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The Importance of Brand Trust

The Importance of Brand Trust

Trust is a key component of brand loyalty. Consumers are willing to recommend a brand they trust to a friend (90%), to buy from a trusted brand more often (88%) and to choose a trusted brand over others (82%). This is per a recent report [download page] from Morning...

Video Ad Viewability Highest on Connected TV, Mobile Apps

Video Ad Viewability Highest on Connected TV, Mobile Apps

When it comes to global video ad viewability, connected TV (CTV) is a top performer. Indeed, a report [download page] from Integral Ad Science (IAS) shows that in the second half of 2020, CTV ad viewability reached 93.3%. Featured for the first time in the media...

1 in 5 Have Followed A Brand on Social Media in the Past Month

1 in 5 Have Followed A Brand on Social Media in the Past Month

About one-third (34%) of US consumers follow brands they like on social media, while about 1 in 5 (18%) follow brands they are thinking of buying something from. So says a report [download page] from GWI. The Q2-Q3 2020 survey of more than 51,000 US internet users...

People Still Trust Traditional Media Ads the Most

People Still Trust Traditional Media Ads the Most

Advertisers continue to up their investment in online advertising, with traditional media ceding share of ad spend. However, when it comes to trusting ads, adults in the US put more trust in ads from legacy than newer media, per data from YouGov. Indeed, close to half...

Beauty Advertising Looks Slow to Recover from the Pandemic

Beauty Advertising Looks Slow to Recover from the Pandemic

One extra side-effect of the pandemic and its resulting social distancing, working from home and mask-wearing is a decrease in consumer demand for beauty products. And, as the pandemic continues into 2021, beauty advertising is set for a slow recovery, per recently...

Digital Expected to Hit Half of All Global Ad Spend This Year

Digital Expected to Hit Half of All Global Ad Spend This Year

After a challenging year last year for global advertising, in which spending fell by 8.8%, 2021 is expected to bring a rebound in ad investment. A report [download page] from dentsu, which forecasts ad spend into 2022, estimates that this year will bring global ad...

2 in 3 Play Mobile Games

2 in 3 Play Mobile Games

One of the many things smartphones brought to mobile users is the sophistication of games made available to play on their phones. Gone are the days of playing Snake on a Nokia – now iPhone and Android apps offer a wealth of games that have led to 65% of Americans and...

Not All Traditional Media Expected to Bounce Back Next Year

Not All Traditional Media Expected to Bounce Back Next Year

Cinema, out-of-home (OOH) and print are just some of the ad types whose investment has been hit hard this year, according to WARC’s latest report [download page] on global ad trends for 2020/21. By all accounts, cinema has taken a hard hit as a result of the COVID-19...

2 in 3 Play Mobile Games

2 in 3 Play Mobile Games

One of the many things smartphones brought to mobile users is the sophistication of games made available to play on...

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