"I don't necessarily agree with everything that I say"

Marshall McLuhan

Does the industry have the wrong understanding of user engagement?

We asked ourselves, "What's actually behind engagement rates? And how do different platforms actually generate their engagement?" To do this, we took a look at our Content.ONE data and generated a simple evaluation, comparing all engagement types across all platforms. Our blog post on the frequency of different engagement types can be found here. On the same topic, here's an article by Jürgen [...]


KPIs are right - advertising impact is not.

Here is a reference to a highly interesting article about the systemic problem of proving the advertising impact of online advertising and targeting. Its title: "The new dot com bubble is here: it's called online advertising". Effects - which ones exactly? KPI from Google and Facebook do not tell the whole story You know how it is: you use targeting and all efficiency KPIs shoot up [...]


The Adidas Case: An End to Data-driven Nonsense?

Here is the Horizon guest article - THERE is the annotated presentation video. Adidas' announcement that the brand has overinvested in online performance advertising in recent years is driving the industry. Companion CEO Michael Heine hopes that the sports retailer's strategic shift will lead other corporate executives to return to the basics: Namely, managing their brands. Guest article by [...]


The case of Adidas: a good night video for marketers

At #EffWeek in London, Adidas Global Media boss Simon Peel reveals something extremely rare: reality in marketing. (By reality, we mean something that can be experienced sensually. You can touch it, so it has something to do with "digital" indirectly at best). Success despite, not because of digital marketing In reality, the adidas brand has great success - 40% growth [...]


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