This week marks two years until brands must be compliant with new EU data laws and marketers should not underestimate the work needed to make sure they do not fall foul of the regulations.
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.
By the age of 11 children today are already well versed in how to use social media but what they use it for and how they communicate is not the same as adults. Ahead of their panel discussion at the Festival of Marketing, three kids share their views on brand experiences, peer-to-peer marketing and what really interests them on social media.
At the end of every week we look at the key stories, offering our view on what they mean for you and the industry. From the government’s call to cut marketing in order to slash prices, to the business case for D&I, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
The regulator is “scoping a range of options”, as it looks to balance the interests of viewers with the need to help UK broadcasters compete with the likes of Netflix and Disney+.
Entertaining consumers with advertising is “really important” for effectiveness at Direct Line, the brand’s head of marketing says as the insurer launches the latest ad under its award-winning ‘We’re On It’ platform.
Despite going live with campaigns on the same day, marketing boss Simon Groves insists Virgin Media O2 is on a mission to differentiate between the two “distinct” brands.