Tim Kemmer

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Raw Craft with Anthony Bourdain - Episode Six: Dufftown

The Balvenie Malt Master David Stewart - A Life of Craft by Rogan Productions

Balvenie Launches Five Years of Rare Single Malts to Honor Its Malt Master

The first five-bottle release is $45,000 and comes in a beautifully crafted wood-and-brass box…<p><i>The Balvenie begins releasing new chapters of malt</i> …

The 10 Best Affordable Scotches of 2017

New whisky comes out every week, and sometimes even we can get a little overwhelmed by the selection out there.<p>Take Scotch, for instance: at a good …

Single Malt Whisky

This New York-Based Agency’s Snapchat Savvy Comes From Personal Insights

<b>Specs</b><p><b>Who</b> (L. to r.) The 88 production director Adam Copeland; managing director Connor Bryant; strategy director Sophie Hauptfuhrer; and founder and …

What Influencers Like Michelle Phan and PewDiePie Get Paid

Social superstars are getting millions a year to promote products for major brands. Here's how to plan your own successful influencer campaign for a fraction of the cost.<p>Lately, it seems like all kinds of brands are getting into bed with social media influencers.<p>They're wooing Instagram moms and …

Zappos embraces brand storytelling with #ImNotABox campaign

Zappos customers will soon have more reasons to be excited about receiving one of the company’s packages than just the shoes it contains—thanks to …

Public Relations

Des Lawrence - 2012 Football Roster - University of North Carolina

• 2015 Second-Team All-ACC (Coaches) • 2015 Third-Team All-ACC (ACSMA) • 2016 Honorable Mention All-ACC (ACSMA) • Finished his career with 27 career …

College Football

This is what plane food looked like back in the 60s and 70s, the ‘golden age of air travel’

Plane food doesn’t have the best rep these days.<p>Whatever the description, you will almost certainly be presented with sort of cheesy/tomato based …

BuzzFeed Is Now Getting 7 Billion Content Views a Month

Despite a stage overloaded with emojis, BuzzFeed's NewFronts presentation was refreshingly simple and free of the bells and whistles buyers are …

Normcore marketing: how boring became big

Watching video of a puddle online has, it seems, replaced the distinctly analogue pursuit of watching paint dry as a mundane way of passing time.<p>In …

McDonald's

Smelling Farts Could Work Wonders For Your Health, Says Science

It turns out you were doing your friend a favor when you cupped your hand to your butt, farted, then swiped it into their face. Same with all those times you crop dusted (the act of farting and walking at the same time thus spreading the scent over an expansive area) an unsuspecting crowd at the …

Are We Fundamentally Good or Evil? Neuroscience Has an Answer

What underlies every box office hit, bestselling novel, and most compelling video games? A fight between good and evil, of course.<p>The argument over …

Building a Lifestyle Brand With Instagram, Digital Media and a Small Budget

Last week we launched a new report in our <b>Skift Trends Reports</b> service, <b>The Rise of Lifestyle Branding in Travel</b>.<p>Below is an extract. Get the full …

Lean Innovation: Design Thinking Meets Lean Startup For The Enterprise

Innovation is often born from individuals who view design as a way to shape forward-thinking ideas. While design alone can’t deliver the promise of innovation, frameworks—such as design thinking and lean innovation —provide methodologies and a mindset that are required for customer-centric …

Toyota's Setsuna is an amazing wooden concept car designed to last generations

Debuting at Milan Design Week next Monday, Toyota's Setsuna is probably the most unique concept car to debut from a major automaker this year. If it's not obvious from looking at it, this adorable little roadster is made almost entirely of wood — Japanese cedar and birch, to be specific — and was …

Consumers Across Age Groups Ascribe Strong Purchase Influence to Word-of-Mouth

Source: Deloitte Notes: Word-of-mouth influences the purchases of more US consumers than TV ads, a finding that holds true across generations, per …

Don't Touch That Facebook Boost Post Button

<b>[[updated March 30, 2016]]</b><p><b>Do you have a Facebook page?</b><p>Have you ever clicked on the Facebook <b>Boost Post</b> button to promote your posts?<p>If yes, I have …

Soon You May Want to Hang Out at Work with Your Friends

<b>Tamar Elkeles:</b> I think the workforce of the future there's a couple of really key points. I think one is we need to figure out ways to utilize women …

Exclusivity Isn't the Only Marketing Strategy for Luxury Brands

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's a good time to be in luxury car sales. February car sales took flight, to a 15-year high for the month, while SUVs and luxury cars dominated this month's New York Auto Show, according to the German broadcaster Deutsche Welle. What's …

Luxury Lifestyle

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

An ad agency has appointed the 'world's first artificially intelligent creative director'

AI-CD β was actually created by the agency under its 'Creative Genome Project', the first in a series of projects undertaken by the agency's 'McCann Millennials taskforce'.<p>The artificial intelligence can give creative direction on commercials because the data that forms the basis of the algorithm …

Why Companies Are Advertising Their Master Brand

Recently, both Hershey and Coca-Cola have switched to a master brand strategy. Instead of promoting, for example, Hershey’s Syrup, chocolate bars, and Hershey’s kisses separately, the company is running an advertising campaign that unites all Hershey branded treats in a single commercial, …

Facebook Ads Strategy: How Marketers Need to Alter Their Techniques

Do you use Facebook ads? Want to learn the latest strategies? To discover what’s changed with Facebook ads and how to get better results, I interview …

Your essential tech guide to surviving a music festival

Spring has no shortage of hot music festivals. If you’re planning to hit up some of the biggies, such as Ultra, Coachella, Lollapalooza or EDC, …

Festivals

Mobile marketers are as obsessed with emojis as we are

Appboy, the mobile marketing automation vendor, analyzed over 9,000 marketing campaigns that use emojis and found emoji usage ascending rapidly — increasing at a nearly 8x (775 percent) year-over-year clip. And this torrid usage of smileys, animal faces, and cute icons has continued to increase in …

Mobile Devices

Lithium: The Four Things Brands Need to Do Now on Social Media

Surveying 8 industries, 85 brands and 380 social media channels, Lithium has released The State of Social Engagement 2016, a study examining brands’ …

A day of reckoning for digital display advertising?

Facebook recently announced that its efforts to build a demand-side platform (DSP) leveraging its Atlas and LiveRail technologies had not gone …

Startup MeWe Launches Free, 'No Ads' Social Network

There are excellent reasons why social networks, such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Twitter, have multiple millions of daily users: Reason …