Marketers should be executing the strategic objectives of their brand with the most appropriate tools available but what could be the most engaging and impactful channels are being overlooked in the race to be new.
This week marks two years until brands must be compliant with new EU data laws and marketers should not underestimate the work needed to make sure they do not fall foul of the regulations.
Effectiveness may not be a word that stirs the blood. However, when you think that being effective means “being successful in producing a desired or intended result”, and we all work in the results business, then there is no escaping that effective marketing should lead to success. The question therefore is how to be effective. […]
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In addition to launching a Mastercard sound and taste, the brand has now unveiled a Mastercard smell, all of which is helping it to elevate the brand’s status, says Raja Rajamannar.
The contradictions between what consumers say they want and what they actually do represent an opportunity for marketers to help bridge the gap, says Dr Carol McNaughton Nicholls.
Warning that marketers are falling into the trap of “obsessing” over efficiency, Sutherland argues businesses should instead be looking towards digital as a tool for experimentation, now more than ever.