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.
Every Friday afternoon, I look at the key stories of the week, offering my thoughts on what they mean for you and the industry. This week, it is all about brand strategy – from Tesco’s master brand approach to OS’s aim to boost mental availability. Here is my take.
From Mars’s rebranding of Uncle Ben’s to a shift in marketing for Confused.com and the rise of DTC brands, catch up on the most important marketing news from the week.
Marketing Week reveals the top 10 marketers in consumer goods, technology and luxury, part of our Top 100 Most Effective Marketers, sponsored by Salesforce.
Marketing and creative teams shouldn’t be ‘task takers’, but strategic business partners. Here’s how brands can optimise their effectiveness.