Climbing the ad food chain

    How can a news company compete with the Googles and Facebooks for advertiser dollars? With technology, creativity, and sales relationships, writes Ken Doctor in @NiemanLab.


    Nieman Journalism Lab

    Five examples of brands doing content right

    While brands recognize the utility of inbound marketing channels such as social networks, customer forums, and web-based blogs and aim to become publishers, useful content that people really want is still rare. Yet, some nail it: Here are five examples of marketers doing content right, by @Digiday:

    Degree Men’s The Adrenalist attracts 169,000 unique visitors per month.

    Publicity Hurdles

    Google advertising is under investigation, as the US trade regulator starts looking at whether DoubleClick is being used to muscle clients into buying adverts on other Google advertising platforms, writes


    Googolopoly is courtesy of

    How will you travel in year 2025?

    Sometimes I suffer from information overload, then a read like "Connected World: Transforming Travel, Transportation, and Supply Chains" luckily comes along.

    Brilliant: Four possible scenarios for travel and transportation in year 2025 by the World Economic Forum in collaboration with The Boston Consulting Group:


    Five-star mobile

    Luxury hotels enhance guest services through mobile technologies. The case of the @BeverlyWilshire, @FairmontHotels Pacific Rim in Vancouver, and the @TrumpCollection.