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Are We No Longer Watching TV?

Due to recent dramatic headlines, a number of our clients are asking with concern – “Are we no longer watching TV?” At M&K, we know the true viewing story – yes, we still enjoy watching TV, although our viewing habits are shifting somewhat. The Headlines: “Fewer people […]

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A Snapshot of Instagram Advertising

A Snapshot of Instagram Advertising

Despite becoming available in Canada in November 2014, there hasn’t been a great deal of buzz around Instagram advertising. This may be a result of the exclusivity of advertising on Instagram, with only a few selected brands initially allowed to advertise in Canada. The initial advertisers included […]

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Programmatic TV: A Planner’s Nirvana?

The buzz south of the border these days includes initial learnings related to Programmatic TV (PTV). I have a planning bent (or perhaps I’m a ‘bent’ planner?!) and from my perspective, the opportunities sound exciting! PTV is currently defined as “an automated, technology-driven method of buying and […]

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The Millennial Connection

Millennials are a distinct demographic beyond their love of technology. Let’s look at the millennial connection! First off, to state the obvious, millenials are always plugged in, always! They were born and raised on technology, and because of this, information has always been at their fingertips. Instead […]

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Musings on Digital Campaign Reach

I have a mission. I am starting to believe that reach is being limited by the proliferation of optimization in the digital space and I want to find out more. Remarketing, behavioural targeting, and look alike strategies all contribute to narrowing down the campaign exposure to people […]

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Who runs today’s social media world?

Social media-can’t live with it, can’t live without it! In today’s ever-growing social media world, it seems that the latter statement holds more truth. According to research compiled by FinanceOnline, which was taken from PEW, Nielsen and Burst Media, women are using social media more than men. […]

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CASL – Quality not Quantity with eMail Marketing Campaigns

It is a pretty safe assumption that no one likes junk mail. We’ve all been subject to dealing with missing that little checked box or having our contact information mysteriously passed around. But what if we didn’t have to deal with it anymore? That is exactly what […]

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Lilyhammer on Netflix

As European TV imports continue to expand into our market be first to check out the new cult TV  hit- Lilyhammer on Netflix It is really quite astounding how many of our favourite North American TV shows were originally developed in Europe before being remade and released […]

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And last but not least, the CTV Upfront or should we say Bell Media Upfront!

After a busy week of upfronts, Bell Media did not disappoint! The show dazzled its crowd with several acts of Cirque Du Soleil and of course, various celebrity appearances. Of note this year is the wide array of new comedies, dramas and daytime programming, that has resulted […]

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Round 2 – Shaw Media Upfront!

Another day – another upfront – another opportunity to check out the latest and greatest! The Shaw upfront was certainly not one to disappoint, and boy did it turn a crowd! The new network, DTour, was introduced and a new connection with Twitter was announced. This was […]

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