Young marketers need to avoid getting stuck in commoditised ‘specialisms’ like social and SEO when the focus for brands is in strategy and experience design.
Marketers would be far better off focusing on what definitely won’t change in 2019 and making a list of all the things they could do better than being distracted by hollow predictions.
The annual Marketing Week Career and Salary Survey reveals consumer electronics and FMCG offer the highest wages for marketers in 2019, while those working in the charity sector earn the least.
Google might have an 80% share of the search market, but as the investigation by the US Department of Justice will no doubt show there are now many more ways people find information online.
Corporate-NGO partnerships have become increasingly important as brands seek to live up to their purpose during a year characterised by Covid-19 and global calls for social justice.
Reflecting on delivering 12 consecutive quarters of growth, Premier Foods CMO Yilmaz Erceyes says he would rather have a brilliant proposition over a multi-million pound marketing budget any day.
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