• If Your WX Is Broken, Your CX Is Too

    October 17, 2022

    For many in-house agencies, the intent is to support the brand’s goal. This means, doing everything possible to enable personalized customer experiences at scale. To do this, teams count on applications like Adobe Workfront® and others to help them organize their work and bring it to market most …

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  • The Importance of Authenticity & UGC in Talent Acquisition

    August 29, 2022

    Let’s talk about something that’s sending shivers down the backs of employers nationwide—the Great Resignation. After the pandemic hit, and the workforce had no option but to work from home or find new opportunities, the employee paradigm shifted radically…and permanently.

    A job is no longer just …

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  • In-House Agencies Tell It Like It Is

    August 22, 2022

    • by IHAF Staff

    Despite the popularity, success and even acceptance of the in-house model, there’s still a lot that these teams grapple with every single day. There’s also no one-size-fits-all when it comes to in-house agencies—they’re as varied as the industries and brands they serve.

    Our 2021 year-end member …

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  • How to Find the Right Production Capability

    August 01, 2022

    2022 has been the perfect storm for marketers. There’s been a collision of new expectations and requirements within the industry. Inflation is reducing available budgets. Economic pressures are making markets nervous. Sustainability is top-of-mind in every boardroom. And frugality has moved up the …

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  • SAG-AFTRA Contract Changes—What You Need to Know

    June 13, 2022

    If you’re a producer, advertiser or keep up with industry news, you likely heard that a few months ago, SAG-AFTRA and the Joint Policy Committee (JPC) came to an agreement on a new Commercials Contract—and even though it’s good news for actors, it means even more costs for advertisers. 

    It goes …

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  • You Might Be Wasting Your Media Budget

    May 16, 2022

    The latest research estimates more than $68 billion will be lost globally to digital advertising fraud in 2022. If your CFO asks whether your current efforts protect your company against ad fraud, how confident are you in your answer?

    Whether you buy media internally or with an outside agency, it’ …

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  • What We Learned from the Experts & Aces

    May 09, 2022

    So happy to have attended a really great spring event in NYC the week before last with the In-House Agency Forum (IHAF). What a crew and a day of sharing more than the usual tips and tricks by adding a layer of genuine truth and humanity to the conversation.

    Many of the brands that presented had …

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    Why UGC Is Becoming a Go-To Strategy

    March 28, 2022

    Say User-Generated Content or UGC to just about anybody in the advertising industry and they’ll immediately think of grainy, shaky, poor-quality videos—like the kind you’d see on America’s Funniest Home Videos or any number of YouTube channels. Authentic? Yes. Organic? Certainly. But high-quality? …

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    Tips for Better Presentations: A Q&A with VerdanaBold

    March 07, 2022

    The trouble with searching for answers to questions about presentations is that the response is pretty much always the same: “it depends.” That’s because every presentation has unique factors: the audience, the presenter, when and where it’s delivered, who helps create it, and so on.

    So when we …

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  • In-House Trends for 2022

    January 03, 2022

    • by Emily Foster, IHAF

    Can in-house agencies break their own records in 2022? Industry reports reveal they made fresh gains in team size, popularity, skills and efficiency last year. While it’s a tough act to follow, here’s how IHAF sees the in-house model advancing in 2022.

    Insourcing more digital and media functions …

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