It’s time to stop using worthless online ad metrics. Click-through rates are the most used KPI in marketing, but they are useless. Click-through rates don’t correlate with any meaningful brand metrics. Billions of dollars are “optimized” based on nothing but noise. “One impression’ is one web browser making one server request for one advertisement. Human eyeballs have nothing to do with it, so it’s all useless.

SUMMARY: Wegovy is selling so well that it’s hard to get at pharmacies. It’s being positioned as an anti-obesity drug, but one study by Novo Nordisk has shown that people who stop taking Wegovy after a few months tend to regain much of their lost weight within a year. In addition, people who lost weight on Wegovy in clinical trials had nutritional counseling and had to stay on a strict diet.

THE SHORT: According to Medical News Today “in the United States (U.S.), an estimated 25.7 million people have some form of asthma, and 15 percent of these people have severe asthma that is difficult to control with standard medications. In the population as a whole, eosinophilic asthma is rare, affecting only 5 percent of adults with asthma or about 1.2 million people. Does TV DTC make sense to reach such a small audience?