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The characters of UK cities and out-of-home ad exposure

Earlier this year I delivered my second piece of analysis for Route Research Ltd. My first project for them had looked at the topic of commuting and the impact of commuting on out-of-home (OOH) ad exposure. This time around I … Continue reading

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Brexit: Blitz or Bug, there’s a capital idea for advertisers

This is a piece I wrote whilst working on a contract as the Interim Head of Audience and Insight at ESI Media.  I wrote it to suggest an angle for a piece written by ESI Commercial’s Managing Director, Jon O’Donnell. … Continue reading

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Millennials research by Metro and MailOnline

Recently I led a research project about Millennials for Metro and MailOnline. It was launched at Advertising Week Europe as ‘Millennial Rules’.  Currently it is shortlisted for a Mediaweek award. The topic of millennials is broad, confusing and often seemingly … Continue reading

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We need a monument of hope in the age of the Shard

This is a piece I wrote for Mediatel in 2011.  At the time I was working at The Daily Telegraph and we were promoting a roadshow of media buying agencies that The Telegraph was undertaking.  The Shard was a recent … Continue reading

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Robo-journalism: The future is arriving quickly

This is a piece that I wrote for The Media Briefing. It can be seen in situ (including links to source articles) here. The number of UK employed journalists has declined by 6,000 (9%) since 2013 as publishers have had … Continue reading

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Exposure to out of home advertising isn’t just about time in public places

Last month I blogged about a project I’d undertaken for Route Research Ltd. They produce research for the Out of Home industry. I was commissioned by Route to find the stories in the GPS data and questionnaire data that they … Continue reading

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Should native advertising be taken out or executed?

Recently I was commissioned to write this article about native advertising for Sparksheet.  You can see it on their website here where it appeared under the header: “It’s Complicated: The Tangle of News, Native Advertising and Trust”.  According to this year’s … Continue reading

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