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Digital marketing platform Twitter successfully enlisted large brands like McDonald's, Chevy, and Verizon as regular early advertisers. Small businesses are also getting onboard.

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Mitsubishi Plays Emotive Card in #FirstRide Videos

Apr 17, 2014 - The brand seeks to communicate the safety features of its 2014 Outlander model by making an emotional connection with viewers in a branded video series. Comments

Twitter UK Creates Interactive Calendar to Assist Real-Time Marketers

calendar Apr 16, 2014 - Twitter UK has created a calendar to help marketers seize the moment. Comments

Twitter Brings Data Back With Gnip Acquisition

twitterimage Apr 16, 2014 - Twitter's latest acquisition is Gnip, a Colorado-based start-up that has worked closely with the social network for several years. Comments

Twitter Faces User Interaction and Retention Problems

Twitter Logo Apr 15, 2014 - New research shows that Twitter is facing user interaction and user retention problems, with news that 44 percent of users have never sent a single tweet. 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

HowAboutWe Campaign Shows Twitter Maturity

Twitter Logo Apr 14, 2014 - Online dating site HowAboutWe's geo- and interest-targeting on Twitter has been shown to improve results, while a great offer doesn't hurt, either. Comments

Segmented Social Marketing Grows MGM Revenues by 300 Percent

mgm-grand-hotel Apr 11, 2014 - Segmented social advertising, boosted by sub-campaigns created for Facebook and Twitter Custom Audiences, has grown MGM Resorts International revenues 300 percent over the last three years. Comments

A Tale of Two Cookies

cookies-web Apr 11, 2014 - Although many marketers rely heavily on cookies, they aren't always the best way to measure and manage campaigns. But what will replace the cookie in the marketing ecosystem? Comments

Facebook Rolls Out Bigger Ads in Right-Hand Column

facebook-brand Apr 10, 2014 - Facebook will display fewer ads in its right-hand column, but the ads will be larger than before. Comments

Promoting Your Social Presence

social-media-marketing Apr 9, 2014 - How can you build awareness for your social platforms? And once you build awareness, how do you get customers there? Here are tips and tricks for increasing your social presence. Comments

5 Things Small Business Owners Can Do Today to Get Ahead Using Social

klm Apr 8, 2014 - Here are five steps to take to start listening to what people are saying about you on the Web, regardless of your marketing budgets. Comments

Twitter Reveals Profile Redesign Mimicking Facebook, Acquires Cover

twitter-bird-logo Apr 8, 2014 - Twitter is rolling out a profile redesign on the Web featuring a photo-focused layout that has a distinct resemblance to Facebook. The social network has also acquired android lock screen application, Cover. Comments

Twitter Prepares 15 New Ad Products to Compete With Facebook

Twitter IPO Apr 8, 2014 - In a further effort to monetize the platform and bring in more ad dollars, Twitter will introduce 15 new ad products over the next six months. Comments

China's Weibo Could Go Public at a Deflated Price

sina-weibo Apr 7, 2014 - China's micro-blogging service Weibo is expected to go public this month. The IPO could value the company at $3.9 billion. Comments

#CZLNY: Unlocking the Secrets to Mobile Video

mobile-video-on-apple-iphone-5 Apr 7, 2014 - At last week's ClickZ Live New York, the session "Unlocking the Secrets to Mobile Video" shared tips and tricks for getting the most out of video on YouTube Capture, Instagram, and Vine. Comments

Social Marketing Needs the Real You

the-real-you-social Apr 7, 2014 - Emotional storytelling is what connects with an audience - corporate or not - and great stories derive from sensitivity and authenticity. Comments

Twitter Rolls Out Free "Pinned Tweets" to Select Personal Accounts

twitterbird Apr 4, 2014 - Twitter's "pinned tweets" will roll out for free to select high-profile users. Comments

#CZLNY: Facebook Still Place to Be for Digital Marketing, Say Paid Search Experts

facebookvspinterest Apr 3, 2014 - The Facebook "Like" may no longer guarantee reach, but two search experts at ClickZ Live New York say that the platform still provides the best bang for the buck in digital marketing - if companies play by the new rules. Comments

American Express Hands Instagram Reins to "Despicable Me" Minions

front-gate-minion-186-finalrgb-instagram Apr 3, 2014 - The mischievous characters posted six images to American Express’ Instagram account on March 26, which netted 1,883 likes, 98 comments, and "close to" 180 new followers, the brand says. Comments

Breaking Down Pinterest’s Updated Policies and What This Means for Marketers

pinterest-logo Apr 3, 2014 - With the changes to Pinterest's Acceptable Use Policy, marketers may have to rethink the way they use the social site. The policy update includes modifications to the rules on compensation, accessing data, and contests. Comments

#CZLNY: Reputation Roadkill: Learning From the Biggest Brands' 'OMG' Moments

Andy Beal Keynote at ClickZ Live New York 2014 Apr 2, 2014 - Reputation management expert Andy Beal kicked off day two of ClickZ Live New York by sharing 15 examples of reputation disasters, and what we can learn from these mistakes. Comments

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