MARKETERS SHOULD PAY MORE ATTENTION TO ATTENTION

3. 10. 2022 There’s ample evidence that longer dwell time on ads raises brand recall and choice, so ignore Byron Sharp’s claims that you shouldn’t pay for more attention. An interesting debate is springing up around attention, thanks to Professor Byron Sharp. A couple of weeks ago Sharp was coaxed from the towers of the Ehrenberg-Bass Institute to… Continue reading MARKETERS SHOULD PAY MORE ATTENTION TO ATTENTION Více informací



HOW ADVERTISING CREATIVE STRATEGY IMPACTS SALES

24. 9. 2022 Contagious digests the most interesting and relevant research from the world of advertising and beyond, because there’s just too much to read and too little time. The Impact of Advertising Creative Strategy on Advertising Elasticity / By Filippo Dall’Olio (Brock University) and Demetrios Vakratsas (McGill University). Published in the Journal of Marketing. Give it to… Continue reading HOW ADVERTISING CREATIVE STRATEGY IMPACTS SALES Více informací



‘WATCHING’ ACCOUNTS FOR THE LARGEST SHARE OF MEDIA TIME

23. 9. 2022 IPA TouchPoints offers great insights into today’s media consumption. The data is drawn from a representative sample of over 6,000 adults aged 15+ living in Great Britain. Each person keeps a diary via their mobile phone, detailing their activities every half an hour for a week. This month’s Chart of the Month uses TouchPoints to… Continue reading ‘WATCHING’ ACCOUNTS FOR THE LARGEST SHARE OF MEDIA TIME Více informací



REMEMBER THE VALUE OF TV AS INFLATION BITES

20. 9. 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 Více informací



EFFECTIVENESS COMES WITH THE CONFIDENCE TO INVEST

19. 9. 2022 Marketing effectiveness is driven by courage, focus and tenacity, rather than a quest for efficiency. Often when marketers talk about effectiveness they talk about brand perception, leads, outcomes, conversions, pipelines, or other commercial KPIs. Maybe campaign goals, business outcomes, even return on investment; although ROI is really a measure of efficiency not effectiveness. My start… Continue reading EFFECTIVENESS COMES WITH THE CONFIDENCE TO INVEST Více informací



WHY ADVERTISING ON TV IS STILL THE BEST WAY TO BUILD A BRAND

19. 9. 2022 TV advertising has been around since the late 1940s and it's still one of the most effective ways to build a brand. Despite the growth of digital advertising, TV spending is estimated to reach $77.5 billion by 2024. Why is TV advertising so successful? Více informací



UNDERSTANDING THE CREATIVITY OF CANNES WINNERS

16. 9. 2022 Most of the Cannes Lions award-winning campaigns share a similar anatomy, says Neuro-Insight’s Peter Pynta: they lean on the art of storytelling and build creative tension to light up the brain’s emotional centres and drive memorability. Congratulations to the winners at the Cannes Lions awards last week, especially to brands like Michelob Ultra, Dove and… Continue reading UNDERSTANDING THE CREATIVITY OF CANNES WINNERS Více informací



BRANDS SHOULD FOCUS THEIR COMMUNICATION EVEN ON LESS LOYAL CUSTOMERS

15. 9. 2022 Marketing is like driving a car backwards, it is out of touch with reality. How can we fix it? Marketer Wiemer Snijders points out that the customer base of brands is largely made up of those who rarely buy, and these are the ones we need to focus on in our communications. And that’s what… Continue reading BRANDS SHOULD FOCUS THEIR COMMUNICATION EVEN ON LESS LOYAL CUSTOMERS Více informací



SHOULD YOUR STARTUP CONSIDER ADVERTISING ON TV?

2. 9. 2022 TV advertising may not carry the same weight it did years ago, but does that mean we should give it up altogether? Not really — and here’s why. TV advertising doesn’t carry quite the same weight it used to. Twenty years ago — back in the days of “water cooler” TV moments and must-watch televisual… Continue reading SHOULD YOUR STARTUP CONSIDER ADVERTISING ON TV? Více informací



AN INSIDER’S VIEW: WHERE WILL THE PRICE OF TV ADVERTISING END?

30. 8. 2022 Martin Nováček from media agency OMD Czech reflects on what parameters currently influence the price of TV advertising and asks where it can go. Price, the magic formula around which everything revolves and is decided. We have become accustomed to evaluating the success or failure of an advertising campaign through it, as if nothing else… Continue reading AN INSIDER’S VIEW: WHERE WILL THE PRICE OF TV ADVERTISING END? Více informací



‘DON’T BE AFRAID OF CONSISTENCY’: MARKETERS ON THE DRIVING FACTORS BEHIND EFFECTIVE ADVERTISING

16. 8. 2022 The marketers behind two highly effective Marmite and Aldi ads explain what it takes to build a creatively effective campaign. Consistency, relevance and strong branding are all essential to build creatively effective advertising campaigns, the marketers behind Aldi’s ‘A Christmas Carrot’ and Marmite’s ‘Flippin Tasty’ ads have revealed. Both ads have been deemed highly effective from… Continue reading ‘DON’T BE AFRAID OF CONSISTENCY’: MARKETERS ON THE DRIVING FACTORS BEHIND EFFECTIVE ADVERTISING Více informací



CREATIVE ADS MAKE YOU FORGET BORING ONES

27. 7. 2022 The power of creative advertising: creative ads impair recall and attitudes toward other ads / Creative ads aren’t just more memorable and likeable, they make regular ads less memorable and likeable. Prior research had already established that people are less likely to recall and like regular ads when they are shown alongside creative ads. In… Continue reading CREATIVE ADS MAKE YOU FORGET BORING ONES Více informací



STORYTELLING EXPERT FRANK ROSE ON NARRATIVE THINKING IN A DIGITAL AGE

26. 7. 2022 Technology has turned the whole world into storytellers by giving us new means and new motives to share our tales. Journalist and author Frank Rose discusses how stories shape our reality and how to navigate narratives in a digital world. Frank Rose has been telling stories professionally his whole life. He has written about New… Continue reading STORYTELLING EXPERT FRANK ROSE ON NARRATIVE THINKING IN A DIGITAL AGE Více informací



THE “MAPPING THE MOODS” STUDY REVEALS THE RELEVANCE OF CONTEXT IN MEDIA VIEWING

25. 7. 2022 Technological developments in the world of media affect viewing. A new study commissioned by Screenforce provides evidence of new patterns of video consumption among the expanded population. Více informací



FIVE KEY PRIORITIES FOR DELIVERING EFFECTIVE ADVERTISING

23. 7. 2022 WARC today releases ‘Anatomy of Effectiveness: 2022 Edition’, a white paper giving brand marketers, advertising agencies and media owners a fresh perspective on the five key building blocks of effectiveness. Much has changed since WARC published the first Anatomy of Effectiveness in 2019, David Tiltman, SVP Content, WARC, observes: “We’ve had a pandemic that saw… Continue reading FIVE KEY PRIORITIES FOR DELIVERING EFFECTIVE ADVERTISING Více informací



IS THERE A CRISIS COMING? LET THE COMMERCIALS RUN!

21. 7. 2022 Want more market share? Arm yourself with patience and do nothing at all with your marketing budget. Because during a recession, all you have to do is just hang in there and your brand will grow. Why is that? When the recession hits and others start cutting their advertising budgets, your share of voice (SOV)… Continue reading IS THERE A CRISIS COMING? LET THE COMMERCIALS RUN! Více informací



I’LL HUFF, AND I’LL PUFF, AND I’LL… BOOST AD EFFECTIVENESS

19. 7. 2022 Think of the most enduring folktales to have been passed down through generations. Fables such as The Three Little Pigs, Goldilocks and the Three Bears and Billy Goats Gruff. What do all these stories have in common? The answer? They set an expectation, repeat this expectation and then finally, break it. Indeed, a 2009 study by Jeffrey… Continue reading I’LL HUFF, AND I’LL PUFF, AND I’LL… BOOST AD EFFECTIVENESS Více informací



THE BEST CAMPAIGNS OF THE LAST DECADE

30. 6. 2022 Here’s a roundup of the spots that won the Cannes Lions’ Titanium Grand Prix for boundary-breaking projects with groundbreaking creative. 2012: Nike + FuelBand by R/GA New York for Nike To engage customers more, Nike introduced the FuelBand a decade ago, a wristband that translated the effects of any activity into a NikeFuel indicator. The latter helps people compare… Continue reading THE BEST CAMPAIGNS OF THE LAST DECADE Více informací