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Viral Video Champs: Who’s making ads that get all the attention?

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April 15th 2015
Author
Adotas

If you want your online video ads to take flight, you have to tell a compelling story with can’t-take-my-eyes-off-it visuals. Here are three video ads that lit up screens recently. Visible Measures tallies the stats and AdAge releases the info. For a complete list click here. #1 Take It–from ... more...

Social Login Trends Across the Web: Q1 2015

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April 7th 2015
Author
Adotas

Jarain has released “Social Login Trends Across the Web: Q1 2015.” After more than 20 quarters of analyzing and reporting on the social login trends and tracking across their customers’ tens of thousands of web and mobile sites, Janrain found that last quarter’s data indicates Google+ might even up the ... more...

Barely Branded & Totally Viral Video (sort of) Ads

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March 23rd 2015
Author
Adotas

Here are two great examples of how fabulously creative video advertising can make you part of a worldwide discussion about issues that matter –and your product or mission. If you create something catchy enough, viewers will be compelled to share it–over and over. One of the most popular ads that ... more...

Social News, Do’s, and Views

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February 18th 2015
Author
Adotas

OUCH! Pinterest to Remove Affiliate Links, Redirects and Trackers! Pinterest is a social network that’s been very good for affiliate marketers. But recently Pinterest declared, “we are removing affiliate links to ensure we’re providing the best possible experience for Pinners. Recently, we observed affiliate links and redirects causing ... more...

Who Says You Can’t Buy Friends?

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December 23rd 2014
Author
Adotas

Social Reality, Inc. specializes in automated digital platform technology and social management software for Internet advertising.  They’re boosting their social standing by acquiring Five Delta—a privately held company that specializes in the execution and management of media buys across all social platforms. Five Delta has developed patent pending technology that will ... more...

Twitter Stock Drops After Less Than Stellar Third Quarter Earnings Report

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October 28th 2014
Author
Adotas

Yesterday Twitter released its third quarter earnings report and though revenue was up by 114% and its user base jumped by 13 million, it wasn’t enough to swoon investors. The company’s stock fell by 11% in after-hours trading following the earnings release. “We had another very strong financial quarter” said Dick ... more...

Four Reasons for Brands to Grab an Ice Bucket

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October 6th 2014
Author
Peter Friedman

If there was any doubt that creative social media campaigns could effectively move people to action and funnel attention and donations toward a good cause, the incredible success of the ALS Association’s Ice Bucket Challenge erased it. For social media practitioners who support brands, it’s a great reminder that by turning ... more...

The Hidden Meaning of Facebook’s Ad Relevance Policy

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October 2nd 2014
Author
Shekhar Deo

Facebook recently unveiled a new policy that asks users to assess which ads they like or dislike, in an effort to serve up more compelling ads. On the surface, this change makes perfect sense as a way for Facebook to please its users and thus expand its advertising empire. Yet the ... more...

New Facebook Right-Hand-Side Ads Prove Bigger is Better

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September 11th 2014
Author
Sam Barnett

At the end of June Facebook started rolling out their new bigger right hand side (RHS) ad size boasting that, in their tests, it increased engagement by up to 3x. Up to 3x increase might be a bit generous but performance on US retail campaigns on RHS has definitely improved ... more...

SocialToaster joins the IZEA Exchange to Leverage Sponsored Social Marketing

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July 17th 2014
Author
Press Release

(ADOTAS) July 17, 2014 – BALTIMORE, MD – SocialToaster, Inc., the leading solutions provider for social engagement and loyalty rewards programs, today announced it has selected IZEA, Inc. (OTCQB: IZEA), the leader in sponsored social, to leverage their Exchange platform to execute and manage sponsorship campaigns at scale across ... more...