Small companies can benefit just as much as big conglomerates from gaining insight into their customers and marketplaces when rolling out new ideas. Although market research sounds expensive, there are ways to achieve valuable knowledge without a huge outlay.
Many adverts take us directly into the heart of happiness: they show us families that are happy to be together, lovers who remember how to be grateful, friends who delight in one another’s company. They can be moving precisely because what they depict is so difficult to find in real life. Their emotional power is premised on evoking what is missing, rather than what is present in our lives.
“Marketing provides good payback for shareholders,” declared PepsiCo last week. This was not a statement uttered by one of the soft drink giant’s senior marketers but its chief financial officer Hugh Johnston.
Podcast advertising is a growing marketing channel, with demonstrable returns for brands that know how to use it.
After an analysis of emerging sectors and shifting consumer trends, Innocent is branching out into juice shots as it looks to bring some flavour to a burgeoning category.
In a world of social distancing and enforced remote working, brands are finding new opportunities to let creativity flourish.
Giffgaff brought forward the launch of an ad campaign it was planning to run later in the year as it looked to “put something positive out in the world” amid the coronavirus outbreak.