despite Polarizing Redesign

thanksgiving-feast Oct 5, 2015 - launched a new look last month, when the site became more social. Many users were angry about the change, though the company has seen more search share and social activity. Comments

Google and Droga5: Tech Innovations Cannot Replace Storytelling

tech-and-creativity Oct 2, 2015 - Mobile provides many platforms for content creation and distribution, such as Instagram, Snapchat and Vine. But those channels are just canvases. Brands need to take a platform-agnostic approach and create content that matters, senior executive from... Comments

Tweets of the Week: Brands Cracked Up as Facebook Was Down

fbdown Oct 2, 2015 - Between Google's news and Facebook's outage, this week on Twitter was dominated by tech giants. However, National Coffee Day was also this week - we're calling Dunkin Donuts the winner. Comments

Beverage Brands Illustrate Importance of Online Content for Offline Products

glass-of-cola Oct 1, 2015 - Soft drink and beer brands aren't exactly huge in the e-commerce space, but Coca-Cola, Bud Light and Mountain Dew demonstrate how important content is regardless because it's how they stay on consumers' minds. Comments

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