We’re living in a world of 24/7 connectivity. We access content on our own terms, and we like it that way. But while this flexibility can be a benefit to us, it represents a huge challenge for brands and content providers vying for our attention.
Today’s consumers face a growing array of devices and ways to encounter content–giving them the choice to connect anytime, anywhere. Given that more than 90 percent of Americans tune in to the radio each week, understanding how this fits into consumers’ total engagement will help marketers...
Integrated multi-screen campaigns are important today in effectively delivering a marketing message. However, client-side marketers, agencies and media sellers expect that importance to grow dramatically more important three years from now.
Radio is a powerful medium that reaches millions of Americans each week—243 million in fact. Every generation listens to the radio, and all generations boast listener bases of more than 85 percent.
Marketers continue to gradually increase their global ad spending, as expenditures grew 3.5 percent in the second quarter of 2013 and 3.5 percent on a year-over-year basis for the January-June periods of 2013 and 2012. Although many marketers remain conservative with advertising budgets, those in...
Mobile is a new medium, and many of the measures that brand marketers use to guide their investments aren’t present or mature yet in mobile. This makes mobile a different animal altogether, which means it’s critical that marketers resist the temptation to simply measure what’s easy to measure.
Whether it’s advertising via old standbys like TV, newspapers and radio or newer media like mobile and online, earning consumer trust is the holy grail of a successful campaign. The good news for advertisers is that consumers around the globe are more trusting now than they were several years ago.
While the DVR has become a staple in 50 percent of U.S. homes and has helped changed the way consumers watch video, it’s not the only way consumers can watch on their own terms. Homes without the additional hardware can also watch on their own terms thanks to expanding VOD accessibility.
The demand to measure the return on investment (ROI) for marketing spending accurately has never been greater. Media channels continue to proliferate, and advertisers are being forced to sharpen their focus among an increasing number of options drawing from budgets already under pressure. Big data...
Advertising spend continues to rebound globally, though increases slowed in the first quarter of 2013.