A comprehensive report on emerging technologies and best practices for brands. CMOs and brand leaders will find creative digital strategies to drive growth in the year ahead. Technologies and platforms include mobile and location-based marketing, owned-media channels, online coupons, interactive TV, apps, virtual goods, gaming, augmented reality, social analytics and measurement. Best practices and market insights include the foundations of digital success, defined brand behaviors within social channels, creativity in the era of co-creation, brand storytelling, crowdsourcing, retail convergence, consumer narcissism, privacy regulations, social coding of sophisticated teens and behavioral marketing. Read exclusive interviews with some of the tech community’s most-watched start-ups: Figment, PlacePunch, GetGlue, Crimson Hexagon and BlueCava.