Facebook hopes that its focus on personal, rather than cookie, data will help it convince brands to spend their display ad dollars on its ad network rather than those from rivals.
The Economist has stressed the importance of social media, crediting its social activity as a ‘critical component’ in doubling the profitability of its circulation business over the last four years.
While brands and agencies love to celebrate their successes, there are certain issues such as an over-reliance on data and a siloed approach to work that too many marketers are avoiding talking about according to top marketers from Sainsbury’s, Unilever and Travelex.
Despite the explosion in digital content consumption and associated data, it’s becoming harder to measure campaign performance across channels in the digital age. Marketers need to compensate by combining data sets and reskilling themselves in techniques such as copy testing.
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The Camelot CMO has been awarded the prestigious title of Marketer of the Year at the Marketing Week Masters awards 2021.
Virgin Media O2 is launching its first proposition after the £31bn merger in June, as its new marketing director outlines the business’s dual-brand strategy, stating the “powerful equity” both have is “too good to scrap”.