To maximise the value of experiential activity brands are extending the life of one-off stunts by creating immersive content and encouraging further brand interactions following the event to create longer-term engagement.
Cancer Research UK has launched a new ad that it says marks the start of a new way of communicating with the public, rather than just acting as a one-off campaign. Its marketing boss Anthony Newman talks through the strategic thinking behind it and why his team wanted to take a risk with the new creative.
Cancer Research UK is making a break from the usual charity communications with a campaign that uses real footage to show the day-to-day life of people affected by cancer and how its work can help bring about a time when no one will die from the disease.
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.
Coca-Cola had young participants take part in a digital diary during lockdown to gauge consumer habits and ensure marketing activations remained relevant.