Guardian News & Media Taps Acxiom for Global Database. The multi-year contract will generate customer profiles with audience preferences and behavior. The publisher of The Guardian and The Observer says it aims “to place open journalism on the web at the heart of its strategy and drive deeper engagement with its audiences.”
Acxiom recently scored a new CEO, Scott Howe, who hails from Microsoft and aQuantive.
MEC N.A. Hires Petrickova. Media agency MEC North America hired Jitka Petrickova as managing director, digital West. Petrickova was most recently VP, audience strategy and intelligence at Cadreon, where she pushed the company’s audience based planning model across the client portfolio.
NeboWeb Rebrands. Atlanta-based agency has taken the name Nebo Agency and launched a new site. It specializes in web design, development, search marketing, and pay per click advertising.
Recently, I visited my alma mater, University of Florida in Gainesville, FL, to speak with advertising students about digital marketing, analytics and how to start a career in our field.
Sandy Rubinstein is the CEO of the independently female minority-owned marketing and advertising firm DXagency. ClickZ caught up with her to find out about her role as CEO, and what advice she would give to women who want to work in the digital industry.
Effective app marketing is not about generating app page traffic, but rather about ensuring your app is discovered by targeted and relevant users who will install your app and use it regularly.
The use of psychology in marketing and sales is not new, but it may be more useful than ever in an attention economy where time is precious and focus is rare. How can you tap into a demanding consumer to check whether there is an actual interest in your product?