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.
Audience Measurement in the Data Age
In this paper, we outline ten predictions for the future of audience measurement. It is an important area of expertise for Ipsos. We measure the audiences to media content in more than 70 countries. This includes those accessing this content via both traditional and digital means.
There Is an App For That: How Apps Can Add Extra Value to The World of Music
Consumers have never had as many ways to engage with music as they have today. Yet with many services being based on free, ad-supported models it is fair to argue that the value of music itself as a commodity is rapidly declining in the eye of the consumers.
Who Thinks About Christmas in July? Advertisers, of Course
Not to be outdone by the Super Bowl held every winter in the USA, the UK has its own annual advertising event - or is it an advertising season? The Daily Telegraph has called it an “arms race.” Shortly before the holidays the buzz begins as advertisers, primarily large retailers, seed their annual holiday creative online.
Cracking Social: How To Connect Meaningfully With Audiences on Social Media
It is clear, that when it comes to connecting meaningfully with audiences on social media, there is still a lot to learn. At Ipsos we’ve been exploring how brands can maximise their impact in this space. Our starting point was in depth examination of the people who are getting it right in order to identify what we can learn from them.