SXSW

SXSWThe 21st SXSW Interactive festival will be held March 7-11, 2014. The annual event was initially a launch pad for platforms like Twitter and Foursquare. Since then, SXSW has grown exponentially and brands such as American Express, Pepsi and Chevrolet have used it as the place to create their own buzz in an industry-must that has become a staple among the digital marketing community.

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Will Microsoft's Acquistion of Minecraft Lead to Another Marketing Platform?

Sep 17, 2014 - The popular game has always been ad-free. Could Microsoft's recent acquisition change this? Industry participants are divided. Comments

3 Trends Marketers in Asia Can Learn From SXSW Interactive

sxsw Apr 3, 2014 - Big brands jumping on start-ups, privacy, and data ownership were among the key themes at the Austin, Texas-based event, which held valuable lessons for APAC marketers. Comments

Privacy is Dead, So What Do We Do Next? An Interview With JWT

computer-police-privacy-cartoon Mar 21, 2014 - In an era when living publicly is becoming the default, is privacy a dying phenomenon? If so, how can consumers control the digital information that is connected to them? Comments

Storyscaping is the New Digital Storytelling, Says SapientNitro

storybooks Mar 20, 2014 - Storyscaping is a new-age approach to digital marketing, according to SapientNitro’s Gaston Legorburu and Darren McColl. Watch video to understand what it is, as well as how it has influenced advertising campaigns. Comments

Wearable Tech Is More Than Just a Fitbit and Google Glass

Google Glass Mar 20, 2014 - A look at the future of wearable devices, with a focus on what was showcased at this year's South By Southwest Interactive festival and what these new products mean for marketers. Comments

SXSW 2014: Interview with Pandora – Are Connected Cars the New Wearables?

pandora2014 Mar 19, 2014 - ClickZ spoke with Heidi Browning, senior vice president at Pandora who gives her view on the relationship between connected cars and wearables. She also discusses the opportunities for marketers in the “connected” space, as well as the future of advertising... Comments

SXSW 2014: Mobile Saturday - Location-Based Marketing

burby-panel-sxsw14 Mar 17, 2014 - A panel at this year's South By Southwest prompted discussion about many facets of mobile location-based marketing, including relevancy, technology, privacy, and thinking beyond advertising. Comments

SXSW 2014: Omnicom Digital’s CEO Talks Instagram Partnership

sxsw-l Mar 14, 2014 - Omnicom Digital's chief executive Jonathan Nelson discusses the recent deal with Instagram. He reveals why the partnership has happened, as well as how it will work. Comments

SXSW 2014: George Takei’s Take on Social Media and YouTube

george-takei Mar 13, 2014 - ClickZ sat down with George Takei at SXSW. He shared his thoughts on the importance of social media in driving engagement with fans and why he chose YouTube to launch his Web series, "Takei's Take." Comments

SXSW 2014: Content Marketing, the Rise of the Dark Net, and the Maker Movement

sxsw-l Mar 12, 2014 - At this year's SXSW Interactive, there were sessions on social data and business analytics, content marketing, the rise of the Dark Net, and continued growth of the Maker movement. These apparently disparate themes are related: in each there is an... Comments

SXSW 2014: Oreo’s 3-D Printed Cookies Let Consumers #eatthetweet [Demo]

oreo-trendingvending Mar 10, 2014 - Dubbed the "Trending Vending Lounge," Oreo’s vending machines print out customized cookies based on trending Twitter conversations, using the hashtag #eatthetweet. Comments

SXSW 2014: Monetization Opportunities in a Sharing Economy

kurtabrahamson Mar 9, 2014 - ClickZ spoke to Kurt Abrahamson, chief executive of ShareThis, to discuss the new "sharing currency" and the implications that this has for brands and marketers. Comments

SXSW, Not All That Keeps CMOs Up at Night

Malware cyber criminal Mar 7, 2014 - Data breach, identity protection, customer security - these are terms that never concerned marketers much. But as we head into SXSW this year, marketers have customer security top of mind. Comments

SXSW 2014: Hottest Topics to Include Wearables, Data, and More Wearables

sxsw-banner Mar 6, 2014 - ClickZ asks a number of industry leaders what they expect the biggest topics of conversation at this year's South By Southwest will be. Unsurprisingly, wearables is a popular theme. Comments

SXSW 2013: Talking Shoes and Road Trip Smileage With Google

talkingshoes Mar 18, 2013 - Google unveils talking shoes and Volkswagen Smileage app at this year's SXSW. Comments

SXSW 2013: Albumatic Entices Austin Partygoers With Free Korean BBQ

albumatic Mar 15, 2013 - The new app, Albumatic, is a startup concept that lets you create photo albums in real time that your friends can contribute to. Comments

SXSW 2013: Taco Bell Rocks Austin With Feed the Beat Rockumentary

feed-the-beat Mar 12, 2013 - Through Taco Bell's social media fan base and a partnership with Twitter, the brand is supporting the creation of an experimental film, tentatively named "Feed the Beat: SXSW 2013." Comments

SXSW 2013: Cruising Austin's Roads With Chevrolet

chevy-sxsw Mar 11, 2013 - Chevrolet is in full force at SXSW, cruising around under the slogan "Find New Roads" and giving festival-goers the opportunity to "Catch A Chevy" or "Drive A Chevy" throughout the various SXSW venues. Comments

SXSW 2013: Oreo Makes Its First SXSW Debut (As Well As Me)!

oreoman Mar 10, 2013 - The popular cookie makes its first appearance at SXSW to showcase its new on-the-go packages and has created its own "grab and go" studio that will give SXSWers the chance to go to Austin's coolest hot spots. Comments

Highlight CEO Talks Hype, Monetization and Privacy

highlight Mar 30, 2012 - SXSW buzz-child sounds patient about creating revenue. Comments

At SXSW, Social Marketing Sheds Gimmicky Reputation

bbdo-sxsw Mar 14, 2012 - Platforms like Twitter, popularized at this festival, are now baked into ad campaigns. Comments

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