Heather Fletcher is a freelance reporter for Adweek. She covers performance and direct marketing.
Pandemic Purchase Patterns Shake Up Holiday Performance Marketing Campaigns
Cardlytics data shows in-store shopping is down, but remains the No. 1 way consumers spend.
How Predictive Analytics Takes the Guesswork Out of Ad Performance
Performance marketers should first determine why they're optimizing ads at all.
417 Million Pieces of 2020 Election Mail Have Already Been Sent. Vote Correctly
Center for Voter Information sends bullet points on how effectively vote by mail.
Branded Content That Educates, Informs Americans About the Opioid Epidemic
A recent branded content campaign that Optum created with the Washington Post’s WP BrandStudio made the bold move of educating health system stakeholders and consumers about the opioid epidemic and [...]
Google to Kill Third-Party Cookies — Publishers, Advertisers Win?
Publishers and advertisers can benefit the most from Google doing away with third-party cookies — if they work it right. First-party data will be like gold within two years, when [...]
CCPA Rules Aren’t Final Yet, But the Penalties Are Still Going to Happen
CCPA entered the alphabet soup of laws for marketers to follow on New Year’s Day. But what they need to follow isn’t yet set in stone — even though penalties [...]
Content Marketing Suffers From Cognitive Dissonance
Content marketing is generally practiced by brands that already have firm identities, but their use of content marketing has its own cognitive dissonance. Is it doing good or doing evil? [...]
How Google’s Cookie Restrictions Could Benefit Advertisers and Publishers
Google is always working to ensure as many consumer eyeballs as possible remain on its platforms. This truism holds the first obvious benefit for advertisers — a captive audience. And [...]