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Week In Marketing: YouTube’s Birthday, Retro Ads, Influencer Marketing, Branding Efforts

1. Lady Gaga’s Piano Player Trying To Start His Own Brand Lady Gaga has raised the creative bar so high not only is the competition trying to keep up, but so are the members of her band. Keyboardist Brockett Parsons has played for packed arenas for Lady Gaga for sometime. Now he feels as though […]

Week In Marketing: Breakfast Campaign War, Foreign Ads, Verizon-AOL, Pay-per-View Record

1. Breakfast War Heats Up Among Fast Food Competitors Sales in the breakfast category hit $34.5 billion in 2014 and the big players are trying to get a piece of the pie. Taco Bell, Dunkin Donuts, Carl’s Jr, Hardees and Starbucks are all racing to catch up with McDonald’s who receives a third of all […]