There are many debates taking place around one of the most significant sections of marketing strategy – segmentation and targeting. Most are nonsense.
Social data is becoming a key part of online marketing campaigns, with Facebook data so pervasive that it can’t be ignored, but how do marketers deal with the fact that most social networks operate as walled gardens?
Brands don’t realise the depth of insight available on social media, and that social platforms are a window onto purchase behaviour as well as what people like to talk about.
At the end of every week, we look at the key stories, offering our view on what they mean for you and the industry. From Halfords issuing a profit warning to the gold standard in B2B brand building, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
Few brands are growing their marketing teams, and all-female functions are rarer still. While PatPat’s lead marketer Ranu Coleman didn’t intend for it to be an all-female team, there have been some unexpected benefits.
Media buying is trending towards hyper-personalisation, but sometimes broader targeting through high-quality media will reach more potential customers.
As Mastercard marks 26 years partnering with the Brits, marketing boss Raja Rajamannar discusses consistency, sonic branding and why Generative AI requires serious thought.