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Top 100 Brands Report: Insight into Brand Content on YouTube

Jul 20, 2015 - In this Q+A, YouTube-partner Pixability's CTO talks about the popularity of brands on YouTube and the strategies the successful ones are employing. Comments

How Brands Rode Out Uniqlo's Sex Tape Scandal on Weibo

uniqlo-beijing Jul 17, 2015 - Brands in China have been quick to capitalize on Uniqlo's misfortune after Chinese lovers released a sex video on social media taken in a Beijing store's changing room. Comments

Will Facebook Pose a Threat to Amazon and Google with Shoppable Pages?

shopping-images Jul 17, 2015 - Facebook is going to add a shop section to pages, so consumers can shop without leaving its app or site. Will the social network turn into an online marketplace like Amazon? Comments

World Emoji Day Illustrates Global Impact

tear-off-calendar Jul 17, 2015 - While some industry experts think emojis are an ephemeral trend, World Emoji Day demonstrates their valuable ability to transcend language barriers. Comments

Tweets of the Week: NASA, Amazon and ESPN Lead the Way

pluto-nasa Jul 17, 2015 - This week, Twitter cruised on the surface of Pluto, shopped on Amazon, celebrated the 2015 ESPY awards, and made a toast for Novak Djokovic’s big win at Wimbledon. Comments

Twitter, Reddit Drive More Gamer Engagement than Facebook

video-games-july Jul 16, 2015 - As the gaming community is growing, it’s critical for marketers to understand the nuances of gamers’ sharing behavior, such as sharing on Twitter and Reddit, rather than Facebook. Comments

How to Achieve Mind-Blowing Content Marketing ROI #CZLSF

jason-miller Jul 16, 2015 - Focusing on your blog and native advertising - and being more like KISS - are just a few tips Jason Miller, senior content marketing manager at LinkedIn, will share in San Francisco. Comments

'Social Humanity' Drives Viral Coca-Cola #NoLabels Video

coca-cola-no-labels-image006 Jul 15, 2015 - Social humanity is being credited for the viral nature of a Ramadan Coca-Cola video, which has generated more than 12 million views since its release in the Middle East in early July. Comments

Former Kraft CMO: Marketing Takes Center Spot In a Consumer Centric World

deanie-elsner Jul 15, 2015 - In this video interview, Deanie Elsner, former chief marketing officer for Kraft Foods Group, talks about the importance of marketing and how she worked with agencies to drive Kraft’s marketing function. Comments

Will Prime Day Become the Next Big Online Shopping Day?

amazon Jul 14, 2015 - At midnight, Amazon - and Walmart, in response - will start 24 hours of deals better than Black Friday. If it goes well, industry experts think Prime Day could continue in future years. Comments

Truffle Pig: The Natural Evolution of Agency and Social?

truffle-pig-logo Jul 13, 2015 - Truffle Pig, the partnership between Snapchat, WPP, and Mail Online, had everyone talking at Cannes. CEO Alexander Jutkowitz tells ClickZ Truffle Pig's recipe for success. Comments

What Does Facebook's New Algorithm Mean for Content Marketers?

A Facebook logo Jul 10, 2015 - With Facebook giving users more control of what they see in their News Feed, they're likely to remember their closest friends, but they may not necessarily remember their favorite brand pages. Comments

Newell Rubbermaid: Maximizing Social Impact with Minimal Budget #SESAtlanta

atlanta-skyline Jul 10, 2015 - Phil Kinzler, senior manger of digital marketing for Newell Rubbermaid, spoke at SES Atlanta about how to leverage social media for minimal cost. Comments

Flash Mobile Ads Leads to 5.35bn Wasted Rich Media Ad Impressions

html-homepage-image Jul 9, 2015 - An industry report shows that in the first quarter of 2015, HTML5 outperformed Flash ads by 400 percent in terms of interaction rate, and the latter resulted in 5.35 billion wasted rich media ad impressions. How to solve this mobile advertising problem... Comments

Mobile Factors Into 54 Percent of Campaigns with Viewability Discrepancies

metrics-measurement Jul 9, 2015 - In its most recent testing phase, the Media Rating Council found that while 63 percent of campaigns had consistent viewability, mobile was a big factor in those that did not. Comments

VIDEO: Why Kraft Uses Agile Marketing to Solve a Growth Problem

deanie-elsner Jul 8, 2015 - In this video interview, Deanie Elsner, former chief marketing officer for Kraft Foods Group, speaks about how the brand uses agile and addressable marketing to drive business growth. Comments

Only 14 Percent of Marketers Are Confident When It Comes to Data [Study]

cmo-purchase-funnel-big-data Jul 8, 2015 - According to a new Millward Brown Digital study, 42 percent of marketers consider big data this year's top priority - however, only 14 percent are confident they're using it effectively. Comments

Siam Commercial Bank Turns to Stickers for Brand Engagement

line-stickers-nong-easy-set-4-yeah Jul 7, 2015 - A cute purple monkey has little to do with a major financial institution. However, Siam Commercial Bank has seen success on Line with its playful Nong Easy stickers. Comments

Doritos Moves From 'Mobile-First" to "Mobile-Only"

bowlofdoritos Jul 7, 2015 - Doritos' first mobile-only campaign centers on 3D social media influencer videos consumers can access by scanning chips, meaning that the promotion requires a purchase to participate. Comments

Instant Messaging to Overtake Email as Biggest Digital Communication Platform

Instant messaging apps Jul 7, 2015 - Over 160 trillion instant messages will be sent by 2019, according to research from Juniper. Comments

Nike Takes the Women’s World Cup with #NoMaybes

nike-soccer Jul 6, 2015 - Nike’s #NoMaybes campaign has caught lots of attention during the Women’s World Cup. What can other brands learn from the Nike's success? Comments

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