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Advertising, media and marketing news

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Published in partnership with: American Association of Advertising Agencies

Splendia launches Instagram-photo travel guide site

10/23/2014

  • Marketing Land

Luxury travel site Splendia has launched Instagramers City Guides that crowdsource photos to create information on popular travel destinations. Built in conjunction with Paris agency Kindai, the websi… Read More

AAF SmartBrief

The latest marketing and advertising news and information

AAF SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Advertising Federation

Edmunds.com exec says haggling ads "missed the mark"

10/24/2014

  • Advertising Age (free access for SmartBrief readers)

Edmunds.com has removed its "Absurdity of Haggling" videos from YouTube after car dealers threatened to stop doing business with the site. The ads from Publicis Kaplan Thaler showed a grocery checkout… Read More

SmartBrief for Health Care Marketers

Health care marketing news

SmartBrief for Health Care Marketers

Published in partnership with: Coalition for Health Care Communication

Study: Graphs, formulas make drug data more convincing

10/20/2014

  • National Public Radio

Consumers who read a paragraph about a hypothetical drug's efficacy and saw a graph or chart depicting the data were more likely to believe the drug worked than those who only read the paragraph, a st… Read More

IAB SmartBrief

Interactive advertising news and information

IAB SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Interactive Advertising Bureau

"Ouija" publicity stunt features YouTube star

10/24/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

YouTube star Kian Lawley partnered with Universal Pictures to promote the horror movie "Ouija," which opens today in theaters. Lawley disappeared from his YouTube channel, which has 2.1 million subscr… Read More

ISA SmartBrief

News about signs and visual communications

ISA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Sign Association

N.J. borough may limit temporary signs

10/22/2014

  • Waldwick Suburban News (N.J.)

Planners in the borough of Waldwick, N.J., will consider an ordinance next month that would limit small, temporary commercial signs. The move comes amid growing concern that a proliferation of garage … Read More

NCC Media SmartBrief

Cable industry advertising news

NCC Media SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: NCC Media

AMC's "The Walking Dead" gets big boost from time-shifting

10/19/2014

  • Hollywood Reporter, The

AMC's "The Walking Dead," already the most-watched series on TV, received a major boost for its fifth season launch in the live-plus-three-days ratings. The series saw its overall audience grow by 29%… Read More

 ANA SmartBrief on Marketing Leadership

Advertising and marketing leadership news

ANA SmartBrief on Marketing Leadership

Published in partnership with: Association of National Advertisers

Using negative reviews to help your brand

10/23/2014

  • MarketingProfs

Negative reviews can become a positive for companies, because they balance out positive feedback and make reviews overall sound more authentic. Negative reviews can also provide an opportunity for com… Read More