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Congratulations to Bidtellectual of the Week Tamanna Ghazvini!

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How to Surprise and Delight???? Your Customers

Winning over your customers is simple but not always easy. (Read that again). Bidtellect CEO Lon Otremba weighs in on Forbes. Read number twelve and remember: outperforming expectations never fails.

READ: 15 Excellent Ways To Surprise And Delight Customers on Forbes

 

Read this: Hungry for News, Ready for Ads

Did you know that news is one of only a few consumer interests that grew this year? People are hungry for news, and the places they go most often are open web sources. News sites both associated and not associated with print newspapers are used almost 80% of the time. Considering that people are spending more time online than ever before (hello, WFH), advertising on the open web has never been more lucrative. Read more here: Americans are Hungry for News

 

More Data Privacy Laws Are Coming

Follow the leader! It started with California, most recently Virginia, and now other states are hopping on the privacy law train: Alaska, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Nevada, Maine, and Oklahoma all are in the process of passing and approving new legislation (or updating outdated legislation) covering data privacy. Read more on Adage.

 

The European Commission Comes for Google’s FLoC Citing Anti-Competition

The EU’s Margrethe Vestager just confirmed that “Google’s proposals to deprecate third-party cookies are within the scope” of its ongoing antitrust competition. The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority already launched its own inquiry into Google’s plan to phase out third-party cookies after receiving complaints about how Google’s Privacy Sandbox proposals could impact competition. Read more on Adexchanger.

 

5 Tips to Make WFH Easier & More Productive

Lysa Vincent shares her five tips to make working from home easier, more productive, and stress-free. From scheduling breaks to what to wear for success.

SPOTLIGHT: WOMEN AT BIDTELLECT Terah Bocchi

In this Spotlight Series, we ask women at Bidtellect how they navigate career, success, and thriving as a woman in ad tech.

SPOTLIGHT: WOMEN AT BIDTELLECT Lysa Vincent

In this Spotlight Series, we ask women at Bidtellect how they navigate career, success, and thriving as a woman in ad tech.

SPOTLIGHT: WOMEN AT BIDTELLECT Yulia Khudzik

In this Spotlight Series, we ask women at Bidtellect how they navigate career, success, and thriving as a woman in ad tech.

SPOTLIGHT: WOMEN AT BIDTELLECT Carolina Escobar

In this Spotlight Series, we ask women at Bidtellect how they navigate career, success, and thriving as a woman in ad tech.

SPOTLIGHT: WOMEN AT BIDTELLECT Missy Steiner

In this Spotlight Series, we ask women at Bidtellect how they navigate career, success, and thriving as a woman in ad tech.

Yeah, We Had To: Holiday Cocktail Recipes That’ll Make Santa Smile

Check out these holiday cocktail recipes to enjoy this year – at home, with family, or wherever the holidays (safely) take you this year. Cheers!

Bidtellectual Spotlight: Katie Broussard Makes a Difference for Dallas Children This Holiday Season

Katie Broussard Chairs the annual Cookies & Castles Event benefitting Scottish Rite for Children Orthopedic hospital in Dallas, TX. This year, they’ve had to make some adjustments due to the pandemic.

Bidtellectuals Share Their Fav Beauty Products for WFH

I asked Bidtellectuals: Did you discover a new beauty or skincare product this quarantine? Or a must-have item? These are their favorite products, newly discovered or otherwise, that keep feeling their very best. Check them out and let us know if you discover a new fave!

Quarantine Cocktail Recipes to Spice Up Your Routine

Give yourself something to look forward to this happy hour (or any hour) with these quarantine cocktail recipes.

 

ICYMI:

  • Sick of WFH? Here are 5 Ways to Make WFH More Productive by Director of Account Management Lysa Vincent. Because WFH can be productive and stress-free – no matter how many little ones are in Zoom school (and P.S. give yourself some grace).
  • Social Media got you down? How to avoid mishaps on the platforms, and why you should maybe avoid them all together. Read it on Forbes featuring CEO Lon Otremba: Nine Effective Ways Marketers Can Avoid Social Media Gaffes
  • Work in tech? Bidtellect Chief Technology Officer Mike Conway sat down with CIO Professional Network to discuss his career path, successes at Bidtellect, and the importance of working with others.
  • Looking for a dose of inspiration? Check out our SPOTLIGHT INTERVIEW SERIES: WOMEN AT BIDTELLECT. Nominated by their peers, five Bidtellect women talk successes, challenges, leadership styles, and strengths of being a woman. Read each interview on the blog.

 

Case Study of the Week: How a Leading Insurance Company Used Targeted Content to Reach Consumers Across Multiple Regions

Bidtellect’s client services team paired unique Native creative units with each specific article landing pages to help generate awareness around multiple product offerings. The results exceeded client goals. Read more here.

Stay safe,
Charlotte