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DreamWorks Partners With Expedia to Push Travel-Heavy "Mr. Peabody & Sherman"

Apr 2, 2014 - The film studio worked with the travel site’s advertising arm to drive ticket sales for "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" through a number of digital initiatives. The effort resulted in 5.5 million impressions in the first two weeks and a CTR of 0.62 percent for all display ads that ran in the first three weeks... Comments

Don’t Put All of Your Content Eggs in One Basket [Study]

cmo-logo-final-color-rev Apr 2, 2014 - The most recent research by The Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council reveals that in order to build content authority, you have to expand your content across various formats and platforms. Comments

#CZLNY: 10 New Media Trends Shaping the Lives of Modern Consumers

Randi Zuckerberg Speaking at Clickz Live New York Apr 1, 2014 - ClickZ Live New York kicked off with a keynote from Randi Zuckerberg on the top trends in tech and new media that are influencing the minds and behaviors of modern consumers and gave insights on how to engage, convert, and delight consumers. Comments

AOL Announces "Connected," First Foray Into Long-Form Video

aol-on-network Apr 1, 2014 - "Connected," which captures the authentic voices of five individuals as they put their lives on camera, has seen tremendous success in international markets and will now be adapted for U.S. audiences by AOL. Comments

Happy 10th Birthday, Gmail!

gmailbygoogle Apr 1, 2014 - Looking back on 10 years of Gmail, with a timeline of the biggest changes for consumers and marketers. Comments

Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s Morph Select Fans Into X-Men Characters

x-men-digital-makeover Apr 1, 2014 - The quick-service brands want young, hungry guys and sci-fi fans to submit Instagram photos with menu items for the chance to receive one of several hundred high-quality X-Men Digital Makeovers. Comments

Car Service App Gett Drives April Fool’s Treats Via #GettAnything

gett-roasted Apr 1, 2014 - After launching in the New York market in August, the app is trying to make a big splash in the big city by providing unique experiences for users who book rides on April 1. Comments

Media Rating Council Sets New Standards for Viewable Display Impressions

online-advertising Mar 31, 2014 - The Media Rating Council (MRC) has lifted its Viewable Impression Advisory. Now marketers can purchase display ads based on new viewability metrics. Comments

YouTube Unveils Brand Creator Playbook for Content Marketing Success

LEGO YouTube Channel Mar 31, 2014 - The Brand Playbook reveals the tools and best practices developed by a generation of YouTube content creators in order to help brands as they develop content strategies that will resonate with 21st-century consumers and to build engaged audiences. Comments

Jagermeister Wants Millennials to Create JagerBonds While Drinking Jagerbombs

jagerbonds-app Mar 31, 2014 - The spirit brand has released an app that will scrape images and videos from users’ phones to create 30-second video highlight reels of their nights out. Comments

Digital Marketing People on the Move: March 2014 Roundup

people-on-the-move-pharma-jobs-medium-vga Mar 31, 2014 - This is a roundup of new hires and promotions in the digital marketing industry during March. Comments

80% of Marketers Will Run Cross-Channel Marketing Campaigns in 2014 [Study]

cross-channel-marketing-experian Mar 31, 2014 - A new Experian report highlights survey data and gives step-by-step tips on how to address some of the most common cross-channel marketing challenges digital marketers face today. Comments

IBM Invests $100 Million to Expand Its Marketing Consulting Business

large-ibm-logo Mar 28, 2014 - IBM will spend $100 million to expand its data-driven capabilities and consulting strategy. This global effort will include 10 new labs and 1,000 new hires. Comments

Is Twitter Saying Goodbye Retweet, Hello Share?

Share With Followers Mar 28, 2014 - Will retweets soon be rebranded as "shares" on Twitter? For some, that has already happened, as the change in terminology began rolling out for some mobile users this week. Comments

Former NBA Player Jamal Mashburn Opens Ad Agency

nba-basketball Mar 28, 2014 - Former NBA Player Jamal Mashburn is teaming up with advertising veteran Jonathan Sackett to open an ad agency, with offices in Chicago and Miami. Comments

Thismoment Lets Brands Create Content Playlists

thismoment-playlist-content-cloud Mar 28, 2014 - Thismoment's new Content Cloud offering lets marketers mix owned, earned, and user-generated content into scrollable card decks, or playlists, as the company calls them. Comments

Lithium Technologies Acquires Klout

lithium-klout Mar 27, 2014 - In a deal worth $200 million according to some reports, Klout will join Lithium to become "one of the biggest data footprints of consumer attitudes, preferences, and activities on digital channels," Lithium says. Comments

Twitter Unveils Photo-Tagging and Multi-Image Upload Tool

Twitter Logo Mar 27, 2014 - Twitter's new functionality arrives on iPhone first, with Android and Twitter.com desktop versions to follow. Comments

Over 70 Percent of Marketers Fail to Target Consumers With Behavioral Data [Study]

behavioral-data-targeting Mar 27, 2014 - A recent study conducted by Razorfish and Adobe reveals that the majority of marketers lack the ability to tackle behavioral data. Comments

Foursquare Expands Ad Capabilities Into LatAm by Partnering With IMS

foursquare-logo1 Mar 27, 2014 - Foursquare announced today that Internet Media Services (IMS) will act as the company's exclusive ad sales partner in Latin America. Comments

LinkedIn Debuts Content Marketing Score, Trending Topics

linkedin-content-marketing-score Mar 27, 2014 - The two new resources will allow customers with LinkedIn account representatives to quantify content marketing influence and guide content strategy. Comments

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