Despite the rapid increase in social media ad budgets, many senior marketers remain unconvinced by its impact on their firm’s overall performance and are still failing to integrate it into their wider marketing strategies.
With a record 114.4 million Americans tuning into last year’s match, it’s clear the Super Bowl remains a huge draw for advertisers. However, with Super Bowl ad slots now pricier than ever before, many brands are changing the way they advertise around US sport’s biggest event.
Brands’ use of social media has evolved from clumsy attempts to engage customers to slick content marketing, but as social networks push their advertising products brands must decide whether they need to invest to grow their reach.
While some companies are making cuts to marketing spend given the current economic situation, dessert brand Gü is upping investment as it looks to strengthen its brand.
Tony’s Chocolonely describes its product as its “biggest marketing tool”, but having now established its brand it is now looking to scale, with plans to start investing in paid media soon.
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