Delving into comprehensive data on the world’s entertainment and media industries yields sharp insights into a future of eroding borders, changing behavior, and opportunities for growth.
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- Now is the time for advertising to start experimenting with technology that can create immersive brand experiences.
- Selectionnist.com has created a Web-based bridge between print magazines and online shopping.
- More companies — in a variety of industries — are acquiring digital agencies, reflecting the marriage of technology and marketing.
- Advertising during events like the Super Bowl has become more important — and expensive.
- Marketers can use big data to improve their strategic efforts.
- As growth in e-commerce slows, physical stores have an opportunity to attract customers to their doors.
- “Brand sacrifice” means companies, not consumers, feel the pain.
- To revive stagnant loyalty programs, companies should replace the routine granting of points with unpredictable, tangible rewards.
- Luxury tourism will not be the game-changer many retailers are hoping for.
- An animated look at Theodore Levitt’s theory of why concentrating on customers matters more than a focus on driving sales.
- Contrary to Econ 101, your optimal price should be based on a variety of factors.
- Getting and keeping the attention of the social media generation means making your brand all about them.
- The app markets are winning—it’s time to focus on working (and winning) within them.
- A new infographic tells the story of Facebook over the past decade, from college intranet to global sensation.
- What’s really happening with the 2.5 exabytes of data created every day.
- This visual snapshot shows social media’s central role in communication from 2008‒13.
- Big data is an invaluable source of insight, but companies with limited access to analytics can still find information to improve their business.
- What the Internet and focus groups can teach you about putting advanced analytics at the center of your business.
- Ad agencies should stay focused on what they do best—generating the next big idea.
- ESPN’s new formula for personal presence could show individuals and companies how to build brands that complement each other.
- A closer look reveals that some unstructured data lends itself to insightful analysis.
- What’s the right move when your famous pitchperson takes a public beating?
- A crucial first step in applying analytics is to decode the jargon.