With ISBA yesterday (28 April) announcing a new contract designed to create more transparency for advertisers negotiating with media agencies – the first time in more than a decade it has taken such a step – it appears that more and more marketers are losing faith in the controversial rebate model.
More than 70% of global advertisers and agencies agree that the way an agency manages rebates is the biggest barrier to building long-term trust, according to ID Comms’ 2016 transparency survey.
New guidelines from the ANA put the onus on marketers to improve media transparency, recommending they appoint a chief media officer to give ‘board oversight’ and rewrite contracts.
The mobile network’s CEO explains why marketers have never had a better opportunity to make themselves indispensable and warns of the dangers of perfect data.
The combination of the nostalgia-tinged ‘Holidays Are Coming’ and its “heart-warming” ‘The Letter’ ad combined to make Coca-Cola the most effective advertiser in a year when brands found a number of ways to create effective marketing despite the pandemic.
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