There is currently a thirst in the industry for a solution to bridge the gap between television advertising and online advertising.
Can no-contract, unbundled offerings help cable companies cut the rate of cord-cutting?
By some estimates, cordcutting is collectively costing cable companies more than 10,000 subscribers a day and there’s no end in sight to the trend.
So American telecom giant Verizon is doing what some observers have long speculated cable providers would eventually have to do: break the bundle.
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Econsultancy usually runs a feature titled ‘A day in the life’, which has recently taken on a slight feeling of the absurd. The typical day now looks a lot different. So, we’ve changed our approach and are asking marketers what their work looks like now. We start with Mulenga Agley, Founder of Growthcurve. Please describe […]
As with many sectors, music and live entertainment have been severely impacted by the global coronavirus pandemic.
This week’s industry figure works at amp, an audio branding agency. Karolina Namyslowski is undoubtedly the first person we have featured who plays piano, has a degree in Musicology, Music Informatics and Cultural Studies, and works in an office with a wire-haired dachshund puppy. If that’s not enticement to read on, I don’t know what is. […]
Everybody reading this has probably used a conference phone, but what’s it like to market them? Luckily for you, today’s ‘day in the life’ features the CMO of Poly, Amy Barzdukas. Let’s get into it… Please describe your job: What do you do? I am responsible for Poly’s global marketing strategy and execution and ensuring […]
Mykim Chikli is CEO at Performics UK. She admirably begins her average day with yoga at 5.30am! But what else does Chikli need to excel in her role? Let’s find out…. Please describe your job: What do you do? My job is really interesting. I spend majority of my time building the Performics culture and […]
From Advertising Week Europe to Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, Mobile World Congress to Google I/O, many of the marketing and technology industry’s biggest conferences have either been postponed, cancelled or are looking distinctly uncertain as countries and cities move to clamp down on the spread of coronavirus.
Lindsay Turner is CEO of media agency Spark Foundry, part of Publicis. We caught up with her to ask about her typical day, and the demands on her time and skillset. Please describe your job: What do you do? I’m the agency CEO. It is a very wide reaching role from working with clients, to […]
The marketing world is no stranger to making predictions – some conservative, others more ambitious – about what our industry, and the behaviour of consumers, will look like in the future.
What do the new Ofcom proposals mean for social media marketing? We ask some social media experts
The UK Government has proposed giving the Office of Communication (Ofcom) the necessary powers to regulate social media companies; specifically focusing on harmful content being posted to websites that allow the sharing of user-generated content.
We caught up with some social media professionals to get their reaction…
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Gavin Flood is Senior Marketing Director, EMEA & APAC at AdRoll. The company’s Growth Marketing Platform specifically helps D2C brands to grow through unified data, channels, and measurement. We caught up with Gavin to find out more about his role at AdRoll and his career so far. Please describe your job: What do you do? […]
SocialChorus is a workplace communications platform on a mission to ‘help companies work as one’. Nicole Alvino is co-founder and CSO, and tells us about what her role entails, who inspires her, and what she has learnt from her career (including some dramatic stuff in her first job at Enron). Please describe your job: What […]
Having worked at a major city law firm, Polygram and the BBC, Samatha Sawyer now sits on the senior leadership team at 7digital, a B2B music services company. We asked Sawyer what her job entails and got the inside scoop on music licensing and digital services. Please describe your job: What do you do? I […]
This week, the UK Government has proposed giving the Office of Communication (Ofcom) the necessary powers to regulate social media companies; specifically focusing on harmful content being posted to websites that allow the sharing of user-generated content. In a response to consultations over the Online Harms White Paper released last April, the UK government will […]
Jean-Philippe Baert is a veteran of the martech industry now heading up a social media monitoring and publishing platform from Paris. Baert let’s us in on his daily routine and shares some of his wisdom from his time marketing to marketers. Please describe your job: What do you do? I’m the CEO of Mention, a […]
The QR code, that infamous fad of the early 2010s, will probably never have a marketing renaissance.
Mark Douthwaite is an AI engineer at Peak, a start-up which works within retail and ecommerce, adapting AI to solve supply chain issues with the likes of ASOS, Footasylum, Fred Perry and Morrisons. So, let’s hear what Douthwaite does every day, and see if he can cut through the hype and explain the true power […]
Understanding China’s internet and marketing landscape is no longer just the preserve of ‘China-watchers’ or entrepreneurs who want to start up a business in China.
The new age of audio: What does it mean for advertising?
This briefing explores the developments behind the “audio renaissance”. How new audio media like podcasting changed what listeners have come to expect from audio advertising and why these new ad formats are believed to be so effective. It also looks at the challenges around audio advertising and the solutions that are being created to try and address them.
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We have something of a standout candidate in today’s ‘Day in the Life’.
Location data is a valuable commodity and its value is only increasing as the war on cookies intensifies and some marketers embrace it as a “cookie for the real world”.
Turtl is content creation software that lets marketers easily create interactive content such as reports and handbooks. We caught up with Nick Mason, founder and CEO, to find out what skills he needs in his role and if he has any advice for new marketers. Please describe your job: What do you do? I am […]
Back in January 2016, the BBC launched its own in-house creative agency, BBC Creative, which now comprises over 150 staff.
As OTT options proliferate, driven by consumer demand for low-cost, flexible and customized content offerings, cable companies are experiencing painful losses.
Well, here we are. We’ve made it to 2020, the year that so many believed would be a milestone for voice search, because allegedly, 50% of all search queries by 2020 were going to be conducted via voice.
2010 marked the launch of Instagram. It was also the year that Byron Sharp released “How Brands Grow”.
As we begin a new decade, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has published his predictions and priorities for the 2020s.
Super apps: How the rest of the world is following in China’s footsteps
WeChat is no longer the only super app ecosystem available to Chinese internet users. In her recent Internet Trends 2019 report, Mary Meeker highlighted the growing trend of super apps both within and outside of China.
Mobile phone retailer Mobiles.co.uk works with Kickdynamic to automate emails whose content could be personalised in real time, achieving a 44% increase in email sales and 21% increase in mobile engagement.
Digital agency Amido develops audio-to-text solution that reduced time spent on administrative tasks and allowed sales teams to focus on commercial opportunities.
The football club, looking to enhance engagement on both match days and non-match days, develops an app that keeps fans updated and that can hold game tickets.
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