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Happy Holidays From the ClickZ Team!

Dec 25, 2014 - Happy holidays from all of us here at ClickZ! Comments

Digital Marketing Trends to Watch Out for in 2015

digital-marketing-trends-1 Dec 24, 2014 - We consulted with industry leaders about what digital marketers should focus on in the coming year. Take a look at their expert tips and predictions. Comments

AIA Launches Start-Up Accelerator Course in Hong Kong

startups-lightbulbs-waters-0814 Dec 23, 2014 - Insurance giant AIA is using social media to spread its start-up initiative in Hong Kong. Comments

Top 10 Industry Highlights of 2014

shutterstock-123807298 Dec 23, 2014 - From Amazon to Apple Pay to Facebook doing absolutely everything, ClickZ looks at the year in review, in no particular order. 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

Oracle Boosts Its Data-Driven Marketing Capabilities with Datalogix Acquisition

oracleiamge Dec 22, 2014 - Oracle has purchased Datalogix, a data company that helps brands and agencies understand which digital ad campaigns drive in-store purchases. Comments

Will Losing Starbucks Mean the End of Square?

starbucks-new-logo Dec 22, 2014 - With the impending discontinuation of the Wallet app, the world's largest coffee company will no longer take Square's payments, instead focusing on its own mobile payment solution. Comments

The Best Campaigns You Didn't See in 2014

eye-microscope Dec 22, 2014 - The past year was full of brilliant marketing campaigns, but some clever content got overlooked. Experts Susan Credle and Greg Jarboe weigh in on the best of the rest in 2014. Comments

Toyota Gets Personal Using Twitter's Tailored Audiences

toyotathon-picture Dec 22, 2014 - Toyota has customized its December sales campaign by using Twitter's targeting capabilities to address customers by their first names in its new ads. Comments

AOL's CMO Erika Nardini: Premium and Programmatic Can Coexist

aol-logo-eraser-red Dec 22, 2014 - In this video interview, Erika Nardini, chief marketing officer of AOL, shares why "barbell strategy" is so important to AOL, and how the media company unifies programmatic products. 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

63 Percent of Global Digital Ad Spend Will Go to Mobile by 2018

shutterstock-152196302 Dec 19, 2014 - eMarketer predicts that next year, advertisers will spend $64.3 billion on mobile advertising, up 60 percent from 2014. And by 2018, mobile ad spend will reach $159 billion, or 63 percent of global digital ad spend. Comments

Twitter/Foursquare Partnership Could Be Game Changer for Marketers

twitter-logo Dec 18, 2014 - Earlier this week, rumors began to circulate that Twitter and Foursquare are on the verge of partnering to improve Twitter's location services. Comments

McDonald's Experiments With Geo-Marketing in Georgia

mcds1218 Dec 18, 2014 - As McDonald's struggles to capture the mobile Millennial demographic, the world's largest fast-food chain outfitted one city's franchises with beacon technology, with much success. 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

10 Worst Social Media Fails of 2014

shutterstock-156456158 Dec 18, 2014 - We've consulted with ClickZ's experts to pick the year's worst brand fails across social media. Did your choice for biggest misstep make the cut? Comments

Buy Buttons to Soar in Asia in 2015

shutterstock-234409663-buy-buttons Dec 17, 2014 - Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram began trialing Buy buttons in the U.S. this year, but the real promise could be in Asia. Comments

Programmatic Ads Can Now Be Served on Your Wearable Device

smartwatches Dec 17, 2014 - A new wearables ad network initiative enables brands to deliver targeted ads to consumers' wrists. Comments

Bloomingdale's Focuses on Instagram Community With New Holiday Campaign

bloomies2 Dec 17, 2014 - The Zoomingdales campaign, named for the act of zooming in, features large Instagram photo mosaics made up of smaller photos, which link back to the Bloomingdale's website. Comments

Pinterest Is Now Shoppable, But Will Google Be?

fathers-day-mobile-shopping Dec 17, 2014 - Google may be speaking to retailers about a Buy button, shortly after its chief rival pushed harder into search with Amazon Travel. Meanwhile, Pinterest adopts something similar. Comments

IAB: 100% Viewability "Unreasonable"

viewability Dec 16, 2014 - The trade body says in its new statement that it’s "unreasonable" to achieve 100 percent viewability due to the limitations of current technology. So what measurement challenges do advertisers have? Comments

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