Scott Monty

Scott Monty

Amazon gets physical

Amazon goes brick and mortar, New York's quick takedown of ad executions, Comcast gets a customer fired, music listening habits of Americans, Facebook gets into geofenced advertising, anonymous apps and healthcare, fired Reddit employee gets owned by Reddit CEO on AMA, how to combat "content shock," the ice cream principle of search and social, marketing skills of the future, global digital statistics and more, it's This Week in Digital.

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Not a family-friendly message in Times Square

Time spent with music - Nielsen study




Metrics / Measurement / Big Data

  • Here's a great post on sources of intelligence as you're looking to determine objectives and ROI. (LinkedIn)
  • Big data is big. How big? Try 2.5 exabytes a day. So what are marketers to do? Four applications of big data for marketers - and we have a way to go before we get there - include:
    • Improved forecasting and planning
    • More granular audience targeting
    • Optimizing campaigns in real time
    • Moving to multi-touch attribution

Legal / HR


Essential Reading / Listening / Watching


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