HomeAway is using its biggest ever marketing campaign to highlight the differences between its service and that of Airbnb as it looks to show that the ‘sharing economy’ can sometimes lead to oversharing.
With Airbnb now appearing on the high street thanks to a new partnership with STA Travel, James McClure, its general manager for the UK and Ireland, has told Marketing Week that the disruptive travel startup is committed to developing into an ‘iconic super brand’.
Making the transition from disruptor to viable long-term business is not easy but in order to stand the test of time brands must continually evolve and take risks while staying true to the values that made them a success in the first place.
Black Widow’s release on Disney+ alongside cinemas hit the film’s box office revenues, but what Disney wants is proximity to the consumer and the insight that comes with it.
Investment platform IG Group’s CMO and global head of advertising explain how consumers have come looking for greater control over their economic fortunes – and how they help newcomers get to grips with financial market volatility and unexpected developments in stocks and shares.
While demonstrating a positive ROI is powerful, as a metric it should be viewed in the wider context of creative effectiveness, says Mars insight boss Sorin Patilinet.
Account-based marketing is not necessarily a bad idea, but B2B brands focus too much on personalisation, targeting and loyalty when executing it.