Blockchain has the potential to force media buys to become much more transparent transactions but that doesn’t make it entirely foolproof, says Bob Wootton, principal of Deconstruction Consulting and former ISBA director.
Blockchain technology presents vast opportunities for brands, from ad delivery verification to the safe and transparent storage of data, so marketers should get to know the technology now and stay ahead of the competition.
From GDPR, to creative briefs, annoying ads and social media ROI, 2017 marked a year of momentous change. But it wouldn’t have been the same without the Marketoonist’s take on the industry. Here is the best of Tom Fishburne’s work for 2017.
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 P&G’s improvement in marketing effectiveness to the rise in investment for market research, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
While more than a third of marketers expect to see new hires over the next three months, expansion plans have begun to tail off since hitting a peak last year.
Targeting some “fairly lofty growth aspirations” in 2022, Volvo plans to use its “marketing machine” to attract a new generation of customers.
Rising inflation and energy price increases have dampened consumers’ confidence in January, but marketers are warned to “hold firm”.