Your essential monthly guide to what’s hot in the world of marketing
Merry Christmas from Flock!
November has drawn to a close, the temperature has suddenly dropped and Regent Street is glowing with beautiful lights which can only mean…Christmas is coming! We want to say a very MERRY CHRISTMAS to all of our Flock friends, we hope you have a joyful and restful Christmas.
Christmas 2017 ads: All the Best so far…
Christmas adverts have begun to dominate our TV screen and social media feeds. Behind the scenes, marketers journeys started months ago, and the mad rush of retail never makes for plain sailing. Did the hard work pay off? Take a look at the ads here and also check out some views on this years top ads here
Concerned about digital skills gaps?
Research conducted by the World Federation of Advertisers (WFA) has highlighted concerns of multinational organisations regarding the lack of digitally skilled talent. This gap can largely be attributed to shifts in the marketing landscape throwing up the need for skills relating to newer disciplines. Find out more here
The risk of chasing short term financial gains is slowly playing out across the advertising sector. The tables are turning, and agencies embroiled in price competition are losing out. Click to find out what Flock have to make of the situation.
Marketers struggle to promote integration even nationally, and the prospect of gaining strategic alignment globally is daunting. Click to find out how Flock was able to build competitive advantage for a brand through integration.
Are best-in-class processes the key to successful Marketing Operations?
The importance and worth bestowed upon the Marketing Operations function is growing. If approached correctly, and with a forward thinking mindset, Marketing Ops can deliver excellent value to the C-suite. But what does this approach look like? Read more here
|The rise of Marketins Ops can be attributed to the simple explanation that marketing is getting more complicated. Processes are only one piece of the jigsaw. Click here to see the remaining, vital pieces.|
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We hope you’ve been able to gain some new insight from these articles. If you’d like to share any of your thoughts and opinions on these insights, or what else is going on in the world – get in touch with us here or use #Flockology @FlockAssociates – we’d love to hear your views.
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The Flock Team