How Advertising Can Benefit From the 'Sharing Economy'

May 8, 2015 - Could the sharing economy be the next way for marketers to boost brand loyalty? Comments

Why Location-Based Emails Are So Important for Your Brand

locations-context May 7, 2015 - Location-based email campaigns are on the rise, as brands realize that geographic personalization, which Millennials have come to expect, leads to stronger engagement. Comments

Build Your Business by Aligning Policy With the Social Web

social-marketing May 6, 2015 - Consumers are becoming more interested in why companies make the business decisions they do, and are choosing to be loyal to certain brands because of their values. Comments

Instagram Followers Don't Equal Engagement [Study]

instagram-icon-large Mar 13, 2015 - A new study by digital think tank L2 found that Instagram content, rather than audience size or posting frequency, helps brands like Nike and Starbucks maintain strong engagement. Comments

Starbucks Is Brewing Up a Content-Led Media Company

starbucksimage Mar 4, 2015 - The coffee chain is reportedly backing a media production start-up in collaboration with a former journalist from The Washington Post. Comments

Brands Not Showing Enough Love for Valentine’s Day

valentinesday Feb 12, 2015 - Across the board, brands aren’t doing enough to capitalize on Valentine’s Day this year. What’s the reason behind the lack of attention to this holiday? Comments

Why You Should Loosen Your Company’s Social Media Policy

shutterstock-120646564 Jan 12, 2015 - Your social media policy should reflect the real world of social media, and allow your employees to use their own voices to promote your brand. Comments

Will Losing Starbucks Mean the End of Square?

starbucks-new-logo Dec 22, 2014 - With the impending discontinuation of the Wallet app, the world's largest coffee company will no longer take Square's payments, instead focusing on its own mobile payment solution. Comments

Starbucks UK Debuts Location-Based Mobile Ads; Beacons Meet Shoppers on Regent St.

starbucks-new-logo Dec 8, 2014 - Starbucks has seen an increase in foot traffic since the company started geo-marketing, a growing trend in the U.K. highlighted by the beaconed app of one shopping district. Comments

6 Brands That Are Killing It on Instagram

instagram-collage Dec 2, 2014 - These six brands are showing how the social media platform's visual capabilities can be used to engage consumers more effectively than other platforms out there. Comments

5 Tips to Get Your Brand Noticed Online in 2015

online-branding-agent-cy-online-marketing Nov 10, 2014 - Online branding is an important component of digital marketing, so here are five tips for getting your brand noticed in 2015. Comments

Important Facets of Social Selling

Social Media Sharing Sep 26, 2014 - If you're not utilizing social media to help your company grow its brand and generate leads - wake up! Here are some tips for how to take full advantage of social selling and examples of brands that are doing it right. Comments

Mobile Payments Take a Bold New Place In Equation

Mastercard is introducing a raft of new mobile payment technologies edit Sep 17, 2014 - The mobile payment arena is becoming more prevalent than it has ever been. Should your company integrate a mobile payment solution into its system? Comments

How to Manage Facebook Pages as a Multi-Unit Brand

facebook-parent-child-photo-1 Sep 17, 2014 - If you are a multi-unit business with locations around the world, you can't ignore the need for local pages. Here are some tips for managing your global Facebook presence. Comments

The Future Is Now

Handshake Sep 4, 2014 - Recent partnerships between unlikely brands are an indication that the prediction that consumers will shape how businesses are run has come to fruition. Comments

Social Engagement Comes in Many Forms [#CZLSF]

Social Media Sharing Aug 15, 2014 - At her session at ClickZ Live San Francisco, IBM's social business strategist discussed the ways in which several brands have excelled at engagement. Comments

When Content Meets Social - Aligning the Content Message to the Social Medium

Social media Aug 8, 2014 - As consumers become more and more fluent in the nuances of different social media platforms, brands are tasked to tailor their content marketing efforts to adhere to the "zeitgeist" of each social platform. Comments

Tweet-a-Coke Seeks to Engage Movie-Going Teens

tweet-a-coke Jul 30, 2014 - The soft drink giant has partnered with Regal Cinemas in its Tweet-a-Coke program, which attempts to follow Starbucks' lead, as well as to talk to teens in a new way. 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

Location, Utility, and Relevancy - the Magic Combination for Brands on Mobile?

Mobile Targeting Jul 8, 2014 - There's a real opportunity in the digital space for brands to merge location-based data, utility, and relevance to create apps that provide great value to their consumers' lives. Comments

#CZLNY: The Power of Visual Storytelling

pure-michigan-instagram Apr 2, 2014 - On the first day of ClickZ Live New York, Boot Camp Digital chief executive Krista Neher talked about how images tell a brand’s story and help increase the shareability of content. Comments

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