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In Defense of Advertising

by Martin Kihn  |  January 11, 2017

Advertising is the gin in the engine of capitalism. It is the three per cent of our gross domestic product that juices up the other ninety-seven. Directly and indirectly, it...

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Privacy, Media, and Advertising: A Tough Act to Follow

by Andrew Frank  |  October 31, 2016

Thursday, October 27, 2016 was so densely packed with news that some of it may have gone unnoticed. On this day the FCC adopted new rules for how ISPs collect...

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Microsoft and LinkedIn: The Potential and the Risk for Marketers

by Jay Wilson  |  June 15, 2016

On Monday morning, I was reading one of Augie Ray’s compelling critiques of LinkedIn user behavior when the news broke – the professional social network had been acquired by Microsoft...

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Independents Day: Agility Makes Smaller Agencies Appealing

by Jay Wilson  |  April 1, 2016

Last week, after a grueling (albeit incredibly fun) evaluation process, we published our latest Magic Quadrant for Global Digital Marketing Agencies.  While the research focuses on 21 of the largest...

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Super Bowl or Super Bad? What Happened to Big Ad Moments During the Big Game?

by Jennifer Polk  |  February 9, 2016

Last night millions of viewers sat captivated, less by the disappointing rivalry between the Broncos and the Panthers, and more by the Super Bowl ads that ranged from bold to...

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IBM iX, The Whole Egg, and the Agency of Tomorrow

by Jay Wilson  |  February 5, 2016

In just the past week, IBM Interactive Experience (IBM iX) announced three acquisitions of smaller agencies – Aperto and in Europe, along with Columbus, OH based Resource/Ammirati. It’s easy...

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Is Advertising Dead? (Super Bowl Edition)

by Martin Kihn  |  February 4, 2016

The Big Game is advertising's biggest night - a combination Raspberry Festival and Oscarcast. So it seems almost ungrateful to ask if in fact it's become a kind of parade...

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2015 Digital Commerce Holiday Recap

by Jennifer Polk  |  January 7, 2016

There are many digital commerce lessons to be learned from the 2015 holiday season. Here’s a recap of four digital commerce trends and takeaways that marketers across industries can apply to...

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Frustrated by Ad Blocking? Create Better Content

by Jake Sorofman  |  September 30, 2015

Digital advertising is at a crossroads. The two headed monster of ad blocking and allegations of click fraud have put advertisers and publishers more than a little on edge. At...

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