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  • Did Austin miss Uber and Lyft during SXSW?

    … Did Austin miss Uber and Lyft during SXSW? This past weekend the infamous tech and entertainment festival known as South by Southwest (SXSW) took place in the Southwest’s capital of cool, Austin, Texas. During the festival on Saturday night, the skies opened up, and rain descended upon ATX. Many of the revelers wanted to get a ride back…

    Greg's Corner- 25 readers -
  • Drones, Bots and AI oh my. SXSW highlights

    … the video above, you can view it on YouTube: Make it Count. Those are a few highlights and I want to emphasize these are not necessarily my opinions, they are the views of the speakers. Check out part 2 tomorrow! Mark Schaefer is the chief blogger for this site, executive director of Schaefer Marketing Solutions, and the author of several best…

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  • Localist: Publish, Manage and Promote Your Events Online

    … Electronics Show (CES). They’re even popular in marketing (think MozCon and Hubspot’s Inbound gatherings). Brands like Pepsi and Prudential host events to more deeply connect with consumers and generate brand awareness. For example, Prudential’s 4.01K “Race for Retirement” started out as a consumer-facing running event and quickly grew…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 28 readers -
  • The Fusion of Social and Programmatic

    … an incredible 163 percent worldwide since 2013, further illustrating the advantages of being able to reach broad and niche audiences from millennials to baby boomers around key moments that matter in a highly personal and sharable digital environment. The growing interest in social from brands has fueled innovation in advertising and put technology front…

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  • Who Owns Your Audience?

    … Last month, YouTube’s biggest star declared war on the media industry. After a slew of media outlets (including us!) covered the FTC’s crackdown on Warner Brothers’s shady influencer marketing campaign with PewDiePie and other YouTubers, PewDiePie struck back. The video game vlogger—who made over $12 million last year—accused the media industry…

    Joe Lazauskas/ The Content Strategist- 11 readers -
  • This One Time, Pinterest Acqui-Hired Math Camp …

    … Math Camp, creator of iOS photo-sharing applications Roll and Shorts (pictured respectively below), was acqui-hired by Pinterest this week, and the two apps will shut down in the next few weeks, Matthew Lynley of TechCrunch reported. The company also developed Highlight, an app that launched with much buzz at South by Southwest in 2012…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social- 9 readers -
  • Where’s Wesley? SXSW Success on a Small Budget

    … on very little sleep. But, lucky for me, I love to meet people and my two small children have trained me in the art of functioning on very little sleep. Another key element was that as the Director of Social Media at Namecheap, rather than just a pretty face contracted through a PR agency, I was able to talk in depth about the company and how we want…

    Marketing Technology Blog- 21 readers -
  • Does Snapchat Carry Hidden Pitfalls for Brands?

    … mix of brands including GE, Starbucks, Target and Dunkin’ Donuts has appeared on Snapchat with customized filters. So where’s the problem? The problem is that Snapchat provides no way for brands to monitor or manage the content being created in their name and with their brand’s assets incorporated. This means that there’s no way for a company…

    AllFacebook- 18 readers -
  • Why SXSWi is chicken soup for the marketer’s soul

    … Why chicken soup, you ask? Well, during the buffet of SXSW Interactive, we witnessed an array of tasty items on the menu, hundreds of individual events covering everything from voter technology to data-driven farming to weight loss to digital parenting. Attendees feasted on a smorgasbord of non-stop inspiration: sessions from an amazingly…

    Marketing Land- 11 readers -
  • 5 Marketing Trends to Keep Your Eye On From SXSW

    … that requires mobile marketers to re-evaluate how they successfully reach an audience that’s essentially moved from sharing its life socially on a broadcasting model to that of a narrowcast one. There were several panels addressing this issue at the Austin conference this year and here are the noteworthy trends everyone agreed have emerged: 1) Social…

    Inside Facebookin Facebook Twitter- 25 readers -
  • Highlights from SXSW 2016

    … this team thought through every possible catastrophe and created a way for you to communicate with the outside world and put it in a portable kit. One clever idea for example was a bandana that is a big QR code. If you were captured by terrorists, any photograph of you would carry the code, which links to pre-recorded messages about you and emergency…

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  • 4 tips to break into the C-suite and become a chief marketing technology officer

    … As tens of thousands of innovators — technologists, creatives, marketers and business strategists — descend on Austin, Texas, for the annual South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi) conference and festival this week, many will find it difficult to choose from the event’s hundreds of world-class opportunities to learn, connect and inspire…

    Marketing Land- 11 readers -
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