TV ADS PRODUCE GREATER EFFECTS ON ADDRESSABLE AUDIENCES

25. 4. 2023 TV ads elicit more positive reactions and greater short- and long-term business impact among addressable audiences, new research claims.



THE FATHER OF ADVERTISING DAVID OGILVY

30. 3. 2023 There’s probably no one in the advertising world who hasn’t heard of David Ogilvy. How did he make commercial communications history? And what is his contribution to the world of advertising?



WHY TV ADVERTISING NEEDS TO INSPIRE IF IT’S TO RESONATE

27. 3. 2023 If brands want to cut through the noise of an ever-busier media landscape, their content needs to make an emotional connection with the audience Why TV advertising needs to inspire if it’s to resonate “Emotion in ads is more important than it’s ever been,” said Vicky Handley, brand and communications lead at Lloyd Banking Group.… Continue reading WHY TV ADVERTISING NEEDS TO INSPIRE IF IT’S TO RESONATE



A BASTION OF TRUST IN ADVERTISING: WHY DOES TELEVISION STILL WIN OVER MOST OTHER FORMATS?

24. 3. 2023 We live in a world where we are constantly under attack from all directions with advertising messages. The consequence of this is a loss of trust in various forms of marketing, but the losers are mainly online and social media marketing. By contrast, traditional media - and television among them - continue to enjoy a high degree of user and consumer trust. Trust is still a highly sought-after commodity, but paradoxically it is more scarce today than before. But television commercials, for example, continue to show us that if you want it, you can do it.



CZECHS LIKE ACTORS THE MOST OUT OF FAMOUS PERSONALITIES IN ADVERTISING

10. 3. 2023 In terms of famous personalities in advertising, the Czechs most appreciate long-term cooperation, natural and persuasive speech or appropriate industry. Czechs are not very enthusiastic about advertising with famous personalities. Just under half (45%) acknowledge that some are good, 30% think that few are good, a tenth do not think any are good at all… Continue reading CZECHS LIKE ACTORS THE MOST OUT OF FAMOUS PERSONALITIES IN ADVERTISING



THE KING OF CONTROVERSY OLIVIERO TOSCANI

9. 3. 2023 The series of advertising creators, which we are presenting to mark the sixth anniversary of AKTV, presents important authors in the advertising sphere. Today, you will read about an inspiring creative who was not afraid to break boundaries and enriched the advertising field with many non-advertising topics. It’s Oliviero Toscani. Toscani was born on 28… Continue reading THE KING OF CONTROVERSY OLIVIERO TOSCANI



BRANDS CAN BE A FORCE FOR GOOD

2. 3. 2023 Most consumers believe business can be a force for good, with 80% agreeing that brands can make money and support good causes at the same time, according to research from Ipsos. Further, almost two-thirds say they try to buy products from brands that act responsibly, even if it costs more. These are among the findings… Continue reading BRANDS CAN BE A FORCE FOR GOOD



SHOCK THERAPY ADVERTISING. WHEN DID IT WORK AND WHEN DID THE CREATIVES GO TOO FAR?

2. 3. 2023 Attention is a concept that is used in the marketing world today and every day. The ability to capture the viewer's attention is the cornerstone of success if you want to build a brand and stay ahead of the competition. One way to grab attention is to shock.



THE GREATS OF TELEVISION ADVERTISING OR HOW LEGENDS MADE AND BROKE THE RULES

28. 2. 2023 Many factors influence the world of television advertising. Whether it is the evolution of society, the era, technological possibilities or the specific mentality of consumers in different countries, the human factor is also inevitable. The way in which media promotion is done is also influenced by the creators.



MARK RITSON: HOW BRANDS CAN SURVIVE THE RECESSION AND EMERGE STRONGER

4. 1. 2023 How should brands behave during a recession to get their company out of it in the best shape possible? Watch "Ritson on recession" webinar.



PETS WIN FOR BRANDS IN 2022’S MOST LIKEABLE TV ADS

4. 1. 2023 Among the many insights included in iSpot’s upcoming 2022 TV advertising report is a look at the most likeable ads of the year. Data from iSpot’s Creative Assessment survey reveals pet-centric ads were a hit, with Chewy.com, PetSmart and Chevy’s cat-focused “Walter in Winter” all among the top 10 by likeability score. Additionally: Also… Continue reading PETS WIN FOR BRANDS IN 2022’S MOST LIKEABLE TV ADS



KIM PORTRATE ON CREATIVITY IN 2023

1. 1. 2023 If the economists are on the money, we’re set for a roller coaster ride in 2023. There will be the ups: inflation, interest rates and maybe your blood pressure as you’re reading this. And the downs: house prices, consumer confidence and, based on what we’re all reading, Twitter. Even if we dodge a full-blown recession,… Continue reading KIM PORTRATE ON CREATIVITY IN 2023



BABY JESUS OR SANTA CLAUS? HOW CZECH CHRISTMAS ADS DIFFER FROM FOREIGN ADVERTISING

23. 12. 2022 Advent marks the beginning of a period when advertisers’ budgets are releasing larger sums of money into TV marketing. This is driven not only by the desire to thank their customers and wish them a prosperous new year, but also by the motivation to catch up with sales targets in the fourth quarter. According to… Continue reading BABY JESUS OR SANTA CLAUS? HOW CZECH CHRISTMAS ADS DIFFER FROM FOREIGN ADVERTISING



TYPICALLY CZECH CHRISTMAS. IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC, HOLIDAY ADVERTISING IS HANDLED DIFFERENTLY, THE CREATORS ARE NOT AFRAID OF CONTROVERSIAL HUMOUR OR SERIOUS MESSAGES

8. 12. 2022 Czech Christmas ads are a category in themselves. Emotions, traditions, family comfort, but also humour are inherent to them. Despite the appearance that Czech Christmas commercials mostly want to entertain, it would be shortsighted not to give them a more important message in many cases.



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



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



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



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