This restaurant brand has been a digital marketing innovator, running lively campaigns on Twitter while testing Facebook and Foursquare.


Will the New Hamburglar Help McDonald's With Its Brand Image?

May 7, 2015 - As McDonald's struggles, the brand relaunched the Hamburglar, a marketing mascot who hasn't been seen since 2002. But is that enough to help foster a turnaround? Comments

McDonald's, Nike, Sprint Among March Madness Ad Winners

nba-basketball Apr 7, 2015 - Post-tournament research found that McDonald's was the most-consumed brand, while luxury automakers like Cadillac and Mercedes-Benz saw more brand lift than during the Super Bowl. Comments

Brands Love Twitter's #WhatIsLoveIn4Words

whatislovein4words-petco-twitter-hashtag-pug Feb 12, 2015 - The hashtag #WhatIsLoveIn4Words trended on Twitter in the days leading up to Valentine's Day, and many brands got in on the fun, though some were more successful with content than others. Comments

3 Things We Learned From This Year’s Super Bowl Ads

football-image Feb 5, 2015 - Some of the big game's big ads tried to be inspirational, some focused on doom and gloom, and some used digital interactivity to bring the commercials beyond television. Comments

Super Bowl XLIX Ad Winners and Losers

ClickZ Super Bowl XLIX coverage Feb 2, 2015 - With 30 seconds of advertising costing a cool $4.5 million, brands had a lot riding on their Super Bowl purchases. Who made the best use of their ad dollars? Comments

Brands Take to Twitter to Cross-Promote During Super Bowl

twitter-logo Feb 2, 2015 - During last night's Super Bowl, many brands used the advertisements as an opportunity to begin cross-promotional conversations across social media. Comments

Real-Time Advertising a Staple of the Super Bowl

ClickZ Super Bowl XLIX coverage Jan 30, 2015 - Brands can reach consumers during the Super Bowl with real-time video ads on Facebook and through Twitter war rooms. And with a shoppable halftime show, Pepsi is taking it to the next level. Comments

Burger King Fires Off Snarky Tweet at Former McDonald's CEO

mcdonalds460 Jan 29, 2015 - After today's announcement that McDonald's has replaced its CEO, Don Thompson, fast-food competitor Burger King took to Twitter to mock the headlines and promote the Whopper. Comments

Lessons in Content Creation From 5 Brand Tumblrs

itunes-hello-tumblr Jan 22, 2015 - These five brands demonstrate innovative ways for how to use the social platform to boost their visibility and engagement levels. Comments

McDonald's Revamps "I'm Lovin' It" With New Video Ad

mcds1218 Jan 6, 2015 - As the chain tries to revitalize its "I'm lovin' it" tagline, the "Archenemies" video, created by Leo Burnett, focuses on love, though ignores the elephant in the room: nutrition. Comments

McDonald's Experiments With Geo-Marketing in Georgia

mcds1218 Dec 18, 2014 - As McDonald's struggles to capture the mobile Millennial demographic, the world's largest fast-food chain outfitted one city's franchises with beacon technology, with much success. Comments

VIDEO: Mom’s the Word for McDonald’s and Quaker

marketing-to-moms Nov 11, 2014 - When it comes to content marketing for brands trying to target mom's, redefined messages on social networks and blogs could be the way forward. Hear what McDonald's and Quaker are doing. Comments

Twitter's Digits Ditches Passwords

Twitter Logo Oct 24, 2014 - Digits, a new app development tool from Twitter, makes it possible to sign in to an app with a phone number instead of a username and password, opening up global possibilities for app marketers. Comments

Pixability Announces Programmatic YouTube Media Buying Platform

trendinganalysisdeepdive-2 Oct 22, 2014 - The new programmatic YouTube media optimization platform from Pixability means that many of the world's biggest brands will be shifting their budget from TV to online video. Comments

What Marketers Can Learn From McDonald's "Millennial Problem"

mcdonalds460 Sep 15, 2014 - McDonald's was once a staple for for 18-33 year olds, but lately the company has seen sales slip. What can marketers learn from McDonald's miscommunication with millennials? Comments

Apple Pay to Revolutionize Digital Payment Solutions

apple-pay Sep 9, 2014 - After much anticipation, Apple has introduced its digital payments service that is usable with the new iPhone 6 and Apple Watch. Comments

Video Ads Are "Taking Over" Spotify

shutterstock-200035424 Sep 8, 2014 - Spotify will offer video ads customized for both mobile and desktop users, giving advertisers an opportunity to connect with customers across platforms. Comments

Meow Mix Taps Nostalgia in Jingle Remix Effort

meow-mix-2 Aug 13, 2014 - Like many brands, Meow Mix hopes nostalgia for an old brand asset will help drum up interest in its latest campaign. But experts say the challenge for any such effort is making sure the right people get their hands on it, which remains to be seen. Comments

What Can Brands Do to Capitalize on Real-Time Moments in Live TV?

howard Jul 17, 2014 - Google says Nike struck gold during the World Cup with its Phenomenal Shot app thanks in part to a new real-time ad tool, but what other options do brands and marketers have? Comments

In-Car Wi-Fi Will Create Opportunities for Advertisers Down the Road

chevrolet-4g-lte-campaign-04 Jul 15, 2014 - A recent announcement from Chevrolet about built-in 4G LTE Wi-Fi furthers the availability of in-car functionality, which could bring opportunities for advertisers and allow marketers to eventually deliver much more targeted experiences by tapping... Comments

Brands on Yo: Cheap Move for Press or Legit Marketing Maneuver?

yo Jul 10, 2014 - While brands begin to try out the single-tap communication app for themselves, experts remain pessimistic about its potential as a marketing tool. Comments

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