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



SURVEY: SOCIALIZING IS A BIG PART OF SPORTS VIEWING

27. 3. 2024 DirecTV survey found that 84% watch live sports with friends and family. In the runup to March Madness, DirecTV has released new sports viewership survey data that highlights the importance of social activities in the popularity of sports viewing. The survey from DirecTV Advertising and DirecTV for Business, which dives into the diverse habits, preferences,… Continue reading SURVEY: SOCIALIZING IS A BIG PART OF SPORTS VIEWING



MOVE OVER BUNNIES – ALDI’S CHOCOLATE DOG WINS EASTER

27. 3. 2024 Aldi revolutionised Christmas advertising – so what they do at Easter is more than usually interesting. Their Easter ad starring a loveable animated pup is another 5-Star winner for the supermarket brand, but it points up the differences between the two holidays, both in how the public see them and how brands approach them. Easter… Continue reading MOVE OVER BUNNIES – ALDI’S CHOCOLATE DOG WINS EASTER



THREE FACTORS THAT MAKE TV CRITICAL TO EFFECTIVENESS

27. 3. 2024 Attention, emotional clout, and trust are the critical elements of what makes TV effective, says Peter Field in a new report exploring the enduring business impact of television advertising. Why TV (still) matters TV remains a constant of effective advertising, and, increasingly, of profitable companies. “I would argue that any marketer who considers walking away… Continue reading THREE FACTORS THAT MAKE TV CRITICAL TO EFFECTIVENESS



THE RECIPE FOR THE MAGIC COCKTAIL FOR BRAND SUCCESS BY KAREN HOWE: BRILLIANT CREATIVE AND TELEVISION

26. 3. 2024 TV is the media channel of choice for top brands. One of the reasons is that it provides unrivalled access to consumers of all ages, including the elusive group of 18-34 year olds. Karen Howe, global award-winning creative director and member of the Cannes Lions advisory board, focused her brand magic webinar on some of… Continue reading THE RECIPE FOR THE MAGIC COCKTAIL FOR BRAND SUCCESS BY KAREN HOWE: BRILLIANT CREATIVE AND TELEVISION



72% OF SUPER BOWL COMMERCIALS USE HUMOUR OR JOKES

6. 2. 2024 iSpot’s all-industry Creative Assessment database reveals only 23% of all ads last year (norm) connected through humor – and the reason is there is inherent risk in trying to be funny. But during the Super Bowl, “funny” ads have become the norm at this point – especially this past year, when 72% of Big Game… Continue reading 72% OF SUPER BOWL COMMERCIALS USE HUMOUR OR JOKES



GREEN TV ADS NO MORE ENGAGING THAN AVERAGE

27. 12. 2023 Television adverts with an environmental message are no more emotionally engaging than the average commercial, according to an analysis by System1. System1 analysed 1,000 randomly selected adverts from the last three years to assess whether they contained environmental messages and how these were being communicated. The analysis found that across System1’s ad testing metrics, ads… Continue reading GREEN TV ADS NO MORE ENGAGING THAN AVERAGE



SMARTER ADVERTISING CHOICES: ITV’S AUTOMATED CONTEXTUAL TARGETING TOOL

12. 12. 2023 In a captivating presentation at the Future of TV Advertising Global in London on December 5, ITV and Captify showcased their innovative approach to advertising by focusing on consumer emotions. The presentation, titled “Leveraging data and moments that shift consumer intent,” delved into the intricacies of targeting TV ads based on consumer search intent, unveiling… Continue reading SMARTER ADVERTISING CHOICES: ITV’S AUTOMATED CONTEXTUAL TARGETING TOOL



CHRISTMAS BY “UNUSUAL” HEROES. HOW HAS CHRISTMAS ADVERTISING MOVED FROM NOSTALGIA TO MODERNITY?

8. 12. 2023 Christmas advertising has changed over the years and Santa Claus has been replaced by strange and somewhat unusual heroes...



TARGETING TESTOSTERONE? TV AD MUSIC MORE LIKELY TO APPEAL TO MEN

23. 10. 2023 Popular TV ads are more likely to license music that appeals to men instead of women, according to a new study from Songtradr. AI sonic analysis technology from Songtradr examined the top 50 TV ads with licensed songs this year (by household TV ad impressions, per iSpot), and found the average music selection skewed toward music that men are… Continue reading TARGETING TESTOSTERONE? TV AD MUSIC MORE LIKELY TO APPEAL TO MEN



THE GRAND FINALE OF THE ROUND-THE-WORLD TV ADVERTISING JOURNEY: WORLD RECORDS AND CURIOSITIES

14. 9. 2023 Our summer trip around the world in search of TV advertising is over. Let’s take a look at the ads that have earned a spot in the Guinness World Records or are so peculiar that they have crossed not only country borders but also the earth’s borders. Yes, you guessed right, we will take a… Continue reading THE GRAND FINALE OF THE ROUND-THE-WORLD TV ADVERTISING JOURNEY: WORLD RECORDS AND CURIOSITIES



POSITIVE ENVIRONMENTAL IMAGES MOTIVATE PEOPLE TO TAKE ACTION

12. 9. 2023 If you want to motivate a consumer about an ongoing environmental issue, it’s better to use a positive image – for example, a smiling tree or smiling Earth – than to be a doomsayer.  That’s according to a study in the Journal of Academic Research which examined the use of anthropomorphism in motivating people about environmental issues.… Continue reading POSITIVE ENVIRONMENTAL IMAGES MOTIVATE PEOPLE TO TAKE ACTION



TV ADVERTISING IN THE PHILIPPINES: CATCHY SONGS, HUMOUR AND STORIES REFLECTING THE LIVES OF ISLANDERS

6. 9. 2023 The Philippine advertising scene is as diverse as the 7,641 islands that make up the archipelago. There are more than 80 different – still living – languages and dialects. The market is a mix of diverse cultures influenced by traditional and western practices, making advertising in the Philippines a truly unique adventure. Welcome to the… Continue reading TV ADVERTISING IN THE PHILIPPINES: CATCHY SONGS, HUMOUR AND STORIES REFLECTING THE LIVES OF ISLANDERS



NEUROSCIENCE CONFIRMS THE POWER OF ADDRESSABLE TV FOR BRANDS

24. 8. 2023 Addressable ads produce greater brain activation in networks related to attention, emotion, reward and memory. Commercial noise is all around us. Pressure on people’s attention has never been more intense, and the debate about the effectiveness of advertising is reaching new levels given that individuals can be exposed to thousands of ad impressions each day… Continue reading NEUROSCIENCE CONFIRMS THE POWER OF ADDRESSABLE TV FOR BRANDS



TELEVISION ADVERTISING IN MALAYSIA: A SIMPLE PRESENTATION BUT A POWERFUL, EMOTIONAL STORY

15. 8. 2023 Malaysia, with its multicultural environment and ethnic diversity, is a uniquely cosmopolitan country that manages to bring together diverse communities through shared forms of art and culture. All Malaysians place great emphasis on the values associated with the Malaysian lifestyle and therefore celebrate all festivals exuberantly. For example, the Hari Raya holiday could easily be… Continue reading TELEVISION ADVERTISING IN MALAYSIA: A SIMPLE PRESENTATION BUT A POWERFUL, EMOTIONAL STORY



VAB INSPIRE: HOW TV ADVERTISING GROWS BRANDS

1. 8. 2023 ARE YOU WONDERING HOW YOU CAN USE TV TO BUILD OR STRENGTHEN YOUR BRAND, INCREASE WEBSITE TRAFFIC, LAUNCH NEW PRODUCTS SUCCESSFULLY OR INCREASE YOUR SHARE OF MARKET? JASON WIESE, SVP, DIRECTOR OF STRATEGIC INSIGHTS AT VIDEO ADVERTISING BUREAU (VAB), AND AMIT SHARAN, SVP OF MARKETING AT TATARI, SHARE THEIR ANALYSES AND CASE STUDIES FOCUSING ON… Continue reading VAB INSPIRE: HOW TV ADVERTISING GROWS BRANDS



THINKBOX: 30 SECOND ADS DELIVER THE GREATEST IMPACT

31. 7. 2023 Thinkbox’s ‘Creative Drivers of Effectiveness’ study explores the factors most strongly linked to long-term memory encoding (LTME), a proven metric in driving decision making and future behaviour. As one part of the study, research agency Neuro-Insight explored whether the duration of TV ads within their databank influenced both LTME and the emotional impact achieved.  This… Continue reading THINKBOX: 30 SECOND ADS DELIVER THE GREATEST IMPACT



THE “MAPPING THE IMPACT” STUDY REVEALED A SIGNIFICANT LINK BETWEEN CONTEXT, CREATIVE ELEMENTS AND THE EFFECT OF TV ADVERTISING

14. 7. 2023 German company Screenforce has recently revealed the results of its new study “Mapping the Impact”. The research looked at whether the situation the viewer is currently in and the elements used in an ad spot can have an impact on the effect of a TV ad.