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Topic: LinkedIn

With LinkedIn's Powerful Backing, Can Lynda.com Dominate the Digital-Skills Market?

Free 30-day offer underscores potential

Digital know-how is vital for most job seekers these days, and LinkedIn wants in on the growing online skills market. After acquiring education site Lynda.com in April for $1.5 billion,…

How Snapchat's CEO Plans to Conquer the Advertising World

His first time at Cannes, Evan Spiegel is already star of the show

Evan Spiegel admits to being a little nervous ahead of his first trip to the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. That's understandable. At 25—an age when many college grads…

Essential Tips for Turning Employees Into Social Media Ambassadors

Hootsuite's HR guru says it's time to rewrite corporate policies

While you might not need an expert to tell you your staff is spending time on Facebook and Twitter, Ambrosia Humphrey, vp of talent at Hootsuite, says too many companies…

Which Brands Boomed and Which Ones Busted in Social Media This Year?

Fiat scores while American Airlines nosedives

Between constant tweaks to Facebook's algorithm, changes to Twitter and the rise of Instagram, social media has certainly kept marketers on their toes this year. A new look into data compiled…

Linkedin Exec Says Marketers Make the Best CEOs

CMOs own the data that drives sales

The rising importance of data to companies (organizations in general and marketing departments in particular) is changing the perception of marketing's value. In fact, marketing is now so important that…

Jim Gaffigan Was an Adman and Has a LinkedIn Account to Prove It

Comedian riffs on agency biz and Holiday Inn Express

It would probably be a totally buried, obscure footnote if his comedic peers like Marc Maron, Kristen Schaal or Todd Barry were products of the same career path. But there's Jim…

Facebook Plays Favorites Among Its Brand Partners

Only some get access to new Atlas ad server

Facebook’s ad empire may be growing, but not everyone is sharing in the spoils. In fact, some of the social giant’s partners are quietly freaking out that they may be…

Brand Publishers Are Ditching Facebook in Favor of Microsites

They want to own their data, content

Brand publishers are more aware that they’re really just renting social media space on Facebook and are moving resources away from the social network. One agency said its clients are pulling…

What Makes a Brand Worth Following? Join #AdweekChat Today to Learn and Share

Twitter chat kicks off at 2 p.m. ET

The new-car smell has long since worn off social media marketing, and yet brands still struggle to create content that's worth liking, clicking and sharing. Which brands have kept your interest…

Starwood Bets Big on LinkedIn as Part of $30 Million B-to-B Campaign

Digital fuels new loyalty program

Starwood Hotels & Resorts is pouring $30 million into a new advertising campaign to expand its Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) loyalty program into the business-to-business market. The SPG Pro program, which…

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