Even outside car, twice the amount of listening time in the U.S. is spent with AM/FM radio compared to streaming audio
Part three of our series on the strengths of AM/FM deals with a listening environment often linked to radio: the car. Or truck, or SUV, or van - but you get the idea.
What Is TV? [REPORT]
Today, in 2023, what is TV? And, from that answer, what are the implications for marketers? The Video Advertising Bureau (VAB)'s newly released report, What Is TV? A Modern Look At How Consumers Define TV, gets to the heart of those two questions, offering a comprehensive look at the TV ecosystem, as well as the impact—and opportunities—for marketers.
What Brands Misunderstand About Influencers
The creator economy is on fire, and brands are turning to influencer campaigns to increase their ROAS as the digital advertising ecosystem shifts and CPMs rise. Unfortunately, most brands fail to work effectively with creators and influencers.
Will 2023 Upfronts be the year the Hispanic market will finally be right sized In Non English?
Can’t wait to see how NON- ENGLISH shows up at the Emmys, the Oscars, and the Upfronts… By Ana Ceppi
Media Comparisons Study 2023
The 2023 Media Comparisons Study, conducted by GfK and commissioned by TVB, continues to be a key industry resource for multimedia usage and effectiveness. This study explores the many different ways individuals consume traditional, digital and streaming media, comparing reach, time spent, daily news sources, most trustworthy news sources and level of community involvement.
2023: A defining year for CTV
When considering the future of media-focused technology, it’s always important to look past the hype and assess where audiences are migrating and what kinds of inventory are available. Based on that criteria, there’s one technology that piques my interest: CTV (Connected TV), which witnessed a surge in growth throughout the pandemic when people were locked indoors with more exposure to IP-based devices.
Global Digital Out-of-Home Ad Spend Grew at Accelerated 24.9% in 2022, Driven by 36.9% Growth in the US; Poised for Faster Growth in 2023
Global digital out-of-home (DOOH) media spending, including digital place-based networks and digital billboards & signage, grew at an accelerated 24.9% in 2022, driven by a 36.9% surge in the United States, as both global and US DOOH ad spend are poised for strong growth again in 2023, according to new research from leading media economist PQ Media.
2022 HMC HISPANIC MARKET GUIDE explores Hispanic Diversity, Cultural Blind Spots, Inclusive Advertising & Media Consumption [DOWNLOAD for FREE]
The Hispanic Marketing Council (HMC) has released its 2022 Hispanic Market Guide, the most comprehensive resource on the U.S. Hispanic market. Hispanics are impacting the multicultural mainstream at a faster pace than anticipated, shifting American culture and purchase behaviors. Brands who make continuous efforts to connect with the multicultural market are seeing results that demonstrate the economic power of Hispanics.
Culturally focused Audio Ads drive relevance & favorability [REPORT]
MAGNA Media Trials, MAGNA’s proprietary research offering, and Identity, Mediabrands’ cultural consultancy arm, collaborated with SXM Media on a study, released, on multicultural audiences, including AAPI, Black/African American and Hispanic/Latino audiences. The study, titled “Challenging the ‘One & Done’ Approach,” reveals how critical it is for brands to invest in digital audio creative that culturally connects with multicultural audiences to drive growth. The study also highlights what levers brands should pull or avoid to connect with diverse audiences more authentically.
SPANISH BROADCASTING SYSTEM First-Ever Report Shows Added Value Of Investing In Hispanic-Owned and Targeted Radio [REPORT]
Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. announced the release of a comprehensive report and marketer’s guide to investing in premium, Hispanic-owned and targeted audio content. Brands that consistently advertised on Hispanic-owned and Hispanic-targeted radio stations on between 2017-2021 showed an average return on advertising spend (ROAS) that was 12% higher than brands that did not invest.
Study Of TV And AM/FM Radio Ads Reveals Sight, Sound, And Motion Superiority Is A Myth
Marketers often dismiss audio advertising by noting solemnly, “We need sight, sound, and motion.” The implication: video ads generate substantially greater creative effectiveness, increased brand equity lift, and larger sales effect than an audio ad. By Pierre Bouvard
FIFA WORLD CUP QATAR 2022 wraps Record-Breaking Group Stage
Across 13 days and 48 Group Stage matches, Spanish-language coverage of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ has averaged a Total Audience Delivery (TAD) of 2.07 million viewers across Telemundo, Universo, Peacock and Telemundo streaming platforms, up 5% vs. the 2018 tournament (1.97 million). Telemundo is the exclusive Spanish-language media rights holder to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ in the U.S.
Connection, Creativity and Drama: Teen Life on Social Media in 2022 [REPORT]
Majorities of teens credit social media with strengthening their friendships and providing support while also noting the emotionally charged side of these platforms
A marketer’s trifecta: Women, the World Cup and holiday shopping
For the first time ever, the World Cup will overlap with the holiday season, creating a unique opportunity for brands to turn football fans into festive shoppers. And, as women are often key holiday season spenders, marketers can maximize the impact of both World Cup and holiday campaigns by focusing on reaching and connecting with female fan bases.
Radios or Mobile Devices? – U.S. Audio Consumption By Age
For many young people, a “traditional radio receiver” translates to an in-car radio versus a mobile device, which they probably have been carrying with them for years. Those in the older demos have a lifetime of listening and a full range of traditional radio hardware that may come to mind: radios in stereo cabinets, tabletop radios, clock radios, boomboxes, or Walkmen. It’s no wonder we see such dramatic differences by age.
Guide to diversity and representation in media planning and buying [REPORT]
Developed by the WFA Diversity Task Force with the support of GARM – the Global Alliance for Responsible Media, Diversity & Representation: Focuson Media Planning and Buying highlights four key areas where bias can occur and proposes questions and approaches that can be used to ensure progress. It also pulls together key resources that can be used to tackle any gaps or areas of concern.
Digital Makes The AM/FM Radio Plan Better And Vice Versa
New research from Nielsen shows why a blend of digital ad platforms and AM/FM radio is one of the most powerful combinations in media. Some of the largest studies ever conducted on advertising effectiveness have found as the number of media platforms utilized increases, effectiveness and sales effect grow. By Pierre Bouvard
Social currency: How much is a World Cup influencer worth?
The 2022 FIFA World Cup—a month-long football marathon featuring 64 matches—will attract an estimated 5 billion viewers worldwide1. And the reach of the World Cup extends far beyond the field, with team and player updates, predictions and other content taking over screens and, increasingly, social feeds in the months surrounding the event.
Viewers Looking Forward to World Cup Despite Controversy [REPORT]
These controversies, however, do not appear to have diminished fans' interest in the quadrennial event, especially here in the U.S., with athletes returning to the tournament after failing to qualify in 2018. This, along with an overall increase in interest in soccer in the U.S., will likely result in strong viewership.
The 2022 LDC Latino in Media Report [REPORT]
Economically, U.S. Latinos are a powerful driving force in the success of the American economy, second only to the Anglo cohort.