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CMO.com Interviews Adam Kleinberg

by Traction

CMO.com Interviews Adam Kleinberg

Traction CEO Adam Kleinberg was recently interviewed by Giselle Abramovich of CMO.com on the topic of real-time marketing. A veteran blogger and speaker on the topic, Adam had some choice words to say about how real-time marketing is poised to change (and in some case maintain the status quo) the world of marketing. 

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Who's Who in B2B 2013?

by Traction

Who's Who in B2B 2013?

Traction CEO Adam Kleinberg was one of 15 agency professionals named to the Agencies category in BtoB Magazine's Who's Who in B2B 2013 report - a list compiling the 100 most "intelligent, intriguing, and important people in the b-to-b space" as nominated by readers, marketing organizations, industry experts, and the editors of BtoB Magazine. 

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Natives Get Restless

by Adam Kleinberg

Natives Get Restless

A few weeks ago, I wrote a story in AdAge called Why Bad Native Advertising is Worse than Banners. In that story, I called out the CEOs of Sharethrough and BuzzFeed for what I perceived as inconsistencies between things they were saying and reality.

This morning I had breakfast and a nice conversation with Dan Greenberg, the CEO of Sharethrough. While I stand by everything I wrote, I feel like Dan's side of the story deserves to be shared...

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Battle of the Ice Cream Brands

by Traction

Battle of the Ice Cream Brands

I scream, you scream, we all scream for a truly optimized ice cream marketing plan.

The Fourth of July means parades, fireworks, BBQ, and ice cream so it's only fitting that this week's installment of Direct Marketing News' Battle of the Brands should see Baskin Robbins pitted against Cold Stone Creamery for marketing dominance. Judged by industry professionals, the Battle of the Brands compares marketing plans and social media usage for two competing marquee-name brands.

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3 Lessons From a First-Time CMO

by Traction

3 Lessons From a First-Time CMO

After twelve years as an agency, Traction recently got a taste of the client's life after partnering with the Pacific Fruit & Beverage Company to bring calamansi juice to the mainstream American market. Suddenly our CEO Adam Kleinberg was a CMO tasked with figuring out a "way to not only build a brand, but get into shopping carts."

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