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[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.


[Column] Karan Singh: Maximise your engagement and battle to the top this Black Friday
25-11-2021 | 16:54:17
The Black Friday phenomenon is set to continue growing in 2021 with average budgets for consumers in the Netherlands expected to rise by 8% from last year according to research from Simon-Kuch & Partners.


[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Marketing Report forays into Belgium as it seeks to grow European footprint
24-11-2021 | 10:39:00
As part of its expansion strategy, digital platform for marketers, advertisers, communication professionals and media, Marketing Report has announced that it is expanding to Belgium and is in the process of launching a website.


[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Enlisting governments' support to bridge marketing skills gap
17-11-2021 | 14:52:00
As more marketing bodies amplify their call to governments to work with them in addressing the marketing skills crisis in the media, It is encouraging to learn of the UK government’s  £3.8 billion funding for skills training announced recently. 


[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Reinventing advertising offerings
11-11-2021 | 10:50:23
With corporate and brands committing more resources to advertising as the world gradually adapts to new normal post pandemic, advertising agencies are coming up with innovative offerings and getting into strategic partnerships to tap into the new ad opportunities.


[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: European advertisers put on notice for using tracking ads
26-10-2021 | 13:15:00
A coalition in the European Parliament recently sent a letter to the corporate leaders of the largest European advertisers to call on them to stop using tracking ads.


[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Upsetting status quo with innovative offerings, partnerships
20-10-2021 | 09:15:00
As the media, advertising and marketing landscape shifts, driven by evolving market needs, competition and technological advancements, companies are launching at innovative offerings in markets in a bid to upset the status quo.


[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Incorporating Augmented Reality into advertising, marketing and commerce
12-10-2021 | 12:00:00
Brands are stepping up the use of augmented reality to better connect with their customers and drive meaningful business results through AR.


[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Social media giants redefine future of content, e-commerce
28-09-2021 | 13:30:00
Global social media powerhouses continue to evolve by tapping into opportunities that the tech space presents and are moving from being content platforms to digital commerce giants.


[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Focus on minority content creators
21-09-2021 | 14:30:00
Agencies, publishers and advertisers are changing tact and investing in minority content creators in a move geared towards creating a more equitable ecosystem.


[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Sustainable brands and campaigns
14-09-2021 | 14:15:00
Companies and institutions are increasingly leaning towards sustainable practices to respond to growing global problems.


[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Brands adopt niche positions to respond to market trends
07-09-2021 | 13:30:00
As market dynamics shift driven by among other factors technological revolution and customers preferences, brands are creating new positions to respond to these trends.


[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Activating innovative ad solutions to grow brands portfolio, expand customer base
31-08-2021 | 15:50:54
As brands look to new and innovative ways of expanding their portfolio, expand to new markets and grow their customer base, they are embracing innovative advertising models and solutions with impressive results.