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Save the Date: "One-Stop Digital" for Data-Driven Marketers

Jan 14, 2015 - ClickZ is delighted to announce its Content Takeover series. Our inaugural "One-Stop Digital" is on data-driven marketing and is happening from January 27 to 29, 2015. Comments

L'Oreal Paris Makes Golden Globes Shoppable on Social

lorealimage2 Jan 13, 2015 - During this year’s Golden Globes, the beauty brand launched a campaign to help consumers recreate red carpet looks through social media. Comments

Adobe Updates Marketing Cloud for Greater Personalization

adobe-shopping-cart Jan 13, 2015 - Better personalized email, the ability to create shared audiences, and seamless content creation are among Adobe's newest Marketing Cloud features. Comments

Kohl's Teams Up With Fitness Bloggers for #MakeYourMove Campaign

kohls-storefront Jan 13, 2015 - As part of its new fitness-focused social media marketing, Kohl's is giving gift cards to bloggers who will write about their products. But is there a conflict of interest? Comments

Twitter to Beef Up Advertising Options Beyond Own Site

twitter-logo Jan 12, 2015 - Twitter will soon sell ads against tweets embedded on third-party websites. In addition, the platform will increase video advertising options in the coming weeks. Comments

Newcastle Brown Ale Tries to Sneak Into Doritos Commercial Contest

shutterstock-184267580 Jan 12, 2015 - The beer brand entered the Doritos "Crash the Super Bowl" contest as a joke, mocking Super Bowl commercials with its own clever ads. Comments

Facebook Acquires QuickFire Networks to Boost Video Delivery

Facebook buys QuickFire Networks in an undisclosed deal Jan 9, 2015 - Facebook strengthens is video marketing capabilities with the addition of yet another custom technology platform. Comments

Learn Marketing Secrets From Leading Brands at #CZLNY

clickz-live-ny-brands Jan 9, 2015 - Hear from the UN, Coca-Cola, Unilever, Hilton, TD Bank, Mini, and more as they divulge best practices, tips, tricks, and their secrets to digital marketing success. Comments

Can Facebook Rival YouTube's Video Dominance?

mobile-video-view Jan 9, 2015 - Facebook’s video growth is surging, so is the social platform poised to take on Google-owned YouTube in the future? Comments

Google to Roll Out Viewability Reporting

google-logo-square Jan 8, 2015 - At CES in Las Vegas, the search giant announced that it will offer viewability reports across its ad platforms, and touted the early success of its programmatic video marketplace. Comments

Saatchi & Saatchi Worldwide Restructures by Clustering Markets

saatchi-and-saatchi Jan 8, 2015 - The change is the first reorganization of the network after the appointment of Robert Senior as its chief executive. Comments

Microsoft Opens Up Advertising on MSN Apps

shutterstock-193752605 Jan 8, 2015 - Shortly after Microsoft made its apps available on iOS, Android, and Amazon devices, the software company made it possible for marketers to advertise therein. Comments

The Internet of Things Could Make Marketing "Magical"

samsung-video-screenshot Jan 7, 2015 - In his CES keynote, Samsung's CEO said that the Internet of Things will soon be an everyday reality. To adapt to the new reality, marketers must remain flexible to stay relevant. Comments

Yahoo Pushes Further Into Mobile With Self-Service Platform

Yahoo Jan 7, 2015 - Yahoo will combine its mobile analytics platform Flurry and mobile ad buying platform Gemini next month, a move industry participants say could possibly give the company a competitive edge over Facebook and Google. Comments

McDonald's Revamps "I'm Lovin' It" With New Video Ad

mcds1218 Jan 6, 2015 - As the chain tries to revitalize its "I'm lovin' it" tagline, the "Archenemies" video, created by Leo Burnett, focuses on love, though ignores the elephant in the room: nutrition. Comments

What Should Digital Marketers Closely Watch at CES 2015?

cesimage Jan 6, 2015 - Industry professionals from Tribal Worldwide, Havas Worldwide, SapientNitro, BBDO, and Isobar US predict that wearables, autonomous cars, data insights, virtual reality (VR), and the Internet of things will be the top trends for this year’s Consumer... Comments

GM Puts Local Search in the Driver's Seat With AtYourService

cq5dam Jan 5, 2015 - GM and OnStar have partnered with mobile coupon service RetailMeNot to provide drivers with turn-by-turn directions and coupons for thousands of major restaurants and retailers. Comments

TapSense Launches First Ads for Apple Watch

apple-watch-ad Jan 5, 2015 - San Francisco-based TapSense has introduced a programmatic ad platform for Apple's anticipated Apple Watch, which promises a seamlessly integrated ad experience tailored to wearables. Comments

Digital Marketing People on the Move: December 2014 Roundup

connected-people-diagram Jan 5, 2015 - This is a roundup of new hires and promotions in the digital marketing industry during December of 2014. Comments

5 Holiday Ads That Won Social in 2014

emoji-thumbsup Jan 2, 2015 - We've taken a look back at the five best holiday ads that took social media by storm at the end of 2014, spurring dinner table conversation and sales alike. Comments

Mobile Drives Online Sales on Christmas Day 2014

mobileholiday Jan 2, 2015 - IBM’s latest holiday benchmark data shows that mobile accounts for 57 percent of all online traffic and 35 percent of all online sales for Christmas 2014. Comments

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