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U.S. Open Sponsors Will Serve On-Site Digital Activations to Tennis Fans Heineken, Mercedes-Benz among brands looking to score

When the hordes of spectators descend on the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens, N.Y., this week for the U.S. Open, brands will pull out all the stops…

August 24, 2014, 7:41 PM EDT

American Express’ ‘Favorited’ Tweets Triple With Artist-Created Posts Instagram 'likes' are also up

American Express has long made art a central part of its marketing. The financial giant worked with photographer Annie Leibovitz in 1987 to photograph celebrity cardmembers, including Ellen DeGeneres. And…

August 15, 2014, 10:12 AM EDT

Survey: Only 1% of Moms Will Use Twitter for Back-to-School Shopping Social media plays small role in purchase decisions

Marketers banking on Twitter to target moms with back-to-school offers this year may be throwing away their advertising budgets, according to a new study from PunchTab. Twitter chatter isn't moving the…

August 14, 2014, 1:40 PM EDT

This Shop Turns Sunday Circulars Into Hyperlocal Mobile Ads Crisp Media does it for the likes of Walmart and McDonald’s

Specs Who (From left) Xavier Facon, chief technical officer and founder; Tom Jones, chief revenue officer; Stacey Hafers, chief financial officer; and Jason Young, chief executive officer What Mobile ad-tech provider Where New…

July 30, 2014, 9:52 PM EDT

IfOnly Sells 2,000 Experiences in Its First Year Online store pitches dreams instead of products

While most of the online retail space focuses on selling goods, IfOnly offers adventures ranging from hanging out during Paul McCartney's soundcheck to watching a baseball game with San Francisco…

July 7, 2014, 5:05 PM EDT

Horizon Media Can Now Buy Programmatic Ads Based on Engagement Forget CPMs, thanks to True[X] deal

Horizon Media is working with True[X] to programmatically buy ads for its clients where engagement metrics—such as video views, social media likes/shares, clicks, submitted survey forms, etc.—are the "currency," in…

June 12, 2014, 2:25 PM EDT

Social and Native Ads Are More Effective Than Email, Study Says Millward Brown finds surprising trends

Marketers say that social media ads and native promotions are better for brands than email, according to Millward Brown Digital's study for MediaBrix. When asked what ad types "meet their digital…

June 10, 2014, 12:06 PM EDT

AmEx's Digital Push Teams Pharrell Williams With Spike Lee UGC effort may drive millennials to concert livestream

American Express is bolstering its digital efforts leading up to its Unstaged series featuring Pharrell Williams, which culminates in a YouTube and Vevo-streamed concert on June 3. While it has run…

May 27, 2014, 7:03 PM EDT

How 4 Brands Embraced Tumblr's New Mobile Design Appearance feature all about customization

Brands are popping out new looks on Tumblr’s mobile app. Today, Tumblr revealed its new Appearance feature, which lets users and brands customize their pages. American Express, Lipton, Axe and…

May 6, 2014, 2:04 PM EDT

Mindshare Taps BlabPredicts to Better Plan Digital Campaigns Adds to the media agency's real-time data outfit, The Loop

Mindshare has inked a deal with Blab to use the BlabPredicts system, which is designed to help brands understand social media conversations within 72-hour windows. The media company, with offices…

May 5, 2014, 9:30 AM EDT

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