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Christopher Heine

9 Interesting and Fun Digital Marketing Stats From the Past Week

How much would you pay for a Snapchat beach towel?

From social media uproars to earnings results to digitally-inspired beach towels, it has been an intriguing past several days in the world of digital marketing. Here are nine stats that…

5 Startup Funding Rounds This Week That Marketers Should Know About

These VR, video players got cash boosts

It was a busy week in funding news around marketing-software startups. Here are five players getting an influx of cash that brand-minded folks should keep an eye on: 1. AltspaceVR reeled…

As the Tech Industry Grows and Diversifies, Digital Agency Dress Codes Now Range 'From Hobo to GQ'

Just don't be basic

When Andrea Bredau, managing director of talent at Huge, brings in job candidates, she tells them not to wear suits. Take note, newly minted college grads winding down your summer vacations and…

Groupon Challenges GrubHub and Yelp With 10% Off All Delivered Orders

Service debuts in Chicago with Mike Ditka, of course

Groupon officially jumped into the restaurant delivery game on Thursday, offering 10 percent off every order in Chicago from national chains such as Quiznos, Popeyes, Subway and Papa John's, as…

It Wasn't an April Fools' Joke: Amazon Dash Buttons Are Available Now for $5

But will anybody buy them?

Amazon's Dash buttons are here, going on sale on the e-commerce giant's website today for $5 each. Eighteen brands are offering the buttons, which let consumers place them around the house,…

Despite Wall Street's Impatience, Twitter's First CMO Will Have to Play the Long Game

No quick fixes, agency execs say

Twitter is looking for a chief marketing officer a couple months after Anthony Noto, its chief financial officer, took over marketing on what turned out to be a temporary basis.…

Is Google+ Finally Cooked for Good? Agency Execs Aren't So Sure

Marketers weigh in as tech giant pivots social strategy

Google yesterday admitted it was wrong to require Google+ account holders to use the company's other digital products, marking a significant policy departure for its struggling social media hub that…

8 Intriguing Digital Marketing Stats From the Last Week

Why Instagram may be leaving money on the desktop table

Big digital players released second-quarter earnings numbers last week, and many other enticing interactive statistics came to the forefront. Here are the eight most interesting, data-driven developments we came across: 1.…

Snapchat Replaces Yahoo and Warner Music With BuzzFeed and iHeartRadio

App's Discover channel gets a shake-up

Snapchat has added BuzzFeed and iHeartRadio to its Discover portal—which lets publishers share up to 20 stories a day on the social mobile app—and Yahoo and Warner Music Group's channels…

WWE Fires Hulk Hogan as Sex Tape Reportedly Reveals Racist Comments

Iconic wrestler tweets that he's 'in the storm'

UPDATE: World Wrestling Entertainment has fired Hulk Hogan—whose legal name is Terry Bollea—after an audiotape of the pro wresting icon making racist comments surfaced Friday.  "WWE terminated its contract with Terry…

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