One profile to serve them all: how a unified customer view drives mar-tech bliss

Nov 24, 2015 - In anticipation of Black Friday, we explain the advantages of a universal consumer profile; improving B2C interactions via personalization and enhancing the customer journey. Comments

Building brand advocates in a connected world

my-gen-1 Nov 20, 2015 - To create brand advocates and ultimately increase conversion efficiency, connect and engage with audiences by leveraging social media platforms such as Facebook. Comments

Why should marketers care about image recognition technology?

baby-face Nov 19, 2015 - Major technology companies and e-commerce platforms – such as Google, Facebook, Amazon, Pinterest and Alibaba – have been investing in image recognition technology in order to stand out in their category. What does it mean for brands in the future... Comments

Why we need to rethink the creative brief

big-question-flickr-3534516458-48e4e8595f-b Oct 20, 2015 - Though traditional creative briefs may seem irrelevant in today's campaign strategy, here's how this updated version of the tactic is conducive to contemporary marketing practices. Comments

Instant Articles reflect a changing publishing landscape

magazines-image Oct 15, 2015 - Publishers used to get 100 percent of their ad revenue. But now, they have to share it with Facebook, Google and Apple. The opportunity cost is ad revenue, but the gain is user experience. Comments

Google and Droga5: Tech Innovations Cannot Replace Storytelling

tech-and-creativity Oct 2, 2015 - Mobile provides many platforms for content creation and distribution, such as Instagram, Snapchat and Vine. But those channels are just canvases. Brands need to take a platform-agnostic approach and create content that matters, senior executive from... Comments

Using the 3 C's for Online and Offline Commerce in China

shutterstock-234409663-buy-buttons Sep 20, 2015 - Isobar's Jane Linbaden and CollabCentral's Nishtha Mehta shared their views on connectivity, context and content for O2O at ClickZ Live Shanghai. Comments

How Agencies Are Evolving into Strategic Advisors in China

agency-evolution Sep 17, 2015 - As brands shift digital talent in-house, agencies must evolve into strategic advisors to stay relevant, according to a panel at ClickZ Live Shanghai. Comments

5 Inside Secrets of Startup Funding

shocking-secrets Aug 11, 2015 - Obtaining adequate financial funding is critical in building a prosperous tech startup. These strategies can help you capture the attention of venture capitalists looking to invest. Comments

Advertising is on Life Support: Content is About to Be King

content-marketing-new Jul 27, 2015 - Content is about to be king because everyone can market their content directly to one another without the increasingly irrelevant contribution of a publisher. Comments

David Jones Mixes Fashion With Music in a 100% Digital Push

david-jones-daniel-johns Jul 26, 2015 - Australian fashion retailer David Jones has partnered with former Silverchair front man Daniel Johns to target a Gen Y audience by releasing its latest catalog in a music video. Comments

China's Great Data Paradox

china-big-data Jun 30, 2015 - The way data is collected, shared and used by marketers in China is still evolving, as agencies and clients work together in a test and learn environment. Comments

CMOs: Read This Before Choosing Your Predictive Marketing Solution

analytics-framework Jun 30, 2015 - Data is the heart of market exploration today. Now more than ever before, CMOs have access to petabytes of customer information and dozens of analytics tools. It's this same wealth of information, however, that leaves marketing teams confused. Comments

Has Ad Tech Taken Over Creativity at Cannes Lions?

canneslions Jun 26, 2015 - At this year's Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, technology was up front and center. Comments

Tencent’s SY Lau on How China is Re-Shaping Digital Media

sy-lau-tencent-executive-photo Jun 23, 2015 - Tencent's SY Lau, winner of the Cannes Lions 2015 Media Person of the Year award, reflects on China's increasing power in shaping and re-defining the media industry worldwide. Comments

China Set to Star At Cannes Lions

canneslions Jun 19, 2015 - Innovation, mobile integration, social, technology, and media platforms entering the fray will all star at Cannes Lions this year. Comments

Marketing Technology Is A Competitive Advantage

campaigns-technology-experts Jun 17, 2015 - Brand stories today are more experiences than narratives and as a result, technology has become integral to that experience. Comments

Make or Break for Apple Watch Marketing Potential

apple-watch-2 May 6, 2015 - With the Apple Watch hitting the shelves last week, the jury is still out on how brands can leverage it to engage consumers. Here are a few ideas to get you started. Comments

Fairfax v. Telstra: Metadata Ruling Adds Confusion to Australia's Privacy Laws

gavelandscales May 5, 2015 - An Australian journalist has won the right to obtain his metadata from telco provider Telstra, creating an increasingly murky definition of what constitutes private information. Comments

Social Media and Data: The Emergency Rescue Duo of the Future

facebook-nepal-safetycheck-thumb Apr 30, 2015 - The tragic earthquake in Nepal showed how impactful social media can be in times of a disaster. But raising awareness is just one way social media can help, as platforms begin to use their data for better-targeted relief efforts. Comments

Is Monetization the Next Step for Virtual Reality?

virtual-reality-image Apr 24, 2015 - A number of brands have tested out virtual reality (VR) on a small scale, but few have monetized it. Now, tech companies have started collaborating with ad agencies to envision a role for VR in e-commerce. Comments

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