Welcome to Scout! Each week, our team tracks down the best digital marketing articles, POVs, and reports—so you don't have to. Here’s what to read from the week of 5/5/23 – 5/11/23 to stay ahead of the curve:
If the last few months are any indication, it’s clear that artificial intelligence will play a big role in shaping the SEM landscape. What do marketers need to know to thrive in an era of generative AI? No need to ask ChatGPT—one of our top search experts lays it all out here.
There are more than 470 bills targeting LGBTQ+ rights across the country. For advertisers, that means that it’s more critical than ever that Pride month campaigns be backed by advocacy and action. This opinion piece explores how brands can do it right.
Pressure is mounting for publishers to start paying more attention to the size of their carbon footprint—and to begin decreasing it altogether. Though carbon emissions are not yet “sealing deals,” more and more agencies and brands are intentionally setting standards for how much carbon they allow their campaigns to generate.
Are podcast hosts the new influencers? A new study would suggest so, revealing that among listeners, 75% view podcast hosts as the most influential figures shaping their beliefs and decisions. For brands, this deep trust and receptiveness to podcast ads create a perfect opportunity to tune in.
Despite the headlines around the tech-related job market, employment is up at ad agencies, PR agencies, media buying, and other advertising-related organizations. Also on the rise: in-housing, with 82% of Association of National Advertisers (ANA) respondents using in-house agencies.
Show off your marketing chops with our question of the week. This week’s hot topic: digital out-of-home (DOOH) advertising.
Which of the following is not true about DOOH advertising?
Get the answer, plus a deep dive into how marketers can embrace it within their campaigns, right here.
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