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Marketers: How to Bridge the Generational Screen Gap

Strategies for Brands to Reach Users on Different Screens Based on Intent

Why the Need for Pre-Testing has Never Been Greater

The medium in which your ad will run does not matter—the power of your creative is more important than how well the ad is delivered. Today's on-demand pre-testing solutions provide a fast and cost-effective means to ensure that the creative deployed is as effective as possible, helping to improve return on investment when time and budget are tight.

What Differentiates Winning Mobile Campaigns in APAC?

Millward Brown partnered with the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) in APAC to analyze more than 50 campaigns for the SMARTIES Awards. Learn more about what makes a mobile campaign a winner.

How to Make the Best Use of Music in an Ad

When used well, music can be a powerful enhancement for an ad. Although the use of music does not automatically confer benefits, the inspired use of the right music can affect every aspect of an ad’s performance.

We Know How You Feel

Computers are learning to read emotion, and the business world can’t wait. An article in The New Yorker about Affectiva, Millward Brown’s partner for facial coding.

2015 Digital & Media Predictions

Millward Brown's digital and media experts from around the world annually share their predictions for the year ahead, forecasting important trends and providing recommendations to help marketers drive brand growth.

Moving From Big Data To Intelligent Data

Many have called 2014 the year of Big Data, meaning that marketers are now numbers-rich, but they are still insight-poor. Despite the opportunities and efficiencies that Big Data promises to open up, marketers are still being held back from truly unlocking these and moving from big to intelligent data.

Escaping the Silos

Advertising is most successful when it is designed to achieve a specific task, but the battle of media belief systems often undermines ad effectiveness. To get the most from media budgets, advertisers must align media strategies around their advertising goals.

Mobile Makes Everything Digital in 2015

Smartphones have become the ultimate wearable technology, always with us and always on. In 2015, brands will need to use mobile not only as channel but as a means to increase the potency of all other brand touch points to reach consumers at the right time, in the right place with the right content.

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Looking Back: 2014 Digital & Media Predictions

Since 2009, Millward Brown experts from around the globe have offered annual predictions for the coming year – forecasting the latest digital and media trends and providing recommendations to help advertisers move confidently into the year ahead.

How to Create Strong Ad Campaigns Across Multiple Screens

People no longer consume media in a linear way, which can cause problems for marketing teams looking to plan & measure campaigns. Amanda Phillips, Head of UK Marketing, explains how brands should be adapting their practices to be in line with new consumer trends.

Global Brands: Think Local

To succeed globally, brands need to think locally. World famous brands like McDonald’s have had to rethink their strategy and adapt. Peter Walshe, Global BrandZ Director, explains the science behind branding, and what it is that makes us identify with either local or global brands.

Africa Leads the World into the Future of Market Research

As the growth in mobile communications brings about a revolution in market research, it is the vast continent of Africa that is leading the way. Though some may be reticent to adopt mobile solutions, the advantages are too big for African researchers to ignore.

More Than ‘Art for Art’s Sake’

How creativity in ad concepts, targeting and media choices impact brand building and campaign success.

Breaking Out of the 30-Second Box

The long and short of developing engaging video for your brand in a multiscreen world.

Making the Most of Multimedia Advertising

Whether an advertising campaign is intended to boost brand engagement, build associations or drive motivation, all media are capable of delivering any campaign objective. But there are many benefits to allocating budget across channels to cost effectively extend reach. Learn what to consider during campaign planning.

How Brands Can Profit in Latin America as Consumer Confidence Increases

Eduardo Tomiya, MD of Millward Brown Vermeer, discusses how, when it comes to Latin America, companies can profit from rising consumer confidence and the quest for meaning.

HP Ink Advantage “Printing that Helps Your Child Shine”

In 2010 and 2011, Hewlett-Packard Co.'s (HP) Ink Advantage home printer sales in India remained sluggish, despite a campaign touting the printer's affordable ink supplies. When a competitive printing system launched at the start of 2012, sales fell. It did not help that the HP printer was priced higher than the competition—despite its lower cost of printing.

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