Starbucks shows the power of silence during the red cup controversy

Nov 13, 2015 - Starbucks' plain red holiday cup has been oddly polarizing. But rather than defend itself against the controversy, the brand came out ahead by letting its fanbase do the talking. Comments

Welcome to the new era of B2B video

watching-video Nov 12, 2015 - Contrary to popular belief, the creative execution of video content for B2B marketing has recently improved greatly. Here are some examples that even rival the quality of B2C ads. Comments

They laughed when I said neuromarketing

work-laugh-screenshot Nov 9, 2015 - To what degree does neuroscience affect content marketing? Here's how neuromarketing insights can influence effective storytelling tactics and ultimately increase audience engagement. Comments

3 lessons we can learn from the most 'contagious' brands

sick-boy Oct 28, 2015 - Nobody can predict virality, though some brands do create content that consistently gets lots of social shares. Here are three lessons from brands like Taco Bell, Delta, and.... the Kardashians? Comments

4 Strategic Tips for Building a Lasting Social Campaign in China

wearesocial-logo Sep 10, 2015 - We Are Social's Pete Lin shared his secret sauce for developing lasting creative campaigns during his keynote address at ClickZ Live Shanghai. Comments

VIDEO: Long-Term Strategy Key to Short-Term Viral Success, Says Lenovo

lenovo-logo-orange Aug 10, 2015 - An always-on, long-term digital strategy is the key to success for short-term viral campaigns, Lenovo's Stephanie Hing said at ClickZ Live Hong Kong. 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

'Social Humanity' Drives Viral Coca-Cola #NoLabels Video

coca-cola-no-labels-image006 Jul 15, 2015 - Social humanity is being credited for the viral nature of a Ramadan Coca-Cola video, which has generated more than 12 million views since its release in the Middle East in early July. Comments

Newell Rubbermaid: Maximizing Social Impact with Minimal Budget #SESAtlanta

atlanta-skyline Jul 10, 2015 - Phil Kinzler, senior manger of digital marketing for Newell Rubbermaid, spoke at SES Atlanta about how to leverage social media for minimal cost. Comments

The Idiot’s Guide to Running a Digital Strategy

digital-marketing-checklist Jul 2, 2015 - Nick Annetts offers these tips for getting up to speed when developing a digital marketing strategy for your business. Comments

Esurance Finds Authentic In to Same-Sex Marriage Conversation

shutterstock-152124422 Jun 24, 2015 - Esurance has created #EqualDreams, a video campaign that both highlights the brand’s support of same sex marriage and creates engagement with other advocates. Comments

General Mills and #CallMeCaitlyn: Is the Middle of the Road the Safest Place to Be?

caitlyn-jenner-call-me-caitlyn Jun 3, 2015 - Caitlyn Jenner has quickly become a Twitter celebrity since her Vanity Fair cover debuted on Twitter. But General Mills has refused to call the former Olympian by her new name. Comments

YouTube Celebrates 10th Birthday With Memorable Ads With Animals

YouTube logo May 1, 2015 - In honor of its 10th birthday, YouTube is taking a look at some of the most memorable moments on the platform, from A to Z, starting, not surprisingly, with animals. Comments

The Goldfish Generation: Attention Is the New Currency for Advertisers

emerging-seeding-growth-1 Apr 6, 2015 - Our attention spans are becoming shorter and shorter, so marketers must strive to capture consumers' attention with creative, real-time campaigns. Comments

Why the #TwizzlerChallenge Won't Become Another #IceBucketChallenge

twizzlers Mar 23, 2015 - The cause marketing "Twizzler Challenge" is sweet and fun, but what’s holding it back from becoming as successful as last year’s "Ice Bucket Challenge"? Comments

SXSW 2015: Mazda Focuses on Community to Generate Brand Awareness

m-photo-fh2-xbox360-mazdacontest-team-dtf Mar 15, 2015 - Mazda's vice president of marketing, Russell Wager, sat down with ClickZ at South by Southwest to talk about how the car brand focuses on its close-knit community of fans to create word-of-mouth buzz. Comments

The Best Social Media Marketing Campaigns in Indonesia

line-let-s-get-rich-indonesia Mar 3, 2015 - Line, Yamaha, and Oreo lead the way as examples of creative and strong uses of social media for successful campaigns in Indonesia. Comments

Spotlight On: Deutsch LA's CDO, Winston Binch

deutschla-500x270 Dec 23, 2014 - We sat down with the chief digital officer of Deutsch LA, Winston Binch, for a talk about digital marketing, creating sharable content, and wanting to be a rock star. Comments

10 Best Social Media Wins of 2014

shutterstock-201617177 Dec 19, 2014 - From ice-cold water to some seriously funny tweets, a lot of brands did social right in 2014. Our experts ranked the year's best of the best in social media. Comments

IKEA Spain's Christmas Ad Creates Buzz Without Being Pushy

shutterstock-203878525 Dec 18, 2014 - IKEA Spain has released a holiday ad that uses an emotional Christmas experiment to create engagement and goodwill without heavy branding. Comments

Kevin Bacon Hawks Local Goods in New Ad Generator

kevin-bacon-commercial-generator-2 Dec 10, 2014 - Nonprofit organization Shop for Good has launched a Kevin Bacon Commercial Generator, which puts the actor in silly, personalized ads to raise money for schools and local charities. Comments

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