• Algorithm & Blues: The Prequel
    Dlya Jolly, senior product manager at Google, is presenting some of the search and display giant's real-time marketing diagnostics at the Brand Marketers Summit, and she's making a pretty good case for why Google's algorithms are so good at sniffing out the meaningful signals sent by online users that make them potential prospects for Google's brand advertisers. They are so good now, she says, that they can now be deployed at the "scale of TV." She says it was a two-year initiative to build Google's infrastructure and to fine tune its algorithms to get the kind of fidelity necessary to ...
  • Google Helps Mazda Find Ripe Customer Base
    Diya Jolly, senior product manager at Google, offered a case study at the MediaPost Brand Marketers Summit on how Google used its Affinity groups to help Mazda.
  • Google's Jolly: Audience-Based Advertising Will Help Online Brand Marketing
    Diya Jolly, senior product manager at Google, is speaking about her company's approach to affinity segments. At the MediaPost Brand Marketers Summit, she says Google believes "audience-based advertising will do for brand marketing online what search has done for direct marketing online."
  • Brewers Exec Busy In Real Time
    Milwaukee Brewers marketer Caitlin Moyer has quite a job ensuring social media does not reveal too much or cause controversy since team members tweet frequently. She gets a text anytime a player tweets to look for a problem.
  • Real-Time Marketing Takes Commitment
    At the MediaPost Brand Marketers Summit, Milwaukee Brewers marketer Caitlin Moyer says that once a brand starts to respond to social media conversation and other activity in real time, expectations rise.
  • RTM Defined: It's A Culture Club
    What is real-time marketing? According to the opening panel at the Brand Marketers Summit in Kohler, Wisc., this morning, it's all about listening to the conversation and being able to react to it -- in real-time, or as close as you can get to it. "Real-time marketing means marketing at the speed of culture and being plugged in and monitoring it real-time," explained Scott Carlis, VP Digital and Social Media, AEG Global Partnerships. He and the other panelists said culture is the key ingredient, as well as keeping a "human," not technological, focus on it. Consumers don't want to feel ...
  • Carlis: "Marketing At The Speed Of Culture"
    Day 2 at the MediaPost Brand Marketers Summit has kicked off with a panel that will delve further into real-time marketing. Scott Carlis, a vice president at entertainment conglomerate AEG, defines it as "marketing at the speed of culture."
  • Clear attribution for everything? Not likely
    Brand attribution for everything? There is no clear answer for mobile, the web, or other digital platforms when it comes attribution. What can brands do about it?. This question was asked by David Ip, senior business lead of BlueCross and BlueShield of Illinois, Texas, Oklahoma & New Mexico, in speaking at the Brand Marketers Summit. “You have to comfortable using better data -- not perfect data,” says Ryan Bonifacino, vp of digital Strategy, Alex and Ani. “Get better data and take action on it. It’s an iterative process.” “Try not to eat the elephant in one bite,” says ...
  • Marketers Might Need To Lower Data Expectations.
    At the MediaPost Brand Marketers Summit, Chris Knoch, a vice president at IgnitionOne, marveled at how marketers have relied on sample data in the offline world for years, but in order to trust the attribution in the online world executives want something akin to an accounting statement.
  • Aguayo Says Brand/Agency Relationship Can Speed Social Media Reaction
    One of the themes emerging with social media marketing is marketers need to have a plan in place to move quickly if relevant discussion pops up on social media to be capitalized on. Sharp executed in that real-time fashion recently with the hubbub over a dispute between Kanye West and MTV VJ Sway that involved an old Sharp TV.
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