The stunning success of Donald Trump’s earned media strategy proves that social media and content marketing work when brands are willing to take risks.
Joel Benenson is the only pollster to help win three US presidential elections for Democrat candidates, first with Bill Clinton then twice with Barack Obama, and he hopes to win a fourth with Hillary Clinton in 2016. He tells Marketing Week how both brands and politicians can tap into the ‘hidden architecture’ of public opinion.
Donald Trump has succeeded in appealing to voters’ emotions during the US presidential campaign, but marketers should not rush to copy the tycoon’s tactics.
Marketing Week’s annual celebration of effectiveness, creativity and innovation returns, with a stellar jury of senior marketers lined up to determine the winners.
AB InBev’s volume sales declined by 15.3% in North America in the final quarter of the year, this was primarily driven by Bud Light, over six months on from a boycott of the brand.
The business cut marketing spend by 25% in 2023, despite making key hires in ecommerce and retail media.
Tasked with managing the tensions between long and short-term growth, Mars Food & Nutrition marketing boss Matthew Graham explains how his team focused on “fewer, bigger, better” innovation.