Roger Llewellyn is quite wrong to try and promote interest in product placement on British TV screens by raising the spectre of ad-skipping (MW 6 January). Product placement serves very different brand objectives to TV ads – this is demonstrated by Ipsos, which has research from the US that shows TV spot advertising integrated with […]
The launch of Asos.com’s fully-transactional Facebook shop, allowing people to buy from within the social network (MarketingWeek.co.uk, 18 January), is a huge vote of confidence for social media marketing. And with more people happy to carry out online transactions via social platforms, affiliate marketing will inevitably begin to reach out to this channel too. We […]
Richard Madden’s piece about what commercial marketers can learn from charities (MW last week) was a refreshing change from the patronising and uninformed attitude I often come across when individuals from the commercial sector share their skills and knowledge with the charity sector as if the latter is staffed by unprofessional do-gooders. I then turned […]
Although the concept of ‘brand love’ was overused and went out of fashion, it remains an insightful way to consider consumers’ attitudes towards brands.
Attracting sponsors from Lego and Starling Bank to Pandora and LinkedIn, women’s sport is revving up for a record year fuelled by the return of the Euros.
With 26% of budgets being wasted on poor briefs and misdirected work, a new guide has been devised to help marketers deliver better briefs.
ISBA says the appointment comes at an important time for the trade body, as the industry faces new regulations, inflation, and the ongoing impact of Brexit.