Our Creative Programmatic event is coming up on 2 March and our sister brand, Econsultancy, caught up with two of the speakers at the event, O2’s Head of Digital Excellence, Nick Adams, and TUI’s Head of Media, Sammy Austin. Between them they discussed some of the biggest emerging trends and challenges in programmatic, and offered their opinions and advice on where creativity fits within this channel.
As the latest figures from the Direct Marketing Association reveal email marketing is becoming more important than ever, the industry is turning to new technology such as programmatic to ensure that email is as personalised and relevant to consumers as the rest of the marketing mix.
Both brand and agency experts debate how programmatic approaches in the advertising space might unlock creative opportunities and what future doors that might open. Is creativity in the programmatic sphere the next Holy Grail for an industry set on connecting with the right consumer at the right place and time?
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.