Since the rise of digital, which brought with it new and shiny opportunities for marketers to target customers and drive immediate response, brands have struggled to find the balance between performance marketing and brand building. It’s widely acknowledged that both are critical, but the two strategies have been seen as distinct and teams tend to be siloed.
Marketing theory is a constant battle between opposing viewpoints, but an open mind and accurate data set will show you usually need to adopt both perspectives.
Discovery reveals the holistic approach it took when launching its streaming platform earlier this year, as effectiveness expert Tom Roach questions the validity of separating brand and performance.
The travel accommodation business cut sales and marketing spend by 28% to $229m over the first quarter of 2021, “primarily” a result of slashing performance marketing investment.
At the end of every week I look at the key stories, offering my view on what they mean for you and the industry. From the persistent pay discrepancies in marketing to McDonald’s crediting its “marketing machine” , it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
Travel brands need to think carefully about how and when they spend their marketing budgets and launch discounts, as British holidaymakers look to save their cash.
Reflecting the obsession with stats in sport, BT Sport dug deep into the data behind the online abuse epidemic to start a nationwide conversation about the scale of unseen hate.
There are many intersecting causes for marketing’s gender pay gap – and the fact it has got worse – but failure to address it now will only exacerbate the issue.