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June, 2020
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Advertising and The Present Moment

Covid-19 has created unprecedented disruption in every aspect of life including marketing and advertising. According to a recent study 70% of buyers have already adjusted or paused their planned ad spend, while 16% is still determining what actions to take. In this document we summarize some of the Industry’s best thinking in terms of advertising in times of crisis and we try to answer the key questions that block efficient marketing decision-making right now. Whilst this document draws on data points from the US, there are a number of key insights and lessons relevant to other countries.

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Agency: A company that provides strategic, creative or media buying and related services to marketers.
Marketer: A company that sells its products directly to consumers and businesses and buys marketing services to achieve its goals. Company must also not fit into any of the other sales definitions.
Carrier/Operator: A mobile network operator that provides voice and/or data services.
Enabler: A solutions provider offering technology and services that enables and supports mobile marketing.
Associate: Companies or organizations that do not generate revenue from mobile, but are integral to the development of the mobile industry. (i.e. trade associations, legal firms, consulting agencies, etc.)
Seller: Companies that create and/or promote media and content or broker the sale and distribution of mobile advertising.