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Clinton's Social Candidacy: A Sign of the Times

Apr 13, 2015 - Social media played a big role in President Obama's campaign four years ago. Hillary Clinton announcing her candidacy via YouTube shows that trend will likely continue. Comments

YouTube Stars Are Not Themselves When They're Hungry

snickers Apr 10, 2015 - For a clever twist on an old campaign, Snickers enlists 13 YouTube personalities from around the world to post bad how-to videos, demonstrating that they can't perform as well when they're hungry. Comments

YouTube Celebrates 5 Years of TrueView Ads

youtube-logo Apr 8, 2015 - YouTube looks back at the most popular videos of 2010 on the anniversary of the skippable TrueView ads, while also introducing "Cards." Comments

Final Four: Brands Who Did March Madness Marketing Best

nba-basketball Apr 3, 2015 - On the eve of the Final Four in the NCAA's March Madness, we took a look at brands' campaigns and social media activity around the tournament. Here are four of our favorites. Comments

Coca-Cola Shares Story of Sustainability Across Paid Social [#CZLNY]

coca-cola-coke-soda Mar 31, 2015 - In his keynote at ClickZ Live New York, Coca-Cola's Tim Goudie shared the company's strategy for success on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter: pushing compelling sustainability stories to highly targeted audiences. Comments

Tostitos Gives Free Dip to Everyone Named Chip

tostitos-logo Mar 23, 2015 - With National Chips and Dip Day in mind, Tostitos is sending coupons for free dips to anyone named Chip, a clever way to get consumers in-store. Comments

YouTube Video Series Shows Branded Content's Success

YouTube is the world's largest video-sharing website Mar 16, 2015 - After successfully rebranding itself through YouTube, Johnson & Johnson skincare company Clean & Clear is the subject of Google's new behind-the-scenes series about creating compelling video content. Comments

Revamped Pepsi Challenge Aims to Attract Millennials

shutterstock-186918995 Mar 13, 2015 - Bringing back a classic marketing campaign, Pepsi targets Millennials with pop culture, social media, and philanthropy. But is the soft drink brand trying to do too much at once? Comments

ClickZ's South by Southwest Industry Preview

sxsw-l Mar 12, 2015 - ClickZ has rounded up a team of experts from SapientNitro, TBWA, Mondelez, DDB, and Isobar to tell us what will be trending at SXSW Interactive in Austin, Texas, from March 13 to 17. Comments

China's Xinhua Uses Western Social Media in Global Rebranding Effort

xinhua-rebrand-facebook-pic Mar 4, 2015 - Xinhua has become the latest Chinese brand to use Western social media platforms to enhance its global profile. 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

How Digital Marketers Can Win an Academy Award at the Oscars

oscars-2015 Feb 20, 2015 - Digital marketers have a chance to win big in the days surrounding this year's Academy Awards. What are the best ways to take advantage of the buzz? Comments

Movie Marketing Strategies Are "Fifty Shades of Social"

movie-theater Feb 19, 2015 - The recent release of "Fifty Shades of Grey" was surrounded by a huge social media blitz, but it isn't the only film to jump on the social marketing bandwagon. Comments

ANZ Australia Creates Digital GAYTMs for Mardi Gras

anz-only-gaytm-in-the-village-pic Feb 17, 2015 - In a first for Australia's banking industry, ANZ has reinvigorated its 2014 GAYTM initiative with a digital-only media campaign and online voting element. Comments

How Should YouTube Celebrate Its 10th Birthday This Coming May?

Cupcake with birthday candles Feb 17, 2015 - The Internet video juggernaut technically rang in its 10th birthday this past weekend, but the official celebration will take place in May. How should the company mark 10 successful years in business? Comments

Tic Tac Turns to Digital to Lure SE Asian Millennials

tic-tac-indonesia Feb 15, 2015 - Tic Tac is drawing on celebrities in Singapore, Indonesia, and the Philippines to target Millennials in a design-your-own packaging contest. Comments

Hallmark Tugs at Consumers' Heartstrings in Valentine's Day Video Campaign

shutterstock-245244253 Feb 13, 2015 - Greeting card company Hallmark has created a microsite featuring emotionally charged video content to drive social sharing and encourage customers to "Put Their Hearts to Paper." Comments

What Is Windowing?

windowing Feb 10, 2015 - Marketers need to consider a "windowing" tactic that provides exclusive, exciting content to viewers willing to pay for a subscription model or ad-free format. Comments

Pizza Hut Australia Pulls Vegemite Ad in PR Blunder

pizzahut-australia-promotion-image Feb 9, 2015 - Pizza Hut has pulled a YouTube ad after failing to gain approval from Kraft for its Australia Day Vegemite and cheese stuffed crust pizza promotion. Comments

Facebook Videos Pull Upset Over Favored YouTube at Super Bowl 2015

facebook-mobile-blue Feb 9, 2015 - Super Bowl ads run through the Facebook player generated more shares than those launched on YouTube this year. Comments

Super Bowl XLIX Ad Winners and Losers

ClickZ Super Bowl XLIX coverage Feb 2, 2015 - With 30 seconds of advertising costing a cool $4.5 million, brands had a lot riding on their Super Bowl purchases. Who made the best use of their ad dollars? Comments

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