WACL, Snap, YouTube and Pinterest call for better representation of women in advertising

Women in Advertising, Communications and Leadership (WACL), in collaboration with influencer marketing agency Billion Dollar Boy, has launched a creative campaign as part of its ongoing Represent Me initiative.

The purpose of the campaign is to amplify WACL’s purpose, which is to accelerate gender equality in our industry. 

There is an increasing body of evidence from multiple sources, including IPSOS’s A Woman’s Worth, System 1’s Feeling...

AnalyticsIQ launches predictive solution to unlock consumer marketing preferences

AnalyticsIQ, a provider of predictive people-based data, is excited to announce its latest innovation in marketing data and analytics: ChannelIQ.

This expansion and new addition to AnalyticsIQ's comprehensive suite of predictive data solutions provides reliable and actionable insight into consumer marketing channel preferences, giving brands and marketers the ability to optimise their messaging, targeting, and overall campaign performance.

ChannelIQ is an innovative...

Brands are wasting $600m+ in ad spend during the holiday season

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Brands are wasting hundreds of millions in digital ad spend during the holiday season, according to a new analysis by CreativeX, a technology company powering creative decision-making for the world’s largest brands.

The analysis, which assessed over 3.9 million ads from 2021-2022, from 400+ brands across 10 different industries including retail, food and beverage, and consumer packaged goods, found that brands spent over $600m worldwide on ads that are not digitally suitable...

How retail marketers can empower back-to-school campaigns in a cookieless future

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Cookies have long been a lunchbox favourite. However, when they’re of the ‘third-party’ variety, they leave a bad taste in the mouths of consumers everywhere, including those getting ready for back-to-school shopping. According to Cheetah Digital’s 2022 Digital Consumer Trends Index, 64% of U.K. consumers say they believe cookie tracking is “creepy”.

Google and other browsers have taken note, cementing plans to comprehensively cease third-party cookie tracking within...

How marketers can streamline requests and improve productivity in 2021

Marketing teams responding to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis and worldwide social tensions have witnessed their workloads, budgets, and priorities being put under scrutiny during this time of upheaval. With events either being cancelled, put on hold, or switching to a virtual environment, social media and digital campaigns along with increased demand for targeted content, have increased. Alongside this, the workforce has also moved online and those water cooler conversations and the ability to...