Two Turntables And A Microphone Not Necessary

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Leave it to a musician to show us the infinite possibilities in form, and in marketing. You may have heard, Beck is releasing his new album as sheet music only. That’s correct, there will be no disc and no downloadable tracks. And Beck’s label for this project isn’t a label at all, it’s San Francisco […]

Content Hoarder, Or Content Sharer?

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“Native Advertising” Is Advertising That Fits The Media Vessel Better? #IDK

The changes in today’s advertising landscape are dramatic. That’s why we must diligently create new words and new frames for our words, because old words and old frames are inadequate vessels for bold new frontiers like “Native Advertising.” What the hell is Native Advertising? Is it David Kennedy’s work for American Indian College Fund? No, […]

Measure The Impact of Social Media, Unlock The Massive Opportunity In Online Brand Advertising

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Jeff Dachis, CEO of Dachis Group is excited about data. To his mind, data can help brands unlock the potential of social. Furthermore, Dachis believes that authentic social engagement at scale is the pot at the end of the online brand advertising rainbow. The Internet has proven to be the perfect direct response marketing medium, […]

Maybe Shell Doesn’t Think Social Media Matters All That Much

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The Greenpeace-supported fake Shell website has gained a lot of social media traction this past week. By using Shell’s logo, among other things, the site comes off as pretty slick and its official-lookingness has a lot of people fooled. The site gives people a chance to create their own “Let’s Go” ads like this one: […]

This Works: A “Wildly Stronger” Social Media Marketing Plan And Execution

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When he’s not on a blogging sabbatical, my friend Bob Hoffman is relentless in his search for just “one major consumer-facing non-native web brand that has been built primarily by web advertising.” Even the most ardent supporters of digital advertising are challenged to provide an example. But what if we remove the modifier, “major” from […]

The Brand To The North Is Taking Questions

Canadians are asking questions of McDonald’s. “Does your Egg McMuffin use real eggs?” “How is it that Burger King has a veggie burger and McDonald’s doesn’t?” “Is there beef in your fries?” “We know that there are questions out there, and that there are myths out there,” McDonald’s Canada chief marketing officer Joel Yashinsky said […]

Ad Folks Live In A Bubble And Social Media’s A Part Of It

I’ll admit, I thought the whole Arcade Fire/Google “The Wilderness Downtown” thing was kinda cool, but I definitely didn’t go gaga over it the way many people in advertising did. Now, Business Insider takes a look at just how aware the general population is of some of the more lauded social media efforts. I’m not […]

10 Easy Steps You Can Take Today To Achieve Social Media Stardom And Make Buckets of Money

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If you’ve been paying attention these past few years, you know by now that the world is most definitely your oyster. Thanks to the game changing power of the Internet, you can disrupt markets, wear a sarong to work and never answer to a clueless boss again. Sure, it may sound too good to be […]

Add Social Gaming To The Growth List

I’ll admit, I’m not much of a social gamer, but I certainly know plenty of people who are. Reuters takes a closer look at the growth and popularity of advertising on social games: Social game ads are in their infancy and there is no industry standard for which to measure their reach. Conversion rates, or […]