SECOND-SCREENING BOOSTS TV AD RESPONSE RATES

17. 1. 2024 Second-screening is “consistently beneficial” to TV ad response rates, new research has found. In the study, ViewersLogic showed a panel of participants divided into “consistent second-screeners”, “non-second-screeners” and “occasional second-screeners” TV ads from seven brands to gauge the impact of second-screening on response rates and how this correlated with gaze and attention. Results revealed second-screening… Continue reading SECOND-SCREENING BOOSTS TV AD RESPONSE RATES



PETER FIELD: MARKETERS ARE TOO DISINVESTED IN TV ADVERTISING

16. 1. 2024 TV is among the strongest media for landing effective advertising messages, argues analyst Peter Field – but “the god damn effective” channel remains undervalued compared to its nearest digital rivals considering the business outcomes it offers. Television advertising has always enjoyed a recognition for impact. Compared with digital equivalents it is undervalued for what it… Continue reading PETER FIELD: MARKETERS ARE TOO DISINVESTED IN TV ADVERTISING



THINKBOX JANUARY’S CHART OF THE MONTH: TV IS A TRUSTED MEDIUM

15. 1. 2024 Recent years have seen a strengthening relationship between advertising trust and advertising driven profit. Comparing IPA survey data from 2014-2022 with data from 2000-2012, trust jumped from the seventh-highest brand metric linked to profit to the second-highest, just below quality. Trust is often correlated with quality and has become increasingly important. Consumers are continuously forming assessments… Continue reading THINKBOX JANUARY’S CHART OF THE MONTH: TV IS A TRUSTED MEDIUM



ATTENTION METRICS: MEDIA & SPORTS, HEALTH & PHARMA, EDUCATION SCORE HIGHEST, STUDY FINDS

15. 1. 2024 DoubleVerify, which sees more than 65 billion impressions weekly, on Tuesday released its first global report on attention metrics from the DV Attention Lab. The Q3 2023 report — spearheaded by Daniel Slotwiner, senior vice president of attention at DoubleVerify — measured the difference in average performance across industries, driven by varied media strategies and… Continue reading ATTENTION METRICS: MEDIA & SPORTS, HEALTH & PHARMA, EDUCATION SCORE HIGHEST, STUDY FINDS



STUDY: AI CONTEXTUAL TARGETING BOOSTS CONSUMERS AD RECALL BY 4X

4. 1. 2024 Consumers pay 4X more attention to CTV ads when they are contextually targeted with AI according to a new AVCA study. A new study by Alliance for Video-Level Contextual Advertising (AVCA), an organization dedicated to funding research into the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for contextual advertising in streaming, found that consumers pay nearly 4X… Continue reading STUDY: AI CONTEXTUAL TARGETING BOOSTS CONSUMERS AD RECALL BY 4X



WHAT’S THE FUTURE OF THE TV EXPERIENCE GOING TO LOOK LIKE?

30. 12. 2023 Despite the rise of streaming services and CTV, traditional television is still prevalent. Television advertising has come a long way since the early days of broadcast, and today Connected TV (CTV) is a major player in the advertising landscape. With the rise of streaming services and internet-connected devices, CTV has become a popular medium for… Continue reading WHAT’S THE FUTURE OF THE TV EXPERIENCE GOING TO LOOK LIKE?



WRONG ADS SERVE TO THE WRONG CONSUMER 1 IN 3 TIMES

22. 12. 2023 Agencies report that the wrong ad creative is served to the wrong consumer nearly one in every three times, according to new research. The joint study from Advertiser Perceptions and Claravine fielded in August analyzed the impact of not having a data standards and a strategy in place. It showed how advertisers and agencies struggle… Continue reading WRONG ADS SERVE TO THE WRONG CONSUMER 1 IN 3 TIMES



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



OUT-OF-HOME ADS CONSISTENT WITH TV ASSETS ACHIEVE 2X MORE BRAND RECALL

20. 12. 2023 System1, the Creative Effectiveness Platform, and JCDecaux UK, the UK leader in Out-of-Home advertising, today revealed its latest research based on viewers’ emotional response data captured via the new OOH in situ Test Your Ad platform created in partnership with JCDecaux. Festive OOH ads matching TV campaigns are twice as effective at branding, scoring 62%… Continue reading OUT-OF-HOME ADS CONSISTENT WITH TV ASSETS ACHIEVE 2X MORE BRAND RECALL



ADS CAN STRESS PEOPLE OUT, ESPECIALLY AROUND THE HOLIDAYS. HERE’S HOW BRANDS CAN CHANGE THAT.

13. 12. 2023 If you feel your nerves tighten a bit when you hear the sound of holiday bells jingling in a TV ad, you’re not alone. According to Healthline, 62% of Americans describe their stress levels as “very elevated” or “somewhat elevated” during the holiday season – and only 10% say it’s a stress-free time of year… Continue reading ADS CAN STRESS PEOPLE OUT, ESPECIALLY AROUND THE HOLIDAYS. HERE’S HOW BRANDS CAN CHANGE THAT.



CONSUMERS DON’T GET TIRED OF ADS, ONLY MARKETERS DO

8. 12. 2023 Data shows there’s no such thing as advertising ‘wear-out’, so save your new campaign budget and spend it on making your current ads effective for longer. We live in a fantastic marketing era where the rubrics of advertising effectiveness are known by more marketers, with more data and more certainty than ever before. We’ve never… Continue reading CONSUMERS DON’T GET TIRED OF ADS, ONLY MARKETERS DO



TOOLKIT: MARKETERS GEAR UP FOR A BRIGHTER 2024

7. 12. 2023 Despite very real concerns about the economy, the majority of marketers around the world are optimistic and expect business to be better next year than this, according to a new WARC report. The Voice of the Marketer 2024 is a deep dive into The Marketer’s Toolkit survey data of 1,400+ marketers worldwide. Key findings Marketers are optimistic despite economic worries… Continue reading TOOLKIT: MARKETERS GEAR UP FOR A BRIGHTER 2024



DON’T SHELVE THAT CHRISTMAS IDEA TOO SOON, STUDIES SUGGEST

6. 12. 2023 A growing body of evidence indicates that ideas and advertisements enjoy a much longer shelf life than many have assumed, with vintage favourites like Coca-Cola’s Holidays Are Coming and Aldi’s Kevin the Carrot outperforming the market – so it may be time to rethink how to approach Christmas. Why wear-out matters There is no evidence to suggest that ads become less… Continue reading DON’T SHELVE THAT CHRISTMAS IDEA TOO SOON, STUDIES SUGGEST



STUDY UK: FOCUS ON ATTENTION, CREATIVE AND SPEED IN ADVERTS

30. 11. 2023 Attention, creativity and speed are the three most important factors driving brand return on investment, according to an advertising effectiveness study. The study, called The Triple Opportunity of Attention, was carried out by Rob Brittain, Orlando Wood and Professor Karen Nelson-Field and combines data from the ACA Effectiveness Database with attention metrics from Amplified Intelligence… Continue reading STUDY UK: FOCUS ON ATTENTION, CREATIVE AND SPEED IN ADVERTS



HOW CAN TV ADVERTISING DRIVE GROWTH BEYOND ‘PERFORMANCE’ B2B MARKETING?

13. 11. 2023 We spoke to Matt Hill, Director of Research & Planning at Thinkbox, the marketing body for TV in the UK who help advertisers get the best out of today’s TV. We explore exciting opportunities for companies to reach targetted, localised businesses through low-cost TV ads. 1) In recent times, targeted advertising on platforms like LinkedIn,… Continue reading HOW CAN TV ADVERTISING DRIVE GROWTH BEYOND ‘PERFORMANCE’ B2B MARKETING?



AVOIDING ‘BETTER YESTERDAYS’: THE TRAP OF NOSTALGIA

3. 11. 2023 Nostalgia is a comforting temptation for consumers and brands, explains Trajectory’s Tom Johnson, but there is greater opportunity to be found by looking ahead. The pull of nostalgia is powerful. It’s one reason why the Coca-Cola ‘holidays are coming’ Christmas advert is among the nation’s favourites, and part of the appeal of Burger King’s new… Continue reading AVOIDING ‘BETTER YESTERDAYS’: THE TRAP OF NOSTALGIA



USE MORE VOICES TO SELL PRODUCTS IN VIDEO ADS

3. 11. 2023 The persuasive power of a video ad can be enhanced when its spoken narration uses more voices, finds a new research paper. Hearing different voices narrate a persuasive message grabs the attention of consumers and boosts their willingness to pay. The authors of the study called this the ‘voice numerosity effect’. This effect continues to… Continue reading USE MORE VOICES TO SELL PRODUCTS IN VIDEO ADS



UPPER FUNNEL ACTIVITY TAKES TEN MONTHS TO PAY OFF

2. 11. 2023 Brands that are still spending in upper funnel after ten months experience greater efficiencies versus those who ceased the activity after three, new research shows. In Elevating eCommerce: The Unseen Power of Upper Funnel Spending, measurement platform Fospha analysed the impact of mid and upper-funnel activity on brands’ performance over time, paying particular attention to… Continue reading UPPER FUNNEL ACTIVITY TAKES TEN MONTHS TO PAY OFF