A ‘Zine Just For You, Edited By Your Friends

What if all the crap your friends post to Facebook, Twitter, YouTube etc. everyday came packaged in a slick online magazine? According to Fast Company, Flipboard was founded by Evan Doll, a former iPhone engineer at Apple, and Mike McCue. The company just snagged $10.5 million in startup cash from such luminaries as Twitter co-founder […]

All Hands On The Technology

According to The New York Times, Kirshenbaum Bond Senecal & Partners and Popular Science are teamed up in an experiment meant to educate the agency and its clients on advances in communications technology. The Test Kitchen is housed in a 350-square-foot former conference room in the offices of the Media Kitchen and Kirshenbaum Bond Senecal […]

Multi-Platform Ad Manager Needed By Local Advertisers

I should be reading about Cannes and relaying said information here. After all, what kind of ad blogger am I? I think you know by now, I’m the ad blogger who doesn’t give a shit about Cannes. Thankfully, there is a multitude of other ad-related things to care about. Doug Perlson, CEO of RealDirect, cares […]

It’s Official, Geeks Now At The Center Of The Enterprise

Mashable got the big tour of Gatorade’s Social Media Command Center, located in the company’s marketing department outside of Chicago. Gatorade’s tools are also being used to optimize landing pages and make sure followers are being sent to the top performing pages. As an example, the company says it’s been able to increase engagement with […]

Starbucks To Deliver Exclusive Content For Free (And All The Wi-Fi You Want)

Generosity is good business. Therefore, I expect Starbucks’ plan to provide free Wi-Fi in all its U.S. stores by July 1 to be very good for the coffee chain’s business. Speaking today at WIRED’s Disruptive by Design conference today, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz said his company continues to look for new ways to bridge the […]

In-App Advertising For The iPad — Everyone’s Doing It

Apple’s new iPad is opening up some creative opportunities for early adopter brands, including media brands intent on delivering a more immersive experience for their readers/viewers. Pandora, for one, is working with Starbucks, Lexus, and Budweiser to develop new campaigns for their iPad app that will utilize the rich video, audio and interactive capabilities. Here’s […]

Incubate Your Best Marcom Ideas In Pepsi

PepsiCo is looking for emerging technologies and innovations in social media, mobile marketing, experiential marketing and gaming. Ergo, the beverage company is partnering with Mashable and Highland Capital Partners to provide up to 10 start-ups with resources, support and mentoring to bring their ideas to fruition. Beginning today until June 24, 2010, interested entrepreneurs can […]