TV’S EFFECTIVENESS IS DRIVEN BY MORE THAN JUST PRICE

21. 12. 2023 Thinkbox highlights data that shows linear TV advertising has increased in price by 20% – not 50% – since 2019, and suggests that while price is an important factor in TV’s effectiveness there are other things to consider. There are few things less welcome than someone you hold in high regard saying something you not… Continue reading TV’S EFFECTIVENESS IS DRIVEN BY MORE THAN JUST PRICE



BVOD SHOULD BE FIRST ON THE PLAN

3. 12. 2023 Thinkbox’s Matt Hill questions ViewersLogic’s interpretation of BVOD’s impact – pointing out that basing planning decisions on viewing time alone is a flawed approach. Quality is crucial. ViewersLogic claims that broadcaster video-on-demand (BVOD) does not add “material viewing time” to campaigns that already have linear and YouTube on the plan. They’ve done this using numbers… Continue reading BVOD SHOULD BE FIRST ON THE PLAN



TV OR YOUTUBE: WHICH PLATFORM IS BEST FOR SHORT- AND LONG-TERM BUSINESS RESULTS?

13. 6. 2023 Watching YouTube’s ‘The Long and The Short of It’ leaves the viewer with the impression the only way for brands to achieve short- and long-term business results is on one video platform. While many of the points raised in the series – that video enables an ‘audience-first’ approach, it attracts and converts the attention of… Continue reading TV OR YOUTUBE: WHICH PLATFORM IS BEST FOR SHORT- AND LONG-TERM BUSINESS RESULTS?



MORE THAN HALF OF CZECHS SHARE THEIR STREAMING PASSWORDS

7. 5. 2023 More than half of Czechs share their passwords to streaming services with others. Domestic users also hear a lot about marketing services, Axocom research shows. The number of viewers watching streaming services in the country is growing steadily year on year. This is helped by the expanding range and competition in the market, as well… Continue reading MORE THAN HALF OF CZECHS SHARE THEIR STREAMING PASSWORDS



HOT TAKES: WHY IS AD-SUPPORTED TV HOT AGAIN?

15. 2. 2023 Remember when the conventional wisdom was that the future of television was ad-free, that subscription alone would suffice and that The People just wanted to binge. That was so 2021. The last two years have seen a rapid rise in ad-supported TV. Everything from the FASTs to ad-supported versions of all nine major SVOD services. Consumers… Continue reading HOT TAKES: WHY IS AD-SUPPORTED TV HOT AGAIN?



RESEARCH FINDINGS: WHY A MOBILE-FIRST APPROACH TO VIDEO CAN SLOW YOUR GROWTH

3. 1. 2023 Audiences under 40 are more attentive on BVOD than YouTube and Facebook. And the best screen is the biggest one. As part of a continuing examination of advertising effectiveness, ThinkTV has new research findings that explore the hot topic of audience attention. The organisation sought to interrogate video platforms and the attention they command through the lens… Continue reading RESEARCH FINDINGS: WHY A MOBILE-FIRST APPROACH TO VIDEO CAN SLOW YOUR GROWTH



THE LIGHT TV VIEWER IS ABOUT TO TAKE UP A LOT MORE OF YOUR TIME

7. 12. 2022 TV audience reach can be maximised with a blended video mix, but the more ‘pipes’ we add, the harder frequency is to manage. TV remains the pre-eminent media channel for delivering both scale and reach. And that’s a fact. According to the Demand Generation report — a collaboration between ThinkBox, MediaCom and Wavemaker — TV… Continue reading THE LIGHT TV VIEWER IS ABOUT TO TAKE UP A LOT MORE OF YOUR TIME



BVOD ‘LEAST RISKY’ VIDEO AD INVESTMENT

30. 11. 2022 Broadcaster video-on-demand (BVOD) offers predictable returns, incremental reach and increases effectiveness of linear campaigns, according to a new study commissioned by Thinkbox. BVOD was found to offer “the most predictable returns” with the smallest difference between the best and worst performers in the databank. The format  registered a difference of 20% compared to the median… Continue reading BVOD ‘LEAST RISKY’ VIDEO AD INVESTMENT



CZECHS MOST OFTEN REMEMBER ADS ON TV, FOLLOWED BY YOUTUBE AND FACEBOOK

22. 11. 2022 Television campaigns are the most memorable for Czech viewers and internet users. Compared to the same spots played in TV archives, on YouTube and Facebook, Czechs remember them best, according to the Track the Success study conducted by the AKTV in cooperation with Eye Square.



BVOD ADVERTISING: MORE REACH, LESS RISK

15. 11. 2022 BVOD advertising adds reach to a linear TV campaign and is the least risky of all video advertising channels – including linear TV – in terms of predicting a return, according to a new Thinkbox study*. Surprisingly, there’s been relatively little large-scale evidence about the effectiveness of BVOD, despite being an important channel in the… Continue reading BVOD ADVERTISING: MORE REACH, LESS RISK



WHY AD PODDING WILL STAR IN THE NEXT SEASON OF TV ADVERTISING

29. 9. 2022 With both Netflix and Disney Plus going ad-funded, a new type of media buying is bringing the AVOD experience closer to its linear counterpart. Storytelling on CTV just got simpler… FreeWheel’s Stefanie Briec looks at a new technology that will take TV advertising to the next stage – dynamic ad podding. The article will explain… Continue reading WHY AD PODDING WILL STAR IN THE NEXT SEASON OF TV ADVERTISING



THE TOP 10 REASONS WHY TOTAL TV IS BETTER THAN YOUTUBE

25. 8. 2022 Trying to decide how to invest your media budget in video? Wondering what the difference is between TV and YouTube? This handy listicle will help you make the right call for your brand. One thing we can all agree on is video advertising is a highly effective way to communicate with consumers. There’s something about… Continue reading THE TOP 10 REASONS WHY TOTAL TV IS BETTER THAN YOUTUBE



REMEMBER THE VALUE OF TV AS INFLATION BITES

18. 8. 2022 Overall inflation and TV inflation aren’t really linked. But their relationship matters in terms of effectiveness. The rising cost of life in general and media in particular is a pressing concern for advertisers. Yesterday the UK’s Office of National Statistics reported that inflation has reached 10.1% — the first double-digit increase in prices in 40… Continue reading REMEMBER THE VALUE OF TV AS INFLATION BITES



THE NEW LIFE OF THE LIVING ROOM AKA ALL EYES ON THE BIG SCREEN

1. 8. 2022 Recent years have accelerated the growth of media consumption on a global scale - especially when it comes to home use, as our living rooms have become the epicenter of a whole new lifestyle. What does this mean for advertisers and broadcasters themselves, and how can they use it to their advantage? This was the aim of the current research “New Life of the Living Room”, which was jointly carried out by smartclip a RTL AdConnect.



TV ADVERTISING IN THE DIGITAL AGE: STILL AN EFFECTIVE MEDIUM THAT IS OPEN TO NEW INFLUENCES

9. 4. 2022 Although the position of the internet was growing dynamically the impact of TV as a medium was not decreasing. Today, we are living in a streaming era which is again significantly changing the rules. However, it would be too simplified to say that linear TV and advertising have nothing to offer.



THE TV SET IS THE COMPETITIVE ARENA FOR HIGH QUALITY AV CONTENT

21. 3. 2022 TV set viewing continues to dominate the majority of people’s video consumption.  Across 2021, individuals spent on average 3 hours and 37 minutes per day consuming content on a TV screen – which accounted for 71% of total daily video content consumption.  Those aged between 16 and 34 on average spent 2 hours 15 minutes… Continue reading THE TV SET IS THE COMPETITIVE ARENA FOR HIGH QUALITY AV CONTENT



VIEWERS PAY MORE ATTENTION TO ADS ON TV THAN ON YOUTUBE AND FACEBOOK

27. 1. 2022 An extensive study conducted in German-speaking countries revealed that linear TV and BVOD show much better results in viewers’ aided and unaided ad awareness and in the purchase intention.



THINKTV: WHAT WE LEARNED ABOUT VIDEO ADVERTISING IN 2021

8. 12. 2021 There’s a bit to cover in these insights we share – so grab the popcorn and settle in The past year served up more learnings about video advertising than there were meltdowns on Married at First Sight. And if the relentless Blursdays of 2021 messed up your memory banks, we’ve got you covered. ThinkTV has taken… Continue reading THINKTV: WHAT WE LEARNED ABOUT VIDEO ADVERTISING IN 2021