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The Future of Marketing

1. Introduction ‘The Future of Marketing’ is based on an exploratory and descriptive research enquiry into the trends shaping the future of marketing. The report examines the main objectives and key priority areas for marketers within the next five years. A survey was conducted among 492 respondents who classified as advertisers/ client-side marketers, media owners […]

Instagram’s IGTV shows potential but is not yet a free lunch for brands

Last month, Instagram launched IGTV, a long-form, vertical video platform that is available in the Instagram app as well as a standalone IGTV app.

Before IGTV, videos on Instagram were limited to one minute in length. With IGTV, Instagram users can now create their own channels on which they publish videos of up to 60 minutes. In the future, Instagram plans to allow users to publish videos of unlimited length.

What do the latest trends in video mean for marketers? [Stats]

If one trend in content publishing and social media has been constant over the past few years, it’s the huge and growing popularity of online video.

Long-form video, short-form video, live video, square video, video advertising… Whatever the format, video has built up a tremendous amount of buzz in the marketing industry for its ability to engage and entertain, with brands increasingly making it a core part of their marketing strategies.

Why Chanel is the most influential luxury brand on social

The accessible and ‘always on’ nature of social media seems slightly at odds with the world of luxury fashion and beauty.

Perhaps understandably, luxury brands tend to be a little more cautious when it comes to how and what they share on social. 

Six of the latest brands using VR technology

It’s a trend that typically gets people talking, but so far, brands have been somewhat reluctant to invest in VR technology.

There’s a good reason why, as consumers have appeared similarly reluctant to buy into the headsets that go along with it.

A day in the life of… a motion designer

We’re in the land of the creative for this week’s ‘day in the life’.

Lisa Ferrari is head of motion design at Silver Agency, a B2B specialist. We caught up with here to ask about her motivations and inspirations.

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A day in the life of… Executive Creative Director at Wunderman UK

Abi Ellis is Executive Creative Director at Wunderman UK, a global digital agency that combines creativity with data.

She has more than 20 years’ experience as a creative director, and talks about her role with passion, vim and quirky humour. Econsultancy caught up with her to find out about a day in her life.

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