Reflection on Rio Olympics Marketing: Ad Performance Evaluation
Event marketing has been proved to be very effective by many enterprises, and Olympics in particular, as the world's most famous sports event, has unmatched marketing value either to sales or brand building and enhancement, as was proved by Yili, Lenovo, and Coca Cola during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.
Emotion, Attention and Memory in Advertising
How can brand campaigns leverage the interplay of attention, memory and emotion to influence people’s choices? We have always known that stories with the ability to stir our emotions get remembered. They also have the capacity to influence our behaviour. So emotion-based advertising can be highly effective, but to be truly effective it needs to be more than just a good story.
Diamonds Are No Longer Forever - Putting Emotion to Work for your Brands
The Diamond Producers Association recently released a new set of ads. They reintroduce the idea of diamonds to the relationships and aspirations of Millennials. This is a group for whom “forever” is a meaningless concept along with tradition, eternity and commitment. Their focus is the journey, not the destination.
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”.