Advertisement

Topic: Research

The 4 Types of Dads Marketers Need to Know This Father’s Day

Don't treat them as one big non-female cohort

Father's Day is upon us and, naturally, it is a time when marketers shift their gaze toward dads. We can expect big sales on cars, ties, khakis, 55-inch flatscreen TVs, grills,…

How More Precise Data Science Will Be Advertising's Ultimate Savior

Targeted, nuanced marketing sparks ad spend

For the past 25 years, advertising's share of total marketing spending has trended slowly downward. Until recently, that is. Two recent analyses of the marketing of large American advertisers showed…

Why Balancing Skippable and Non-Skippable Ads Creates Better Brand Awareness

Weighing the value of a view can't be binary

A round-up report from eMarketer, specializing in mobile advertising, recently landed in my inbox. On page three, a table of completion rates for U.S. digital pre-roll caught my eye. It…

Discourse About Gender and Diversity in Advertising Is Reaching a Crescendo

But real change starts at the top

It's been nearly a month since the 4A's Transformation conference, where, as many of you heard, read or experienced firsthand, the discourse about gender and diversity in the advertising industry…

3 Ways Empathy Can Help You Build a Killer Strategy

Feeling what your audience feels is the ultimate insight

I'm sure by now you've heard about Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's announcement that the company is creating a dislike button, or something similar. Sure, I'm curious to know what it's going…

Online Ads for High-Paying Jobs Are Targeting Men More Than Women

New study uncovers gender bias

A report claims some online advertising may be showing a bias against women by serving ads for high-paying jobs disproportionately to men. Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University said their study looking at online…

A Surprising Look at the Brands That Connect Best With Today's Cultural Priorities

JWT top planners on their 'Culture Muscle' findings

How can you measure a brand's relevance to today's culture? That's the core question behind JWT's new research methodology, Culture Muscle, which polls consumers on how brands relate to a dozen…

Zimmerman Gets an Unusual Assignment From a Publisher

Growing readership for Men's Fitness and Star, without ads

A funny thing arose out of conversations between Zimmerman Advertising founder Jordan Zimmerman and American Media Inc. CEO David Pecker: The ad agency got an assignment that doesn't involve advertising. Rather,…

Yes, Nasty Restaurant Customers, Servers Will Indeed Sabotage Your Food

Study shows why abusing the help isn't a good idea

Chances are you've heard that awful old joke about the waiter slipping an illicit ingredient into the salad dressing of a customer who's pissed him off. No? Well, listen up…

Starcom Defends Another Key Account in A-B InBev

Brewer review comes amid shop's defense of Samsung

Another major Starcom account is in review. The agency that's defending its turf in Samsung's global review also finds itself in the hot seat on its Anheuser-Busch InBev business in the…

Advertisement