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And the top digital marketer in the presidential race is...

Oct 22, 2015 - There are nearly 20 politicians currently vying to be the next president of the United States. Which of them has the best digital marketing? Here are our top five, based on email, social, SEO, engagement and buzz. Comments

Why start-ups need content marketing

create-content-startup-flickr-1016691310-04f581432f-o Oct 21, 2015 - A quality content marketing strategy is essential for any business, but it's especially important for start-ups because it helps to drive conversions. Comments

9 great examples of content from online retailers

blendtec Oct 20, 2015 - This examines content marketing strategies of nine e-commerce retailers that effectively promote their brands and assist customers via videos, quizzes, social communities, and buyers' guides. Comments

Ads of the week: Toyota goes 'Back to the Future'

delorean-ads Oct 16, 2015 - These are our favorite ads from this week because they use creative storytelling to communicate brands' messages while effectively engaging consumers via nostalgia, candid humor, and honesty. Comments

How Target's new ads show the real value of Shazam

shazam-to-shop Oct 15, 2015 - Target's ability to incorporate Shazam as a pillar of its latest ad campaign exemplifies the future of cross-channel innovation with the user experience at the core of brand strategy. Comments

How to come back from venomous virality

slip-banana-peel Oct 14, 2015 - Whether it's a big scandal or a social media slip-up, companies are always having their mistakes go viral. Here's a step-by-step guide for dealing with the fallout. Comments

Brand humanity: how to advertise relevance

three-papas-homepage Oct 13, 2015 - Rather than simply looking for ways to sell products, modern marketers push the boundaries of traditional advertising by emphasizing products' overall social relevance. Comments

Millennial men the most emotional while watching video ads

dawson-meme Oct 13, 2015 - Research conducted by Unruly found that Millennial males are more prone to highly emotional responses to video ad content. How can these findings help marketers improve their targeting strategy? Comments

Brand vs. brand: social media showdowns in the world of marketing

duel Oct 8, 2015 - Marketing via social media platforms like Twitter lets brands communicate directly with consumers and each other, creating a chance to challenge competitors and assert dominance. Comments

Welcome to the next generation of rank tracking

tracking-users Oct 7, 2015 - To keep up with the progressive evolution of the search engine ecosystem, selecting an efficient SEO rank tracking platform is essential. Comments

Your Brand Can Be as Famous as Sour Patch Kids

sour-patch-kids-twitter Oct 1, 2015 - During her presentation at Advertising Week, Farrah Bezner, marketing director of Halls and Candy at Mondelēz International, talked about how the brand captures the hearts of teens and millennials, and how you can do it too. Comments

Beverage Brands Illustrate Importance of Online Content for Offline Products

glass-of-cola Oct 1, 2015 - Soft drink and beer brands aren't exactly huge in the e-commerce space, but Coca-Cola, Bud Light and Mountain Dew demonstrate how important content is regardless because it's how they stay on consumers' minds. Comments

Using Facebook and YouTube to Bring Your Video Content to Life

mobile-video-image Sep 30, 2015 - Using video platforms such as Facebook and YouTube can really help you connect with your audience. But how long should your videos be and which platform should you prioritize for what content? Find out the answers. Comments

Content to Consumer Marketing: Spotlight on Eventbrite's Eric Meyerson

eb-marketing-team Sep 30, 2015 - Eric Meyerson, global director of consumer marketing at Eventbrite, speaks to ClickZ about how the introduction of content marketing helped the company reach consumers in far away places. Comments

5 Tips to Make Sure Your Content Connects with the C-Suite

king-queen-crown Sep 29, 2015 - What's the best way to influence a C-level marketer? Given their creative predilections and busy schedules, strong content is a good bet. Here are five tips for doing so. Comments

How Is UGC Changing Content Marketing?

usergeneratedcontent Sep 29, 2015 - Consumers find the word-of-mouth nature of user-generated content to be particularly trustworthy, which has resulted in a surge of popularity comparable to that of influencer marketing. Comments

Getting the Most from Your Email Content

email-marketing-changes Sep 29, 2015 - Email is a vital tool in distributing content across all channels. Comments

Snapchat vs. Facebook vs. YouTube: When Is a View a View?

competition-shutterstock-263835740 Sep 29, 2015 - Because Facebook, Snapchat, and YouTube each have different standards for measuring viewed content, marketers must contribute video in diverse formats to comply with each platform. So, what is a view? Comments

Social Media Marketing Budgets and ROI: How to Plan for 2016

budgetshutterstock-112261523 Sep 28, 2015 - Today, social platforms are essential to digital marketing strategy. These insights can help you organize an effective plan to prepare your social media marketing budget for next year. Comments

Tweets of the Week: Everyone Loves #PizzaRat

pizza-image Sep 25, 2015 - This week #PizzaRat captured the hearts of meme lovers, receiving as many mentions and retweets as Emmy Awards and Pope Francis’s historic visit to the U.S., if not more. Comments

The Year of Online Video: What We Saw and What's Next for Brands

online-video-advertising Sep 24, 2015 - Advances in online video during 2015 indicate that this medium is a choice advertising format for brands. What predictions can industry experts make for future progress? Comments

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