Toluna launches industry’s ‘first-of-its-kind’ enterprise insights subscription

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Consumer insights provider Toluna has launched what it claims is the industry’s first and only Enterprise Insights Subscription. 

Developed in response to client feedback and market demand, brands will now have limitless access to the industry-leading Toluna Start platform, Toluna research experts and consumer insights powered by the Toluna global panel community.

As the consumer landscape changes at a rapid pace, the value of real-time insights has never been...

Fintech marketers invested £2.13 billion in user acquisition in 2020

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Despite a challenging 2020 for the financial sector, remarketing efforts soared threefold and non-organic installs increased by 70% globally.

This was just one of the key findings from the 2021 edition of The State of Finance App Marketing report by  marketing measurement firm AppsFlyer. 

Fintech apps are in high demand, according to the study, experiencing a 132% leap globally in downloads since 2019, with the UK having seen a 129% increase in the last year...

The importance of emotional wellbeing in marketing teams – and how to achieve it

Performance and productivity has long been the goal of businesses everywhere – always aspiring to do more, better, faster, at less cost. But how do we truly achieve this? Especially in a world where the pace of innovation continues to accelerate?

Often, we think about the key to performance as removing friction, but what if there is an important opportunity in friction? At our recent Attune Summit we had the privilege of hearing from the inspiring Dominic Price, of...

The CMO guide to finding allies in the C-suite

There’s a lot of optimism in the air about the pandemic coming to an end, thanks to increasingly widespread vaccine deployment. People hope to resume normal lives at home and at work. But marketing executives already suspect there’s no going back to the way things were in 2019. Many CMOs saw huge budget cuts in 2020 and are wondering what comes next.

One thing seems certain: digital ad spending, which outpaced expenditures on non-digital forms of advertising for the first time...

Meeting of the minds: Achieving collaboration between CMOs and CFOs

Communications – both internal and external - have become more critical than ever. Perception and reputation amongst stakeholders and colleagues have flown up the agenda, as leaders continue to grapple with tighter budgets and the disruption of business plans under the strain of the pandemic. Going forward, nurturing internal stakeholder relationships will be essential for CMO success, especially with those who hold the key to enabling marketing activities – namely, the...

The CMO and CISO: Assessing the evolving intersection

The world has changed – from Betamax to Netflix, HMV to Spotify, and everything to mobile – and the relentless pace of transformation has put us in a constant state of flux. In a bid to keep up, businesses have increased their focus on digital transformation, propelling the chief information security officer (CISO) from the IT periphery to the very heart of decision-making. 

In parallel, technological evolution has driven a change in customer behaviour. If the purchasing of...

The business case for a strong CMO-CIO partnership: A guide

Digital transformation has been a trending topic in the business world for several years, but out of necessity, efforts to upgrade digital capabilities accelerated sharply in 2020. With social distancing measures in place, millions of office workers tackling their workload from home, and consumers and business buyers researching products and making purchases online, companies had little choice.

Digital marketing accounted for more than half of ad spending in 2020 for the first...

Thriving in 2021: The top six trends for sales and marketing leaders

The impact of 2020 was far-reaching, especially for sales and marketing teams. With business and consumer spending habits having dramatically changed due to uncertainty, as we move forward into 2021, how can businesses overcome this challenge, especially in the wake of three national lockdowns, a furlough scheme and a general lack of organisational spending?

One positive outcome from the pandemic has been the realisation for businesses of the importance of technology to keep them...

MarketingTech 2020 review: Covid-19, CMO strategy, and compassion

How tough was 2020 for marketers amid a global pandemic? In many ways, it depended on your industry. But navigating Covid-19 was a struggle for all.

It was okay to not be okay at times, with the knowledge that 2021 will - all being well - improve, and the knowledge of the marketing best practices which emerged over 2020. As Scott Brinker put it to this publication in December: "This is stressful, but you're not alone. Everyone's in the same boat, so that makes it a little bit...

John Mellor, CSO, Domo: The lesson learned from Adobe CEO Narayen which shaped my thinking on strategy

John Mellor, chief strategy officer at cloud business intelligence (BI) platform provider Domo, learned a valuable piece of advice on strategy from his former CEO at Adobe, Shantanu Narayen. The tip has stayed with him ever since.

"We were doing a strategy presentation one year and I had these beautiful slides I was so proud of," Mellor tells MarketingTech. "It was a good half hour, 45 minute conversation, everybody was engaged, and we got to the end and [Narayen] said 'okay, so...