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[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: The changing content consumption trends
16-06-2022 | 13:00:00
Content consumers are now paying more attention to advertisements when they are engaged in the content the ad is placed within.


[Marketing Report] Bob Koigi: How Augmented Reality ads are influencing consumers’ purchasing decisions
10-06-2022 | 10:42:00
As technology evolves, brands world over continue to recognize and harness the power and capabilities of Augmented Reality (AR) Lenses, which allow consumers to enhance the world around them.


[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Brands take sustainability agenda to the next level
31-05-2022 | 14:15:00
There has been a spirited effort by global brands to achieve carbon neutrality and embrace sustainability guided by the principle of planet, people and profits.


[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Making a case for carbon neutral advertising
10-05-2022 | 11:45:00
As companies target ways to minimize their carbon footprints and achieve climate goals and commitments, global programmatic brands and agencies are working on carbon neutral advertising campaigns.


[Marketing week] Bob Koigi: Bridging advertising skills gap
04-05-2022 | 11:34:00
With the urgent need for highly skilled and diverse talent in the advertising industry and the growing role of technology in redefining modern day advertising, companies and brands are looking at innovative ways of bridging the skills gap.


[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Brands, agencies react to Russia-Ukraine conflict
22-03-2022 | 11:15:00
As the protracted conflict pitting Russia against Ukraine escalates, brands, marketers, communicators and advertisers are demonstrating different reactions from withdrawal of services, cancellation of operations to running campaigns in solidarity with the Ukrainian people while calling for an end to the war.


[Marketing Report] Bob Koigi: The rise and rise of mobile advertising
03-03-2022 | 10:15:00
That growth has been attributed to the growing preference among individuals for mobile devices to obtain information on the go and subsequently the continued transition from desktop PCs to smartphones.


[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Warming up to the metaverse revolution
24-02-2022 | 13:00:00
As the world readies itself for the next tech revolution, consumers are struggling to adapt and understand the Metaverse phenomenon.


[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Emerging advertising threats
17-02-2022 | 11:45:29
Depreciation of third-party cookies/IDs, across-media addressability constraints and innovations are impacting advertising measurement, bots and fake users are emerging as the newest and greatest threats to the advertising industry.


[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Influencer marketing trends that will shape 2022
02-02-2022 | 12:45:00
This comes as advertisement and social media penetration and spend continue to record impressive growth with latest projections showing an even rosier future.


[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Gen Z and Millennial social media users power global social commerce industry
25-01-2022 | 10:14:56
This growth is predicted to be driven primarily by Gen Z and Millennial social media users, accounting for 62% of global social commerce spend by 2025.


[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Emerging technologies inspire new content marketing trends
19-01-2022 | 15:24:03
New age technologies like artificial intelligence and cloud computing are inspiring new trends that are supporting the content marketing market.


[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: How pandemic will impact ad spend in 2022
12-01-2022 | 13:28:00
The global pandemic continues to impact ad spend and strategies on social media platforms among marketers and this will be more pronounced in 2022.  This, combined with today’s consumers who uses an average of eight social media platforms is informing a multi-platform approach among advertisers and brands for long-term success.


[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Video content streaming experiences: Customer is king
05-01-2022 | 09:35:35
Video streaming experience has become unwieldy, unfriendly, and expensive for a bulk of consumers with three out of every five subscribers to multiple streaming services expressing frustration with their viewing experiences.


[Column] Rémon Bloemberg: The Bounce Rate Bible
04-01-2022 | 13:03:00
But, how does knowing about the high bounce rate help you? Further complicating matters, each page has its own bounce rate.


[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Sounding the alarm over surge in holiday advertising fraud
23-12-2021 | 09:15:00
The holidays, in particular, drive a spike in spend and engagement. This spending however has seen a significant rise in fraudulent traffic on online video and CTV since mid-October.


[Marketing Report] Bob Koigi: The nexus between advertising and climate change
14-12-2021 | 12:15:00
Advertising has a potential to play a significant role in combating climate change and can be used to educate customers about products and services with a low carbon footprint.  


[Column] Eric Visser: Ad-tech's Wild West sees companies consolidate at exponential rate
08-12-2021 | 13:48:00
Over the same period, the advertising industry has been working hard to find solutions to continue targeting consumers with relevant ads in the privacy-centric world we now live in.


[Marketing Report] Bob Koigi: Stepping up the war on extremist content, fake news
07-12-2021 | 12:45:00
As the world continues to deal with the proliferation of disinformation, misinformation channels, extremism and fake news, brands and the media are stepping up the resolve to tackle what has had an adverse impact on their operations and reputation.


[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Betting on emerging technologies to boost communication campaigns
30-11-2021 | 14:15:00
With a growing number of clients keen on tracking ROI on their communication campaigns, communication and PR companies are embracing emerging technologies including artificial Intelligence and cloud computing to deliver that value.