Brands that want to use Zoella, PewDiePie or Alfie Deyes in their campaigns will need to read up on the ad rules as the Advertising Standards Authority and Committee of Advertising Practice launch new guidelines to explain how brands should act when partnering with vloggers.
May marked the 10th anniversary of YouTube’s public launch. The world’s biggest video platform has undoubtedly had a huge impact on marketing and the way brands create and share content but in order to remain number one over the next decade, it faces a number of challenges.
Brands’ use of social media has evolved from clumsy attempts to engage customers to slick content marketing, but as social networks push their advertising products brands must decide whether they need to invest to grow their reach.
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 mitigating the impact of Covid on your career to Virgin’s updated loyalty offer, it’s been a busy week. Here’s my take.
The car brand is investing hundreds of millions annually over the next five years as it looks to create a seamless digital experience for customers.
Consumer insights fueled a nudge campaign that helped drive sales of Irish haddock, hake and whiting.
Rather than slashing R&D budgets in response to the pandemic, the vice-president of L’Oréal’s tech incubator believes there is still “so much room” for innovation.