The new Xbox gaming console, which will be unveiled today, has produced 66,000 more online conversations than the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the Facebook phone operating system combined, in the month leading up to its launch, according to global social media monitoring software provider Synthesio. By Catriona Oldershaw.
A new report from the Brand Perfect™ initiative by Monotype Imaging Inc. reveals the need for brands and technology providers to collaborate with global publishers, enabling all parties to harness the growth opportunities that a “cross-platform” approach to advertising could bring. By Neil Ayres.
The rise and rise of Instagram and Pinterest, coupled with an increased focus on images within content marketing, means brands have to think carefully about their image stocks. New Media Knowledge asked the experts for tips. By Chris Lee.
As we head into 2010 the big question is what will the year ahead deliver for search marketing. In its ‘Year in Review Briefing’, Greenlight, the UK’s leading independent search marketing agency, provides a summary of developments in natural and paid search.
Online advertising is continuing to defy the downward trend of traditional advertising budgets. Research from Nielsen Online shows that the number of UK online display ad campaigns grew 11 percent in the second quarter of 2009 compared to the same period the previous year. On a global level, in July, Zenith Optimedia predicted that global online advertising spend will rise by 10.1 percent this year. In this article, Joëlle Frijters, Improve Digital, explains the concept of 'ad network optimisation'. more
Web consultancy dotCommerce’s recent study of the UK’s leading retailers found widespread neglect when including added-value content and other features that would encourage repeat visits, high transaction values and ongoing brand loyalty. more
Sarah Beeny is probably best known as the face of the Channel 4 TV show Property Ladder, but she has also been heavily involved in successful online projects, such as MySingleFriend.com. She recently teamed up with digital agency Codegent to form Tepilo, a website which aims to educate and enable people how to sell their own homes. more
Dogs Trust is a major UK-based charity dedicated to educating dog owners on best practice and finding caring homes for dogs across the world. The organisation’s digital marketing manager, Jacqui Darlow, talks to NMK about its social media strategy, which includes DoggySnaps, its own “Facebook for dogs”, and Twitter, where it has almost 6,000 followers. more
Can you envisage a world where our televisions can predict what we want to watch and have it ready for us when we sit down and turn it on? Thomas Dvorak of broadcast advertising platform Aprico can.
Aprico provides a service which accesses video from TV programming, on-demand services, podcasts and the Internet, and allows users to create personal channels based on their own interests. As well as tailoring entertainment and information content, APRICO also targets advertising and branded video to the channels its users create, so only adverts relevant to the viewer are seen by them.
Dvorak was a panellist on NMK’s recent “What happens to TV?” debate and we caught up with him to talk about TV advertising, content and targeting.
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