The brand found a way to hack the marketing model of the hospitality industry, creating news and getting talked about in the run-up to Valentine’s Day. And guaranteeing front-of-mind awareness on a small PR budget.
Mountain Dew, Avocados From Mexico and Rocket Mortgage were the top Super Bowl ads in terms of emotional impact, according to new research.
Google’s parent company Alphabet has published details of its YouTube and cloud business for the first time, as the firm’s traditional search and banner ad businesses continues to slow.
The Super Bowl is not only one of the biggest sporting events of the year, it’s also one of the biggest ad events, with brands battling for both TV viewers and social media clicks. We take a look at yesterday’s big game to pick the best (and worst) ads of the night.
Instagram has removed a button that was at the top of people’s feeds and directed people to IGTV, its long-form video hub, saying very few users have been clicking on it.
Over the last decade we’ve seen the rise in social media influencers grow and saturate the market, but which online identities are generating the most attention? A new infographic looks at the most popular social media influencers (according to Google).
Super Bowl ad rates reached $4.51 million a piece for 30-second spots last year – the second-most expensive rates ever, but in game revenue fell, according to new research.
The fourth quarter of 2019 saw UK marketing budgets saw a small return to growth after a stagnant period, according to new data.
As their own boss and stepping down as senior royals, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are now left to their own devices when it comes to funding their family life, being financially independent. Whilst it’s unlikely they’ll be writing up a CV anytime soon, their royal status would be in huge demand if they were to pursue brand partnerships on their social media accounts.
A new paid video streaming service Quibi has launched, offering original short form Hollywood shows that are 10 minutes or shorter, part funded by ads.
Social media influencer Molly Mae has as been reprimanded by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) for breaking its rules on Instagram.
Video ad tech company Tremor is to buy video advertising platform Unruly from News Corp, as the media giant bows out of ad tech.
DFS has partnered with animation studio, Aardman, to create a multi-channel campaign with iconic characters, Wallace & Gromit.
An 8-year old boy has been revealed as the highest earning YouTube star of 2019, overtaking PewDiePie, with almost 22 million subscribers.
From deep fakes to mind-reading wristbands, technology took us in some strange directions during 2019. In this special article, we celebrate the 10 weirdest news stories of the year.
As 2019 draws to a close, we look at some of the biggest marketing blunders of the year. From the US military threatening to bomb alien hunters to lethal conker recipes, there were plenty of mistakes from companies that should know better. Read on, learn from the mistakes and hope your team doesn’t make the list in 2020…
2019 was another big year for digital marketing, with the rise of TikTok, audio ads going mainstream and Google buying FitBit. This was the year that Uber went public, brands became activists and the world’s biggest game vanished down a black hole. As the digital decade comes to a close, we’ve identified 17 of the biggest trends of the year.
Youth media brand UNILAD has appointed Hotwire to promote its #BloodWithoutBias campaign aimed at raising awareness of the discriminatory policy in the UK’s blood donation system.
Exercise bike and VR fitness company Peloton has faced a backlash over a “sexist” Christmas advert.
ELVIS’s campaign for Mondelez has taken home the Grand Prix at the DMA Awards 2019 ceremony at London’s Old Billingsgate, where all this year’s winners were announced.