One of the key themes at last week’s Ad:Tech conference was that mobile is the new digital and New Zealand is behind the rest of the world in following consumers there. And Pandora’s Melanie Reece says it’s time marketers closed the gap.
Tom Eslinger, Saatchi & Saatchi’s global head of digital and social returned to the New Zealand stage last week (albeit virtually) at Ad:Tech’s inaugural Auckland conference. And, beaming in over Skype from his hotel room in Singapore, he shared a concentrated dose of the secrets to mobile marketing contained in his book Mobile Magic, which was released earlier this year.
The inaugural Ad:Tech New Zealand conference took place yesterday at the AUT Business School, with around 400 people in attendance. And while measurement is one of the digital realm’s major strengths, Todd Wheatland, global head of strategy at content marketing agency King Content, used his time on stage to prove the famous quote (that wasn’t actually uttered by Einstein) of ‘not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts’.