Marketers are increasingly using short-term metrics to measure marketing success but is it simply because it’s easier to do so or are they under pressure from senior leaders to deliver immediate results?
Shrinking marketing budgets and the use of short-term metrics to measure success have resulted in a sharp drop in creativity, according to the latest IPA report ‘Selling Creativity Short: Creativity and effectiveness under threat’.
Digital media and financial pressures on CEOs are forcing marketers to focus increasingly on short-term metrics at the expense of creativity and brand building.
Every Friday afternoon, I look at the key stories of the week, offering my thoughts on what they mean for you and the industry. This week, it is all about brand strategy – from Tesco’s master brand approach to OS’s aim to boost mental availability. Here is my take.
From Mars’s rebranding of Uncle Ben’s to a shift in marketing for Confused.com and the rise of DTC brands, catch up on the most important marketing news from the week.
Marketing Week reveals the top 10 marketers in consumer goods, technology and luxury, part of our Top 100 Most Effective Marketers, sponsored by Salesforce.
Marketing and creative teams shouldn’t be ‘task takers’, but strategic business partners. Here’s how brands can optimise their effectiveness.