Chango's Martyn Bentley explain why programmatic is here to stay and how it's going to be helping brands in more powerful ways in 2015, and why he thinks he might be a bit of a Scrooge when it comes to Christmas ads (we don't believe it for a minute, Martyn). read more ..
In his latest .rising leaders post, Ben Rowland of Arch Apprentices explores how, as companies move to keep their hiring practices up-to-date with digital and technological developments, the demand for digital apprentices is rapidly increasing. read more ..
The Sun, which has charged for all online content since August 2013, claims to have more than doubled its digital subscribers to a total of 225,000 since the last release of paywall numbers a year ago. read more ..
Next Glass is a data-driven beer and wine matching app that can tell you if you’ll like a particular drink, just by scanning the bottle. How does it work? Check out this video.
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United Colours of Benetton has partnered with UN Women to create a campaign in an effort to end abuse against women.
Which ones do you know? In the most interesting infographic we've come across for a while, find out which brands take their names from ancient mythology, and which don't even make sense.
In order to compete with Google and Facebook in the mobile advertising space, Apple is moving into programmatic advertising for the first time, partnering with Rubicon Project to help brands automate the buying of its mobile ad unit iAds.
According to a report, activity via dark social (which refers to any online activity which web analytics are unable to track), far outweighs sharing on Facebook and all other social channels combined.
Yik Yak, officially launched in October 2013 by two recent graduates of Furman University in South Carolina, lets users anonymously post messages on an online bulletin board, restricted to a 1.5-mile radius. It has now raised $62 million.
Holiday shopping season is here! This year, retailers predict that the US will spend a whopping $617 billion in November and December, especially on Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday, "Black" Sunday, and #GivingTuesday.
A study by Hall & Partners has found that cinema ads are "processed by the brain more consciously" and therefore "more powerful and emotionally engaging" than TV ads.
Google is inventing new ways to expand its gold-laden coffers by offering web browsers the chance to read advert-free versions of popular sites, in return for a fee.
What are the stories you need to know about from the world of digital marketing this week? Check out our round-up of the hottest .rising headlines over the past seven days.
In the wise words of King Curtis, bacon is good for us. So how many more rashers of the good stuff can marketers expect to take home next year?
The fastest growing British technology companies are failing to keep up with the world’s leading tech brands and their use of online newsrooms for communicating with journalists and key stakeholders, suggests a new study.
By 2018 42.4% of the world’s population will be plugged into the internet, with around 3.6 billion people able to access the internet at least once a month.
We're sad to say bye to this year's Digital Marketing Show! The whole .rising team have had an awesome time meeting some of digital's most innovative companies, leaders and newcomers. Have a look at what trouble the team have been up to.