The reality is that we experienced a major lifestyle change last year and reverting back to our pre-COVID habits will be no small feat.
Like most sectors, frankly, Sport has done an excellent job of papering over the cracks of this issue. Mental health has a stigma tied to weakness, which is absolutely the antithesis of what most sporting professionals want to portray.
More than ever, as a national and even global community we need what the Olympic Movement provides – an antidote to the cultural tenor of the past two years; a push to exhibit “the best of us.”
Euro 2020 was the tournament in which sports consumption went truly social. With public venues in many countries still subject to social distancing or lockdown restrictions, fans took to more accessible digital channels in greater numbers than ever before, and the Tokyo Olympics is sure to continue that trend.
Pharmaceutical marketing – it’s a bit odd, isn’t it? Almost impossible to categorize in the traditional marketing sense. Is it B2B? Yes, in some markets, but not in most. Is it B2C? Yes!
Digital transformation means different things to different businesses. Some industries have rapidly changed beyond recognition; others have struggled to do more than make incremental improvements to the way they’ve always done things.
As we look to the flexible future of work, the questions that are frequently asked are – ‘will businesses continue to let their employees work from anywhere? What does flexibility mean when it comes to employee work/life balance, post-pandemic?
Highlighted by GenZ, youth are pushing brands to dispense with the BS, contribute to social progress, ease their considerable anxieties, and help them course-correct the imperiled planet they and their children will inherit. Expect more brands to wake up to their power and influence.
The size and influence of Black and Hispanic audiences continues to grow – and along with it, the importance of these communities in the advertising ecosystem. Is your brand doing everything it can to reach them?
As a bi-racial, divorced, and working mom of three, I have faced more than my fair share of hurdles as a female working in tech. I have taken the lessons I have learned over the years to my current position at NetBlaze, a digital marketing SaaS company for small businesses.
Addressing climate change is one of the basic human needs that successful businesses of the future will find a way to address. The world needs sustainable businesses to succeed — and for that to happen, they must have the most successful brands.
Sudden lockdowns caused many brands to scramble to create digital experiences to fill the void in 2020. But as we settle back into a more physical world, are these virtual experiences here to stay? Three marketers weigh in on what our virtual future might look like.
2020 was a game-changer for e-commerce in Europe. Brands and retailers have surged towards digital channels and omnichannel marketing has become a true buzzword. Some of our clients have seen their e-commerce sales double after just a few weeks.
For publishers and advertisers alike, podcasts have grown in importance over the past twelve months to become one of the most exciting and effective market channels available today.
Lorenzo Thione is the Managing Director at Gaingels. A venture investment group focused on investing and supporting LGBT+ founded/led startups. He recently sat down with Nick Woodford, content manager at Anzu, to talk about the ground-breaking work that Gaingels do.
Brand Purpose (capital ‘p’) offers the WHY a brand does what it does. It goes beyond profits, offering a reason for being that’s grounded in humanity. And, as many brands have recognized this past 18 months, that Purpose can be a guiding and stabilizing light in dark times.
In the past few years, brands have started to embrace the LGBTQ+ community, often changing their logos to feature rainbow colours during Pride months to show their support. Having worked in the media ecosystem, I noticed that there were still things that needed to change for brands to show their support further.
COVID-19 vaccines have been rolling out across the U.S. for six months now, but the real work for vaccination campaigns is just beginning. As supply eclipses demand, all eyes are turning to Americans who have expressed hesitancy or outright resistance to being vaccinated against COVID-19.
In the 20 years since FirmDecisions first made media contract compliance auditing an integral part of many leading brands’ system of checks and balances, much has changed in the marketing ecosystem.
During the spring of 2020, when Covid-19 lockdowns spread across the U.S., numerous advertisers on Facebook, Amazon and elsewhere paused their campaigns.
For brands that manage a loyalty program in the travel space, now is the time to conduct a thorough review of both your loyalty program and your loyalty strategies to ensure you can make the most of the recovery phase.