Bring to mind some of the great campaigns of the past – those soaring, surprising, sharply etched brand ideas that were so apt, so unforgettable, so sweetly wedded to the owner brand that, from the very first exposure, a rival marketer would be consumed with both admiration and envy.
When analysing simple metrics like NPS marketers can’t look at the number in isolation, they must frame it within a wider context, diagnose what it means and ask how it can be improved.
Despite the demise of network agencies being greatly exaggerated, to thrive in 2021, marketers need to choose their agency partners more carefully than ever.
Advertising generally takes precedence over the more modest discipline of design when it comes to brand strategy, but marketers should recognise that they have the same influence over consumers’ perceptions.
As Marketer of the Year, Camelot CMO Keith Moor believes being an effective marketing leader comes down to building credibility by delivering on promises and having a curious mind.
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 celebrating marketing effectiveness to learning from Boots’ CFO about how to strengthen the tie between marketing and finance, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
BT Sport head of marketing Ed Cracknell says strong creative work can still be produced on a budget, if marketers allow their agencies the time and freedom to create bold ideas.
Plans to expand staffing levels have now been recorded for three successive quarters, signalling progressively stronger conviction in employment growth expectations.