The big news this week includes the latest Christmas ads from Sainsbury’s, Waitrose and McDonald’s, L’Oréal’s new European CMO speaking out against ‘digital’ marketing and the slowdown in marketing budget growth. L’Oréal has a new European marketing boss in Stéphane Bérubé and he took the opportunity on his first meeting with the marketing press to talk about his priorities for the company. One of his biggest is a strategy he calls O+O – or how to drive sales for both online and offline.
Sonos is replicating the experience people have at home with its sound systems in its first European store as it looks to boost advocacy and bring the brand to a wider audience. Sonos is opening its first concept store in London today (16 November) as it looks to widen its appeal and convince more shoppers they should consider buying one of its home sound systems.
Marketing budgets hit a plateau in 2017 as CMOs “became distracted” by a heavy focus on operations and tactics or large cross-functional initiatives, such as customer experience, according to a new study. Growth in marketing budgets has stalled in 2017, with spend hitting a plateau this year after three years of growth.
According to @ebiquityglobal "TV delivers strong ROI and at scale". Data shows TV accounts for 62% of advertising profitability followed by print on 22%, radio and online video on 5%, outdoor 3% and online display 2% #profitability
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Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".