Reports that Snapchat is looking to work with ad tech companies and agencies by opening an API show the social network is keen to move beyond offering just reach as it aims to become a “fully fledged social advertising platform” and give advertisers the chance to target and measure the effectiveness of their advertising.
Marketing Week columnist Mark Ritson is as well known for his colourful turn of phrase as he is his razor-like insight, the former bringing the latter to life. Relive some of his 2015 highlights, or “Ritsonisms”, below and the articles from where they were born.
In a year that has seen campaigns shaped by virtual reality headsets, emojis and marketers focusing more on diversity and ad blocking, Marketing Week looks back at some of the key trends of 2015.
For 75% of marketers, the pandemic has permanently shifted how they communicate and collaborate at work, according to the seventh edition of Salesforce’s ‘State of Marketing’ report. At the Festival of Marketing, senior marketers from Metro Bank and Just Eat shared how they are overcoming new challenges and realising new opportunities.
Is personalisation still relevant, or even achievable, in a post-cookie world? Perhaps, if marketers are willing to lean in closer to consumers, suggests GSK’s Jerry Daykin.
Two years ago, the travel agency was front and centre in the news as it slowly crumbled under the crushing weight of its own debt. Now the brand is back on the market, rebuilding online with a new proposition.
With the right question, strategic investments, a range of methodologies and a “brilliant learning plan”, even those marketers with a small budget can produce effective and efficient research.