This article provides guidance and reading on what is possibly the oldest and most recognisable advertising medium, how it is adapting to the digital present and taking on the complexities and varieties of a continuously relevant medium.
Nicola Barrett and Robert Ellis, ESOMAR, Congress, 2017
This paper explains how Exterion Media and COG Research studied the immersive environment of the London Underground to understand how it is influencing the way in which Transport for London customers engage with advertising.
LONDON: There were almost 1.7bn rail passenger journeys in the UK in 2015-16, a record high, and with the average commute lasting 40 minutes new research suggests this provides opportunities for OOH and digital marketers to engage.
This report examines the long-term effects of advertising in six different media channels: TV, print, out of home, online video, radio and online display, through an analysis of 504 campaigns across 29 advertisers.
Andrew Challier and Nick Pugh, Ebiquity, 2018
This report explains how to measure 'responsible ROI' and examines the short-term ROI of six different media channels: TV, print, out of home, online video, radio and online display, through an analysis covering 11 sectors and over 1,950 campaigns.
This report summarises the latest research from WARC's Data platform, with a focus on the out of home advertising industry. Key findings include:
Successful brands allocate 13% of their media budgets to OOH.
Out of home CPM is routinely lower than the all media average.
Out of home accounts for 8% of global display adspend.
Digital's share of global out of home adspend is expected to rise to 45% by 2021.
A blended schedule can achieve the benefits of digital impacts with affordable reach.
Consumers are sceptical about the use of in store facial recognition for marketing.
Other key media intelligence includes Twitter turning a profit despite US stagnation, Super Bowl spots outperforming the wider US TV market, digital classified spend overtaking print for the first time, and practitioners' intentions to invest more in audience data this year.
Alex Brownsell, WARC Trends, November 2017
Discusses the rising popularity of facial recognition technology, which retailers have been investing in, partly as a means of tackling shoplifting, but also with the intention of improving the shopping experience.