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[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: The rise and rise of social media advertising
01-12-2022 | 12:45:00
Growing internet penetration coupled with increasing social media users contributed to the growth of the social media advertising market.


[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.