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Coco de Mer’s Christmas Ad Is Perfect for Those on the Naughty List (NSFW)

The gifts in the 12 Days of Christmas song always seemed a little boring. Coco de Mer, the British luxury lingerie and erotica fashion house, fixes that with its own take on the Christmas classic. This time, in place of turtle doves and French hens, we get a sampling of spanking paddles and pearl blossom…
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Lincoln Makes a Girl’s Christmas Wishes Come True in Fantastical Holiday Campaign

It’s the most wonderful time of the year … for Christmas ads in which products magically bring even our wildest dreams to life. The latest brand to turn your holiday into a literal winter wonderland is Lincoln Motor Company, which uses the theme to promote its Wishlist Sales Event. In the first broadcast spot (extended…
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Facebook Made Its Sexual Harassment Policy Publicly Available

With sexual harassment becoming a regular topic in the news these days, Facebook sought to publicly share its policies on the matter. Chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg and vice president of people Lori Goler shared the six basic principles behind the company’s policies on harassment in a Newsroom post: Develop training to set the standard…
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Columbia Created a Line of ‘Empire Strikes Back’ Jackets and Sold Out in Minutes

Do you ever feel like retro marketing is an energy field created by all living things? One that surrounds us, penetrates us and binds the galaxy together? Well, here’s a good reminder why: Columbia’s new Echo Base Collection, inspired by the Star Wars film The Empire Strikes Back, made its debut today–and sold out almost…
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LinkedIn Will Share Skills Listed by Fellow Professionals With the Same Job Title

Curious about which skills are trending among LinkedIn users with the same job title? The professional network’s got you covered. LinkedIn Friday announced the launch of a new monthly notification that showcases relevant trending skills by fellow users with identical job titles. Clicking on skills in those notifications will bring users to insights on which…
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Mcgarrybowen Names Former WPP Exec to Run Its Flagship New York Office

Mcgarrybowen today announced that Angela Johnson will join the agency as president of its New York headquarters, starting in the new role on Jan. 2. The executive joins the Dentsu-owned agency after more than a dozen years with WPP, where she held managing director roles at Ogilvy in London and Chicago. Most recently, Johnson spent…
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12 Stats That Sum Up the Week in Digital Marketing

The past week has been jam-packed with data in digital marketing, but who has time to read all that? Adweek has you covered with a look at stats from our coverage and more. 1. Beer run, anyone? The future of self-driving trucks is here, and it’s schlepping Anheuser-Busch beer. On Thursday, the beer maker announced…
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Here Are the Latest Image Sizes for the Major Social Networks (Infographic)

Social networks are constantly evolving, as are the dimensions for the images that populate them. MakeAWebsiteHub.com shared the infographic below, which provides up-to-date information on image sizes and types for: Facebook LinkedIn YouTube Instagram Twitter Pinterest Tumblr Google+ Ello WeChat Snapchat Weibo
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Q&A: How the 2 Women Behind Gastropod Turned a Passion Project Into a Steady Income

One thing you’ll hear somewhat frequently when listening to Nicola Twilley and Cynthia Graber is that they are the only staff behind Gastropod, a biweekly podcast that “looks at food through the lens of science and history.” No audio engineers. No producers. No backing from a media conglomerate or podcast network. The two veteran journalists…
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The Essential Elements of a Good Social Strategy

More companies are realizing that their current business-to-business lead-generation strategies are not working. It’s now time to replace the cold call with a targeted approach that identifies and attracts the audience that wants your products or services. However, there is more than one approach to filling your sales pipeline and securing more customers. According to…
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