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[Marketing Week] Investing in ethical and responsible advertising
24-11-2022 | 16:52:35
As consumers increasingly complain about growing misinformation, brands are heightening interventions meant to protect their long-term brand values and their short-term business results.


[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Accelerating decarbonization of the media supply chain
17-11-2022 | 16:00:00
In July this year, a proposed global framework for measuring ad-based carbon emissions was introduced as a way one way to reduce the total amount of carbon created by the placement and consumption of advertising.


[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: The battle for brand value
09-11-2022 | 15:15:00
While financial markets have shown significant swings over the last few years, the value of the world's strongest brands have steadily increased driving customer choice, loyalty and margins.


[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: The implications of tightening ad budgets to the industry
19-10-2022 | 16:19:33
Close to 30% of major advertisers say they’re cutting their ad budgets into next year with 74% said the economic downturn is influencing their 2023 budget decisions.


[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Meta’s proposed upgrades a win for content creators
12-10-2022 | 14:04:00
These announcements while unique are also poised to benefit content creators.


[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Safeguarding data ethics in digital advertising
29-09-2022 | 10:00:00
Pressure is mounting on brands to go beyond existing rules and apply a moral lens to the complex web of data-related marketing practices to develop more responsible, inclusive and ethical data practices.


[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Brands bolster the sustainability resolve
22-09-2022 | 12:45:00
Brands are stepping up their net zero emissions commitments and reducing their carbon footprint through a raft of campaigns, interventions and partnerships as they seek to accelerate the transition to a clean energy economy.


[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: The market value of addressable advertising
14-09-2022 | 17:25:31
The world is experiencing growing interest and adoption of addressable advertising as brands maximize reach and frequency of their target audiences across their full video investment.


[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Emerging opportunities in in-game advertising
31-08-2022 | 15:14:37
But it also reveals the opportunities presented by in-game advertising that has reached a fever pitch this year and attracted the attention of major publishers.


[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Influencers redefine advertising and brand positioning
25-08-2022 | 14:08:52
In a world where consumers are increasingly becoming skeptical of traditional advertising, marketers are turning to influencers to create authentic content, connect with customers and position brands.


[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: How podcasts are powering the audio advertising market
17-08-2022 | 14:00:00
Global audio advertising market is taking pride of place as audio becomes increasingly appealing for brand advertising since it can be presented in an open environment.


[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Marketing talent crisis slams the brakes on growth
03-08-2022 | 14:00:00
In what is creating jitters in the marketing industry, close to half (48%) of all advertisers, agencies, ad tech companies and media owners think the industry is facing its “worst-ever crisis” when it comes to talent.


[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Measuring the value and worth of brands
27-07-2022 | 12:15:00
Brands continue to outsmart each other in the eyes of consumers as competition across social media, service delivery and sustainable practices heats up.


[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: The price brands pay to acquire customers
20-07-2022 | 16:00:00
Customer acquisition costs have increased by as much as 60% in the last five years according to industry estimates.


[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Brands train eyes on influencer advertising
07-07-2022 | 13:45:00
As smartphones and internet technologies become increasingly accessible, brands are training their eyes on influencer advertising that continues to gain traction. This is according to a recent report by Stockapps.


[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: The changing content consumption trends
29-06-2022 | 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.