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Twitter's Digits Ditches Passwords

Oct 24, 2014 - Digits, a new app development tool from Twitter, makes it possible to sign in to an app with a phone number instead of a username and password, opening up global possibilities for app marketers. Comments

Pandora "AMPs" Audience Analytics to Boost Musician-Listener Engagement

pandora-logo-two Oct 24, 2014 - Internet radio service Pandora is offering its listener data to its artists in an attempt to help struggling musicians better target audiences. Comments

Businesses Understand Value of Social Data But Few Know How to Use It

social-data-understand Oct 24, 2014 - A Hootsuite survey found that most businesses see the value in social media data but many struggle to organize that data into a successful social media strategy. Comments

Mobile Ad Revenues Soar as Search and Directories Flatten Out

new-iab-logo Oct 23, 2014 - The IAB's half-year ad revenue report shows record growth, mostly due to the rise of mobile advertising. Meanwhile, search and directory advertising have stayed at the same levels since last year. Comments

Q&A: Tribune Publishing's Carolyn Shelby

SEO Tips Oct 23, 2014 - In advance of her session at ClickZ Live Chicago, Tribune Publishing's Carolyn Shelby talks about how marketers should be thinking about SEO in the coming year. Comments

Google Inbox Moves Email Into a Mobile World

google-logo-square Oct 22, 2014 - The new product hopes to make email more interactive by allowing users to group messages by subject and highlight important information while providing supplementary information based on message content. Comments

Leo Burnett Partners With The Huffington Post for a New Approach to Content Marketing

shutterstock-173706353 Oct 22, 2014 - Ad agency Leo Burnett has joined forces with digital publisher The Huffington Post to create branded content that focuses on audience engagement rather than impressions and clicks. Comments

Uber Hong Kong Partners With Culinary Start-Up to Test On-Demand Services

uber-logo Oct 22, 2014 - In partnership with a cook-your-own-dinner start-up, Uber is attempting to move beyond ride sharing in Hong Kong with an on-demand delivery services promotion. Comments

Pixability Announces Programmatic YouTube Media Buying Platform

trendinganalysisdeepdive-2 Oct 22, 2014 - The new programmatic YouTube media optimization platform from Pixability means that many of the world's biggest brands will be shifting their budget from TV to online video. Comments

Pandora Goes Ad-Free, for One Hour

pandora2014 Oct 22, 2014 - In exchange for interacting with a banner ad, Pandora is offering users an hour of uninterrupted music with its new ad program Sponsored Listening. Comments

Marketing Firms Aren't Stealing Selfies, Just Analyzing Them

shutterstock-191479139 Oct 21, 2014 - There have been privacy concerns surrounding photo analysis company Ditto Labs, but Ditto's CMO says that Ditto provides essential data insights for marketers. Comments

Canada Goose Campaign Embraces "Friluftsliv"

canada-goose Oct 21, 2014 - The Canadian outerwear brand centers its first European campaign on a region where it's always been popular: Scandinavia, home of the "friluftsliv" philosophy that represents a love of the outdoors. Comments

Bing Ads Improves Speed, Bidding, and Targeting

Bing Ads Oct 21, 2014 - A marketing toolkit for Small Business Saturday is the most recent in a series of upgrades Microsoft made within its search engine's advertising platform. Comments

Will Snapchat's Lack of Targeting in First Ad Do More Harm Than Good?

snapchat-logo Oct 20, 2014 - Over the weekend the platform launched its first ad, a Snap from the movie "Ouija" that appeared in users' Recent Updates feed. But will the lack of targeting hinder the ads’ effectiveness? Comments

Social Sharing Reaches Peak Within 24 Hours of Major Events [Study]

sharethislogoimage Oct 20, 2014 - A new report from ShareThis shows that consumer engagement on Facebook, Twitter, and Reddit is highest in the days surrounding big events. Comments

[#SESDENVER] Is LinkedIn a Solution for Brands Tapped Out on AdWords?

linkedinnewlogo Oct 17, 2014 - Could LinkedIn advertising be an answer for brands that are "tapped out on Bing and AdWords"? According to founder of Righteous Marketing Robert Brady, when used correctly, the platform has the potential to be a powerful marketing tool. Comments

UPDATE: Frito-Lay Turns to Social Media to Pick New Chip Flavor

frito-lay-do-us-a-flavor Oct 17, 2014 - In the second "Do Us a Flavor" campaign, consumers in the U.S., U.K., and Canada submitted potential chip flavors, and used hashtags to vote for their favorite finalists. Comments

Embracing Technology Leads to Business Success [Study]

Success Oct 17, 2014 - After surveying marketers and rating their businesses, Forrester Consulting found that those who qualify as modern marketers are more likely to exceed their revenue goals and become industry leaders. Comments

[#SESDENVER] Mapping Behavior Lets Advertisers Predict the Future

ses-denver-2014 Oct 17, 2014 - Keynote speaker John Gagnon says that turning up first in mobile search is more important than ever before, and businesses that want to stay competitive will have to utilize better tools to predict demand. Comments

What Can Marketers Take Away From New Research on Movie Trailers?

movie-trailers Oct 16, 2014 - Using findings from a study on movie trailers, marketers in other industries can learn how to outsmart their competition, maximize online buzz, and boost sales. Comments

Q&A: Cisco’s Brendan O’Brien

cisco-headquarters Oct 16, 2014 - In advance of his session at ClickZ Live Chicago, Cisco's Brendan O'Brien talks about how marketers should be thinking about location-based services as the world becomes more and more mobile. Comments

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