SAY media names new president. Time Magazine’s Kim Kelleher has been named president of Say Media. Kelleher was named Advertising Age’s Publisher of the Year last year and will succeed Troy Young as president. The hiring will be effective September 1, 2012.
PM Digital acquires Zeta Interactive digital business. The digital marketing agency announced its acquisition of the New York-based digital services business Zeta Interactive. The acquisition expands PM Digital’s existing capabilities and provides access to search, social, strategy, and analytics as well as branding, creative, and web development.
T3 names Jim Firestone chief strategy officer. T3 has named Jim Firestone to the new role of chief strategy officer to oversee work across the agency’s Austin, New York, and San Francisco offices. Firestone joins T3 from GSD&M, where he was most recently VP, experience and insights.
DirectMail.com signs Affinity Center International. The integrated direct marketing solutions company DirectMail.com signs Affinity Center International to a one-year contract. DirectMail.com will aid in the firm’s direct marketing efforts to promote and grow its AchieveLinks program.
SessionM announces new hires. The advertising technology company announced the expansion of its management team with the addition of Gerald Hewes as vice president of engineering, Amy Jerusalmi as vice president of client services, and Deborah Powsner as senior director of marketing.
Brite Promotions names VP of business development. The marketing and digital agency that creates solutions for major brands added to its team with the hiring of Jason Blake. Blake was previously vice president of marketing and client partnerships at Shecky’s Media.
CampusLive relaunched as Dailybreak. CampusLive has decided to relaunch as Dailybreak. The company received $5 million in funding led by GSV Capital Corp. and appointed John Federman as CEO. Dailybreak hopes to expand to a broader set of demographics with this relaunching.
In an often fragmented workplace, where various departments have varying opinions and goals, it can be challenging to get everyone on the same page and make strategy meetings productive.
In part one a few weeks ago, we discussed what brand TLDs (top level domains) are, which brands are applying for them and why they might be important. Today, we’ll take an in-depth look at the potential benefits for brands, and explore the challenges brand TLDs could help solve.
According to a report, references to hashtags appeared in just 30% of Super Bowl 51's commercials this year, down from 45% a year ago.
The explosive growth of video in 2016 makes 2017 an important year for video content and as more publishers are tempted to use it, it’s useful to consider the best strategies to maximise its effectiveness.