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MediaMath’s Michael Lamb’s on Shaping the Future of Digital Marketing

Michael Lamb is the newly appointed Chief Commercial Officer at MediaMath, a digital marketing technology company that enables marketers to connect with consumers individually. Lamb spent ten years at McKinsey & Company, a global management consultant firm. The Makegood recently spoke with Lamb about his new position at MediaMath, and his thoughts on the industry.… Continue reading »

GroupM’s 2014 CES Preview

GroupM’s Mike Bologna, Director of Emerging Communications, provides his exclusive CES 2014 preview to The Makegood’s readers. Click the link below to view ‘What To Expect’.   CES Preview 2014

Happy Holidays from The Makegood

It’s been a great year for The Makegood. Not only did we publish 275 articles in 2013, but we also surpassed 10,000 monthly unique visitors. Thanks to all of our contributors and readers for their support! As you know, the Makegood is an all-volunteer effort that launched in the fall of 2011. Since that time we have published… Continue reading »

DDB Worldwide’s Amir Kassaei on His Big Win at The Eurobest Awards 2013

 Amir Kassaei is Chief Creative Officer of the 2013 Eurobest Network of the Year: DDB Worldwide. DDB Worldwide is one of the world’s largest advertising holding companies and is owned by Omnicom Group Inc. The Makegood recently spoke with Amir about his agency’s latest award, and how his job has changed with the emergence of digital.… Continue reading »

Four Meeting Protocol Don’ts

  A recent string of bad behavior has made me think it’s time for another column on business protocol.  Let’s talk about setting up meetings, shall we? Protestations of the programmatic crowd notwithstanding, the media business thrives on meetings.  A salesperson believes they have an advertising venue, bit of ad technology or new service that… Continue reading »

Scott Knoll, CEO of Integral Ad Science on Fraud Prevention

 Scott Knoll is CEO and President of Integral Ad Science (formerly AdSafe media). Integral is a global media valuation platform that is integral to the buying and selling of quality media . Scott was most recently the founder and President of Aperture, the audience targeting and measurement technology platform that provides business intelligence to blue chip brands,… Continue reading »

Stop Looking Over the Back of the Boat

Use External Data Layers to Predict the Future, Discover Opportunity When I think about how most digital marketers and executives allocate budgets and develop media strategy, I’m reminded of a boat trip I took down to the Bahamas. My friends and I found ourselves in constant peril of running aground, due to the sharp assent… Continue reading »

How to Get Rich Working in Media

A few years ago, I achieved an unexpected level of financial security. For a decade I had worked in media planning, an industry not known for its exorbitant salaries. But through some basic techniques I was able to secure a decent nest egg. Here’s what I learned along the way: Keep saving. It may sound boring,… Continue reading »

Recruiters Behaving Badly

Given the demand for engineers and sales people, recruiting plays an essential role in the media and technology industry. Finding great people can be difficult and recruiters can help. But there are some recruiters—especially the younger, more aggressive tech recruiters—who act unprofessionally. Here are some examples: They annoying. Sometimes I receive multiple unsolicited messages from… Continue reading »

The Makegood Turns Two and Expands Its Focus

This month marks The Makegood’s second birthday. Over the past 24 months we’ve published 500 articles, had over 100,000 unique visitors and more than a quarter million page views. The Makegood now averages upwards of 10,000 readers a month and continues to grow. Virtually all of our traffic has been generated by word of mouth.… Continue reading »