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Artificial Intelligence is Taking Over

By: Hemali Lakhani As a noob at South by Southwest (or “South By,” as the cool kids call it), explaining the scene requires the use of the phrase “controlled chaos.” From the second you land in Austin, to your first adventure down 6th Street, the feeling is a combination of concert, convention, and rave. Attendees… Continue reading »

There’s No Humor In Ignorance

By: Tom Hespos It’s been almost a week since Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wrapped up his testimony on Capitol Hill, and digital advertising still doesn’t get it. I know. Congressional testimony began to mimic those awkward moments when you have to explain modern technology to your hopelessly lost elderly relatives. Yes, it was painful for… Continue reading »

The Importance of Auditing

By: Tom Hespos Does advertising need a refresher on the importance of auditing? I think it does. Never in my career have I seen media auditing and verification take a backseat quite like it does today. In the first few years of my career, it was unheard of for major national advertisers to buy ads… Continue reading »

Fixing The Media Planning Process

By: Hemali Lakhani You don’t have to stand alone in defending your ad plan anymore. We know you’re often asked to be the one standing in front of senior management to present your plan and defend your approach when the last of the planning sessions come to a close. Sure, you’re smart, and yes, you… Continue reading »

The Evolution of Point-of-Care Marketing

By: Lynnsey Rijos There is no question that the patient journey has evolved over time. There are more steps involved, from the time symptoms occur to the time when you visit a doctor. With numerous health websites, people are more inclined to first research their symptoms and then diagnose themselves, or consult a friend or… Continue reading »

In Defense of Annual Planning

It’s that time of year – marketers are allocating 2018 dollars to their various marketing efforts and trying to answer the question: “What will the brand do next year?” Whether you work for a brand marketer or support one, the implications are very real. You might be spending late nights at the office, marrying strategies… Continue reading »

The Cannes Humblebrag

By: Kevin Ryan The festival is behind us, the data has been collected, and the digital world has had a few minutes to digest the goings on from Cannes. Coming home from Cannes was an interesting journey this year. Not because it was the first time I was invited to speak at such an event,… 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 »

Surviving Shifts in ROI Modeling

Marketers have long struggled to institutionalize measurement and ROI models for new media, often adopting approaches that roll out across the organization. These measurement models are shaped by the goals that advertising programs are crafted to address, the technology that can be brought to bear on measurement, and even the marketer’s view of the role… Continue reading »

You Can’t Win If You Don’t Compete – Why Competitive Search Campaigns Are A Must for Advertisers

By Amanda Fiore and Oliver Nelson  Competitive paid search campaigns should always be a cornerstone consideration for your SEM campaign. While many industries understand the advantages of bidding against competitive terms we find healthcare and pharmaceuticals, in particular, continue to lag behind in their employment of these campaigns; we’re shocked each time we transition existing… Continue reading »

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