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A metaverse reality check: What role for brands?

Many companies are eager to explore investments in the metaverse, but what is the best way to go about this? We conclude our three-part series, ‘A metaverse reality check’, by looking closely at the practical considerations behind metaverse investment, and consider what some major brands have been doing in this space.

RainFocus CEO JR Sherman on the biggest shift in experiential marketing since ‘the late nineties’

RainFocus is a ‘unified events and marketing’ platform that enables companies to integrate ‘events’ into their martech stack and their customers’ journeys. I recently spoke with the company’s CEO, JR Sherman, to discuss his industry, the impact of the pandemic and “navigating the most significant advancement in experiential marketing since the internet was embraced in […]

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Digital advertising in 2022: What do the experts predict?

Looking to 2022, we’ve collected predictions from the world of adtech and performance to find out the big trends of the next 12 months in digital advertising. From first-party data and retail media, to ad creative and upper-funnel campaigns, the list is dominated by the ongoing challenges created by Covid-19, changing views on privacy, and […]