Topic: Mercedes-benz

NBA Player Sleds Down From Great Wall of China on Instagram

This is one way to win at social video

If you ever go to the Great Wall of China and enjoy either rollercoasters or bobsledding, the Sacramento Kings' Ryan Hollins has a pro travel tip: take the luge down…

Inside Instagram’s Secret Barter Economy

Influencers swap photos for helicopter rides and champagne

Instagram is quietly becoming a platform for an underground barter economy where posts are swapped for goods and services from high-end brands hoping to attract millennials and cashed-up consumers. Mercedes-Benz, Maserati…

Is Instagram Becoming a TV Substitute Like YouTube?

Its young users love social clips cut from the tube

For the past several weeks, Ellen's top-performing Instagram video has regularly blown other TV marketers out of the water when it comes to likes and shares. And in this edition of…

So Starbucks Is Really Good at Instagram Videos, Too

Coffee chain headlines the week's top brands

Whether or not Starbucks' actual coffee gets you buzzing, the retailer's marketing efforts always seem like a pretty good wake-up call to the competition. The Seattle-based brand has shown rare ability…

8 Big, Fat Stats From Advertising Week

Kik and ESPN show that mobile is gradually taking over digital

Advertising Week wrapped up last night after four days of marketers discussing industry issues while revealing data that show how certain ideas are working. Below are eight impressive stats that…

The 10 Best Branded Instagram Videos of the Week

Mercedes-Benz absolutely nails 'adventure marketing'

It makes sense that taking Instagram viewers where they've probably never been before is a winning strategy for brands such as GoPro and National Geographic. But automotive marketers may want…

The 10 Best Branded Instagram Videos of the Week

GoPro and Michael Kors stand out among the winners

GoPro's ability to market itself through its own technology almost isn't fair. But you still have to marvel at how the high-tech camera marketer operates via social channels such as…

Editors Pan Fashion Week’s Smorgasbord of Sponsorships

Is the brand boom a bust?

From the Oscars to the Met Ball, plenty of events have borne the nickname “The Super Bowl of Fashion.” But when it comes to matching the Super Bowl’s propensity for…

How 9 New York Fashion Week Sponsors Fared on Social This Year

Twitter mentions shot up a staggering 1,113% for one

Samsung and Mercedes-Benz were among some of the brands getting the biggest social buzz at this year’s New York Fashion Week, which wrapped up yesterday, according to exclusive data obtained…

The 10 Hottest Branded Instagram Videos of the Week

Benefit Cosmetics sexily focuses on bottoms to get to the top

Benefit Cosmetics has gotten to the bottom of at least one way to rock an Instagram video—by playfully featuring the derrieres of a cute young lady in a baton twirler's…