Automotive manufacturer Ford Motor Co. will unveil the 2013 Ford Escape on Nov. 15 via social game developer Zynga's "Words With Friends" game. Ford is working with its ad agency Team Detroit on the initiative.
Marketers want to know how they can use Google+, the technology giant's latest stab at a social network. Of course, many aren't sure, simply because Google has only made the platform available to a small number of people. So give Ford Motor Co. credit for preparing its Google+ strategy before the network is even available to the general public
Ford Motor Co. launched a national campaign promoting the 2012 Ford Focus to black women on April 11. The "Inner Child" effort campaign features digital, TV and radio components and collects consumer data for remarketing. The campaign was created by The UniWorld Group, Ford's African-American advertising AOR since 1986.
Ford is driving potential buyers to its website to learn more about its 'MyFord Touch' technology in an integrated marketing campaign promoting the 2011 Edge sports utility vehicle. The effort is leveraging direct mail, e-mail, TV, print, online, out-of-home advertising and social media.
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R2C creates, produces, distributes and measures messages that inspire and compel consumers to do something with a brand to drive commercial advantage. The full-service advertising agency specializes in creative, production, media, analytics and performance.
What's in our mailbox this month: fitness postcards from Retro Fitness, American Woman Fitness Centers, Union's United Taekwondo Academy, and Bally Total Fitness. (We're totally pumped.)
Social data can improve a brand's bottom line and customer relationships. Just ask brands Infiniti and Diamond Nexus.
Here are three must-have data sets that every marketer should include in his or her email strategy.