Snapchat’s vice-president of content Nick Bell is trying to banish the misconception that the vast majority of its audience are teenagers, claiming two-thirds are over 18 and 50% of new daily users are aged over 25.
While brands and agencies love to celebrate their successes, there are certain issues such as an over-reliance on data and a siloed approach to work that too many marketers are avoiding talking about according to top marketers from Sainsbury’s, Unilever and Travelex.
The chief executive of social dating app Tinder believes innovation in brands comes from people “who are not experts in their field” and being naïve can help leaders be more creative.
Reacting to news of an upcoming government campaign calling on businesses to divert marketing spend into cutting prices, marketers point out the function’s role as a “growth lever” for both businesses and the economy.
Take the viral success of Kate Bush’s 1980s classic Running Up That Hill as inspiration and heed the rallying call for continuous advertising.
The Language of Effectiveness, sponsored by Nielsen, will explore what effectiveness means to brands and the expectations expressed by senior stakeholders.
B2B payments provider Tyl is pulling closer to the NatWest masterbrand in its first major ad campaign, intended to help the brand become a “really serious player” in the market.