Blog Archives

22/03/2024

The Kite Factory names James Smith CEO amid senior restructure

We are thrilled to announce the appointment James Smith to CEO and celebrate three new Managing Partner promotions.

14/06/2023

TKF’s Gabby Krite crowned NDA’s All-Star Hero

We’re thrilled to see Gabby Krite awarded Agency and All-Star Hero at this years NDA Hero Awards!

02/06/2023

Thriving in a transformed working world

In this episode, some of TKF’s digital department sit down to discuss their unique experiences when starting careers in the advertising industry,

31/05/2023

IAB’s Engage 2023: Turning AI from Fantasy into Reality

Digital Account Director Mohini Lakhani shares six key takeaways from this years IAB Engage event.

26/05/2023

From fragmented to cohesive: Unifying creative, media, content and experience for optimal campaign effectiveness

MP for Digital Ben Foster shares the importance of holistic marketing strategies for optimal effectiveness

24/05/2023

Six tips for managing mental well-being in the workplace

Marketing Manager Lucy Prince shares top tips for managing mental well-being at work.

23/05/2023

The Kite Factory continues to expand client roster

We’re excited to welcome new clients Hidden Hearing, Barnardo’s and Maggie’s to The Kite Factory!

16/05/2023

The Kite Factory Appoints Talon as OOH Partner

We’re really excited to announce this new partnership!

16/05/2023

The (unintended) impact of purpose-led brands

Senior Account Manager Rebecca Bedding looks at the brilliantly disruptive growth in purpose-led brands in the commercial sectors.

04/05/2023

The Kite Factory maintains IPA CPD Platinum Accreditation

We’re proud to maintain our IPA CPD Platinum status!

02/05/2023

What can commercial brands learn from charities?

Senior Account Manager Rebecca Bedding shares key insights into what commercial brands can learn from charities.

28/04/2023

TKF named as one of Campaign’s Best Places to Work

We’re proud to be recognised as one of Campaigns Best Places to Work!

26/04/2023

What is greenwashing, and how do you avoid it?

Digital Account Manager Naomi shares what greenwashing is and how brands can avoid it.

18/04/2023

What charities can learn from commercial brands

Head of Digital Operations Gabby Krite identifies key points that charities can learn from commercial brands.

05/04/2023

Why programmatic buying isn’t the end for traditional advertising methods

MP for Digital Ben Foster looks at programmatic buying and why it could be interesting for the right brief.

04/04/2023

NFP vs commercial brands…or not?

Head of Digital Operations Gabby Krite shares why NFPs and commercial brands are more similar than you think.

20/02/2023

Empathy: the force that will power media relationships in 2023

Digital Planner Buyer Maria Tudor shares the importance of empathy to power your media relationships in 2023 and beyond via The Media Leader.

22/09/2022

How can we all improve our digital eco-footprint?

This week, Digital Account Manager Naomi Linturn takes a look at the impact of digital marketing on the environment and how we can improve our eco-footprint.

16/09/2022

Search Automation with Squared.io

Niki and Jodie sit down with Kirsten Pistor, VP of Operations at Squared.io, to unmuddle the world of Automation.

05/09/2022

International Day of Charity with WaterAid

In celebration of International Day of Charity, Rik and Charley are joined by WaterAid’s Wanji Wambari Kairu to discuss the current state of charity in the UK.

18/08/2022

A conversation on Cookies with Accord Marketing

In this episode we are joined by Dan Ward, Head of Performance at partner agency Accord Marketing to discuss all-things cookies.

16/08/2022

Why your digital creative is costing you conversions

MP for Digital Ben Foster shares an insight into TKF’s Kite Studio and the key three areas to look at when an assets framework.

09/08/2022

Why it’s the best time to be a media/TV planner

Head of Broadcast Gregor Chalmers on why now is the best time to be a TV planner with New Digital Age.

03/08/2022

Why will TikTok be the most important digital marketing platform in two years time?

We hear from the winners of the digital departments recent debate, on why they believe TikTok is the most important digital media platform.

27/07/2022

Five opportunities created by the revolution in measurement

MP for Digital Ben Foster shares the key opportunities created by the revolution in measurement.

26/07/2022

Event: The New Era of Measurement

Catch up on the highlights and the keynote presentations from our event on the new era of measurement.

14/07/2022

Planning for Attention

In this episode, Christian and Lydia sit down to discuss our latest insight report on planning for attention.

04/07/2022

What Can Brands Learn About ‘Experience’ From Glastonbury

MP for Strategy Rik Moore dives deep into the key learnings brands should take away from Glastonbury, as originally featured in Advertising Week.

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’. 

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.

09/07/2021

We need to get real about ‘art vs science’ in digital media

Direct of Search Niki Grant talks all things digital media via Mediatel.

07/06/2021

New TGI data takes a step towards more inclusive planning

A look at inclusive media planning and what this means for us as advertisers.

28/04/2021

Our formula for a successful subscription launch

In the first of our TKF Hacks series, we share our formula for launching a successful subscription product.

17/12/2020

2021: What’s ahead for marketing?

Our market overview and recommendations on how best to invest your marketing budget in 2021.

26/08/2020

TM Lewin’s Tim Patten joins The Kite Factory

TM Lewin’s Tim Patten joins The Kite Factory as Senior Board Advisor

17/08/2020

iOS 14: Overcoming the on-going measurement challenge

What Apple’s latest iOS update means for advertisers and three digital innovators to keep an eye on over the coming months.

26/05/2020

Overcoming barriers to donate

Our proprietary report on the barriers to donation, in partnership with YouGov.

19/05/2020

Why the rules of engagement are more crucial than ever

Why the concept of ‘right person, right message, right time’ is still paramount even during the pandemic.

30/04/2020

Capturing attention & response in a time of media overload

What channels to buy and where brands can find consumers both paying attention and prepared to respond during lockdown.

08/04/2020

We may be all in this together, but not in the same way

The significant differences in attitudes and behaviours of your audiences, and how to create value for them.

08/04/2020

The Kite Factory Names New UK Managing Director in James Smith

TKF promotes Client Service Director James Smith to UK Managing Director.

02/04/2020

Creating growth in the time of Covid-19

Actionable insights for UK media advertisers.

31/03/2020

Outsource for success

How out-sourcing can help brands complete the full-service circle AND level out the industry playing field.

20/03/2020

TV At The Tipping Point? Not for the over-45s

Targeting older TV audiences can increase investment, even in the age of millennials.

09/03/2020

Perfect Match: The LTA appoints The&Partnership and The Kite Factory

Perfect Match: The LTA appoints The&Partnership and The Kite Factory

05/03/2020

Leonard Cheshire appoints The Kite Factory to tell Charlie’s story

Leonard Cheshire appoints The Kite Factory to drive awareness of their #ActuallyICan campaign.

03/03/2020

Challenges Bring Opportunities For Those Willing To Be Bold

Blending art and science to empower digital marketing in a post GDPR world.

25/02/2020

RE:Purpose – driving new models of engagement for charities

Addressing the challenges facing traditional giving.

07/02/2020

Help your customers live their best lives or be left behind

A deep dive into the well-being sector and best in class brands adopting to help consumers live their best lives. 

04/02/2020

2019: a year in TV and news

A roundup of TV and news from the past year from our trading experts.

21/01/2020

#PMA20: The Kite Factory on Winning Best Brand Engagement

PerformanceIn talks to Head of Insight, Planning & Strategy, Rik Moore on the award-winning WaterAid Untapped campaign.