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Adobe Report: Facebook Ad Business Continues to Grow

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April 22nd 2014
Author
Adotas

ADOTAS — Today, Adobe released its Q1 Social Intelligence Report analyzing social media data and trends around Facebook and other industry players including Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr and LinkedIn. The report is the most comprehensive in the industry and looks at paid, earned and owned social media using 260 billion FB ad impressions, ... more...

5 Ways Brands Can Drive Earned Media During Big Events

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April 10th 2014
Author
Seraj Bharwani

ADOTAS – Every brand wants a smash viral video hit. Some will even go so far as to pay for views to achieve that. Paid media is necessary to jump start a campaign, but earned media – what truly makes a video viral – is infinitely more valuable to a ... more...

Facebook Puts the Brakes on Free Organic Search for Pages

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April 1st 2014
Author
Richard L. Tso

ADOTAS – Marketing has become increasingly social, and companies rely on creating a low-cost brand presence on social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Vine and LinkedIn as valuable sources of driving engagement through earned media. The Facebook Pages model sparked an entire industry and the creation of firms like Buddy Media ... more...

5 Lessons to be Learned from Jeff Gordon’s Pepsi MAX ‘Test Drive’

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December 31st 2013
Author
Ben Swiss

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article, originally published on March 20, 2013, placed at No. 3 in our 20 most popular articles of the year. ADOTAS – Branded content has been the buzz of the past year, and the recent Pepsi MAX piece featuring Jeff Gordon taking an unsuspecting North Carolina car ... more...

Study: Paid Media Increases Facebook Organic and Viral Impressions 200%

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October 14th 2013
Author
Press Release

PORTLAND, OR., October 14, 2013 (ADOTAS) – ShopIgniter, the company that is transforming how brands advertise to social mobile consumers, announced recently the findings of a first-ever benchmark analysis of over 2,000 Facebook News Feed posts from Q1 and Q2 2013 and their over 2 billion impressions and post-click performance. Chief among ... more...

Coca-Cola Bets Big on All-Digital Campaign Geared Towards Teens

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April 28th 2013
Author
Richard L. Tso

ADOTAS — Coca-Cola has broadened its marketing strategy to appeal to the teen demographic, last week unveiling “The AHH Effect,” a new campaign that is the brand’s first digital-only campaign in the company’s history, along with men’s fashion line. The content will be modeled from a mobile-first perspective in an ... more...

3 Imperatives For Making Online Video Live Up to the Hype

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April 25th 2013
Author
Ben Swiss

ADOTAS – For many, it’s difficult to know how excited to be about online video these days. On one hand, online video ad spend is expected to top $4bn this year (growing at a greater than 40% clip year-over-year).  On the other, even with that level of growth, the dollars spent ... more...

Visual Content is King: Social Video Takes Center Stage

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April 24th 2013
Author
Richard L. Tso

ADOTAS – In 2012, social video engagement rose from 42% to 70% the year before, according to new research by Adobe, with the viral reach of video content accounting for 77% of ALL reach via social networking sites. That compares to 55% for non-video content like status updates and confirms the ... more...

HuffPost Publisher Janet Balis: Balancing Premium Content, Ad Tech, and Network-Driven Strategies

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April 22nd 2013
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS — In early February, when AOL announced its first revenue growth in 8 years, its Huffington Post Media Group figured prominently in the discussion. No surprise there, since the group “is responsible for creating marketing strategies for AOL’s blue-chip advertising clients such as Coke and General Motors,” according to ... more...

Tech for Technophobes II: The Evolution of Ad Tech

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February 20th 2013
Author
Richard L. Tso

EDITOR’S NOTE: As science and technology play an increasingly important role in brand marketing, those who fear technology run the risk of falling behind. Recognizing this dilemma, a growing number of entrepreneurs are developing products and platforms designed to simplify many of the required processes, enabling those who aren’t technically ... more...