Coca-Cola is launching a new YouTube channel CokeTV today (1 July), featuring what it describes as “entertaining and authentic” content from popular YouTube vloggers in a bid to connect with more young adults across the UK.
YouTube is challenging how much marketers spend on TV, saying that in 80% of cases brands “can confidently double their spend on YouTube” and still get better ROI, but is YouTube really competition for TV or should it be focused on how it complements?
Following the news that Instagram’s user base has reached half a billion people, Marketing Week sat down with its director of market operations, Jim Squires, to discuss the milestone, what it means for brands and advertisers and what comes next for the social media platform.
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.