Marketing

Vanity Fair’s September Cover Sells Something. And Not Only What It Says.
August 13, 2018 at 1:04 pm

Let’s face it: Very few people really read a magazine’s cover credits, which is to say, the boxes of very small type inside the table of contents listing the team behind the image, the clothes worn and the cosmetics used. Sometimes, however, they contain nuggets of information that…

Unilever Says No More Fake Followers and Bots
July 2, 2018 at 11:15 am

Unilever’s CMO Keith Weed kicked off Cannes with a big announcement: The company would make an effort not to work with influencers who had fake followers or used bots to grow their accounts. But the reality of working with influencers whose followings are authentic may be trickier than just making a proclamation like that. Neil Waller, CEO…

Future CEO Zillah Byng-Thorne on the Sustainability of Ecommerce & Monetizing Specialist Content
July 2, 2018 at 10:50 am

Publishers have historically touted ecommerce as a golden opportunity to increase their topline revenue. In this age of digital disruption, where major platforms like Facebook, Google and increasingly, Amazon have asserted their dominance, publishers of all sizes have had to work hard to reconfigure their business models to adapt. For media brands, now is the…

Tech Talk Face Off: Publishing Technology and Media Trends
May 16, 2018 at 9:20 am

There is no denying that technology has changed the publishing industry in profound ways. Denis Wilson, Editor-in-Chief of Publishing Executive, sat down with Target Marketing's Thorin McGee for an installment of the "Tech Talk Face Off" video series, taking a closer look at exactly what has changed, how it impacting publishers, and what they need to…

Can Publishers Monetize Their Digital Technology Expertise?
April 27, 2018 at 10:24 am

Recently I sat down with Thorin McGee, editor-in-chief of sister publication Target Marketing, to discuss the technologies publishers are adopting – and in some cases have mastered – to consider how this impacts the marketing ecosystem. In many cases, publishers are now leading the way in terms of innovating with digital media and marketing technology,…

Tech Talk Face Off: Interactive Print Ads Make Paper the New Marketing Tech
April 11, 2018 at 8:00 am

Too often, we treat "marketing technology" as a synonym for "digital marketing." But technology has advanced in all facets of life, and in every marketing channel. And few channels have learned more new tricks than print marketing. Interactive print ads all paper-based marketing materials to do amazing things. Magazine ads…

Press Release: Meredith Corporation To Sell Meredith Xcelerated Marketing To Accenture
April 2, 2018 at 10:18 am

DES MOINES, Iowa, March 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP; meredith.com) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to sell Meredith Xcelerated Marketing (MXM) to Accenture.  "MXM has been an important contributor to Meredith's business over the years, and we are very proud of the groundbreaking work our employees have accomplished," said Tom Harty, President…