ADC AWARDS: AGENCY OF THE EVENING IS DDB, GRAND PRIX FOR FOFRTASKA

16. 5. 2024 The title of Agency of the Evening at the ADC Czech Creative Awards went to DDB. The client of the year was Všeobecná zdravotní pojišťovna. The winner of this year’s ADC Czech Creative Awards is the general manager of the DDB. From a total of 274 entries, 120 works made it to the shortlist and… Continue reading ADC AWARDS: AGENCY OF THE EVENING IS DDB, GRAND PRIX FOR FOFRTASKA



COMMERCIAL TV STATIONS PROPOSE MORE RESTRICTIONS ON SPONSORSHIP AND ADVERTISING ON READING

13. 5. 2024 Sponsorship of only longer programmes, a limited number and length of sponsorship messages, restrictions on product placement, as well as advertising on ČT sport and zero advertising on line are some of the ideas of commercial broadcasters about changes in the placement of commercial messages on Czech Television. A member of the board of directors… Continue reading COMMERCIAL TV STATIONS PROPOSE MORE RESTRICTIONS ON SPONSORSHIP AND ADVERTISING ON READING



HOW GEN AI IS USING EMOTIONS TO DRAMATICALLY CHANGE CTV AD EFFECTIVENESS

9. 5. 2024 Like consumers across the board, viewers of connected TV (CTV) increasingly expect deeper personalization in the ads they see. In fact, recent studies have found that audiences pay nearly four times more attention to CTV ads that are relevant to the content they’re watching. One way brands and publishers can achieve the customization viewers are… Continue reading HOW GEN AI IS USING EMOTIONS TO DRAMATICALLY CHANGE CTV AD EFFECTIVENESS



PPL JOIN THE “HOCKEY FEVER” WITH TV CAMPAIGN

8. 5. 2024 PPL is deploying its first TV campaign for the upcoming World Cup. For the first time in its history, PPL is taking its campaign to television. During the hockey championship, its advertising spot will appear on Czech TV and also online, including social media. PPL’s campaign highlights the core pillar of its philosophy – “reliability… Continue reading PPL JOIN THE “HOCKEY FEVER” WITH TV CAMPAIGN



HOW TO BOOST ENGAGEMENT AND DEEPEN CONSUMER RELATIONSHIPS

7. 5. 2024 Good marketing is all about the consumer. If it isn’t geared toward real people, then, honestly, who is it for? Of course, while being consumer-obsessed may seem like common sense, truly understanding your consumer base — and how this audience(s) will change and evolve, is no easy feat. It requires dedication, constant research, and social… Continue reading HOW TO BOOST ENGAGEMENT AND DEEPEN CONSUMER RELATIONSHIPS



AKA: NET INVESTMENT IN ADVERTISING TO GROW BY 8% THIS YEAR, UP FROM 12% LAST YEAR

6. 5. 2024 The Association of Communication Agencies (AKA) and the Association of Media Agencies (ASMEA), in cooperation with ResSolution Group, publish an estimate of the development of net marketing investments on the Czech market. The marketing communications market grew by 12% in 2023, and is expected to grow by 8.4% in 2024, bringing the total net investment… Continue reading AKA: NET INVESTMENT IN ADVERTISING TO GROW BY 8% THIS YEAR, UP FROM 12% LAST YEAR



YES, TV IS STILL THE PLACE TO BE FOR TODAY’S ADVERTISERS

6. 5. 2024 Here’s how to navigate the brave new world of streaming Linear television is still a dominant force in today’s media mix, however, audiences continue to flock to streaming for a seemingly endless amount of on-demand content. Although CTV is now taking home the largest slice of total TV usage, it doesn’t always provide advertisers with… Continue reading YES, TV IS STILL THE PLACE TO BE FOR TODAY’S ADVERTISERS



36% OF US SUBSCRIBERS UPGRADE TO DODGE THE ADS

5. 5. 2024 New research from the United States suggests the launch of new tiers that are partially funded by ads has led to a third of subscribers to upgrade their services. Bango’s Subscription Wars 2024 report incorporates research from 5,000 US subscribers on their habits, behaviors and attitudes towards subscription. 36% have chosen to change to premium… Continue reading 36% OF US SUBSCRIBERS UPGRADE TO DODGE THE ADS



THE FAST PHENOMENON ALSO HAS A CHANCE IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC, SAYS EXPERTTHE FAST PHENOMENON ALSO HAS A CHANCE IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC, SAYS EXPERT

30. 4. 2024 Gavin Bridge expects that even smaller markets may be interesting for the expansion of free “streaming TV”. After America, it is also gaining ground in the world. In addition to paid streaming SVOD services such as Netflix, another trend in video viewing is gaining ground abroad. FAST (free ad-supported streaming television) is completely free for… Continue reading THE FAST PHENOMENON ALSO HAS A CHANCE IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC, SAYS EXPERTTHE FAST PHENOMENON ALSO HAS A CHANCE IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC, SAYS EXPERT



ADVERTISERS INCREASED ADVERTISING INVESTMENTS, MARKET GREW IN THE FIRST QUARTER

29. 4. 2024 Advertising investment in media increased in the first quarter of this year compared to the same period last year, according to Nielsen monitoring data. The largest domestic advertisers increased their investment in buying ad space in media in the first quarter of 2024. This is according to data from Nielsen, which monitors the level of… Continue reading ADVERTISERS INCREASED ADVERTISING INVESTMENTS, MARKET GREW IN THE FIRST QUARTER



CZECHS DO NOT TRUST ADVERTISEMENTS FOR DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS, ESPECIALLY ON NETWORKS

27. 4. 2024 Czechs do not consider advertisements for dietary supplements to be trustworthy, they buy them mainly on the basis of previous experience. Two out of three online Czechs buy dietary supplements. While half of them have a clear idea in advance which brand they will choose, the other half do not know. For the respondents, previous… Continue reading CZECHS DO NOT TRUST ADVERTISEMENTS FOR DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS, ESPECIALLY ON NETWORKS



OMNICONNECT: ATTENTION IS THE NEW CURRENCY OF COMMUNICATION

26. 4. 2024 In marketing, advertising and PR, attention has become the new currency. How to get attention, keep it and how to work with it was the subject of the OmniConnect 2024 conference. The metrics of technical ad impressions or ad view time may not be enough for effective communication. What becomes more important is the actual… Continue reading OMNICONNECT: ATTENTION IS THE NEW CURRENCY OF COMMUNICATION



KAREN NELSON-FIELD: MEDIA PLACEMENT IS CRUCIAL FOR ATTENTION

22. 4. 2024 The type of media platform an ad appears on influences attention to the ad more than the creative, said Karen Nelson-Field at the OmniConnect meeting. Attention strategies will be tailored to the requirements of the campaign and become more important than time of view. The length of time an ad is viewed is currently considered… Continue reading KAREN NELSON-FIELD: MEDIA PLACEMENT IS CRUCIAL FOR ATTENTION



ADC CZECH CREATIVE AWARDS PUBLISHES SHORTLISTS

22. 4. 2024 The ADC Czech Creative Awards has announced its finalists. There are 120 works on the shortlist. The ADC Czech Creative Awards competition has published the shortlists. Out of a record 274 entries, 120 works made it to the final round. The highest scoring category was the “film” category – Advertising Film: Medium Format (16-60″), Film… Continue reading ADC CZECH CREATIVE AWARDS PUBLISHES SHORTLISTS



CZECH REPUBLIC WILL LIVE FOR HOCKEY, PARTNERS LAUNCH CAMPAIGNS

19. 4. 2024 The partners of the Ice Hockey World Championship and the national ice hockey teams are starting their campaigns. In a couple of weeks, on 10 May, the Ice Hockey World Championship will start, which this year will take place in Prague and Ostrava. The official partners of the championship or the national team have prepared… Continue reading CZECH REPUBLIC WILL LIVE FOR HOCKEY, PARTNERS LAUNCH CAMPAIGNS



NEW ATTENTION RESEARCH FROM FRENCH TV TRADE BODY SNPTV

18. 4. 2024 SNPTV, the trade body representing TV sales houses in France, embarked on a journey to unravel the mysteries of audience attention within the ever-evolving landscape of TV and video advertising. In an era marked by unprecedented fragmentation in media consumption, understanding the attention of consumers has emerged as a key metric for advertisers. With an… Continue reading NEW ATTENTION RESEARCH FROM FRENCH TV TRADE BODY SNPTV



TRENDS IN THE COMPLEX TV ADVERTISING ECOSYSTEM IN THE USA AND EUROPE BASED ON THE ALTMAN SOLON STUDY

12. 4. 2024 The findings of Altman Solon’s 2023 analysis show that 69% of distributors in Europe (pay TV, traditional broadcasters, streaming platforms) prefer to invest in cross-platform measurement tools, marketers increasingly rely on in-house creative development and media buying, and ad agencies consider impressions and impressions as the most important metric for success when buying TV advertising.… Continue reading TRENDS IN THE COMPLEX TV ADVERTISING ECOSYSTEM IN THE USA AND EUROPE BASED ON THE ALTMAN SOLON STUDY



STUDY UK: WHAT BRITS WANT FROM BRANDS: GOOD DEALS AND REWARDS

9. 4. 2024 There has been a sharp rise in the proportion of consumers who feel that being rewarded for loyalty is an important way for brands to help support society during difficult economic times.  That’s according to new research* from Hall & Partners which finds 52% of Brits feel this way; that compares with just 17% of… Continue reading STUDY UK: WHAT BRITS WANT FROM BRANDS: GOOD DEALS AND REWARDS