TBWAChiatDay promotes Schwartz to CCO and makes additional hires. Rob Schwartz was named chief creative officer of the agency. Al Kelly accepted the role of co-creative director, joining the Los Angeles-based agency from Fallon, Minneapolis, where he was executive creative director. TBWA hired digital creatives including Jason Nichols, creative director, from RGA; Mike Rohlbecker, associate creative director, from Crispin Porter + Bogusky; Alexandra Sann, associate creative director, from Deutsch; and Dustin Artz, art director, from Team One.
Platform-A exec moves to Tumri. Michael Peralta was named chief revenue officer of ad solutions company. Peralta was previously senior vice president, North America and global accounts at AOL’s Platform-A.
IQ Interactive creates “Unplug. It’s Sunday” for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Atlanta-based interactive agency IQ Interactive implemented an integrated campaign with TV spots, Web ads, and a Web site for the local paper Atlanta Journal-Constitution telling readers to unplug from their electronic week to read the Sunday paper.
Ideeli hires ePrize exec. Josh Glantz accepted a position as GM of sponsorships at ideeli, an invitation-only shopping community, after six years at ePrize. Glantz will help drive membership to ideeli, create strategic partnerships, and build a team to offer marketing solutions for other brands on the site.
Candystand joins Alloy Media + Marketing’s Tween.com. The online advergame site became a part of the Tween.com platform of targeted youth sites run by Alloy Media + Marketing.
Baby boomer site ThirdAge.com selects Interevco for ad representation. Interevco will act as ThirdAge.com’s advertising sales representative, and also consult in developing online ad sales strategies.
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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.