Digital Media

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An Interview With A Microinfluencer: Vito DeMola

As brands have launched social influencer programs, some have experimented with working at the grassroots level. That is, rather than pay expensive A-list celebrities six or seven figures for a handful of paid tweets or product shots on Instagram, they work with a larger group of influencers who have greater influence over a smaller group… Continue reading »

Going Sky High: Building Links With the Skyscraper Technique

By: Bartosz Bala When it comes to building links for your site, it can be hard to garner links on your own. Relying on your content and your SEO to build up links from friendly sites is good, but it can take a lot longer than you’re willing to bet. However, there’s a method coined… Continue reading »

Is a Consortium the Universal ID Solution?

By: Keith Petri Earlier this week AppNexus led the announcement of a new consortium organized to enable people-based media buying for programmatic advertising. Screen6 applauds both Brian O’Kelley and Travis May for taking the initiative to put together this open, industry-standard identity framework. The consortium’s goal is not a new concept, but it is the… Continue reading »

Trending Toward Frugality

My grandfather grew up during The Great Depression, and wouldn’t let you forget it. One of his favorite stories involved receiving a baseball glove for his birthday. It wasn’t the one he wanted, and when he abandoned it, my great-grandfather squirreled the glove away and gave it to him again at Christmas. Grandpa died in… Continue reading »

Google Algorithm Updates: How to Prepare for the Unpredictable

  It’s only the end of April and already there have been multiple updates to search algorithms that have left digital marketers reeling. There are still updates that have happened that Google has yet to “confirm”. So, in a world of fluid changes in the SERPs, what do we, as digital marketers, do to prepare… Continue reading »

Mr. Bezos, Tear Down This Paywall!

By Romain Job At some point, most of us have reached the maximum number of articles a site will let us read for free. We then have a few options: Buy a subscription, click away to other sites, clear our cookies and try again, or access the site from a different browser. Only the first… Continue reading »

What’s wrong with DC, Marketing, and Privacy?

  By: Alan Chapell and Kevin Ryan Stephen Colbert burned his computer. Bill Maher’s latest conniption about our government occurred over privacy fears. Big cable is stealing our data and our representatives could care less. United States Congressman Marcia Blackburn wants to protect privacy by eliminating barriers, like holding companies accountable to protecting our data… Continue reading »

The Machines Won’t Do It All: Why Programmatic Marketing Augments, Not Eliminates, Human Insights

By Mike Driscoll, Metamarkets In today’s age of automation, many industries are questioning what the impact of robots will be on their jobs. The exponential growth of programmatic media has brought this to the forefront in digital marketing, as campaign managers fear that their media buying expertise will be rendered obsolete within a matter of… Continue reading »

The Death of ISP Privacy

By: Martin Cahill In yet another turn of rolling back regulations, the Trump Administration has repealed certain FCC regulations that make it so now, rather than asking for a customer’s permission before doing so, it’s will now be legal for your ISP (Internet Service Provider) to take whatever data they get from providing you service,… Continue reading »

e-Brick-and-Mortar: The Future of Shopping?

By: Lynnsey Rijos The concept of online shopping is nothing new. For years – over 20, surprisingly – consumers have relied on the convenience and speed of purchasing items via their computer. Anything from clothes, books, furniture, and food can be bought online. And while technology has afforded us the opportunity to never leave our… Continue reading »

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