Is Your Brand Trustworthy? The issue of trust has been at the forefront of the public consciousness recently, from politics to business. You’ve probably heard of the Clinton email controversy, or the Volkswagen diesel scandal. As trust is one of the most important factors affecting your brand, let’s examine how you can use optimize your
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How Advertisers Adapt to Ad Blockers and Premium Streaming Services The rise of ad blockers and premium streaming services are the bane of advertisers. Let’s look at recent trends: Ad blockers are increasingly more popular. More than 50% of UK consumers are likely to use ad-blocking software, 95% would consider using them in the future.
How To Increase Ad Performance In Key Target Markets Traditionally, many advertisers test their ads against norms. “Norms” is the fancy way of saying “average”: the average of all ads tested for a specific industry, tested using the same methodology. This method lets advertisers know if their videos are above or below average for the
Learn from the Best Ads in your Industry “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” – Winston Churchill Advertising is a highly competitive industry; it’s especially brutal when you need to advertise a product that’s similar to many of your close competitors. Your commercials will need that extra
How to Wordsmith your Ad to Perfection “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” -William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Words have tremendous power. They can make or break your commercials. Professional politicians know the importance of words – they even fight over how to
“Strike while the iron is hot.” Let’s say you’re making a pivotal spot for your company’s next huge advertising push. Your new creative concept involves a famous actor named her Jane Superstar. Getting Jane Superstar to work with you could mean million dollars in investment for your company. This is costly, thus making it highly
How to Prevent PR Nightmares with Effective Ad Testing We’ve all had this nightmare. You created a concept that everyone in your team thinks it’s “revolutionary” and “it’s going to be the next Apple’s 1984 ad!” You are the office hero. You feel 100% confident, and the spot went to production without a hitch. Your
How to make video explainers that increase conversion “99% of advertising doesn’t sell much of anything”- David Ogilvy, advertising legend If you’re on a budget and you’re looking to make a video explainer that increases conversion (sales!), you’ve found the right guide. This guide covers three fundamental steps of making a solid video explainer that