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Regulatory Rumblings

Penned by Dan Jaffe, the ANA's group executive vice president of government relations, this blog focuses on advocacy initiatives and key legal/regulatory issues that threaten national advertisers' freedom of commercial speech.

Regulatory Rumblings

Ad Industry Submits Comments to California AG on CCPA

4 hours ago

Yesterday, the advertising industry’s leading associations submitted comments to the California Office of the Attorney General regarding their third set of proposed modifications to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).

Regulatory Rumblings

Can Digital Media Continue to Thrive?

1 month ago

The internet and advertising were made for each other. In fact, in many ways advertising provided the crucial support for the internet and mobile’s unprecedented growth through the infusion of the massive revenue it generated.

Regulatory Rumblings

The Gathering Storm

3 months ago

Advertisers now face the most serious threats from state and local ad taxes in more than a decade.


Marketing Maestros

Written by our in-house citizen journalists, this varied blog draws on insights from the client-side marketing community, examines game-changing campaigns and industry research, provides actionable takeaways from ANA events, and more.

Marketing Maestros

Outdated Client-Agency Agreements Pose Risks to Advertisers

by Cliff Campeau, 2 days ago

If the contract between your organization and its advertising agency(s) has an effective date prior to January 1, 2017, you may be at risk. Not unlike fresh produce, dairy products, meat, medicine, or even beer, contract language is perishable.

Marketing Maestros

With Sports and Live Entertainment in Limbo, Brands Must Make Fans of Their Own

by Amy Vale, 1 week ago

This fall’s unusual entertainment schedule means brands need to find new ways to create “fans” beyond likes or followers. Sports, music, and Hollywood have never been in such limbo: marketers can fill that void, not just by entertaining consumers with social content, but also by offering them additional value during this pandemic.

Marketing Maestros

A Sea Change in Video Viewing: Helping Marketers Find More Fish in the Streaming Ecosystem

by Kathy Grey, 1 week ago

We are indeed experiencing a sea change in consumer behavior as video streaming becomes part of our daily lives. COVID-19 appears to be the watershed moment we have been gearing up for over the past few years.

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The Marketing Maestros blog currently accepts contributions from ANA community members. Submissions should focus on advice, insights, trends, and best practices for the marketing and advertising industry.

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