Best Practices for Digital Ad Testing Are you confident that your digital ads will reach your target consumers? No company should be that confident with their advertisement without a proper review and testing. It doesn’t matter if you are Pepsi, Johnson & Johnson, or McDonald’s; you can’t make decisions based on your instincts alone. Ad
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What do the best performing COVID ads have in common? When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, many brands cut down advertising budgets and started to hoard cash to brace for the storm. As an ad testing company, I expected a huge hit to Spot Trender’s business. Surprisingly, we saw an uptick in research inquiries within the past month
When launching an international ad campaign, one of the most important factors for consideration is cultural sensitivity. Securing airtime overseas is hard work. It would be catastrophic to let it all go to waste if your ad sparks outcry and you have to pull it the air.
Does Your Ad Sell Your Product? The main reason for producing an ad in the first place is to sell the product. If your product isn’t selling, the root of the problem is likely, in part, due to ineffective advertising. A brand could have the greatest product in the world, but if the ads aren’t
Use Reaction Graphs to Optimize Ad Performance Every advertiser wants their audience to have a positive reaction to their ad. That’s why it is crucial to test for audience reactions early on in the creative process. Survey responses only tell you some of the stories. They’re a great way of measuring likeability, believability, and other
The Seven Deadly Sins of Survey Design Survey design is one of the most important aspects of market research. When you design a survey correctly based on your research objectives, you’ll end up with reliable results. If you hang out with market researchers long enough, you probably hear your fair share of survey design horror
Ad Testing Tips and Tricks for Perfecting Your Copy “Advertising is a business of words.” David Ogilvy If advertising is a business of words, then finding the right words for your ad campaign’s message is a crucial component for success. By using the right set of words, you can effectively enhance brand recognition and generate
How To Create Value Through Advertising People tend to purchase products/services that they find valuable. As advertisers, while we can’t change what we’re selling, we can alter how consumers perceive them. At Spot Trender, we believe that you can’t improve what you can’t measure. Let’s examine how you can design a test to measure perceived
The Dark Side of Survey Design Recent YouGov viral poll managed to get 20% of Trump supporters to say they’re against the Emancipation Proclamation, which was Abraham Lincoln’s executive to free all slaves in Confederate states. Major news outlets have used this poll in their stories; for instance, The New York Times stated: Nearly 20
Secrets To Actionable Insights “Begin with an end in mind.” – Stephen Covey, author, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Ad testing is a science, and good science starts with verifiable hypotheses. In commercial ad testing – where you have time and budgetary constraints, your hypotheses not only need to be verifiable, they need to