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SXSW Interactive is the “experience” festival, and Mindshare@SXSW discovers and deciphers the surprise and delight of the new start-ups, products, and platforms debuting each year. The Mindshare team fans out across Austin to bring back insights for our adaptive marketing ideas and culturally relevant learnings for our clients.

SXSWi: Wake Up Austin – Monday, March 14

Usually waking up to Bob Geldof’s I Don’t Like Mondays is a fitting start to most weeks – but not today at SXSW! High energy is still in the air as we enter day four of SXSW Interactive. If you feel like...

GeoMarketing: Mindshare’s Charlie Legg At SxSW – How Retail Can Connect Lifestyle And Tech

Demos of AI, VR/AR for brands at SxSW Interactive saw those technologies coming into sharper focus, says Mindshare's Charlie Legg. As SxSW Interactive has wrapped up and while it’s hard to resist the jaded feeling of yet another year of...

Stop planning your life, and start living it

My biggest insight from SXSW? Stop planning your life, and start living it. I had an entire day planned - but if Elon Musk decides to do a pop-up Q&A session and you get a ticket to it, you go...

MINDSHARE@SXSWI: WAKE UP, AUSTIN – MONDAY, MARCH 13

Good morning from the bat city! After freezing yesterday (I'm from Los Angeles!), the temperature is expected to rise a bit today. As more film and music folks roll into town for their respective festivals, there are still plenty...

Data and Vision are Interdependent

As first-timer at SXSW, I had some expectations about the speaker line-up and vibe of the entire conference. As soon as I landed in Austin, I was blown away by how large the event was. The festival is expected...

Meet Taylor Davis

Five lucky members of the Mindshare North America team are heading to Austin for SXSW, and we wanted to introduce you to each of them. These folks who will be sharing all manner of updates from the festival, so...
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MINDSHARE@SXSWI: INTERVIEW WITH JERRY MEDIA’S MICK PURZYCKI AND JAMES OHLIGER

At SXSWi, Mindshare’s Alana Diehl and Gabriella Kaplan interviewed Jerry Media's (also known originally as @FuckJerry) Mick Purzycki and James Ohliger for insights on social metrics and ROI, and more.

Fly By From South By, Part 2

Mindshare NA's Mig Mora caught up with Lindsay Nelson, CMO of Vox Media, at SXSW. Vox Media, Inc. currently runs eight editorial brands: SB Nation, The Verge, Polygon, Curbed, Eater, Racked, Vox, and Recode. https://soundcloud.com/mindsharena/fly-by-from-south-by-part-2

Mindshare@SXSWi: Nightcap, Day Three

As day three has come to a close in Austin, here are some of the key takeaways from our rock star crew of Mindshare SXSW beat writers as we strive to bring you the highlights from the day. What is...

Is Privacy Dead?

“Privacy is dead.” – One of the first things I heard walking into day two of the SXSW Interactive sessions. There are various programming trends at this year’s convention – automation is a big one. Everything from transportation and...

Meet Koby Leung

Five lucky members of the Mindshare North America team are heading to Austin for SXSW, and we wanted to introduce you to each of them. These folks who will be sharing all manner of updates from the festival, so...

POV: SXSWi 2017

Background Austin’s SXSWi festival just wrapped: there were panels, interactive activations and galleries dedicated to the ever changing world of digital. From marketers to developers, publishers to neuroscientists, the festival had a diverse group of attendees. Below is our highlights. Details...

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Business Insider: Big brands including Mastercard, Visa, and Pandora are all...

Excerpt: Janet Levine, managing director of Invention+ at Mindshare, said that she had noticed a sizeable uptick in clients asking for audio strategies and...

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