Short form ads driving strong brand memorability, says Phoenix Marketing International

Short form ads driving strong brand memorability, says Phoenix Marketing International

Short-form ads (5-7 seconds long) are almost as effective at driving Brand Memorability as 15 and 30 second ads, according to new data from Phoenix Marketing International. Mining its Brand Effect in-market ad tracking database, the study analysed Brand Memorability, the TV viewers’ ability to remember each ad’s content and the brand 24 hours after […]

Google launches smart campaigns in Google Ads to simplify ad buying for SMBs across Asia Pacific

Google launches smart campaigns in Google Ads to simplify ad buying for SMBs across Asia Pacific

Google has today rolled out its ‘Smart campaigns’, designed for small-to-medium businesses (SMB) looking to get started with online advertising, across the Asia Pacific. According to the tech giant, the ‘Smart campaigns’ will save SMB’s time when they set up a campaign and drives results like calls, actions on their website and visits to their […]

Pinterest hires former Athleta exec Andréa Mallard as first CMO

Pinterest hires former Athleta exec Andréa Mallard as first CMO

Pinterest announced that retail executive Andréa Mallard has joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer. She joins Pinterest from Gap’s Athleta, and oversees the global marketing and creative teams. Mallard is responsible for telling the Pinterest story to Pinners and Partners all over the world, as a growing audience comes to Pinterest to find inspiration […]

7-Eleven is testing new ‘scan-and-go’ technology in the US

7-Eleven is testing new ‘scan-and-go’ technology in the US

7-Eleven is making more moves to go cashierless — or at least give customers the option to. Starting November 14, stores in Dallas will have scan-and-go technology built in the company’s mobile app, so customers can scan and pay for items on their phones. “Scan & Pay” is meant to build customer loyalty in the […]

Bidooh launches Initial Coin Offering of DOOH Token

Bidooh launches Initial Coin Offering of DOOH Token

Bidooh, a real-time, real-audience, digital billboard advertising platform, announced that it has  launched the Initial Coin Offering (ICO) of its cryptocurrency, DOOH Token. It follows the successful raise of the $5m soft cap during the pre-sale period. Since announcing its pre-sale on October 1, Bidooh has secured listings for its DOOH Token on exchanges globally, […]

Twitter to ditch ‘likes’ to boost quality of online debate

Twitter to ditch ‘likes’ to boost quality of online debate

Twitter is planning to remove the ability to “like” tweets in an attempt to improve the quality of debate on the social network. Founder Jack Dorsey last week admitted at a Twitter event that he was not a fan of the heart-shaped button and that it would be getting rid of it “soon”. The feature […]

Google’s 2018 Halloween Doodle is also its first multiplayer game

Google’s 2018 Halloween Doodle is also its first multiplayer game

The world’s biggest search engine is getting into the Halloween spirit with a special playable Google Doodle. While Google has busted out game Doodles in the past (including for Halloween 2016), this is the first time the information giant has made a multiplayer game that players can jump into with other people online. Think of […]