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, we look at the key stories, offering our view on what they mean for you and the industry. From Halfords issuing a profit warning to the gold standard in B2B brand building, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
Few brands are growing their marketing teams, and all-female functions are rarer still. While PatPat’s lead marketer Ranu Coleman didn’t intend for it to be an all-female team, there have been some unexpected benefits.
Media buying is trending towards hyper-personalisation, but sometimes broader targeting through high-quality media will reach more potential customers.
As Mastercard marks 26 years partnering with the Brits, marketing boss Raja Rajamannar discusses consistency, sonic branding and why Generative AI requires serious thought.