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Why Interactive Advertising Needs a Creative Revolution

The industry’s obsession with click-through rates, despite evidence of their small correlation with total sales, results in messages that are rarely entertaining or amusing and are overly reliant on verbal hard sell. [continues here]

The Media Equation: If The Globe Were Sold, What Price?

from NYT > Media & Advertising by  DAVID CARR People with track records in valuing media properties were asked to assess The Boston Globe. Their answers were surprising. [continues@NYT]

Bing wins, and other comments this week.

from Adotas by Edward Barrera ADOTAS — Bing won in our informal, unscientific poll this week, but it sounds more like wishful thinking than actual results. There were also some interesting insights from readers with other stories this week. Why We want Microsoft’s Bing to Succeed 7OA: “Sorry, not joining you.” 8OA: “Yes, I am … Continue reading

Magazine Advertising Sales Representative

from Media Job Search Canada: New Jobs Job Opportunities Company: FRIDAY NIGHT MAGAZINE Location: Toronto / GTA, Ontario, Canada Company Website: http://www.fridaynightmag.com Job Posted: Jun 12, 2009 Application Deadline: Jun 22, 2009

Sales, Marketing, Customer Service [JOBS]

from Media Job Search Canada: New Jobs Job Opportunities Company: KATANA MARKETING Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Company Website: http://www.katanamarketing.com Job Posted: Jun 12, 2009 Application Deadline: Jun 22, 2009

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So Who Is Chrysler Group’s New Global Marketing Boss?

from Advertising Age by Jean Halliday DETROIT (AdAge.com) — Meet the brand czar of the latest Chrysler incarnation: Michael Accavitti. The Chrysler veteran is assuming the post of president-CEO of the Dodge brand (with profit-and-loss responsibilities for the brand’s product portfolio) but will also oversee Chrysler’s worldwide marketing organization. As such, he will coordinate global … Continue reading

[podcast] this WEEK in MEDIA 138 : Marketing with Vampires

Officer, Marketing Administration [jobs]

from Media Job Search Canada: New Jobs Job Opportunities Company: CANADA POST Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Company Website: http://www.canadapost.ca Job Posted: Jun 13, 2009 Application Deadline: Jul 13, 2009

Why we link: A brief rundown of the reasons your news organization needs to tie the Web together

by Ryan Sholin Originally posted at BeatBlogging.org, a resource for journalists using social networks, blogs, and other Web tools to improve beat reporting. Whenever I talk with news organizations of any size about linking to sources, resources and journalism that originated outside the walls of their newsroom, two questions come up: How and Why. [continues]