What A Waste

According to World Advertising Research Center, marketers worldwide believe that 65% of their marketing spend had no discernible effect on consumers in 2007.
Asi Sharabi of No Man’s Blog believes “marketers are trapped in a vicious negative feedback of ineffective campaigns and ineffective measurements.”
What’s your read? Would improved measurement allow you to get more creative?

About David Burn

I wrote my first ad for a political candidate when I was 17 years old. She won her race and I felt the seductive power of advertising for the first time. Today—after working for seven agencies in five states—I am head of brand strategy and creative direction at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon.