Samuel Davis, Admap, January 2018, pp. 22-24
The telecoms sector is characterised by a relatively high number of brands operating in the TV space, with the result that the mass of conflicting messages affect cut-through, leading to adspend that is not fully cost-effective.
This article covers current thinking and reading on the effectiveness of newspaper advertising, a platform still capable of mass appeal; ads placed among relevant content can engage, drive awareness, and drive sales among readers.
ASIA-PACIFIC: A majority of consumers across Asia-Pacific say their perceptions of a brand are coloured by the nature of the media outlet in which its ads appears – an important consideration for marketers juggling digital reach and safety ...
This article reveals how Argos, the UK retailer, emphasised its competitive advantage of same day delivery on over 20,000 products through a series of 80 targeted ads across TV, digital, social and in-store.
Cristel Antonia Russell, Dale Russell, Andrea Morales and Jean-Marc Lehu, Journal of Advertising Research, Vol. 57, No. 1, 2017, pp. 38-52
These three studies found support for a process termed hedonic contamination, whereby exposure to advertisements before a movie or television show activates persuasion knowledge, directs attention to the product placements, and reduces consumption enjoyment.
GLOBAL: Michael Roth, chairman and CEO of the Interpublic Group (IPG), has warned that more advertisers will vote with their feet if Google fails to allay concerns over brand safety after online ads were displayed next to extremist videos.
Josefa D. Martín-Santana, Pedro Reinares-Lara and Eva Reinares-Lara, Journal of Advertising Research, Vol. 56, No. 3, 2016, pp. 274-288
The purpose of the current study was to analyze both the relationship between spot length and unaided recall in a real-world environment and the direct effect on recall of other advertising break-planning variables.
David Penn and Judy Harman, MRS Awards, Finalist, December 2015
This case study shows how Newsworks, the marketing body for national newspapers, demonstrated that when people view advertised brands within a familiar or loved media context, they form a positive impression of the advertised brand, and the effect is stronger when the relationship is deep.
Anna Cremin, Graeme Lawrence and Kelly McKnight, ESOMAR, Congress, Dublin, September 2015
This paper analyses consumers' happiness levels in the cinema versus other media channels and argues that increased happiness levels in the cinema have a positive impact on levels of engagement, creating a uniquely valuable environment for advertisers.
This article, taken from the Warc Toolkit 2017 report, discusses how to achieve marketing effectiveness in the digital age by striking the right balance between close targeting and mass reach, and between short- and long-term strategies.
Mobbie Nazir, WARC Best Practice, November 2016
This paper explores the use of social within the roster of a campaign's media use; a broad term, it refers to a collective of online communication channels built on community-based input, interaction, content-sharing and collaboration.