Category: Marketing

The Ethics of Targeting Minorities with Dark Ads

For years, advertisers have been able to target and exclude people using “dark ads.” Often, those ads have targeted and excluded minorities. In 2018, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development filed a complaint against Facebook,alleging that the social media platform had violated the Fair Housing Act. Facebook had done this, the complaint alleges, by Read More…

What Influencers Wish Marketers Knew

Studies about influencer marketing are often eager to dissect every detail and produce endless data on marketers, things like marketer pain points, spends or perceived effectiveness. And there are mounds of them. But what about the influencers? Marketers continue to devote more spend to them and rely on their creative ability and network to produce Read More…

Using Podcasting Within Your Digital Content Marketing Strategy

Interview with Patrick Jebber of MONSTERS Unlimited By Chris Karel In 2012, Patrick launched the Speaking Human podcast with his MONSTERS Communications Director, Shad Connelly. The idea behind the podcast was simple: eliminate industry jargon and mumbo jumbo to focus on the human side of marketing—highlighting all the amazing creativity, innovation, insight, humor, and joy Read More…

How to Design Strong Case Studies

By: Sarah Steimer A well-crafted case study can showcase a mindful marketing strategy Reflection is hip right now. Personal and professional mindfulness trends hype the benefits of contemplating and celebrating. For some, the act of reflection might mean meditation or journaling. For marketers, reflection often means building a case study.​​ The goal of case studies may Read More…