Blog Archives

01/12/2022

The history of automation in paid search

This week, Digital Account Director Jodie Brookton takes a look back at the history of automation in Google ads since its launch in 2002.

17/11/2022

What does Musk-induced Twitter chaos mean for brands?

With many headlines flying around digital guru Gabby Krite unpacks the rumours vs facts, and what this means for brands’ marketing plans.

16/11/2022

What will brands gain from the newest advertising channels?

Strategist Lydia Martin shares an insight into what brands will gain from the newest advertising channels via Media Post.

11/11/2022

Addressing the misconception that ‘digital can’t do brand’

Digital Account Director Simi Gill explores why digital should be considered a significant part of cross-channel brand planning.

13/10/2022

Opportunities from the last five years’ digital buying trends

Managing Partner for Digital, Ben Foster takes a look at the last five years of aggregated client digital investment, identifying trends and opportunities.

27/09/2022

How charities can prepare for the future of fundraising

In our latest report, Digital Account Manager, Mohini Lakhani and Digital Planner Buyer, Tobie Jackson take a look at the fundraising landscape and how charities can get ahead of the game.

30/05/2022

A day with.. Liz Whitworth, AV Investment Executive

For this month’s day in the life, Liz shares what her typical day looks like working as part of the AV team at TKF.

25/05/2022

Why tech stacks aren’t the antithesis of creative planning

With 38 tech partners in our toolbox, Managing Partner of Digital Ben Foster shares the importance of scattering your tech tools throughout a response to brief as an integral part of the planning process.

25/05/2022

NGOs vs. Sensationalism

In today’s volatile online environment, Digital Account Director Megan Ashdown shares why building trust is vital for charities when communicating the importance of their work with their audiences.

21/04/2022

A day with.. Naomi Linturn, Digital Account Manager

After a recent promotion, Naomi shares her typical day as a Digital Account Manager at TKF.

19/04/2022

Is Google Analytics 4 privacy compliant?

Digital Account Director Simi Gill takes a look at Google Analytics 4 and the key features ensuring data privacy.

19/04/2022

The great Purpose debate

In this episode, Niki, Charley and Christian sit down to discuss whether every organisation needs a brand purpose and their advice when it comes to communicating an authentic ‘why’. 

12/04/2022

Why Elon Musk’s recent acquisition is continuing to raise eyebrows

This week, Digital Account Executive Jordan Naghten shares some further insight into the story and why it is still continuing to raise eyebrows amongst the public.

06/04/2022

TKF awarded Best Independent Media Strategy and Planning Agency

We are thrilled to be awarded Best Independent Media Strategy and Planning Agency at the Business Elite Awards 2022.

04/04/2022

A no-nonsense guide to your first job in digital marketing

This week, Senior Digital Account Executive Maria Tudor shares a no-nonsense guide for those looking to start out in the digital marketing world.

25/03/2022

TKF continues winning streak with host of new clients

Following a remarkable year of growth in 2021, TKF is celebrating its continued new business success.

22/03/2022

Unpacking the IPA’s Making Sense Report

In this pilot episode, Rik, Niki and Christian sit down to unpack the IPA’s aptly-named Making Sense report and what this means for marketers in today’s climate.

16/03/2022

Harnessing technology to create a positive hybrid working culture

Our resident IT guru James Mooney shares how technology has supported the new hybrid life at TKF.

15/03/2022

The Kite Factory hires WaterAid’s Charley Day

A big TKF welcome to Charley Day who joins us as our new Strategy Director.

08/03/2022

The Kite Factory launches Female Flyers

To celebrate #IWD22 , we’re proud to announce the launch of our all-agency women’s network, Female Flyers.

25/02/2022

Performance planning: avoiding ‘analysis paralysis’

In her monthly series with Mediatel, Director of Search Niki Grant shares part two of her guide for performance planning in 2022.

14/02/2022

Don’t click on this article

Today, on National Anti-Click-Through Rate Day, Senior Digital Account Executive Maria Tudor shares why CTR isn’t a measure for campaign effectiveness, as featured in IAB UK.

03/02/2022

A day with.. Jonathan Blake, AV Investment Executive

JB shares his typical day as an AV Investment Executive at TKF.

02/02/2022

Crisis UK appoints The Kite Factory as UK media agency

We’re thrilled to partner with Crisis as their UK media agency and join them on their mission to drive growth to help end homelessness for good.

01/02/2022

The Kite Factory Announces New Generation Management Structure

We’re really excited to announce our next generation leadership team at TKF, supported by our newly formed strategy team.

28/01/2022

Mitigating media inflation in 2022

With the price of media on the rise, we take a look at how to mitigate the impact of inflation in 2022.

28/01/2022

Performance planning for 2022: a new series

In a new monthly series with Mediatel, Director of Search Niki Grant will be guiding brands through performance planning and budget optimisation in 2022.

27/01/2022

Why the IAB Gold accreditation is becoming increasingly crucial for advertisers

A look at the increasing importance of being IAB accredited as advertisers.

14/12/2021

Brand purpose in the media agency landscape

This week, Client Account Manager Verity Tennant takes a look at what brand purpose means for both agencies and brands.

01/12/2021

A day with.. Jonny Olive, Senior Client Account Executive

Jonny shares his typical day as Senior Client Account Executive at TKF.

30/11/2021

Last call for Christmas 2021

This week, we take a look at consumer spending and what to expect as we begin the countdown to Christmas Day.

09/11/2021

COP26: Client campaign round-up

This week, as the COP26 global climate conference continues, we take a look at some recent client campaigns helping to raise awareness of the urgent issue of the climate crisis.

04/11/2021

A day with.. Jen Ross, Financial Operations Executive

Jen shares her typical day as Financial Operations Executive at TKF.

02/11/2021

Media Week Gold Winners: Long-Term Media Strategy

We’re beyond proud to be GOLD winners for Long-Term Media Strategy with our wonderful client David Lloyd Leisure at this years Media Week Awards.

14/10/2021

Facebook’s donor tools for advertising: Looking beyond the surface

Digital Planner Buyer Mohini takes a look at Facebook’s latest addition in their host of dedicated fundraising tools.

07/10/2021

Marketing in a post pandemic world: Get ahead or fall further behind

Director of Digital Ben Foster shares top tips to ensure your marketing strategies don’t fall behind in the new post-pandemic world.

04/10/2021

The importance of culture in a growth minded business

MD, James Smith talks the importance of company culture and building a pleasurable and productive working environment with Startup Observer.

18/06/2021

Brands have lost the power struggle

Director of Search Niki Grant takes a look at how marketing audiences have become judge, jury, and executioner.

17/06/2021

The Kite Factory Announces Record 35% Growth Rate and £15million new billings

We are so proud of our brilliant team who have come together and helped us achieve a record year of growth.

09/02/2021

Unlocking the high-value heartland of legacy givers

A whitepaper on how to tap into the heart land of high-value legacy givers.

14/01/2021

TKF welcomes trio of new clients

We welcome Hoppily, Care Visions and SOS Children’s Villages to the TKF family.

13/01/2021

Is anyone paying attention to a word you’re saying?

Actionable insights from Lumen Research’s latest report on measuring consumer attention.

11/12/2020

Care International appoints The Kite Factory as media agency

Care International appoints TKF as media agency following competitive pitch.

30/11/2020

TKF awarded Most Innovative Independent Media Agency

TKF are extremely proud to have been awarded Most Innovative Independent Media Agency.

25/11/2020

Consumer report: The Lockdown subscriber

Our proprietary report on who to avoid and others to prioritise when it comes to subscription acquisition.

10/11/2020

Emerging donor trends from a Covid-19 Special Report

A look at how the pandemic has affected donor behaviour following the Charities Aid Foundation’s COVID-19 Report.

21/10/2020

The key to effectiveness: Learnings from IPA Effectiveness Awards 2020

Key learnings from the Grand Prix Winner and actions that can be applied to any brand as a result.

29/09/2020

Indie media agencies join forces to launch Land of Independents

The Kite Factory proudly join forces with fellow independent agencies for campaign championing the indie media sector.

18/09/2020

Should you invest in media this autumn?

A look and why, how and where you should be investing in media this autumn.

14/04/2020

Testing TV in A Lockdown

How TV can drive short-term business performance and long-term brand growth, even during hardship.

09/04/2020

International Animal welfare charity Brooke Appoints The Kite Factory

Animal welfare charity appoints independent agency to handle £1.2m media account after a competitive pitch.