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A New Way to Traffic Data

A New Way to Traffic Data

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How do you measure a billboard?

Marketing That Also Solves a Real-Life Problem

Marketing That Also Solves a Real-Life Problem

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A Peruvian billboard generates potable water—and business results.

Commuters play virtual fetch

Commuters play virtual fetch

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With design help from digital agency Inwindow Outdoor, Beneful created digital dog parks in five cities across the U.S., including one in a New York subway station.

These are the ads of our times

These are the ads of our times

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As the last sands of 2011 dribble through that great hourglass of life, it's important to take stock and look back.

Our look at the most - and least - engaging social media

Our look at the most - and least - engaging social media

This month's meter gauges the launch of restaurant chain Pei Wei Asian Diner's Caramel Chicken entrée; a Universal Pictures scavenger hunt to promote its flick "Tower Heist;" Heinz's "Get Well Soon" campaign; and Sara Lee Deli's "Life's Not Perfect ... But Your Deli Meat Can Be" Facebook push.

Virtual Glass City brands
 Financial Times in Asia

Virtual Glass City brands
 Financial Times in Asia

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Visitors to The Financial Times' Glass City landing site "gain deeper insights into world business" by experiencing the London-based newspaper's news analysis and commentary distilled into a microcosm of onscreen interactive elements that link back to FT.com.

Bill-bored: Documentary lambasts visual pollution

Bill-bored: Documentary lambasts visual pollution

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If someone assembled together all the billboards in the U.S., how many football fields would they cover? According to the makers of "This Space Available," a new documentary examining the "blight of visual pollution" in cities across the globe, the answer is 60,000.

Merrill Lynch eases retirees

Merrill Lynch eases retirees

Marketers like to portray retirement as a permanent vacation, cocktail in hand. But after the recession, as worries about what would happen with savings kicked in for many Boomers, it became clear to Merrill Lynch Wealth Management that consumers wanted straight talk and real solutions.

Billboard shows Coca-Cola's commitment to environment

Billboard shows Coca-Cola's commitment to environment

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Commuters get a breath of fresh air as they walk past this "living" billboard, which advertises Coca-Cola but is made of all plants and located in the heart of Manila's busiest street.

'Contagion' billboard is literally viral

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A movie about a deadly fast-spreading disease is nothing new, as fear of illness is a fairly universal sort of paranoia. But it's a recurring theme in cinema for a reason — as humans, we tend to be simultaneously horrified and fascinated by that which has the ability to kill us. The new outdoor advertising for the movie Contagion is incredibly ingenious in that it plays to both senses.

Kodak's integrated campaign highlights 
hip-hop celebs to engage new audience

Kodak's integrated campaign highlights 
hip-hop celebs to engage new audience

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To reach the young, urban, socially connected demographic, Kodak introduced an integrated campaign that yielded strong results, leading to a better than 25% increase in purchase consideration for its digital cameras.

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