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YouTube Drives More Sales Than Other Social Media Platforms [Study]

Sep 16, 2014 - A recent study of paid social media finds that YouTube is more effective at both introducing customers to products and converting sales than any other social platform. Comments

Facebook Asks for User Feedback On Ads

facebook-brand Sep 11, 2014 - Facebook will now ask users why they hid ads in an effort to deliver advertisements that are both relative to the user and appropriate for the platform. Comments

How Will Facebook's New Privacy Settings Affect Marketers?

facebook-icon2 Sep 8, 2014 - Facebook's Privacy Checkup feature will make people more aware of their privacy settings, cutting off the flow of free information marketers have always been able to use for targeting. Comments

Mozilla Introduces Sponsored Tiles on Firefox Nightly

Mozilla Firefox web browser logo Aug 28, 2014 - As Mozilla prepares to launch Sponsored tiles across Firefox channels, the company also says it remains committed to trust and transparency. Comments

Winning Consumer Attention: Amazing Content + True Native Distribution

content-marketing-megaphone Aug 18, 2014 - According to a session at ClickZ Live San Francisco, in order to win over consumers, marketers must produce quality, engaging content and utilize a true native distribution strategy. Comments

Why You Should Get Involved in Organic Social Media - and How to Do It Right

Social Media Sharing Aug 11, 2014 - Brands that engage in organic social media strategies can better engage with their audiences and develop more meaningful connections. Here's how to develop an organic social media technique in the right way. Comments

A Performance Marketer's View on Content Marketing

content-marketing-megaphone Aug 5, 2014 - Viewing content marketing strategies through a performance marketer's eyes can help marketers see that each piece of content needs to be created with performance in mind. Comments

How to Make Funny Videos Without Becoming the Laughing Stock of the Internet

shutterstock-161305277 Jul 31, 2014 - Humor is a potentially powerful weapon in a brand’s arsenal, but they must be savvy when they wield it in video form. That means in part creating relatable content that isn't too long and tells a brand’s story. Comments

PR & Creativity: Questions Clients Should Be Asking Their Asia-Pacific PR Agency

askquestions Jun 22, 2014 - Clients asking the right questions of their PR agencies around planning and creativity will serve to speed up the move to digital for their organization, and the industry as a whole. Comments

COB: Redefining the Cost of Business With Digital

cost-of-business May 9, 2014 - Today, you could make the case that "Create, Optimize, Bid," or COB, is in fact the cost of business for brands. Comments

Facebook Develops New Video Ad Metrics

facebook-video May 6, 2014 - As Facebook introduces new video ad metrics, we ask what this move means for brands and marketers. Comments

Converged Analytics for Media Effectiveness

convergence May 5, 2014 - Converged media (using one type of media to prop up another) is more effective in addressing the changing media consumption habits of online audiences than paid, earned, or owned media are when used in isolation. Comments

ShareThis Calculates Cash Value of a Share

shutterstocksharthis Apr 30, 2014 - Shares and recommendations add to the bottom line, while a "fabulous" review from a stranger trumps a "meh" from Mom. Comments

Smirnoff’s "The Party" Video Series Showcases Accessibility

smirnoff-party Apr 16, 2014 - A video series from Smirnoff, "The Party," embraces inclusiveness and seeks to appeal to 21- to 29-year-old drinkers with fun, lighthearted content. Comments

Beyond Storytelling

001-storydoing-revenue Apr 15, 2014 - Storytelling for companies is outmoded, according to Ty Montague, who advocates "storydoing" as the way forward. Comments

Clorox Reenacts Parents' Posts in Real-Time Improv Ick Awards

clorox-ick-awards Apr 15, 2014 - Clorox is appealing to parents with a real-time improv video event inspired by social media posts about their kids' messes. Viewership numbers, however, remain somewhat low, indicating the brand might have missed an opportunity with user-generated... Comments

#CZLNY: 5 Ways to Improve Your Paid Media Campaigns

paid-media Apr 8, 2014 - Here are five tips for optimizing your paid media results, shared by Lisa Raehsler, founder of Big Click Co, at her ClickZ Live New York session. Comments

#CZLNY: 10 Local SEO and Digital Marketing Best Practices

Localized Search Apr 3, 2014 - During his session at ClickZ Live New York, Andrew Beckman detailed many challenges digital marketers face in the local and multi-location business ecosystem and shared tips for how to navigate them. Comments

YouTube Unveils Brand Creator Playbook for Content Marketing Success

LEGO YouTube Channel Mar 31, 2014 - The Brand Playbook reveals the tools and best practices developed by a generation of YouTube content creators in order to help brands as they develop content strategies that will resonate with 21st-century consumers and to build engaged audiences. Comments

LinkedIn Debuts Content Marketing Score, Trending Topics

linkedin-content-marketing-score Mar 27, 2014 - The two new resources will allow customers with LinkedIn account representatives to quantify content marketing influence and guide content strategy. Comments

7 Reasons You Should Go to ClickZ Live New York 2014

Expert Roundtables Mar 21, 2014 - The first ClickZ Live New York is a must-attend event for marketers and advertisers. Here's an overview of what you'll learn at the show, as well as the networking opportunities that await you in New York City. Comments

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