As a digital publisher your main goal is always to get as many people reading your content as possible, but how do you do that? The answer: Make a point of engaging readers.
BuzzFeed has been in the news quite a bit lately (actually, it’s been in the news quite a bit, period). What was once the “bored-at-work network,” has evolved into a remarkably adaptive and successful publisher. It is easy to dismiss BuzzFeed as just another purveyor of miscellaneous link bait but a recent and in-depth article on Fast Company titled “How BuzzFeed’s Jonah Peretti Is Building A 100-Year Media Company” makes for very interesting reading.
The American Super Bowl is just around the corner and I thought I’d focus this week’s News Highlights on this mega advertising event (well, yes, sports too …). Sinead conducted a short case study on 2015’s more successful Super Bowl ads and published it earlier this week in a post titled “The Keys To Successful Super Bowl Ads”. With that, here is our news for this week for you.
The holiday season is the best excuse to get together with family and friends, eat a ton, drink a ton, and give thanks for them being a part of your life. Everyone involved in the process of hosting Christmas parties, or Thanksgiving dinners knows that there is a lot of preparation involved in this time of the year. Publishers, we understand that you, too, have a lot of preparations to make for the holidays.
The military is commonly perceived as impersonal, intimidating and even inhuman. Modern militaries are increasingly using social media to win over the hearts and minds of the citizens they serve and, in the process, highlight strategies that smart brands can adopt to make more personal connections with consumers.
As we naturally evolve, technology around us tends to evolve, too. As an advertiser, you probably notice it more than anyone, simply because you’ve probably had to make some changes with how you go about advertising. Advertising options these days are two-fold: independent advertising, which are the ads you have on your websites, outside of social platforms. Social advertising is the second type of advertising, consisting of social media ads that are integrated into social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
What if there was a way for you to deliver a variety of content to a website user, based on where he or she is located geographically?