New research from the IPA and ISBA shows marketers are focusing on short-term tactics over long-term strategy, which is impacting efforts to improve marketing effectiveness.
As Gary Vaynerchuk continues to dominate much of the debate on marketing around the globe, our branding columnist suggests he is wrong – repeatedly – about the respective value of TV and social media.
Too many marketers are using ROI as a key measure of success. In this new video, in association with Thinkbox, we speak to marketing effectiveness experts on the limitations of ROI and why brands need to think about total marketing effectiveness.
Entertaining consumers with advertising is “really important” for effectiveness at Direct Line, the brand’s head of marketing says as the insurer launches the latest ad under its award-winning ‘We’re On It’ platform.
Despite going live with campaigns on the same day, marketing boss Simon Groves insists Virgin Media O2 is on a mission to differentiate between the two “distinct” brands.
Reacting to news of an upcoming government campaign calling on businesses to divert marketing spend into cutting prices, marketers point out the function’s role as a “growth lever” for both businesses and the economy.
Take the viral success of Kate Bush’s 1980s classic Running Up That Hill as inspiration and heed the rallying call for continuous advertising.