My new column is live in The Drum: 2020’s surprising top three marketing trends There were many predictions about how the coronavirus pandemic would affect the marketing industry. Well, in his traditional year-end review column, The Drum columnist and keynote speaker...
My new column is live at The Drum: The landmark US law that makes social media networks and tech platforms immune from liability for what users post on them will change under President Joe Biden’s forthcoming administration, The Drum columnist Samuel Scott predicts....
My new talk — virtual or in-person — on how event marketers and promoters can use the latest data to create an effective media plan. Summary Online or offline? Broad reach or individual targeting? Personalization or no personalization? For effective event...
My new column in The Drum is live: New, agile startups usually get all the attention, but as The Drum columnist Samuel Scott writes, one unintended consequence of the coronavirus lockdown is that the big business Goliaths are actually pummeling the small Davids to...
The LinkedIn Ads network is likely awash in mistaken clicks and bot traffic that make the platform’s value extremely dubious, according to a new study from global digital agency RMG that the company shared exclusively with me. Three weeks ago, RMG founding...
My new marketing column is live in The Drum: Suffering ‘death by PowerPoint’ is as boring as listening to Coldplay. And that is even more true when hearing virtual presentations. So, it is critical for speakers to keep audiences engaged over remote talks during the...
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