In-house Advertising: How to Make the Shift Like a Pro

| April 18, 2019

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Brands have traditionally relied on external agencies to manage their entire advertising activities, and up until recently this has completely made sense. But nowadays digital advertising is more targeted and data-driven, and the most important lever is a detailed knowledge of the audience. Brands are looking to bring their advertising in-house because this is where that IP lies. The logic of this trend is sound, at least in theory. But the reality is that advertising management is a serious undertaking, and the transition to agency independence is far from simple.

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