Ryan Dinger

Ryan Dinger, senior manager of social media and content at the ANA, is a journalist covering the marketing industry and specializing in media trends and innovation. He’s also a musician and podcaster, with a focus on social issues.

Recent content by this author:

  • Your Ad Frequency Is Driving Me Insane

    Industry Insights   January 19, 2022  

    With the pandemic cresting yet another wave, I spent the 2021 holiday season mostly at home in my Brooklyn apartment, avoiding people and resuming many of the habits that got me through the early days of COVID-19 when we were all locked down.

  • Brands Wager on Sports Betting Advertising

    ANA Magazine   March 19, 2021  

    As online sports betting grows popular in the U.S., it’s creating new opportunities for brands. But hesitation around how it might affect a brand’s reputation, along with eyebrow-raising legislation in Europe, may undermine what could be a sure bet.

  • Despite Cutbacks, CMOs Remain More Optimistic than CEOs

    B2B Marketer   December 16, 2020  

    B2B CMOs are much more hopeful about the post-COVID economy than their CEOs, says a recent survey. Cockeyed optimism? More like a sense that the pandemic presents marketers with an opportunity to demonstrate their value to the C-suite and drive better business results.

  • The 15 Best Quotes From the 2020 ANA Masters of Marketing Week

    Blogs   November 18, 2020  

    In late October, the 2020 ANA Masters of Marketing Week was held with a bit of a different feel: This year’s version of the biggest event in marketing was entirely virtual. From the dozens of wonderful presentations, we have selected our 15 favorite quotes from the event.

  • Sports Have Become a Jump Ball for Marketers

    ANA Magazine   September 25, 2020  

    Beyond updated TV ads to reflect the current climate and some new in-broadcast signage, what are brands doing to reimagine their sponsorships for professional sports leagues and maximize their value — even with fans relegated to their living rooms?

  • 5 Resources for ANA Members Working from Home

    Blogs   June 4, 2020  

    The ANA provides its enterprising members with a wealth of great resources — many of them accessible even while practicing social distancing. Here are five ANA benefits that members can use to drive meaningful brand growth no matter where their office is currently located.

  • 5 Ways Marketing Could Be Different Post-COVID-19

    Blogs   May 25, 2020  

    Though the COVID-19 pandemic has created uncertainty across every facet of society, one thing is clear: The world will never be the same again. Here are five predictions on how marketing could evolve after the pandemic ends.

  • Are Shoppable Posts Clicking with Consumers?

    ANA Magazine   May 15, 2020  

    Since first appearing on Facebook and Instagram in 2016, shoppable posts have only grown, fully rolling out to 46 nations on both channels in 2018. Twitter, YouTube, and TikTok each began testing shoppables last year. As consumers' online behavior evolves, are they taking the shortcut to the shopping cart, or is the URL path to purchase as long as ever?

  • 5 ANA Resources for Working from Home

    Blogs   April 22, 2020  

    The ANA has ample resources to help marketers enrich their knowledge and improve their skills while working from home. Here are five things to get you started.

  • 5 Inspirational Quotes from Marketing Leaders

    Blogs   April 16, 2020  

    No matter who you are, you’re probably not thrilled with how 2020 has gone so far. With that in mind, we’ve combed through our content catalog and have pulled together five inspiring quotes from marketing leaders that may bring you some hope and comfort during these troubled times.

  • 7 Key Quotes from the 2020 ANA Brand Masters Conference

    Blogs   April 3, 2020  

    The 2020 ANA Brand Masters Conference was jam-packed with valuable insight from some of today’s leading thinkers in the world of brand marketing. Here are seven of our favorite quotes from their presentations.