Cliff Medney

The factors that separate "great" brands from "also" brands

Is your brand exceptional? Or does it just maintain the status quo?

Ethan Ross

How to reach the male demographic on mobile

Connecting with the elusive 18- to 34-year-old male can be tricky for marketers. Here's what you need to know to engage him on mobile.

Alex Friedman

3 trends in media consumption you need to know

Despite all the rumors, the media landscape isn't so bleak after all. Here are the growing trends in media consumption and how brands can capitalize on them.

Peter Platt

3 social networks that brands should ignore

Just because social media sites have audiences doesn't mean they're good places for marketing. Here's why you should reconsider your efforts on these popular platforms.

Andre Golsorkhi

Google's first steps toward a cookie-free tomorrow

Google is leading the charge to move away from cookies and improve the capabilities of tracking technology overall. Here's how the company is ushering in the new age of consumer targeting.

Chloe Della Costa

Why people hate the ad industry

Why do people hate our industry with such a fiery passion? Here are the major consumer complaints -- and how advertising can rescue its reputation.

Gregory Kennedy

How to use email to drive mobile app downloads

Are you properly tapping into email to boost your mobile efforts? Here are some practical tips to drive downloads through a trusted channel.

Josh Dreller

The 10 types of people you meet at marketing events

An industry event can be a zoo, so you need to be a zookeeper. Here's your guide to identifying and taming the wildlife.

Kyle Montero

Next Wave: The top startups in data, analytics, and performance

This year's iMedia Next Wave Showcase shined a spotlight on cutting-edge startups in the fields of data, analytics, and performance. Check out the companies currently transforming our industry.

Adam Broitman

The 5 personas of your online customers

New research has uncovered five global online personas, each with differing online behaviors, sophistications, and concerns. Here's why you need to rethink your marketing in light of these findings.

Jeremy Ozen

The difference between digital and interactive

For a long time, "digital" and "interactive" have been used interchangeably in the marketing world. Here's why it's time to redefine digital marketing.

Eric Picard

Why dynamic creative has bounced back from failure

For years, the price of inventory was so low that it was cheaper to run higher volumes of unoptimized ads than to pay for optimization services. Here's why that's no longer true.

Brandt Dainow

Best practices for a brand's privacy policy

A privacy policy can be a hassle or an asset; it's up to you. But with a little effort, you can allay consumer concerns with smart communications. Here's how.

Andy O'Dell

How to bridge the gap between online and offline shopping

Mobile shopping doesn't need to be that complicated. Here are five requirements for any merchant looking to create a better customer experience.

Will Cohen

New ways to personalize campaigns

If you don't embrace modern techniques, you'll be left behind. Here are three ways to use mobile and social to deliver better branded experiences.

Dan Darnell

The 7 deadly sins of personalization

Along with the benefits of e-commerce personalization, there are innate risks. Here are the most commonly committed sins and how to avoid them.