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The Path to Success In The Face Of Ad-Blocking Technology

Many publishers and planners alike are lamenting the adoption of ad-blocking technology and the growth in its use by consumers. Even with the race to the lower end of costs per impression/action/conversion/whatever, there are strong revenue models in place where many businesses are reliant on those traditional methods for survival. The thing is, there's a [...]

By | 2016-10-29T12:33:12+00:00 September 10th, 2015|Brand Experience, Management, Marketing, Paid Media, Strategy|0 Comments

The CEO Tool For Driving Company Growth

No matter where you are in your company's evolution, it always helps to step back and evaluate unseen revenue growth opportunities. Most companies grow and evolve by way of executing the next biggest ideas and responding to emergencies – all while going at 1000 mph. Even the strongest of these systems show gaps in their [...]

Defining User Experience Within Audience Development

Audience Development requires a different perspective on User Experience. Traditionally, User Experience relates to what the user or customer will experience when interacting with a product, but the key factor of Audience Development extends the idea to a larger conceit of the experience from all touch-points with a brand or product - what we refer [...]

By | 2016-10-29T12:33:19+00:00 August 27th, 2015|Brand Experience, Core, Product Development, Strategy|0 Comments

8 Examples How To Build Brands Through Audience Participation

Where it was once taboo to allow normal folks to play with and publish content based on a brand's product, the opposite now stands when looking at a key factor of Audience Development. It wasn't too long ago that brands might have shuddered if their IP was manipulated in a way like Wacky Packages did, [...]

By | 2016-10-29T12:33:22+00:00 August 19th, 2015|Brand Experience, Core, Social Media, Strategy|0 Comments

Sound Strategy Can Leverage Fumbles Into Wins For Smart Companies

Too often, sports fans get upset when their opponent wins by way of a fumble recovery or one good play that enables a close victory. They exhort, "they were lucky!' Or, "it was just a lucky bounce." But the real truth is that the opposing team was just well prepared.  How many times are there [...]

By | 2016-10-29T12:33:24+00:00 August 13th, 2015|Brand Experience, Core, Management, Marketing, Strategy|0 Comments

VidCon Teases Keys to Engagement in a Shifting Marketplace

John Green Presenting the VidCon 2015 Industry Opening Keynote Attending a conference like VidCon can wear a person out - especially if the person is not the predominant target. With the majority of attendees being teens and pre-teens that are exceedingly enthusiastic about the YouTube celebrities, it's far to easy to overlook what [...]

Mapping The Cost Of Innovation

Many companies claim that they place an emphasis on innovation - and to a point, they are delivering - but when it comes specifically to marketing and buzz generation, companies set themselves up to fail in the innovation category. Sure.  They may execute a campaign that utilizes a new technology or create a video that [...]