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Ad Appeal, Add Emotional Impact – Ditch the Message

Marketers may be struggling with their ad campaigns because they are focusing on product messages, rather than leveraging emotional impact to better engage consumers.

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Stop Going Around in Circles

It’s time to get off the hamster wheel of old data, bad data and silos in advertising measurement.

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M&M Global

The Disruptive Decade of the iPhone

June 2017 marked the 10 year anniversary of the iPhone. Read our article in AdMap that examines its rise, competitive market set and the future for mobiles.

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admap

Making the Internet Great Again

A better internet experience requires collective action. The Coalition for Better Ads and Google are proposing progressive solutions but brands and publishers also have a part to play.

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Making a Lasting Impression Beyond the Skip

Brands can master the art of maintaining attention for more than five seconds by telling better brand stories. The only way to beat the skip is through creativity.

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M&M Global

Leverage Digital to Accelerate Growth of Brand Equity and Value

Brand is the most powerful intangible asset. Understanding a brand’s worth to the business in financial terms is therefore an essential part of managing, protecting and measuring it.

Brand Purpose: Leading from the front

We know from BrandZ™ that brands with purpose outperform those without. But a vague sense of purpose isn’t enough any more. Purpose needs to be specific, and intrinsic to every brand action and behaviour

Unicorns: The evolution from disruptive product ideas to successful global brands

Unicorns often start as a brilliant technology solution to an unmet consumer need or they purposefully or inadvertently tap into a changing consumer trend.

Establish KPIs That Grow Brand Equity

Brand KPIs are only valuable when and where they are actionable and if they measure the right things – the variables most important to building a brand’s financial value over the short and long term. Learn more about what and when to measure.

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admap

Marketers Need to Get Wise to Digital

Marketers are wasting billions on poor quality digital campaigns. Here are a few tips for a smarter, more effective approach to digital.

How to Measure Emotional Response to Advertising

Understanding emotional response is vital to understanding advertising success, but how best can emotional response be measured? Learn more about the use of facial coding and how it’s used to assess ad responses.

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admap

Generation Curious

Understanding the modes and mindsets of exploratory behaviour can help marketers drive purchase by designing campaigns around consumers’ interest and intent.

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Marketers Must Step up to Protect Their Brands Online

Online advertising is under fire but the brands that are getting it right are reaping impressive results.

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M&M Global

Tencent and Tesla: Get ready for innovation and quality from China

Tencent’s investment in Tesla should be transformational in the way the world views Chinese brands.The new partners have each grown their brand values extremely rapidly, and both are steeped in innovation.

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The Drum

The Brands Safety Row Shows Marketers Still Need to Get Wise to Programmatic

Recent publicity about ad placement and brands appearing alongside inappropriate content is not a fleeting wonder. It shows the checks and balances of the marketing ecosystem aren’t working in digital.

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The Drum

Marc Pritchard Is Right – It’s High Time That Digital Grew Up

Digital is an important part of the marketing toolkit but recently it’s been under fire. The industry needs to become more transparent and accountable. Brands need to assess communication effectiveness beyond metrics that are difficult to link to business performance.

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M&M Global

Build Both Brand Salience and Loyalty

Marketers can’t just pick one side in the loyalty or salience debate. Building salience and creating a brand positioning that drives affinity are both key to maximising marketing effectiveness.

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admap

10 Ways to Get Your Brand on the Online Shopping List

In a relatively flat market, e-commerce is the one part of grocery shopping that is growing. Last year this growth was 15% to a value of $48bn, and its forecast to rise to $150bn globally by 2025.

Conquering Consumers in Hard Times: Promotional pricing v.s. brand building

Brands have to make tough strategic decisions during an economic downturn. What is the right balance between creating promotions to meet consumer needs and maintaining and building brand equity?

Lessons in Relationship-building from Latin America

Brands in Latin America and Europe have been faced with the same economic challenges over the past 10 years and can learn a lot from studying each other.

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