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February 05, 2016
If you think the Super Bowl is just for men, you aren't paying attention. Data shows that women, who already engage with brands online more than men, also overwhelmingly watch the Super Bowl for ads. Brands, pay attention.
Gender busting the super bowl
February 05, 2016
Every Super Commercial you watch this Sunday came with a price tag of five million dollars. The same amount that GoPro will grant in cash prizes this year to its fandom of content creators in the GoPro Awards. The former represents the behemoth of traditional advertising, and the latter is arguably the future. Super Bowl Ads tell :30 to :60 stories that make an immediate impression and the GoPro Awards start stories that last a lifetime. One is an expense and the other is an investment.
February 02, 2016
When it comes to crafting ads for Facebook, sometimes color speaks louder than words. Color is one of the first things that audiences notice as they scroll through their Facebook newsfeeds, so advertisers who can skillfully use color in their ads will attract more views, clicks and conversions.
4 Brands Using Color For Eye-Popping Facebook Ads
January 07, 2016
Last year, Facebook rolled out a number of new tools within their self-service advertising platform that allow marketers the opportunity to do new things and be more creative in the method that they approach their consumer base. Do you know how to use them properly?
How to use facebook's new ad tools
January 04, 2016
Are you clearly communicating (and following through on) your brand promise?
January 04, 2016
Jason Alan Snyder has a new post up, "4 Ways to Catch Robots' Attention With Your Marketing," and he has some very important points to make about who marketers should be targeting in the future. Hint: It isn't people.
robot marketing
December 28, 2015
The Federal Trade Commission recently released two statements on the practice of native advertising. The statements lay out exactly what the FTC considers native advertising to be, and what it would consider to be deceptive use of the relatively new advertising format.
Federal Trade Commission
December 16, 2015
Race. Gender. Sexuality. Class. Immigration status. Religion. Ethnicity. Ability. What do any of these have to do with marketing? Quite a bit, actually. Marketing has always been focused on demographics – targeting groups of people based on specific perceived characteristics (Think “Baby Boomers” or “Working Moms”).
December 15, 2015
WeChat (or 微信 in Chinese, which translates to "micro message") is a Chinese mobile text and voice message app service. It was developed by Tencent, and first released of January of 2011. But it is so much more than that.
January 15, 2016
The brains behind social networks have been promising to give the market internal social networks – that is, networks that are only available within a company for employee communication, reducing and/or altogether eliminating the need for email communication. With this kind of system, employees no longer have to sift through thousands of messages for relevant communications or contend with the vexation of reply-to-all threads.