Insights

Moving On Up: 3Q Industry and Services’ Ad Budgets Rise Globally

Industry and Services and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) advertising continued their reigns as the macro sectors with the highest percentage growth during the first three quarters of 2013, according to Nielsen’s quarterly Global AdView Pulse report. The Industry and Services sector, driven by...

Nielsen “Kicks Off” Super Bowl Advertiser Hall of Fame

Super Bowl ads—undoubtedly in a class all their own—are roughly 40 percent more memorable than the average commercial, according to Nielsen TV Brand Effect. This, combined with the Super Bowl’s massive reach and high program engagement that has increased over the past five years, are just...

How Can You Reach People Who Will Tweet About Your Brand?

There’s no shortage of people tweeting about live TV these days—it’s a digital phenomenon and picking up speed. In 2013 alone, 36 million people sent 990 Million Tweets about TV, according to Nielsen SocialGuide. Until now, however, we haven’t known how many people tweet about TV and...

Nielsen Tops of 2013: Advertising

The variety of ways we consume media is exploding, and TV advertisers are tasked with finding creative ways to break through in this complex media environment. How do some ads captivate viewers while thousands of others are readily disregarded? To gain insight, we identified the top 10 commercials...

The Top Three Black Friday Ads That Outshined the Rest

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are true American traditions. They give consumers the opportunity to head out to the stores after giving thanks and ring up a ton of more things to be thankful for. As the name Black Friday suggests, however, retailers face a very different situation—a high-stakes...

Nielsen TV: Second Screen Use Is a Boon For TV Advertisers

Second-screen usage is the latest way consumers engage with television content. According to the latest Nielsen data, 75 percent of smartphone and tablet users are engaging with second screen content more than once a month as they watch TV. And about half of those people are engaged with second...

Reaching Consumers Online: The New “Norm”al for Digital Ads

There’s no doubt that online advertising has seen tremendous growth in recent years, but advertisers and publishers alike are still unsure if their campaigns are successfully reaching their desired audiences. A new benchmark study from Nielsen provides much-needed context into online advertising...

Case Study: Giving Moms a Refresher

A product launch is a critical time to drive awareness and brand favorability—even more so when focusing the launch on a specific market. So as it prepared to launch its Starbucks Refreshers, Starbucks teamed up with SheKnows.com in order to connect with an ideal audience for its launch.