A National Lottery Twitter campaign has been hijacked by trolls, but marketers would have seen it coming if they weren’t so absorbed in their fantasies of ‘brand love’.
The music video platform says it wants to be known for more than “just the watermark” in the corner of YouTube videos and has plans to become a true youth culture brand.
Facebook is introducing new features that will give marketers more control over where their ads appear, while Sky and Virgin Media are partnering to offer what they hope will be an alternative to digital amid transparency and brand safety issues.
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 marketers championing their true purpose to the return of KFC’s ‘Finger lickin’ good’ strapline, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
Neuroscience shows how brands use (and misuse) stories when trying to connect with consumers.
The travel accommodation business cut sales and marketing spend by 28% to $229m over the first quarter of 2021, “primarily” a result of slashing performance marketing investment.
Being consumed by ‘work about work’ is leading to heightened burnout and imposter syndrome among marketers, but new research from Asana sheds light on a way out.