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CM Weekly 9.6.20

CM Weekly September 6, 2020 We’re featuring inspiring work this week. Because we all need it, right? It’s a big week for promotional marketers. Chief Marketer editors announced the winners of the 2020 PRO Awards, recognizing excellence in brand activation and promotional marketing, at our first virtual celebration. Click here for full coverage of the…

CM Weekly 8.30.20

CM Weekly August 30, 2020 Our Brand on Fire this month is Impossible Foods, a producer of plant-based meat products that launched a new retail product and drive-thru activation this week. We look at the brand’s direct-to-consumer ecommerce push, the strategy behind its new patty packages and how it’s leveraging Instagram during the pandemic. Speaking…

CM Weekly 8.23.20

CM Weekly August 23, 2020 As a follow-up to our coverage of Gartner’s 2020 Hype Cycle for Digital Marketing, this week we interviewed vp analyst Mike McGuire about data ethics’ rise, the challenges of AI in marketing and what surprised him about this year’s rankings. The NBA playoffs are underway in the Orlando bubble, with…

CM Weekly 8.16.20

CM Weekly August 16, 2020 This week our minds are on resiliency. With COVID-19 altering budget allocations for many marketers, the pressure is on to use marketing technologies to create efficiencies, drive innovation and, above all, foster resiliency within organizations. We look at Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Digital Marketing 2020 report, which examines technologies that…

CM Weekly 8.7

CM Weekly August 9, 2020 TikTok is in the news… again. President Trump threatens to ban it, Microsoft explores purchasing it and Facebook launches a short-form video tool to compete with it. These events got us thinking about data privacy—and content creation. Take a new study from IAB. In an effort to gain more control…

CM Weekly 8.9.20

CM Weekly August 9, 2020 TikTok is in the news… again. President Trump threatens to ban it, Microsoft explores purchasing it and Facebook launches a short-form video tool to compete with it. These events got us thinking about data privacy—and content creation. Take a new study from IAB. In an effort to gain more control…

CM Weekly 8.2.20

CM Weekly August 2, 2020 Consider this stat: According to a Chief Marketer survey fielded in February and then again in late April and May, the number of marketers who said budgets were increasing in 2020 dropped by 30 percent. It’s just one of the sobering statistics from our new COVID-19 Marketing Outlook. The research…