Ads that are emotionally engaging and build memorable and lasting impressions are more effective than ads that merely deliver an explicit message. Deliver functional brand benefits creatively, and integrate the brand throughout the ad.
The film, Blade Runner 2049 provides an interesting vision for marketing and brand communications in the not-so-far-off future.
Both large and small brands are demonstrating the benefits of taking calculated risks. These can fail but in the long term what is more dangerous for your business? Moving forward or standing still?
Brands are under increasing pressure to have a strong point of view on world events, but what should they consider before taking a side?
Top tips for marketers to maximise the effectiveness of their communications across channels.
In a competitive marketplace you need every advantage to ensure your brand is first to mind. Martin Guerrieria explores a new research that defines the strength of a brand’s ‘triggers’ be they colour, font or sound.
In a world of 24/7 data, marketers can make fast and knowledgeable brand decisions to gain competitive advantage. Learn more.
Turning a disruptive product idea into a successful global brand. At what stage do you start building a brand?
While digital ad spend has steadily been growing over the last decade, marketers are starting to challenge the effectiveness of their investments. Find out what we’ve learned from over 20 years of evaluating digital advertising effectiveness.
Marketers today have a moveable feast of choices with the proliferation of channels and platforms, content creators, formats and brands. Trackability, Trust, and Transparency is high on the agenda for every marketer around the world. Our Getting Media Right study reveals a weighty gap between aspiration and reality for marketers.
One of the greatest concerns of clients in recent times has been the declining effectiveness of marketing campaigns. It is no coincidence that this trend has increased as younger generations of consumers have been incorporated into brand strategies and as they occupy a significant place in brands’ business objectives.
The number of people who make purchases directly through AI assistants like Alexa, Home or Siri is still relatively low. But this will shift as voice technology improves. What does this mean for brands?
Gen Zs media behaviour, attitude towards brands, response to advertising, and motivations are unique compared to other generations, including millennials.
The BrandZ global database of 3 million+ consumers shows both brands share some core personality traits; Difference, Creativity and Fun, outperforming key competitors in these areas, and suggesting a good fit in the eyes of the consumer.
Consumers have changed and so has the ecosystem. And, with the rise of the Internet of Things (IoT), supercomputer cars, and robots the consumer journey is evolving from fast to faster.
Based on new analysis from Kantar Millward Brown and GroupM, who looked at who blocks ads and why, here are a few recommendations for advertisers, agencies and publishers.
‘Healthy’ brands are ranked highly around the world for making people’s lives better, shaking things up, communicating effectively and memorably, and winning admiration. Who is doing it well?
Marketers may be struggling with their ad campaigns because they are focusing on product messages, rather than leveraging emotional impact to better engage consumers.
It’s time to get off the hamster wheel of old data, bad data and silos in advertising measurement.
June 2017 marked the 10 year anniversary of the iPhone. Read our article in AdMap that examines its rise, competitive market set and the future for mobiles.