WHY E-COMMERCE MARKETERS SHOULD EXPERIMENT WITH FORMATS & WORK WITH CREATIVE PARTNERS

6. 12. 2022 TV advertising has returned as a desirable marketing format post-pandemic. New research from Thinkbox shares why it’s proving so successful, its cost efficiency and how marketers can embrace this change. With the pandemic exacerbating the rise of e-commerce, online businesses are increasingly turning to TV to scale up their growth. As part of The Drum’s Evolution… Continue reading WHY E-COMMERCE MARKETERS SHOULD EXPERIMENT WITH FORMATS & WORK WITH CREATIVE PARTNERS Více informací



CHRISTMAS TV ADS 2022

1. 12. 2022 Thinkbox made a list, checked it twice, and created a gallery to fulfil your Christmas ad wishes. The creativity workshops have been hard at work this year and there are some real treats on our TV screens. With cuddly toy offerings from M&S and Lidl, a visit from everyone’s favourite Elf in Asda, the joys… Continue reading CHRISTMAS TV ADS 2022 Více informací



CANADA STUDY: INSPIRATION FOR BUYING CHRISTMAS PRESENTS IS DELIVERD FROM TV ADS

28. 11. 2022 Recent research realized by Cint has confirmed that 89% of people pay attention to Christmas adverts on TV, and a large nr of people also take inspiration from these adverts to buy Christmas presents. Cint surveyed a sample of 300 respondents on attitudes towards Christmas advertising. The research confirmed that TV advertising is the second… Continue reading CANADA STUDY: INSPIRATION FOR BUYING CHRISTMAS PRESENTS IS DELIVERD FROM TV ADS Více informací



WHY MARKETERS NEED TO OPTIMISE MEDIA INVESTMENT IN THE COST-OF-LIVING CRISIS

26. 11. 2022 The cost-of-living crisis presents marketers with perhaps an even bigger challenge than the pandemic. They will need to optimise media investment, writes Azerion’s Paul Lowrey. Marketers have certainly had their work cut out negotiating the ups and downs of the past two years, but arguably we’re now entering the biggest challenge the industry has faced.… Continue reading WHY MARKETERS NEED TO OPTIMISE MEDIA INVESTMENT IN THE COST-OF-LIVING CRISIS Více informací



THE FESTIVE SEASON IN BRITISH RETAIL GOT OFF TO AN EARLY START THIS YEAR

25. 11. 2022 It´s Christmass already knocking on the door and the holiday season in british retail has started early this year. The cost of living crisis is forcing struggling shoppers to spread their Christmas shopping over a longer period and supermarkets are responding by deploying festive campaigns earlier. In the traditional bastion of Christmas advertising, Britain, supermarkets… Continue reading THE FESTIVE SEASON IN BRITISH RETAIL GOT OFF TO AN EARLY START THIS YEAR Více informací



WHY METAPHORS IN ADS CONTRIBUTE TO BETTER MEMORABILITY

30. 10. 2022 As consumers are exposed to thousands of advertisements daily, researchers have sought to understand what makes people remember certain brands better than they remember others. Metaphors like Carvana’s vending machines and taglines like “Red Bull gives you wings” have increasingly become a powerful way for marketers to communicate brand attributes. In this study, we sought… Continue reading WHY METAPHORS IN ADS CONTRIBUTE TO BETTER MEMORABILITY Více informací



TV IS THE MOST MEMORABLE FORM OF ADVERTISING

28. 10. 2022 This month’s Chart of the Month draws on Thinkbox new ‘Adnormal Behaviour’ study – a refreshed version of our landmark ‘Ad Nation’ report from a decade ago. The study explores the differences in media attitudes and behaviours between those who work in media and the average person in the UK. The last wave of the… Continue reading TV IS THE MOST MEMORABLE FORM OF ADVERTISING 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



WHEN MUSIC IS THE LAST STEP TO PERFECTION: THE WORLD’S TOP 10 ADS THAT BET ON THE POWER MUSIC

6. 9. 2022 Although it may seem at first glance that visual play the primary role in TV advertising, this is not so true. Music is one of the essential ingredients for success. The following ten examples show the creative possibilities of working with music in advertising. All of them are united by the fact that they have an unquestionable place in the golden fund of television advertising. Více informací



PRIMA WANTS TO INCREASE MARKET SHARE WITH AUTUMN SCHEME

29. 8. 2022 New shows in the autumn schedule of TV Prima’s main channel should contribute to a further increase in the Prima Group’s share of the TV market, believes CEO Marek Singer. Three new prime-time series or a new entertainment show will appear on the Prima Group’s main channel this autumn. Among the new series, there is… Continue reading PRIMA WANTS TO INCREASE MARKET SHARE WITH AUTUMN SCHEME 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



SERIOUSLY FUNNY: CAN HUMOUR HELP BRANDS THROUGH AN ECONOMIC CRISIS?

15. 8. 2022 From 2020 till now, it seems the bad news is never-ending. From a pandemic to a war, now we have to contend with the cost-of-living crisis. Aye, yai, yai. What next?! We all sigh, deliberately not clicking on the latest monkeypox article. To quote TikTok, we do not have the capacity. Rising energy bills, sky-high inflation rates… Continue reading SERIOUSLY FUNNY: CAN HUMOUR HELP BRANDS THROUGH AN ECONOMIC CRISIS? 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



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



HOW STRATEGISTS SHOULD DEPLOY EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

21. 4. 2022 Stategists may be known for their intellectual chops but the very best use empathy in several different ways in order to build deeper, better communications, writes We Are Social CSO Harvey Cossell. For time immemorial strategists have been seen as the smart ones, the bright ones, the intelligent ones. And as I heard in one… Continue reading HOW STRATEGISTS SHOULD DEPLOY EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE Více informací



BRING ON THE TECHNICOLOUR!

23. 3. 2022 There’s a scene in Kenneth Branagh’s Oscar-worthy Belfast where the film’s young hero Buddy is taken to the cinema to see the 1968 musical fantasy Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Branagh’s movie is beautifully, brutally monochrome but the CCBB clip appears in its original glorious Technicolour, flooding the screen with warmth and transporting the Belfast audience –… Continue reading BRING ON THE TECHNICOLOUR! Více informací



A THIRD OF ADS USE HUMOUR AND THIS IS IN DECLINE

15. 3. 2022 One-third of ads use some form of humour and those that do are more effective. An overview of humour in advertising: Humour is used more often in TV (37%) and YouTube (30%) advertising but is less popular in print/outdoor (15%) and website ads (12%). One-third of ads use some form of humour and those that… Continue reading A THIRD OF ADS USE HUMOUR AND THIS IS IN DECLINE Více informací



THE PSYCHOLOGY OF MARKETING TO THE HYPER-STRESSED

15. 3. 2022 Many consumers no longer have the same cognitive resources for decision-making. For two years, consumers in the U.S. have been struggling to adapt to a new normal, whatever that may mean. The result has been massive stress. A March 2021 survey by the American Psychological Association that showed Americans were more stressed than ever before. Almost… Continue reading THE PSYCHOLOGY OF MARKETING TO THE HYPER-STRESSED Více informací