Girl networks make friends to promote girl fights. Oxygen and Glam Media pair up on a Web game tied to Oxygen’s new series “Fight Girls.” The show follows ten female Muay Thai fighters. (press release)
FLICKO: Michael Moore leverages YouTube to promote new movie on the healthcare system. Moore creates a YouTube group for new film SICKO and asks YouTubers to upload their “healthcare horror stories.”
Demand Media buys how-to video hub. ExpertVillage.com launched last year to work with filmmakers who engage experts and produce a dozen or more videos on a topic. (press release)
Another directory assistance ad deal. VoiceSignal partners with AdMob to power ads on its VSearch(TM) voice search service. (press release)
Blogebrity gets into ad-supported music action. Engadget founding editor Peter Rojas reportedly gets behind a new record label, called RCRD LBL, that will offer music free with advertising. The Post reports it will “merge free, exclusive music with niche blog content to offer advertisers highly targeted sponsorship opportunities.”
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Google sparked a small firestorm last week as reports surfaced that its intelligent assistant device Google Home delivered an unsolicited advertisement to unsuspecting owners.
According to Internet Retailer's newly released The Best Digital Marketers in E-Commerce report, Target is the most effective marketer in online retail. So why is it struggling overall?
The rise of YouTube and digital video generally has a lot to do with the rise of the internet and the abundance of digital video content. But YouTube's ascendency is also the result of Google's savvy use of algorithms.