Bridging the digital and the physical

Nov 16, 2015 - To optimize campaign strategy, these retail and e-tail brands use innovative tactics that blur the line between online and offline realms, thus enhancing the user experience. Comments

Why have QR codes taken off in China?

qr-codes-in-china-clickz-live-screenshot Nov 15, 2015 - In China, brands are using QR codes for everything – from digital campaigns, to branding, to content marketing and O2O e-commerce strategies. And it's all because of WeChat. Comments

How brands use WeChat for impact and engagement

wechat-kate-spade-sky-lantern Oct 15, 2015 - WeChat is China's most indispensable app. Here is a look at how brands from Kate Spade to Chanel are using this versatile platform to market to Chinese consumers. Comments

Truly Cross-Screen Creative: A Revolution Unfolds

fresh-idea-shutterstock-311599517 Sep 30, 2015 - The IAB's recent update to its current cannon of industry standards and guidelines encourages cross-screen advertising. However, the need to optimize creative still remains. Comments

How Email Works, Part Four: Measurement and Tracking

email-marketing-stories Sep 3, 2015 - In the fourth installment of "How Email Works," Derek Harding analyzes email measurement and tracking systems. Marketers can use these insights to take full advantage of their email data. Comments

The Role of the Modern Day Web Analyst

analyst Sep 1, 2015 - Gordon Choi breaks down web analytics and tips for data capture, extraction, manipulation and presentation. Comments

Tencent Opens WeChat Moments to All Advertisers

wechat-1000 Aug 27, 2015 - Any brand can now advertise on a WeChat user's private Moments feed, in a move Tencent will be hoping balances advertising revenue with user expectations. Comments

IAB: HTML5 to Be New Industry Standard

html5-image Aug 17, 2015 - Advertisers have long used Flash to make interactive ads online, but the IAB is going to ditch Flash for HTML5 as the new industry standard. Comments

Top 5 Reasons Word Press Will Drive Microsites in the New Dot Brands

past-future-street-signs Jul 14, 2015 - Word Press boasts that it now powers more than 23 percent of the web. Will the new Dot Brand space give it a bigger boost? Comments

Flash Mobile Ads Leads to 5.35bn Wasted Rich Media Ad Impressions

html-homepage-image Jul 9, 2015 - An industry report shows that in the first quarter of 2015, HTML5 outperformed Flash ads by 400 percent in terms of interaction rate, and the latter resulted in 5.35 billion wasted rich media ad impressions. How to solve this mobile advertising problem... Comments

Merging Data and Creative in Programmatic

programmatic-and-creative Jul 2, 2015 - Data has an indispensable role to play in the fusion of programmatic and creative. Comments

How Email Works: Part Two

email-targeting-display-ads Jul 1, 2015 - In part one of this series, we looked at what happens to an email marketing message from the point when you hit "send." Now we'll follow the email as it reaches its recipient. Comments

Sprite Moves Online to Push Millennials In China Offline

sprite-u17-campaign-website Jun 11, 2015 - Sprite is hoping a multi-channel initiative to encourage young people to spend more time outdoors over the summer will drive brand awareness in China. Comments

Turning 5-Second Content Into Million Dollar Returns

wechat-andy-lau-campaign Jun 10, 2015 - WeChat is every marketer's go to platform in China right now, but creating shareable content to tap its 500 million users is the key. Comments

IAB’s Definition of "Illegitimate Activity" in "Anti-Fraud Principles" Needs Clarification

shutterstock-178139075 Sep 23, 2014 - The principles could help form an industry-wide standard of what illegitimate traffic is, but experts say the definition of "illegitimate activity" requires further explanation. Comments

A Beginner’s Guide to Mobile SEO

navneet-kaushal-long-post-mobile-seo-12sept2014-mobile-seo-guide Sep 16, 2014 - SEO site optimization starts with understanding the need for a tailored mobile site. Here are nine essential tips. Comments

AdWords' New HTML5 Feature Makes It Easier to Create Mobile Content

manytablets Aug 29, 2014 - Now, Google AdWords users can create HTML5 content for mobile using Google Web Designer and upload directly to Google Display Network campaigns. Comments

Mobile Display: Have No Fear!

mobile-display-thumbnail-image Aug 6, 2014 - Running mobile display campaigns does take up a marketer's resources and time, but don't be fooled - it's very much an accessible platform for ad serving. Comments

Interactive Pepsi Video Tells a Good Story, But Misses Opportunities

pepsi-football Apr 21, 2014 - Pepsi has created an interactive video as part of its campaign for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, which kicks off in Brazil in June. While the asset allows viewers to click through for additional content, experts say it may have missed some engagement opportunities... Comments

The Natives Are Getting Restless: The Emergence of Hybrid Web Apps in Developing Mobile Experiences

native-hybrid-iphone-app Apr 9, 2014 - Developing native apps for all the different mobile operating systems and platforms takes a lot of work and time - is the need to do this disappearing? Comments

Don’t Ruin Good Strategy With Bad Creative

mobilemarketing Apr 9, 2014 - As much progress as marketers are making in mobile advertising in terms of cross-platform audience management, measurement, and delivery standards, there's one thing they must fix: bad creative. Comments

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