Champions of Creative
The Kellogg Company was looking to assess the long-term impact of its television advertising.
"We do a pretty good job – and we think we have a pretty good handle on measuring the short-term response to TV advertising, but we also know that there's a longer-term impact that we're not currently capturing."
– Jeff Doud
Director of Market Place Analytics
Millward Brown and Kellogg's used Link™ copy testing along with tracking and sales data to isolate the effects of creative on long-term sales.
We found that better creative, as defined with Link measures, grows brand predisposition faster – and this predisposition can predict long-term sales outcomes.
The work helped Kellogg's to:
For Kellogg's, taking an "average" ad in Link, and making it a "very good" ad increases sales between 30 and 60%.
Case Study Sources: "Short-Term and Long-Term Impact of Creative on Sales", Satya Menon, Millward Brown and Jeff Doud, Kellogg's, ARF Audience Measurement 2014; "Kellogg seeks long-term TV insight", Research-Live.com, July 1, 2014