More Than Words - Harnessing The Language of Images Across Social Media Platforms
With the rapid rise of visual language, it is becoming increasingly important for both researchers and brands to understand how to unpick and analyse this new vocabulary; deconstructing the discourse, to stay ahead of the curve.
Technology Tracker Q3 2016
Only 56% of females 65+ have accessed the internet in the last 3 months. This rises to 69% for males of the same age group. Males (38%) and females (29%) 65+ from social grade DE are least likely to have accessed the internet recently. Broadband at home remains the preferred method to access the internet with 77% but Smartphone access is closing the gap rapidly and is now at 71%.
Micro-target or Target Everyone?
Balancing reach with precision in your media strategy. What is the best way to get the right amount of reach but also the right precision? Some marketers are seduced by the promise of micro-targeted precision through digital media spend. Others go broad and target everyone. What is the right balance for your brand? Frustrating though it may be – the answer is “it depends”.
Realising The Full Potential Of Marketing Partnerships
Marketing partnerships, or sponsorships have been at the forefront of our lives over the last few months whether we realise it or not. From Andy Murray at Wimbledon, the unexpected success of wales at the Euros, the resurgence of England’s cricket team, the open, the tour de France, Lewis Hamilton’s f1 success and now the Rio Olympics, the opportunities for brands in this area are immense... and expensive.
How to Use Virtual Reality As A Powerful Immersive Storytelling?
There is a general perception that gamers are the main target audience for virtual reality (VR) experiences, and our research finds this opinion is shared by 60% of participants. There is an emerging awareness of VR in the UK, with 59% of men boasting a strong understanding of VR, compared with 46% of women.
Programmatic Media Buying - Tips For Your Brand's Growth
“Programmatic” media buying can be defined as the use of software programmes to buy advertising space. The software replicates and automates what, in some media, can be a lengthy manual process. Programmatic buying began in response to an almost infinite supply of digital inventory, the impossibility of a human being sifting through every possible permutation to create an optimum campaign and a massive advance in technology.
Effective Communications Begin With the Brand
We all remember great ads. But do we remember the company? This is the No. 1 aim for advertising, but, surprisingly, many marketers don’t achieve it. The reason is the brand is not front-and-center. Marketers must start with the brand in the earliest conception stage, and weave it throughout the storyline architecture at opportune points. There are several tried and true techniques to ensure success. This Point of View paper addresses those approaches— crucial to effective advertising.