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Advertising Roundup: Media Reviews in the News

The advertising world is experiencing a massive shakeup this year – one that has many agencies scrambling to retain big-ticket customers and simultaneously pitch to a rapidly growing pool of prospects (representing a whopping $20 billion in marketing dollars). In the words of Rob Horler, the US CEO of Dentsu Aegis: “It is unprecedented; I’ve never seen anything like it.” From household products to household names in entertainment, marketing’s biggest spenders are putting their media business in review. The chart […]

Facebook Exchange is a lot like the stock market.

FBX, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love RTB

According to a new study released by the Association of National Advertisers, many client-side marketers are unaware of what programmatic buying is or how it can be applied to campaigns. This lack of awareness is surprising given the clear advantage provided by real-time bidding; namely, the chance to serve up a high volume of ads using up-to-the-moment targeting to reach customers who have expressed a strong interest in similar products and services. Since Facebook unrolled real-time bidding platform Facebook Exchange […]

Left brain vs. right brain

A CMO’s Guide to Content Creation & Advertising

Marketing is a two-sided field, and in the era of “show me the money,” provable ROI, one side appears to be getting buried. What separates a good advertiser from a great one is acting on science; namely: data, analytics, method testing, market research. However, the humanities angle (how do people feel about your product? what is the personality of your brand? what is your company doing to help the world?) is every bit as important. What CMOs and performance marketers […]

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Bring Facebook Campaigns to Life With a Strong Creative Strategy

The success of a Facebook campaign lives and dies in the creative strategy. Next to proper audience targeting, creative is the most crucial factor impacting performance. At Unique Influence, we use a methodical process to understand a brand’s identity, identify interesting creative opportunities, brainstorm cohesive campaigns, and ultimately create images and copy that are poised for success. Step 1: Discovery During the initial kick off call with a new client, we gather information that we’ll use to create a creative […]

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Blurred Lines: The Rise of Social Media TV

Talk about blurred lines. In an age where the Oscars can break Twitter, the Venn diagram of social media and television advertising is fast becoming one big circle. The portability of tablets, smartphones and lightweight laptops combined with short viewer attention spans and hashtags built right into primetime shows like Fox’s Glee and NBC’s The Voice has built a fertile ground for marketers to work their magic. The adoption of TV recording technology such as TiVo and DVR (dubbed “time-shifted […]