Conference Coverage

In the weeks leading up to each of our SES and ClickZ events, speakers will introduce themselves by way of a column outlining their role and the content of the presentations in their sessions. Be informed before you get to the registration page.


People data and its impact on marketing: Q&A with Unilever’s Shawn O’Neal

Oct 9, 2015 - In advance of his session at ClickZ Live Chicago, we spoke with Shawn O’Neal, vice president of marketing data and analytics at Unilever about the impact of data on marketing. Comments

How Taxi Drivers Stole the Show at Cannes

canneslions Jul 9, 2015 - It's increasingly difficult for advertisers to grab people's attention. But as the taxi strike in Cannes demonstrated, there's a difference between getting attention and keeping it. Comments

Reflections on Cannes: 5 Best Practices to Steal from the Grand Prix Winners

canneslions Jul 7, 2015 - Focusing on usefulness and promoting brand values, rather than products, will help your marketing succeed, as brands like Google, Volvo and Always did in Cannes. Comments

Social Media Marketing Beyond Twitter and Facebook

anastassia-boguslavskaya-185x114 May 22, 2015 - In advance of her session at ClickZ Live Toronto, Chief Marketing Officer of, Anastassia Boguslavskaya chats to us about how marketers should look beyond the social media giants to engage customers. Comments

Top Eight Takeaways from IBM Amplify

sandiego-ibm-amplify May 20, 2015 - Customer journey, experience, personas and attribution were a few hot topics at IBM's Amplify conference in San Diego last week. Comments

Visual Social Media, Big Data, & Paid Advertising Converge at ClickZ Live New York

Convergence analytics Apr 6, 2015 - A look at several trends that stood out over two days of the ClickZ Live New York conference last week. Comments

The Customer Experience Is Key, in Every Channel and at Every Interaction

customers Oct 31, 2014 - Hard-sell advertising messages don't cut it in today's multimedia messaging universe. Instead, meet your customers where they live. Comments

Q&A: Twitter’s Sebastian Turner

Twitter logo Oct 9, 2014 - In advance of his session at ClickZ Live Chicago, Twitter's Sebastian Turner talks about how Twitter Ads can fit into the purchase journey, what strategies marketers should be employing across devices, and more. Comments

How to Capture Your Audience With Online Branding

Audience Targeting Aug 3, 2014 - As the digital environment in Asia continues to develop, competition will increase and new advertising formats will emerge. Brands need to carefully consider the user experience and create engaging, interactive content in order to reach consumers online. Comments

#CZLNY: ClickZ Live Convergence in Search Marketing

convergence Apr 7, 2014 - A look at the signs of convergence noticed at ClickZ Live New York last week, including the joining of online search and social media and the role of remarketing. Comments

#CZLNY: Amazon’s Performance Secrets

amazon1 Apr 3, 2014 - For years we have paid careful attention to Amazon's successes. This column shares a few secrets about what makes the company so incredibly successful and a formidable competitor to every business out there. Comments

#CZLNY:4 Ways to Push the Envelope, Drive Revenue, and Conquer Mobile

google-promotions-tab Apr 3, 2014 - Subtle and strategic email optimizations can potentially make you millions of dollars. Here are the areas that should be top of mind for email marketers these days. Comments

#CZLNY: Smarter Ad Copy Testing: What Makes People Click?

clicks Apr 3, 2014 - Building off the "Mastering the PPC Challenge" session at ClickZ Live New York, a look at what makes people click, big picture decisions that affect ad copy, and how to take action. Comments

#CZLNY: The Digital Priority List - A Short Guide to ClickZ Live and Your Digital Life

priority-rubber-stamp Apr 1, 2014 - It's important to keep your digital marketing priorities in check. Here's a look at some things to focus on in the coming year, and which sessions to check out at ClickZ Live New York to help you do so. Comments

ad:tech San Francisco 2014: Much Ado About Everything

ad-tech-sf Mar 31, 2014 - The ad:tech San Francisco conference showcased everything from wearables to start-ups and featured presentations on themes including the state of the industry, AOL, and the future of video advertising. Comments

How Trust Signals Can Double Your Conversions

Concept image of building trust Mar 28, 2014 - In addition to friends and review sites, other factors, such as bloggers, forums, and website information, all play an important role in influencing online conversion rates. Comments

Sponsored Article: Smart Data in the Big Data Era

big-data-world Mar 28, 2014 - Smart Data means digging from the Big Data to find those that are valuable and to refine them for key insights in business decision-making. The technologies, products, and solutions involved in this process in the face of massive data are what really matters in the Big Data era. Comments

The New SEO: How to Create Hummingbird-Friendly Content

Google Hummingbird Mar 27, 2014 - Google's new Hummingbird algorithm is changing the rules for SEO, and smart content - rather than basic signals - boosts search rankings. Comments

Enterprise Brands Need a Search Center of Excellence

tangled Mar 27, 2014 - A search center of excellence can help with a daunting landscape of challenges, including internal stakeholders who want on-demand visibility and inconsistent KPI tracking across departments and business units. Comments

Retail PPC: 3 Key Considerations When Choosing a Supplier for Automating Product PPC Adverts

PPC Mar 26, 2014 - In order to select the right pay-per-click (PPC) automation partner, there are some critical success factors to consider before making your choice. Here's a look at how to pick the right one. Comments

5 Ways to Drive Conversions Through Social Proof

social-proof Mar 26, 2014 - Consumers want authentic, valid reasons to choose you, not from you but from other like-minded consumers whom they feel they can trust, or "social proof." Here are five ways to drive conversions through social proof. Comments

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