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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 Tax Issue Heats Up

6 days ago

After a period of relative calm in regard to state advertising taxes, there are now signs that these issues are heating up quickly as we enter the new year.

Regulatory Rumblings

Simultaneous Privacy Timelines Occurring in California

2 months ago

As advertisers and marketers continue to run the seemingly endless CCPA compliance race, the finish line just keeps being moved farther and farther away.

Regulatory Rumblings

California Attorney General Releases Draft Consumer Data Privacy Regulations

3 months ago

In a very important development, yesterday California Attorney General Xavier Becerra released draft regulations for the state’s new data privacy law, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).


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

Inside SAP’s Influencer Marketing

by Bill Duggan, 5 days ago

Ahead of her session at the 2020 ANA Media Conference, Bill Duggan sat down with Ursula Ringham, to discuss the ins and outs of building a world-class influencer marketing program.

Marketing Maestros

Beyond Profit Podcast: A Conversation with CECP CEO Daryl Brewster

5 days ago

Over the past 20 years, few organizations have been as committed to helping companies embrace purpose as Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose, or CECP. This CEO-led coalition, founded by the late actor and philanthropist Paul Newman and other business leaders, believes that being a force for good through business not only leads to a better world but determines company success. In this episode of Beyond Profit, a podcast of the ANA Center for Brand Purpose, host Ken Beaulieu sits down with Daryl Brewster, CEO of the CECP, to learn about the challenges of investing in society, why CEOs are embracing purpose more than ever, how to best communicate do-good efforts, and more.

Marketing Maestros

RXBAR is No B.S.

by Claudine Waite, 1 week ago

Ahead of his session at the 2020 Brand Masters Conference, the ANA had the chance to catch up with Victor to get his thoughts on key drivers to the brand’s success, its no B.S philosophy, and whether the Kellogg’s acquisition changed the culture of the brand.

How to Contribute

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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