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Here's How GM Uses Social Data to Improve Cars Brands employ Twitter and Facebook feedback in new ways

When owners of the new Chevrolet Trax drive off lots in January, they will comment on everything from its built-in WiFi to its trunk space on Facebook, Twitter and auto…

December 8, 2014, 12:20 PM EST

Google's Ad Dollars Keep Rising Thanks to Smart and Stealthy Moves Shopping ads and text formats drive revenue

Advertiser spending was up about 20 percent at Google last quarter, and market experts said some of the company's strongest initiatives such as enhanced campaigns and shopping ads are helping—even…

July 18, 2014, 4:53 PM EDT

Broadcast Spend Drops 18 Percent to $4.18 Billion in Q3 Olympics, political comps put the squeeze on network TV

The sugar rush of last year’s Summer Olympics and political spend has given way to the inevitable crash, as third-quarter advertising expenditures were down significantly from Q3 2012. According to a…

December 16, 2013, 2:03 PM EST

General Motors Names Mary Barra CEO in Historic Appointment First female to have the role at a major U.S. automotive company

General Motors chief exec Dan Akerson plans to retire in January, and the carmaker has tapped Mary Barra as his successor, making her the first female CEO of a major…

December 10, 2013, 11:08 AM EST

Yahoo Still Looking to Ignite Tumblr's Ad Potential Target is 2014

Trending on Tumblr: advertising. Four months since its acquisition by Yahoo, the hip publishing platform continues to feel its way as many advertisers grapple with how and why they should tap…

October 27, 2013, 10:46 PM EDT

Study: ESPN Fans Big on Cars, Bars Placed, Inc. survey matches TV outlets with store visits

If you happen to own a car dealership, you could do worse than buy advertising time on ESPN. Same principal applies if you’re a publican or barkeep. According to new research…

September 6, 2013, 11:00 AM EDT

MRM Chief Kolb Takes Worldgroup Lead on GM Oversees Detroit units

Bill Kolb, chief of McCann Worldgroup’s MRM global digital and direct agency, has been appointed to the new position of chairman, CEO of Worldgroup’s General Motors account, one of the…

May 30, 2013, 10:47 AM EDT

GM Bookends Facebook's Comeback Story Mobile-first focus helps win back auto giant

General Motors' return to Facebook advertising may as well as put a bow on what's turned out to be a comeback story for the social giant in the last year.…

April 10, 2013, 3:26 PM EDT

TV Takes the Gold in Q3 Broadcast, cable budgets soar on infusion of Olympics, political dollars

Thanks in large part to an Olympian television marketplace and the deep pockets of Procter & Gamble and General Motors, U.S. advertising expenditures in the third quarter were up 7…

December 17, 2012, 5:40 PM EST

Creative Commodities Chasing big biz like Chevy, J&J, shops grin and bear efficiency-based reviews

Maybe it’s a sign of the times. Like the global Chevrolet creative review before it, the outcome of Johnson & Johnson’s ongoing global creative review won’t hinge on creative or…

September 18, 2012, 3:28 AM EDT

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