It takes an agile mind to look into the future and see what’s coming. At AOL, we discuss every possible scenario with advertising, creative and digital visionaries.

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The Wanamaker Place Project
The innovative spirit of John Wanamaker, the legendary retailer, whose New York storefront we now call home, lives on in our growing portfolio of premium ad formats - The Wanamaker Place Project.

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The Barbell

Putting together a powerful digital strategy isn’t for lightweights. You need great content, balanced by sophisticated programmatic buying—not to mention strong brands and the technological muscle to hoist it all off the ground.

This unprecedented combination of strength and balance across the digital advertising spectrum is what we call our Barbell Strategy, and it’s changing the way our industry works. Already, we’re using it to lift up some of the world’s most recognizable brands.

We’d be happy to do it for you


Creativity comes in endless forms and all of them interest our digital prophet, David Shing. Take a whirlwind tour of big ideas with Shingy as he discusses everything from architecture to Zen with some of the world’s most imaginative minds.

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Award Winning Actor
GM of the Houston Rockets
Grammy Award Winning Artist
AOL Voices with David Bell

David Bell, chairman emeritus of the Interpublic Group, hosts a casual, insightful and often surprising look at the advertising business. From Madison Avenue to the beaches of Cannes, David sits down with people who’ve shaped the industry’s past and are influencing its future.

Featured AOL Voices

Global CEO, Havas
Chairman, Ogilvy & Mather
CCO, Leo Burnett
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Can't stop, won't stop.
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Write that to-do list and get things done. #MakeBrandLove @RobReillyMC
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What do you get when you put together @SteveAoki and @BUILDseriesNYC? #CloserToCulture. Great show yesterday, loved…
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You won't score if you don't shoot your shot. #MakeBrandLove @kenhertz
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We're changing the game. @CampaignAsia spoke with Platforms president @tmahlman about the competition:
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Are you a data magician? #MakeBrandLove @Schwartzie14
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@sara_link @GirlsWhoCode @OathForGood Wow! Truly inspiring. #futureleaders
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RT @OathForGood: Happy World Emoji Day! #OathForGood lights up @EmpireStateBldg YELLOW w/ @GirlsWhoCode @SonyPictures in honor of Emoji Mov…
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Join us tomorrow for an amazing event/livestream! #MondayMotivation
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Things we need: A robot that delivers our coffee every morning ☕️
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.@Flickr is home to 13 billion photos, and over a million new pics are uploaded every day. Do it for the 'gram? More like do it for Flickr.
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As we continue to grow, Oath won't stop building brands ppl love. That's CEO @tim_armstrong's outlook on the future:
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Definitive proof that our parents' advice to our younger selves still applies today.
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