Topic: Marketing

Millennials Want Mobile Video Ads to Be Short and on Every Device

Fast-changing viewing habits spell big shifts for marketers

Chances are the next video you watch will be on your mobile phone or tablet. Record numbers of viewers are turning to these devices every day to watch a funny…

Olive Garden Hopes Customers Will Eat an Appetizer Created by a 13-Year-Old

Partners with MasterChef Junior for new menu items

Would you eat a dish designed by a 13-year-old? Olive Garden is hoping so. The restaurant chain is partnering with Fox's MasterChef Junior to add new items to its menu, with…

Want TV-Level Ad Reach? The Solution Isn't Facebook or YouTube. It's Both

Analysis shows a holistic approach is key

The shift of ad dollars from TV to online video has been largely impeded by one factor: reach. Until now. Andreas Goeldi The coupling of YouTube's intent-driven user behavior with Facebook's…

Chipotle Explains Why It Doesn't Share Sales Data With Its Agencies

Focusing on long-term brand building, not short-term gains

Chipotle prides itself on being a different kind of fast-food company, and that even applies to how it briefs its ad agencies. For example, the company does not feed real-time, quarterly…

10 Trends Shaping the Future of Branded Content

Twitter's head of content planning tells us what to watch for

As we wind down the first quarter of 2015, the discussion around content marketing only continues to grow in volume. And it's moving in so many different directions that it's…

What If You Could Check LinkedIn on Your Bathroom Mirror Every Morning?

Site sees big potential in the smart home of the future

You get up late for work and rush into the bathroom to get ready. In the scramble you can't quite recall your meeting schedule for the day or important background…

For the Advertising and Tech Elite, CES Is Shaping Up to Be the Next Cannes

Marketers increasingly find a home among gadgets

When the tech world comes to Las Vegas this week to show off its hardware, a shadow convention will thrive behind the scenes. It's the one for the advertising industry…

Tomorrow's CMO Will Be Plugged Into the Entire Marketing Cycle

Introducing the Chief Everything Officer

The checkout screen at the gas station knows more about you than you think. Illustration: Shaw Nielsen   As the gas station clerk scanned each of the snacks I purchased during a recent…

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For Your Consideration: Could a Branded Documentary Bring Home the Oscar?

Marketers back films that bear little to no promotion

In a remote Costa Rican village, a group of female entrepreneurs known as the Asomobi (Asociación de Mujeres Organizadas de Biolley) has created a sustainable coffee production business. Their inspirational story, told in…

3 Trends That Make the Apple Watch Important for Marketers

It's about behavior, not technology

In June 2007, Apple changed its name from Apple Computers to Apple, a small change in wording that signified a vast shift in focus. Distancing itself from the world of computing…