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  • 3 Web Tools That Can Help in Idea Generation and Research
    3 Web Tools That Can Help in Idea Generation and Research Every writer has their tricks for inspiration or getting unstuck. For some it’s reading, jogging, or engineering breaks into the day with a Pomodoro timer. Others recharge by playing games like solitaire or  table top games. But the modern internet itself holds some newer tricks up its sleeve... […]
  • How to Pitch: The River
    Background: The River launched in 2018 with the intent to provide news, analysis, and enterprise reporting to the Hudson Valley and Catskills, a region where journalistic coverage is often incomplete, says Phillip Pantuso, managing editor. “I think of The River as a regional lens on topics of national importance,” he says. “We want it to... […]
  • How to Pitch: How Country News
    Background: High Country News is a non-profit publication that dates back to 1970 and is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. The outlet strives to tell the ongoing story of the modern American West through coverage of its environment, natural resources, and diverse communities. “Our readers are people engaged deeply in issues of the Western... […]
  • How to Pitch: Urban Asian
    Background: Urban Asian launched in 2010 and focuses on lifestyle, music, health, and inspiring women. The diverse readership stretches from the United States and Canada to India, Australia, and New Zealand. The site does have some competition, but what sets Urban Asian apart is its coverage of South Asian music and entrepreneurs. “Everyone has a... […]
  • How to Pitch: Engadget
    Background: The Engadget tech blog launched in 2004 and has grown from a consumer tech news site to a space that covers the intersection of technology, gaming, and entertainment, says Chris Ip, features editor. “We publish quality reviews, reports, news, videos, and longform features.” The site currently covers the standard technology areas: social media, entertainment,... […]
  • How to Pitch: Prism
    Background: Prism launched in 2019 with the intent to shift visibility and power to the communities closest to the issues and problems the sites reports on, says managing editor, Ashton Lattimore. “Our work challenges dominant, toxic media narratives by driving new ones informed and written by people with direct, lived experiences — especially people of... […]
  • How to Pitch: Rooted in Rights
    Background: The Rooted in Rights blog launched in October 2016 and its focus is solely on disability, by and for disabled people, says editor in chief, Emily Ladau. Its mission is to amplify the authentic perspectives of disabled people, especially of multi-marginalized identities, on a range of topics and experiences, she says. The blog’s target... […]
  • How to Pitch: Protocol Media
    Background: The soon-to-launch Protocol site will focus on the people, power, and politics of tech. “Our journalism will be essential to tech insiders and invaluable to everyone experiencing the seismic impact of technological innovation,” says Joanna Pearlstein, managing editor. It may seem as though the market is flooded with tech-savvy sites, but Protocol intends to... […]
  • How to Pitch: Hunker
    Background: Creating a comfortable living space in a new apartment or home can be daunting (especially when there are literally 100+ shades of white wall paint to choose from at the hardware store). Hunker was created to make those interior design decisions a lot easier and perhaps…even enjoyable. Hunker believes that good design should be... […]
  • How to Pitch: Rewire
    Background: Rewire is a PBS-funded national publication based in St. Paul, Minn., which strives “to publish balanced, educational and inspiring stories,” says Katie Moritz, senior editor. “We provide information and inspiration to people under 40 to help them improve their lives and the world they’re living in through creating and delivering thought-provoking, invaluable content on... […]


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  • A Podcaster Takes a Look at His Lineage in This Emotional Short Film From Ancestry
    Corey Cambridge shares stories from the world's most popular podcasters as host of Other People's Podcasts (OPP), but in a new custom content video from Ancestry and the New York Times' in-house branded content studio T Brands, he's digging into his own family's history to make sure their stories are preserved. "Tomorrow's never guaranteed and...
  • Snapchat Spotlight Reaches 125 Million Users
    Snapchat Spotlight is on a roll. Snapchat's social video feature, which has been likened to TikTok, amassed 125 million users in March, as it has paid out $1 million a day to creators posting top videos. Spotlight had a reported 100 million users in January. Daily video submissions were up 40% between January and March,...
  • This Group Wants Agencies to Stop Working With Fossil Fuel Clients
    Today, advertising's largest holding company made a pledge to reach "net zero" emissions by 2025, but an advocacy group is asking such companies to reconsider the one aspect of their business contributing the most to their climate impact (and not reflected in such calculations): client relationships. Advocacy group Clean Creatives is calling on agencies and...
  • Disney Sells Out Oscar Ads, Securing More Than $2 Million Per 30-Second Spot
    The 93rd Oscars will take place two months later than planned, during a pandemic that has seen TV award shows lose more than half their normally robust audiences. But Disney still managed to sell out its Oscars advertising inventory ahead of the April 25 ceremony on ABC, bringing back all of last year's top-tier "proud...
  • Alcohol Brands Tout Renewable Energy and Sustainable Ingredients for Earth Day 2021
    While the alcohol industry might not be the first thing that comes to mind on Earth Day, brands across the category launched campaigns this month to remind consumers about their reliance on agriculture--at risk in a changing climate--and their commitments to reducing their energy footprints. For some, like New Belgium Brewing, environmental stewardship has always...
  • Why Bombay Sapphire Is Finally Getting Into the Competitive RTD Cocktail Category
    The 1990s kids who grew up watching Bill Nye the Science Guy during its five-season run will easily recall his fun to replicate kitchen experiments, including creating carbon dioxide from vinegar and baking soda and making rock candy crystals with sugar and boiling water. As it turns out, Nye, now 65, is still tinkering in...
  • Facebook Takes Action Against 2 Groups of Hackers Based in Palestine
    Facebook took action against two separate groups of hackers based in Palestine, removing their ability to use their infrastructure to abuse its platform, distribute malware and hack accounts across the internet. Director of threat disruption David Agranovich and head of cyber espionage investigations Mike Dvilyanski said in a Newsroom post Thursday that one network was...
  • Facebook Seeks More User Input for Its News Feed Ranking Process
    Facebook is seeking more input from its users as it continues to craft the ranking process that helps decide which content populates their News Feeds. Product management director Aastha Gupta said in a Newsroom post Thursday that the social network will incorporate new questions into the surveys it began conducting in May 2019 to collect...
  • McCormick’s Flavor Forecast Assigns You a Recipe Based on Your Zodiac Sign
    Taurus season is upon us, and if your birthday falls between April 20 and May 20, you've probably heard that you are dependable and hardworking--and also a little stubborn. But even if you check your horoscope every day and have memorized the ins and outs of your birth chart, most Tauruses have probably never been...
  • As Newsletter Advertising Grows, Advertisers Opt for Quality Over Quantity
    Does size matter? In the world of newsletter advertising, not so much. As the newsletter economy heats up amid the looming disappearance of cookie-enabled ad targeting, advertisers intent on reaching precise, opted-in audiences have shown a willingness to pay for smaller email lists. The pandemic has encouraged marketers to embrace methods of outreach promising direct...

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  • Peacock's 'Rutherford Falls' invites you to a charming new home
    The latest addition to the Mike Schur TV universe is heading straight to Peacock — and so should you. Schur, Ed Helms, and Sierra Teller Ornelas co-created Rutherford Falls, whose entire delightful first season is now streaming. Rutherford Falls is less about any particular conflict than about the entire titular town and its quirky players. […]
  • This interactive light display uses games to help people with dementia — Future Blink
    The Tovertafel projects games designed to trigger specific parts of the brain for seniors with dementia or folks with cognitive differences.  Read more...More about Mashable Video, Dementia, Interactive, Light Display, and Cognitive
  • Watch the 'Mortal Kombat' cast struggle to guess their own characters
    Jessica McNamee, Josh Lawson and Joe Taslim from Mortal Kombat try to guess iconic Mortal Kombat characters just from looking at stock footage videos. Read more...More about Mashable Video, Mortal Kombat, Mehcad Brooks, Pictionary, and Hbo Max
  • How do I flirt in person again?
    Spring is blossoming as the world is opening up — and so is re-entry anxiety. Now that all U.S. adults are eligible for the COVID vaccine, the end of the pandemic, or at least the strictest of restrictions, is in sight.  Still, there are many unknowns we still have to face, and for singles looking […]
  • Everything to remember ahead of 'The Handmaid's Tale' Season 4
    The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4 is almost here. Yeah, we can't believe it either. For one thing, the dystopian drama was delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic, creating a nearly two-year gap between seasons and a whole lot of forgetfulness among audiences. But there's more to the strangeness of this series' return than just fuzzy plot […]
  • Learn more about your pandemic pup with Embark's dog DNA test sale
    Amazon has Embark's dog DNA test kits on sale for up to 25% off as of April 22: Embark Breed ID Kit — save $30  Embark Breed & Health Kit — save $50 You already know your pup is special — they helped you get through a bleak, lonely year of isolating at home amid a whole-ass pandemic, […]
  • Eco-friendly alternatives, sustainable swaps on sale for Earth Day
    Save for Earth Day: EyeBuyDirect, Stasher, and S'well are all celebrating Earth Day with sitewide discounts and BOGO deals. Earth Day is every day, but everyone deserves a day as the center of attention, right? As always, there are a few proper ways to celebrate: Binge-watching David Attenborough documentaries, roasting BP online, and shopping for […]
  • This is who Shamier Anderson is taking to space
    The Stowaway star picks his top five iconic space characters for the ultimate force.  Read more...More about Space, Mashable Video, Celebrity, Daniel Dae Kim, and Anna Kendrick
  • Amazon has the DualSense on sale, a great controller for co-op gamers
    SAVE $12.89: The PlayStation 5 DualSense is on sale at Amazon — if you get a renewed version, you can save $12.89 on the hard-to-find controller.  Even if you have scored a coveted PlayStation 5 console by now (they're still extremely elusive), the chance that you also were able to secure a second DualSense controller […]
  • This biodegradable vibrator makes your sex life more eco-friendly
    TL;DR: Womanizer has created an eco-friendly version of its flagship Premium vibrator for Earth DayThe biodegradable sex toy retails for $199. Your sex life might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you're trying to make sustainable swaps for the products you use on a regular basis. But there actually are eco-friendly […]

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  • TV ad: Apple AirTag: Couch
    Keep track of your keys, wallet, luggage, backpack, and more with tghe new Apple AirTag, all in the Find My app. Play a sound on the built-in speaker, or say “Hey Siri, find my gym bag.” With select iPhone models, Precision Finding can lead you right to your nearby AirTag. If it’s farther away, hundreds […]
  • TV ad: Dove: Reverse Selfie
    Dove, the Unilever-owned personal care brand, is renewing the fight for real beauty standards by pushing into the activist digital era with a hard-hitting new campaign. The crucial issue of women and girls’ self-esteem is once again top of the agenda, as Dove uses its new global platform to highlight the widespread damage caused by […]
  • Print ad: Dove: Reverse Selfie
    Dove, the Unilever-owned personal care brand, is renewing the fight for real beauty standards by pushing into the activist digital era with a hard-hitting new campaign. The crucial issue of women and girls’ self-esteem is once again top of the agenda, as Dove uses its new global platform to highlight the widespread damage caused by […]
  • TV ad: Western Australia Police Force: Let's Join Forces
    The WA Police Force were missing out on ideal recruits. They were ruling themselves out due to preconceptions around police and policing. In reality, this job offers a thousand paths to purpose, each as unique as the individual following them. We spent time with real officers, in patrol cars and at stations, living their world […]
  • TV ad: Save the Children: Hide & Seek
    For many people, violence against children is a thing of the past. Nevertheless, it is still today reality for millions of children, and the corona crisis has only exacerbated, enhanced, and escalated it in many homes. With a new campaign, 'Hide-and-seek is not always a game', Hjaltelin Stahl, Accenture Interactive and Save the Children Norway […]
  • TV ad: Kodansha: Take Flight
    Japan's largest publisher Kodansha is 112 years old this year but there is low awareness of the company. Ex BBDO New York’s Greg Hahn’s new agency Gretel has released "Take Flight,” as part of a new brand campaign for Kodansha. The film is directed by Juan Cabral via MJZ.Category: Retail servicesClient: KodanshaAgency: Gretel, New YorkCreative […]
  • TV ad: HSE: We Can Do This
    Core's new creative work for the HSE, "We Can Do This…", uses an ensemble cast to mark the next phase of COVID-19 communications that have been a constant part of our lives throughout the pandemic. The piece opens with young children imagining themselves metaphorically tackling the virus in an almost poetic style, before moving through […]
  • TV ad: Te Whānau O Waipareira: Proud To Be Māori
    Te Whānau O Waipareira’s brand new, heavy-hitting Proud To Be Māori campaign reflects the optimistic, passionate and aspirational spirit that guides the West Auckland urban Māori support network. The film itself addresses the hardships Māori face and continue to endure today through a candid lens, then flips the narrative to show how asking for support […]
  • TV ad: Te Whānau O Waipareira: Proud To Be Māori
    Te Whānau O Waipareira’s brand new, heavy-hitting Proud To Be Māori campaign reflects the optimistic, passionate and aspirational spirit that guides the West Auckland urban Māori support network. The film itself addresses the hardships Māori face and continue to endure today through a candid lens, then flips the narrative to show how asking for support […]
  • TV ad: Te Whānau O Waipareira: Proud To Be Māori
    Te Whānau O Waipareira’s brand new, heavy-hitting Proud To Be Māori campaign reflects the optimistic, passionate and aspirational spirit that guides the West Auckland urban Māori support network. The film itself addresses the hardships Māori face and continue to endure today through a candid lens, then flips the narrative to show how asking for support […]

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  • It’s Official: Google is Ending FeedBurner Email. Here are Your Next Steps.
    Google has announced that Feedburner's email services will end in July 2021. Here's a guide for you to help you plan your move to a new email service as painlessly as possible.      
  • 3 Ways to Earn (Even More) Money with Your Emails
    Learn how you can turn your emails into revenue streams. Growing an audience is one of the most exciting and engaging things you can do online. Through a variety of many different outlets, including email, you’re able to offer value to like-minded people across the planet. And as a bonus, you also have the opportunity […]
  • New: Schedule Your Emails Multiple Days a Week or Month
    More hassle-free set it and forget it email campaigns at your fingertips. The beauty of automated RSS-to-email campaigns is the set it and forget it factor, knowing your email campaigns will be sent as scheduled with your new content – that was the foundation in creating FeedBlitz.And now, continuing our mission to provide the most […]
  • 60+ Free Email Templates to Jumpstart Your Email Marketing
    Win the Inbox with eye-catching email campaigns and save time when it comes to design. Designing a template, especially one from scratch, can be a major frustration. But what if the hard work was already done for you? What if templates showcasing your products, image layouts highlighting your work, invitations ready to be sent, podcast […]
  • Featured Images now in Gmail Promotions Tab Bundles!
    Gmail’s recent broad rollout of promotions tab bundles will reward good, engaging emails with more opportunities to solidify that engagement.FeedBlitz is helping you make the most of that opportunity, out of the box, today, by making every email we send bundle-ready with a featured image. Here’s how this gives you competitive advantage: The vast, vast […]
  • New Mapping Feature Available with Every Email Send
    Zoom in to discover where your emails are being read. A great new feature offering more insight into your subscribers is now available with every email send and monthly insight report:Geographic data on engagement stats.And not just the numbers, the team went a step further and added a mapping feature for visual representation. A new […]
  • Surprise! Your Company’s Remote — Now What?
    There’s more to running a remote company than keeping up with technology. You probably didn’t plan on taking your company 100% online, but yet – here you are.Under normal circumstances, companies who shift to being fully remote plan for weeks, sometimes even months before taking the leap. During that time, they’re working to retain both […]
  • 3 Time Savers to Help your Email Marketing
    If you’re like the rest of us, distractions seem to be at an all-time high. Nothing is normal. Whether there are more people at home, you have to homeschool on top of your career, or you’re struggling with worry, everyone is busy. These circumstances zap your time, energy, and focus.And when your attention span is […]
  • Tips Our Team Learned the Hard Way While Working Remotely
    Finding your ideal work from home rhythm isn’t as easy as you may think. When pajamas replace business casual, the fridge is now just a short walk away, and Netflix marathons are streaming on TV – working remotely from home can sound like a dream come true.Shelter-in-place and stay-at-home orders have shifted the work cultures […]
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  • Googly-eyed robots, aisle 9
    The owner of Giant grocery stores is teaming up with a company called Badger Technologies to launch robots in 172 of its mid-Atlantic stores.At 6'3", it's a rather tall robot, unlike small roombas that scoot around partially undetected. It's end result helps consumers in some way, by making sure products are stocked on shelves and […]
  • Arby's-themed subscription boxes
    Awareness is often a key, and important, marketing objective for brands to get consumers started on the path to purchase. However, sometimes not enough effort is placed on, or invested in, their true brand loyalists.Take Arby's, who created a 6-month monthly subscription box, that doesn't contain food, but rather sandwich and Arby's themed merchandise for […]
  • Emotional support (fried) chicken
    Emotional support animals run the gammet these days, and more and more people are trying to bring them on planes, from peacocks to fish.Fast food chain Popeyes created a limited edition carrier, served at the Philadelphia airport, for passengers to take on board as their "emotional support chicken." It's a TSA-approved way for consumers to […]
  • Hoo-whaaat?!? Lil Jon + Kool-Aid collab
    It seems that every year, more and more artists release their own covers and versions of holiday songs. Probably for good reason - consumers love revamps of the classics and new hits to keep their holiday playlists fresh.So why shouldn't brands get in on this holiday trend? Enter Kool-Aid and Lil Jon, who just released […]
  • Dove Men+Care is bringing Dads+Kids together
    Whether we realize it or not, haircuts are a big part of the holiday season for many. Whether it's for holiday parties or family, it's nice to take a moment for yourself and freshen up your look.Dove Men+Care is building on that and transforming it into a way for Dads and their kids to spend […]
  • Look out Super Bowl, Bud Light's coming to town
    The Super Bowl isn't just about the football - it's also about the ads, and of course the halftime show. Bud Light is creating its own brand experience centered around music and hosting an entire music fest the weekend leading up to the big game in Atlanta, where its being hosted. And they are getting […]
  • Discover unknown places first, with Lufthansa
    Travel companies have used unique ways in the past to encourage consumers to travel (and hopefully use their services to do so). Lufthansa create an experiential photography exhibit to show people photographs of truly unique places they've never seen before - but then revealed the reason why that is, is because they don't actually exist. […]
  • Brrrrrr-inging trial to outerwear
    Luxury outerwear brand Canada Goose has really grown in popularity, and if you've been intrigued by how warm the coats look and googled it or asked someone who owns one, you know they cost more than your average Patagonia or North Face down coat (sometimes 3x+ as much).The company knows they need to put their […]
  • Digitally connected cafes offer virtual meals
    Let's throw another shrimp on the bah-bee, and pour another pint o'Guiness for a meal with loved ones overseas!Terrible cliches aside, Samsung is creating pop-up restaurants that allow people in Dublin to virtually enjoy a meal with an expat loved one in Sydney, Australia, based on the high volume of Irish citizens that move to […]
  • Sausage-scented wrapping paper, by Jimmy Dean
    Aaaaahhh...there's nothing quite like the smell of savory sausage on Christmas morning, emanating from your....wrapping paper. Yes, wrapping paper - not your kitchen.For sausage enthusiasts, Jimmy Dean is giving away free branded items in exchange for pictures of consumers' favorite recipes and dishes featuring JD's sausage. Other items include a glass sausage ornament, an apron […]

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  • NTUC Income: Made For The Moments That Matter
  • EOS Lip Balm: Obligation Celebration
    It's an anthem to the pap test, that awkward IRL first date, and getting spilled on at the bar. The frustrating, can't-be-bothered things we once did in a pre-pandemic world have suddenly been given a shiny and exotic new lease of life—and eos' products are here to help us prepare for them. Video of Obligation […]
  • Progressive Insurance: The Ad Where Nothing Happens
  • American Red Cross: The Great Escape
    Seven lives are lost to home fires every day in the US – more than all natural disasters combined. In an effort to change these statistics, the American Red Cross is launching “The Great Escape,” a PSA aimed at educating families on home fire safety. This campaign focuses on preparing families with two simple steps: […]
  • Hornbach: Make room for yourself
  • Dove: Reverse Selfie
    The crucial issue of women and girls’ self-esteem is once again top of the agenda, as Dove uses its new global platform to highlight the widespread damage caused by the trend for heavily edited selfies in Ogilvy’s new campaign for the brand. evolution_print_landscape_page_1.jpg   evolution_print_landscape_page_2.jpg   evolution_print_landscape_page_3.jpg   evolution_print_landscape_page_4.jpg   evolution_print_landscape_page_5.jpg  
  • KP Snacks: KPow!
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  • Tajawal Travel: Caged
    Burnout - and the physical and emotional distress that comes with overworking - is becoming an increasingly significant issue in many people’s lives. These long hours in the office and the inability to shut off at home are showcased in the latest spot from travel agent Tajawal, featuring a burned out, guitar-playing mandrill, longing for […]
  • Contrex: Taste the mineral effect
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  • French Ministry of Health: Talking Makes It Better
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