With more content shared across digital and social media channels than ever before, companies like Mondelez, Marriott, and GE are re-thinking how great stories come to life. From offering a free place to stay in exchange for original content, to building dedicated content studios and partnering with creators, these companies are showcasing the value of […]
Pretend for a moment that you’re Taylor Swift, a megastar with a highly anticipated new album. You have more than your fair share of opportunities to generate buzz and publicity for your new album. Life is good, right? For most celebrities, yes. But, not Taylor Swift. If you’re Taylor Swift you’ve got to go beyond […]
With Halloween on the horizon, it’s no surprise that marketers are embracing their ghoulish side. One such marketer, Fandango, is joining forces with the new film Ouija to host a “Scare Off” Instagram video contest inspired by popular horror movie moments. To enter, fans are challenged with creating an original Instagram video inspired by a […]
Imagine this: You’re waiting for your subway train. Just as the train arrives, a seemingly static billboard of a young woman with long hair comes to life and starts to blow around. It’s as if the wind generated from the train arrival is propelling the action. Interesting, right? It gets better. To fully experience the […]
Known for its artistic and unpredictable covers, The New Yorker is generating headlines this week with the debut of its first-ever animated GIF cover on its website and mobile applications. Inspired by this, here are five ideas to inspire companies on how to incorporate GIFs in their digital and social media content mix.
At this year’s INBOUND and FutureM conference in Boston, Ekaterina Walter of Sprinklr delivered a real-time marketing talk that was one of the more buzzed about presentations. And for good reason – marketers understand the value of real-time marketing, yet many are still trying to set themselves up for success. As marketers look to launch […]
For those of you who don’t know Gini Dietrich, she runs my favorite PR blog – Spin Sucks – and is a go-to resource for all things influencer marketing and digital PR. Also, I find her hilarious and her favorite classic arcade game is Tetris. A few months ago, Gini published her second book, Spin Sucks, and […]
Facebook, and increasingly, Twitter, offer remarkably granular views of your audience. These days, marketers are looking to power data-driven campaigns with analytics to better understand and sell to the consumer. But suppose those numbers include ten to thirty percent fakes? Here’s how to spot the bots and find more qualified leads and impressions.