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.
The Digital Transformation taking over today’s world is an inevitable revolution that will keep growing as tech advances.
Cultural inclusion is gaining prominence in the advertising industry and in recent years it has taken great strides forward. Here, we talk to four agency heads across Australia and New Zealand, who have been bringing indigenous voices and cultural values further into the mainstream advertising and media environment.
Think back to the long-ago pre-pandemic days of 2019, when engineering leaders and hiring managers brainstormed the best ways to create supportive, inspiring team cultures.
In this era of inclusion, which has become synonymous with diversity, brands need to show what really matters. In the LGBTQ+ community, it’s important to connect through imagery that feels real and avoids using stereotypes as shorthand.
Despite the pandemic, the benefits of attending conferences – albeit virtually or in person – have never really changed. Here, industry trade show regular, Josh Paterson of Grammatik Agency explores the benefits of the future of events and how a hybrid experience will be the way forward in the months ahead.
Advertising has long been about three things: audience, placement, and creative. But creative, the third path through these woods remains the road less traveled. This is a huge missed opportunity. Creativity is the most important factor in campaign performance.
When did you start caring about workers forming unions and striking for better pay? How old were you when any alarm set in over the potential for monopolization of information and access to it became a critical concern in your mind?
I can’t compare and contrast what it was like to lead a company before and during the pandemic, but I can share three lessons I learned during this time that my team and I will carry forward into the future.
If 2020 was the year of upheaval, 2021 is the year of progression. Businesses and marketers need to be pushing forward. Now is the time to dominate your industry and tackle influence, attention and profits.
New Zealand-founded agency Special Group has recently taken out Campaign UK’s Global Creative & Independent Agency of the Year award. Founder, Tony Bradbourne, reveals some of the secrets of its internationally renowned creative.
Advertising Week APAC is planning a safe return with a hybrid event in 2021. This year, as ever, the safety and comfort of delegates, partners, speakers and staff will be a top priority.
After a challenging 2020, the third iteration of Advertising Week APAC returns to Sydney in August. A lack of face to face events over the last year has left a large gap in the media and advertising landscape. It’s one we are most excited to fill.
There is still only a very limited number of brands that use older people in their content for products and services that aren’t age-related. Brands are often too quick to assume that younger demographics are the only ones engaging with digital.
Consumers are devoting their time to an ever-more diverse portfolio of devices and formats, so it can be tempting to assume that traditional formats must have lost some of their shine; mass digitization during the pandemic has only fueled these assumptions.
As COVID-19 lockdowns begin to ease, global digital immersion has become impossible to ignore – and social media has quickly become the lifeblood of every brand’s marketing strategy.
For many Gen Xers and Boomers like myself, Friends was a cultural touchstone; it reflected who we were as twenty- and thirty-somethings before it signed off in 2004.
A combination of the roadmap out of lockdown and an effective vaccine rollout means UK consumers are starting to envisage a more positive future.