Get the Scoop on the Topics that Matter Most
Your Source For The Hottest Buzz From Around The Industry.
Creative. Media. Advertising. Marketing. Branding. Online. Search. Social. This is where you’ll find news, updates and insight on everything you need to know to keep ahead of your consumer, technology and the marketplace. Also find tips from our leadership and learn something from an advanced viewpoint—with new directors’ blog posts added every month.
There’s always something new to explore here…so check back frequently to stay up to date on the latest advertising articles. Want to talk about something you read? Get in touch with us, now.
With the popularity of social sites like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, Google Analytics has added Social Interaction Analytics. When using Google to search for something, you may have noticed the +1 box that appears next to the displayed results. You can even see these +1 boxes on the Google Adwords ads that can show up….
Kraft Foods CEO Irene Rosenfeld signaled today that the food giant will continue to aggressively market its North American grocery brands, even after the business is severed from its faster-growing global snacks unit in a split planned for the end of next year. “If you believe that there is a new normal of slower consumption….
The recession has encouraged a host of deal-seeking behavior among consumers, including searching out online and mobile coupons as well as taking advantage of daily deal offers, which have risen in popularity dramatically. And thanks to television shows like “Extreme Couponing” where shoppers save hundreds of dollars during strategically planned supermarket visits, old-fashioned coupon-clipping is….
The permanent marker might not be as celebrated as the paintbrush, the chisel, or even the ball-point pen. But it can launch an artistic career just the same.
Mark Twain famously quipped that news of his death was exaggerated when the press mistook his cousin’s serious illness for his own. Today, much the same could be said about traditional media. It seems that its death is foretold by any number of pundits with every new release of data on social media and digital….
So I have a cut on my finger from yard work and I go to the local drugstore to get my adhesive bandage. Funny, but as I typed that, it doesn’t sound right. We call tissues- Kleenex®, just as we call mayonnaise- Miracle Whip® and even paper towels are Scot Towels®. It is only fitting….
An astonishing report from Ad Age, shows that the marketing landscape has changed when it comes to the American Household. Once the target for most marketers, this study shows the decline of households of married couples with children will have many marketers re-evaluating their efforts. Below is an excerpt from the article on adage.com, be….
I’ve decided I want to a new pair of sunglasses. And not just any old sunglasses – I want Ray Bans! Of course I do. If I haven’t mentioned it before I will now – I am a slave to packaging. I love marketing and I will buy anything that is packaged and marketed well…..
Make Sure Your Product”s Vessel Makes a Brand”s First (and Second) Impression As marketers focus on using social media to create connected, highly personalized brand experiences, they may easily overlook another critical touchpoint: product packaging. In today”s fragmented marketing environment, packaging is far more than a product”s vessel; it is the physical manifestation of a….
More and more research is showing that more and more video is being consumed online. Not only that, but people are watching videos in their entirety, not just watching 30-seconds in and surfing away to other things. This is very encouraging news for marketers looking for an excuse to finally work video into their marketing….