In this edition of Marketing Week Explores, hosted by reporter Molly Fleming, Marketing Week editor Russell Parsons and acting features editor Charlotte Rogers reflect on the lack of diversity in marketing exposed by the 2020 Career and Salary Survey and discuss what change is needed to redress the balance. TheyRead More →

In looking at 2020 mobile marketing trends, the phrase “mobile marketing” almost feels redundant. At this point, most – if not all – companies have embraced mobile as a focal point for their marketing strategies. Almost everyone has a smartphone in their pocket the majority of the day, so mobileRead More →

In an increasingly competitive digital marketplace, hospice providers are embracing direct-to-consumer marketing tactics to include patients and families in their outreach. Among the drivers of this trend is the need to educate the public about the nature of hospice and palliative care. Most people in the United States have aRead More →

Most B2B companies struggle with lead generation and delivering marketing qualified leads (MQLs) that are valuable to sales. A HubSpot study revealed that only 7% of salespeople said they receive “very high quality” leads from marketing. So how do you stop this cycle of friction between sales and marketing? Here are fiveRead More →

A brand experience creative has tipped branded events to surge in 2020 on the back of technological innovation. The Company We Keep founder Nigel Ruffell said personalisation, AR, holograms, VR, A.I. and sustainability are the way forward in the branded events space. “Some trends are continuing to grow and develop.Read More →

Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Digital Marketing and Advertising 2019 finds that marketing teams that ignore the real-time nature of customer behavior and expectations could see “full-scale media crisis.” Maybe but regardless, real-time marketing is no walk in the park because, as Gartner researchers noted, marketers still “struggle for relevance in core customer engagement momentsRead More →

My kids rarely watch television. Now hold it on the “parent of the year” awards; they instead watch age-appropriate purchased digital movie downloads and Netflix’s kids channel. The safety net of these pre-approved, child-friendly programs in scheduled time allowances based on behavior removes my kids’ exposure to typical television commercials.Read More →

Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India’s draft guidelines for ‘on tap’ licensing for ‘Small Finance Banks in the Private Sector’ proposed a minimum paid-up voting equity capital of Rs 200 crore to set up such entities. A small finance bank undertakes basic banking activities of accepting deposits and lending to unservedRead More →

There are more than one million restaurants in the United States, according to data from the National Restaurant Association. With that much potential competition, how do you cut through the noise? Marketing for your restaurant can come in all shapes and sizes, from the appropriate signage to cutting through theRead More →