DAVID BAUCKMANN: WHEN WILL TV PLANNERS HAVE A FREER HAND FOR ONLINE?

19. 5. 2023 TV planners are crying foul over the lack of TV ad impressions. Yet there are clouds of video ads on the Internet, and they are far from sold out. So what’s the problem? There are certainly multiple reasons, but I’ll just address the quality perspective here, writes David Bauckmann, CTO of Impression Media, in a… Continue reading DAVID BAUCKMANN: WHEN WILL TV PLANNERS HAVE A FREER HAND FOR ONLINE?



WHAT MILLENNIAL PARENTING CAN TELL US ABOUT GEN ALPHA

17. 5. 2023 Millennial parents are first-generation digital natives and are bringing their understanding of digital life to bear in their approach to parenting, a new report says. Raising Gen Alpha: How Millennial Parenting is Impacting the Next Generation is the result of a year-long study by insights company Beano Brain, based on more than 200 hours of… Continue reading WHAT MILLENNIAL PARENTING CAN TELL US ABOUT GEN ALPHA



TV MOBILE FIRST’ – HARNESSING THE LESSONS FROM SOCIAL NETWORKS

24. 4. 2023 With the growth in mobile, TV broadcasters should look at content and technology that can accompany viewers across screens to avoid media breaks. Whether you observe it in your digital usage or consult statistics, the viewing time of audiovisual content continues to grow. A recent publication by Vaunet, the association of private media, shows that… Continue reading TV MOBILE FIRST’ – HARNESSING THE LESSONS FROM SOCIAL NETWORKS



HOW ADVERTISERS CAN EFFECTIVELY COMBINE LINEAR AND STREAMING TV CAMPAIGNS

18. 4. 2023 Today’s marketers are evolving their media plans to keep pace with major changes in consumer video viewing habits. But planning their video investments can be especially confusing, with negative and misleading newsfeed headlines of dwindling TV audiences and the sentiment that streaming is the only way to reach young audience segments. Unfortunately, this narrative skates… Continue reading HOW ADVERTISERS CAN EFFECTIVELY COMBINE LINEAR AND STREAMING TV CAMPAIGNS



SPIR: INTERNET IS “UNDOUBTEDLY” THE FIRST, INVESTMENTS GREW BY 18% LAST YEAR

17. 4. 2023 Investment in online advertising in the Czech Republic grew by 18% year-on-year in 2020 to reach CZK 57 billion. According to the professional association SPIR, online is the strongest media type on the Czech market. In 2022, spending in online advertising reached almost CZK 57 billion, up 18% year-on-year. This is the sum of list… Continue reading SPIR: INTERNET IS “UNDOUBTEDLY” THE FIRST, INVESTMENTS GREW BY 18% LAST YEAR



THE DEMISE OF LINEAR TV IS GREATLY EXAGGERATED

15. 4. 2023 Are we really looking at the end of linear TV? Certainly, the signs don’t seem good if you read headlines about cord-cutting and network and cable ratings declines. Insider Intelligence reports that in 2022, viewing on digital video platforms was just about on par with TV, with consumers averaging 3 hours and 2 minutes per… Continue reading THE DEMISE OF LINEAR TV IS GREATLY EXAGGERATED



TIME SPENT WITH MEDIA HAS INCREASED IN FIVE YEARS THANKS TO ONLINE AND PODCASTS

16. 3. 2023 The average daily time spent with media has increased by almost a quarter over the past five years, according to a new report from GWI. Users worldwide spend most of their time watching social media and linear TV. Time spent with media has increased by nearly a quarter over the past five years. That’s according… Continue reading TIME SPENT WITH MEDIA HAS INCREASED IN FIVE YEARS THANKS TO ONLINE AND PODCASTS



TV DRIVES THE MOST ATTENTION

5. 3. 2023 What is attention these days and why is it important for TV advertisers? These questions are answered by a compilation of facts gathered from research conducted globally by The Global TV Group. In today’s multi-tasking, digital age, attention in advertising has become a critical consideration for businesses seeking to connect with their target audiences. Consumers… Continue reading TV DRIVES THE MOST ATTENTION



TV ADVERTISING ISN’T DEAD – IT JUST NEEDS MORE EFFECTIVE STRATEGIES

18. 2. 2023 Unifying the best brand-safe linear and digital strategies is the new advertising reality, argues Ampersand’s chief technology officer Gerrit Niemeijer. In today’s advertising landscape, brands are increasingly looking to implement precision targeting across media buys to both maximize the value of their data investments and improve performance. To do this, marketers have been leaning on… Continue reading TV ADVERTISING ISN’T DEAD – IT JUST NEEDS MORE EFFECTIVE STRATEGIES



MEDIA FIND THEIR WAY IN THE COOKIE-FREE ERA: CASHBACK AND FIRST-PARTY DATA

7. 2. 2023 Selling online advertising will soon have to do without third-party cookies. The media are therefore looking for ways to maintain or even improve the quality of ad space and make the most of it. This was discussed at the SAS meeting. The ending of third-party cookie support and the need to focus on first-party data… Continue reading MEDIA FIND THEIR WAY IN THE COOKIE-FREE ERA: CASHBACK AND FIRST-PARTY DATA



WHAT’S THE MOST EFFECTIVE IN-STREAM AD FORMAT?

5. 2. 2023 Skippable or non-skippable? Pre-roll or mid-roll? Visual attention and effectiveness of in-stream ads. That is the question. The brazilian researchers wanted to know what was the most effective form of in-stream video advertising. They devised an experiment to test whether an ad’s position (either pre-roll or mid-roll) and whether or not it could be skipped,… Continue reading WHAT’S THE MOST EFFECTIVE IN-STREAM AD FORMAT?



WITH THE RISE OF TIKTOK, TV ADVERTISING WILL GET A BOOST

25. 1. 2023 Since TikTok’s US launch in 2018, it has experienced explosive growth and increasing influence. And TikTok’s claim to fame isn’t just viral dance trends; the platform is impacting consumer buying patterns and advertising strategies.  What started as an app for teens and young adults became more mainstream among older adults, especially during the pandemic. The… Continue reading WITH THE RISE OF TIKTOK, TV ADVERTISING WILL GET A BOOST



TV VIEWING SHRINKS AMONG GEN Z

10. 1. 2023 Those aged 13-24 spend only 17% of their time watching TV shows highlighting what the Hub calls an existential change in the entertainment ecosystem New research continues to highlight a generational shift in the importance of the TV screen and traditional TV viewing among younger viewers aged 13 to 24, the so-called Gen Z cohort.… Continue reading TV VIEWING SHRINKS AMONG GEN Z



RESEARCH FINDINGS: WHY A MOBILE-FIRST APPROACH TO VIDEO CAN SLOW YOUR GROWTH

3. 1. 2023 Audiences under 40 are more attentive on BVOD than YouTube and Facebook. And the best screen is the biggest one. As part of a continuing examination of advertising effectiveness, ThinkTV has new research findings that explore the hot topic of audience attention. The organisation sought to interrogate video platforms and the attention they command through the lens… Continue reading RESEARCH FINDINGS: WHY A MOBILE-FIRST APPROACH TO VIDEO CAN SLOW YOUR GROWTH



CZECH MEDIA 2022: VOD BOOM, COST PRESSURE AND LEGISLATIVE FIGHT

30. 12. 2022 No sooner had the media market shaken off the covid downturn than the effects of economic development and rising costs began to show. Several print media outlets closed down, while VOD services developed as expected. 2022 brought that to the media as well. The media market returned to growth in the year 2022 after the… Continue reading CZECH MEDIA 2022: VOD BOOM, COST PRESSURE AND LEGISLATIVE FIGHT



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



ČSÚ: VIEWERSHIP OF PAID ONLINE VIDEOS IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC IS GROWING RAPIDLY

23. 11. 2022 The number of people watching paid online videos in the Czech Republic has increased by more than a third in a year, new data from the czech statistical office shows. Shows on pay-per-view internet video channels (SVOD) such as Netflix and HBO Max were watched by 22% of people aged 16 and over in the… Continue reading ČSÚ: VIEWERSHIP OF PAID ONLINE VIDEOS IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC IS GROWING RAPIDLY



CZECHS MOST OFTEN REMEMBER ADS ON TV, FOLLOWED BY YOUTUBE AND FACEBOOK

22. 11. 2022 Television campaigns are the most memorable for Czech viewers and internet users. Compared to the same spots played in TV archives, on YouTube and Facebook, Czechs remember them best, according to the Track the Success study conducted by the AKTV in cooperation with Eye Square.