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Telling Stories or Delivering Messages: What Inspires You Most?

May 26, 2015 - Marketing has traditionally started with taking a message and using money to deliver it, but more marketers are taking a storytelling approach centered on sharing. Comments

Brands Use GIFs to Make Their Emails Pop

animated-email-2 May 6, 2015 - As people's inboxes become fuller and fuller, brands like Dell, ASOS, and eBay Enterprise are standing out by including animated elements, like GIFs and videos, in their marketing emails. Comments

Brands to Spend More on Original Digital Video But Worry About Its ROI

videoproduction May 1, 2015 - A joint study from DigitasLBi and the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) shows that brand marketers will invest more in original digital video content in 2015 and beyond, but cost, quality, and measurement are the biggest challenges they face. Comments

AOL Intersects New Video Offerings With Programmatic

new-aol-logo Apr 30, 2015 - At NewFronts 2015, AOL launched a new series of year-round video offerings from actors like James Franco and Jared Leto, as well as NBC in conjunction with its new One by AOL ad platform. Comments

Visual Storytelling Is Taking Over the Web – What Does It Mean for Your Brand?

data-visualization Apr 30, 2015 - Every brand has a unique story to tell, and more and more the visual Web is becoming the place to do it. Comments

How Brands Are Borrowing a Film Format to Inspire Customers

Film reel Apr 23, 2015 - Several brands are enlisting consumers to create their own videos of thanks, which they are then turning into inspirational user-generated content campaigns. Comments

Spotify's Playlist Targeting Takes Behavioral Marketing to the Next Level

shutterstock-200035424 Apr 16, 2015 - Today, Spotify introduced its new Playlist Targeting feature that lets brands factor users' moods, needs, and activities into cross-device sponsored content. Comments

Dancing With the Content Stars: Marketers’ Changing Role at the NewFronts

upfronts-2015 Apr 14, 2015 - As the NewFronts approach, it's time to think about how your brand can succeed in the new media buying landscape. Comments

VIDEO: Nine West Captures 'Nostalgic Moments' With Content Marketing

julie-booth-ninewest Apr 6, 2015 - In this video interview, Julie Booth, digital director for Nine West Group, talked about how the brand integrates storytelling into its content strategy and how it partners with fashion bloggers. Comments

What’s New in Mobile Video?

mobile-video-view Mar 26, 2015 - In this multi-channel, increasingly mobile world, marketers would be smart to incorporate video into their strategies. Comments

7 Ways to Make Video Ads Work Better for Your Brand

online-video-1 Mar 12, 2015 - Video spend continues to rise in the digital industry, so how can you make programmatic video work best for your brand? Comments

Instagram Lets Brands Share More Photos With Carousel Ads

instagram-icon-large Mar 4, 2015 - The platform introduced carousel ads today, a new ad format that enables advertisers to display more images and add links to their posts. Comments

Social Media & Storytelling: An Interview With Tim Goudie, Coca-Cola

coca-cola-bus Feb 13, 2015 - In advance of his day-one keynote at this year's ClickZ Live New York, Coca-Cola's Tim Goudie chats with us about social media and storytelling. Comments

"Show Me the Content Marketing ROI!"

roi-increase Jan 30, 2015 - Content marketing is more and more important in the marketing world, but some still don't know how to prove its return on investment. Comments

Podcast Content Ideas to Captivate Your Audience

podcast-engagement Jan 29, 2015 - Podcasts are experiencing new levels of popularity, so here are some ways your organization can utilize this digital format to promote your brand. Comments

Are Super Bowl Ads Worth the Price? Newcastle Says No

newcastle-super-bowl-aubrey-plaza Jan 14, 2015 - Newcastle's new pre-Super Bowl ad campaign encourages small brands to band together to create a game day commercial that will rival those of larger brands with bigger ad spend. Comments

Can Your Company Deliver What Marketing Promises?

promises Jan 9, 2015 - As marketers are given better tools for storytelling, it may become harder for companies to deliver on the promises they are making. Comments

Programmatic: A Playground for Creativity

shutterstock-150989840-programmatic Dec 1, 2014 - Programmatic advertising has focused on media efficiencies, yet the technology also provides opportunity for compelling creative. But the space needs the focus of creative agencies to unlock its full potential. Comments

Avon Adds Content, Social Capabilities to eStore

avon-ecommerce Oct 15, 2014 - The beauty brand’s new e-commerce site seeks to improve both the representative and consumer experience. Comments

How the World Cup Became a Mobile-First Marketing Event

world-cup-mobile Aug 27, 2014 - SY Lau speaks to Tencent's deputy editor-in-chief about the company's hugely popular World Cup coverage in China, how mobile marketing played into this, and what marketers can learn from it in the future. 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

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