At Marketing Week’s Data Storytelling Conference on 1 November, attendees will hear from the likes of Disney, eBay and The Telegraph on how brands can set up their data systems and processes to derive business-changing marketing insights. The three brands gave us a preview of their presentations.
Marketing automation has the potential to deliver targeted communication that cuts waste and maximises ad effectiveness, but marketers need to overcome several internal and external challenges before embarking on implementation.
Ebay is looking to eradicate its ‘online car boot sale’ image and instead focus on communicating the brand’s warmth and the breadth of its product range according to Gareth Jones, its new UK senior marketing director.
Having recently inked its largest ever sponsorship deal with BT Sport to promote its Motors Marketplace, classifieds website Gumtree is targeting further deals as it aims to become one of the top 10 most popular sites in the UK.
SoundCloud vice-president of global marketing DeJuan Wilson has had an unusual and eventful career, starting in admin at Coca-Cola, working for hip hop artist P Diddy and now competing with Apple Music at SoundCloud.