In July Google held a conference and livestream where it announced upcoming innovations in all things Googley. Speakers across various marketing specializations focused on three themes: value, transparency, and trust. But if you listen to […]
What Can Marketers Learn from Heineken’s “Lighter is Better” Mishap?
Let’s face it. With millions of eyes glued to phones and tablets 24 hours a day and 7 days a week, very rarely do mistakes and blunders not get caught in the sift. This holds […]
Major Advertisers Pull Away From YouTube – How The Company Hopes to Bring Them Back
YouTube is trying to bring back advertisers after major brands pulled out of YouTube advertising in response to their ads being placed on controversial videos.
Selfies, the Next Best Marketing Tool?
Selfies, the act of taking a self-portrait, have become a free promotional and marketing tool.
Google’s Launch of YouTube Kids has Important Implications for Advertisers and the YouTube Brand
Google is launching its YouTube Kids Android app on Monday, February 23rd. The easy-to-navigate app will show only approved content. While this may present good opportunities for advertisers to reach children, companies will have to comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act.
Minecraft’s Online Video Marketing Success: Letting the Players Take the Wheel
Minecraft, a game that is incredibly popular amongst both kids and adults, was acquired by Microsoft for 2.5 billion dollars back in September. Technically Microsoft bought Mojang, the company responsible for Minecraft, but for all […]
Aligning Content Marketing with Brand Values in a World of Social Media: GoPro’s Approach to its Online Video Marketing Has Created a Win-Win for the Brand and its Most Avid Customers
(GoPro Website, 2014) At the end of March 2014 Google published a Brand Channel Leaderboard that listed the top brand channels on YouTube for the months of January through March. At the top of this […]