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    5 Tips for Successful Holiday Campaigns

    Silverlight Digital’s CEO Lori Goldberg writes for iMedia Connection November and December traditionally drive 30 percent more online revenue than non-holiday months, with as many as 92 percent of holiday shoppers either researching or purchasing their gifts online. Here are strategies to keep in mind to ensure you close out the year with strong performance metrics. Start by revisiting customer... Read More

    What Brand Marketers can Learn from the Olympics

    Silverlight Digital’s CEO Lori Goldberg writes for iMedia Connection With this summer’s Olympics closed, we’ve watched records be set and broken, new talent emerge, and of course names like “Simone” brought into our living rooms. And like every Olympic year, we’ve seen advertisers and brands clamoring for a chance to display innovation and strategic thinking in the faces of billions of... Read More

    Personal Data and Privacy in the Digital Healthcare Age

    Silverlight Digital’s CEO Lori Goldberg writes for eConsultancy For athletes, competitors and data geeks, the opportunities to improve our health through personal data collection have never been more prevalent and affordable. I use Fitbit religiously to track my steps, heart rate and sleep patterns. I combine Fitbit with data from MapMyRun and MapMyRide, apps that collect running and biking data... Read More

    A Closer Look at Pharmaceutical Advertisers’ Gradual Shift to Digital Media

    A Closer Look at Pharmaceutical Advertisers’ Gradual Shift to Digital Media Recently, pharmaceutical advertisers have inched their way into digital with online and mobile media spending estimated to reach nearly $2 billion in 2016, up 15.4% from the year before (eMarketer). By and large, they still cling to television where they spend roughly $3.7 billion annually targeting consumers. They spend... Read More

    How Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Advertisers Can Respond to Climate Change

    When strange, unseasonal weather rocks New York, those of us in the pharmaceutical advertising industry particularly take note. Normal weather patterns allows for predictable consumer behavior across many sectors. Recently, weather here and the rest of the world has been anything BUT predictable. Among the many environmental consequences of climate change, the pharmaceutical and healthcare community is looking at the... Read More

    How Travel and Hospitality Advertisers Can Respond to Climate Change

    Emerging from a late season snow here in the northeast and looking towards the summer vacation season, travel and hospitality advertisers are taking note of climate changes that are impacting consumer travel decisions. Unusual weather patterns and changing consumer perceptions around the environmental impact of travel are influencing decisions on where to go and when1. For travel destinations and local... Read More

    An Illustrated History of Ad Blocking, 1960 – 2016

    Silverlight Digital CEO, Lori Goldberg writes for Econsultancy. History shows us that ad blocking innovation and consumer’s demand for it is nothing new. Panic over recent methods of digital ad blocking must be put in proper historical context and the consumer’s long-held desire to skip ads must be acknowledged. Despite this, we also understand that advertising provides a valuable service... Read More

    Notes on AdTech New York

    Silverlight’s CEO Lori Goldberg and client André Rojer of the Curaçao Tourist Board shared the stage at AdTech New York, talking travel and digital advertising in a context of programmatic’s surging influence on creative and strategy. In case you missed it, below is a summary of key takeaways from their panel discussion, titled “Going Programmatic: In-House or Agency”: Why Programmatic?... Read More

    Google and Silverlight Digital Team Up For Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Education Series

    Google and Silverlight Digital partnered last week to host the first in a series of events planned by the two companies to provide focus on evolving digital advertising strategies in key markets. First up: Pharmaceutical and Healthcare. Forty-five leaders from New York’s Pharmaceutical and Healthcare digital advertising community were in attendance for a unique half-day educational event at Google’s Eighth... Read More

    Why It’s Time to Leave Old-school SEO Behind

    (Silverlight Digital CEO Lori Goldberg writes for EConsultancy) The term SEO, which was allegedly first used in 1997, has long been used to describe a webmaster’s ability to edit a website’s design and code to favorably influence its rank on search engines. SEO strategies have included back-linking, title tags, page architecture, site maps and introduced us to a style of writing... Read More

    On Stage at AdTech New York

    A quick photo from the front row at AdTech New York. The panel, “Going Programmatic: In-House or Agency” featured Silverlight Digital CEO Lori Goldberg and our client, André Rojer, Marketing Manager for the Curaçao Tourist Board.

    Silverlight Digital’s Lori Goldberg Panels at AdTech New York

    NEW YORK (October 22, 2015) Silverlight Digital, a boutique digital media agency in New York, announces today that CEO Lori Goldberg has been selected to speak at AdTech New York on November 5th at the Javits Center. The panel, “Going Programmatic: In-House or Agency” will feature Lori and Silverlight Digital’s client, André Rojer, Marketing Manager for the Curaçao Tourist Board.... Read More

    Five Bad Habits That Digital Marketers Should Avoid

    Silverlight Digital’s CEO Lori Goldberg writes for eConsultancy Digital advertising remains very much a blend of art and science utilizing the flywheel effect of technology.Within the art comes a lot of human decision-making fueled by data, intuition, or speculation. Quality of data, degree of intuition and amount of speculation can determine a digital marketing campaign’s success. But let’s face it,... Read More

    How “Orange Is the New Black” Can Inspire Your Campaigns

    Silverlight Digital CEO Lori Goldberg writes for iMediaConnection. Netflix’s original series, “Orange Is the New Black” — based on the book by Piper Kerman — is precedent-setting television, not only in challenging gender roles by telling the stories of women in prison, but in its clever, unscripted digital marketing strategy. Without the promotional power of a major television network backing... Read More

    How to Make the Most from Your Next Industry Conference Appearance

    Silverlight Digital CEO, Lori Goldberg writes for EConsultancy. Programming an industry conference with quality speakers, relevant keynotes and bantering panelists is no easy task. The event’s producer must balance commerce and quality by allowing sponsors to buy their way into marque forums while also programming the event with diversity, rising stars, innovators and thoughtful opinion-makers. Ultimately, a well-programmed conference is both profitable... Read More

    When the Internet Attacks

    Silverlight Digital CEO, Lori Goldberg writes for Econsultancy. In the angry aftermath of Amazon’s big Prime Day sales event, the internet’s support of the ecommerce giant turned from #PrimeDay to #PrimeDayFail. Consumers felt disappointed as Amazon’s big ticket electronics sold out quickly and late-to-the-table shoppers were offered garage sale leftovers such as discounted Pop Tarts, an assortment of granny panties,... Read More

    Marketing Analytics: What Your Web Traffic Says About Your Business

    Silverlight Digital CEO, Lori Goldberg writes for Econsultancy.com In digital advertising, we have an uncommon ability to collect user data that’s superior to other forms of advertising data; particularly compared to what’s available in TV or print. However, merely collecting the data can be overwhelming unless a marketing anthropologist can cut through the clutter and give meaning to what the... Read More

    A Brief Guide to Viewability for Digital Advertisers

    Silverlight Digital CEO, Lori Goldberg writes for iMediaConnection.com. Do advertisers pay for ads that are never seen by consumers? Typically, the answer could be “yes”. Digital advertising, like radio, TV and print is somewhat based on the ad’s “opportunity to be seen” by consumers. Just as a radio listener may turn down the volume during an ad or a television... Read More

    Surprising Ways To Ruin Your Digital Advertising Strategy

    Silverlight Digital CEO, Lori Goldberg writes for MediaPost. What are you doing to ruin your digital advertising strategy? We’ve outlined a few common mistakes advertisers make in our new column on MediaPost. Below is an excerpt , but you can read the whole story here. Clearly define campaign goals and fund accordingly The analytics available in digital media are way... Read More

    Three baseball strategies that will help you win in business

    Written by Silverlight Digital CEO Lori Goldberg for Econsultancy: “Baseball is like church. Many attend but few understand” as baseball great Leo Durocher famously said. While spring training gets underway, let’s explore how three little-understood strategies of baseball have major league applications in winning at business. Stealing second Stealing second is a high-risk maneuver that is over in an instant... Read More