Email remains a workhorse for marketers: It’s cheap and reasonably effective. According to an April 2013 Economist Intelligence Unit survey of US and UK web users, email ranked as among the top outreach channel at each stage of the purchase process, from introduction, to final prepurchase assessment to post-purchase follow-up.

This Fall nearly 22 million college students will head back to campus to kick off the 2013-2014 school year. This is the largest assembly of college students ever to arrive on campuses, and they’ll do so boasting immense buying power, wielding a vast arsenal of gadgets and relying on mom and dad more than ever.

In an ongoing effort to ensure that its guidance for online advertisers stays current with changes in digital media, the Federal Trade Commission’s consumer protection staff sent letters to search engine companies to update guidance published in 2002 on distinguishing paid search results and othe

Content marketing is the wonk word du jour.

Terra announced the official launch of its new channel, "Sabores de America," through which visitors can embark on a gastronomic journey discovering flavors, spices and culinary secrets from all over the world.

The rise of digital marketing is producing a fragmented and confusing landscape of terminology, providers and technologies, according to Gartner, Inc. In response to this, Gartner has created a digital marketing transit map to aid organizations in the creation of a digital marketing solutions strategy and to improve operations and plan initiatives.

Back in 2011 I wrote a piece outlining “5 Reasons for Using Spanish to Reach Hispanics Online” and thought I would revisit the topic after reading this post that argues that digital marketers should “de-emphasize” the use of Spanish for reaching Hispanics online. By Lee Vann / Captura Group.

Did you know nerds drive the economics of the Web?

The global study The State of Online Advertising, polled both consumers and marketers in seven countries across the United States, Asia-Pacific and Europe and exposes new global insights into the effectiveness of online marketing.

The growth of mobile advertising is slowing spending directed toward desktop ad formats faster than expected, according to new figures from eMarketer, raising the question of whether spending on desktop formats like search and banners will ever grow again.

It's a lucky thing that websites are not babies. Either that, or it’s a lucky thing I’m not a mother. By the time my websites are born, I hate them.

Tablets’ touchscreens create opportunities for hands-on experiences for consumers, and a platform for brands to showcase products.

Millennials—defined for eMarketer purposes as those ranging from 18 to their early 30s in the US—are individuals who are generally not yet settled into lifelong patterns of consumer behavior. Coming of age amid the Great Recession, they are apt to seek low prices rather than favorite brands, according to a new eMarketer report, “Millennials in the Marketplace: A Generation Moving on Its Own Unpredictable Path.”

The magazine industry’s ad spending revenues for print only continue to decline, with eMarketer estimating in March 2013 that the format would contract by 0.4% this year and would not start growing again until 2016.

TV shows and long-form content have drawn the bulk of attention and much of the ad dollars in digital video, but a shift may be underway toward short-form videos. Consider these findings from the most recent FreeWheel report on video consumption habits.