Adobe Digital Insights has put together a beautiful infographic (would we expect anything different?) on the State of the Digital Union – focused on digital advertising and associated consumer expectations. Perhaps my favorite thing about this infographic is that they really took mounds of data and paired it down to a select number of observations and conclusions: Ad Costs are Rising – as more mainstream advertisers turn to digital, the demand for ad space and associated costs are increasing. . Mobile display cost-per-thousand impressions (CPM) has risen 12%, and video advertisements have risen 13%. While
As digital advertising methods proliferate and morph, companies funnel more money into television advertising to reach viewers who spend 22-36 hours watching TV every week. Despite what the advertising industry rumblings might lead us to believe over the past few years citing the decline of television as we know it, television advertising is instead alive, well, and producing solid results. In a recent MarketShare study that analyzed advertising performance across industry and media outlets like television, online display, paid search, print and radio advertising, MarketShare found that TV has the highest efficiency at achieving key
Of course television is an established traditional medium, but when we add second screen behavior it seems to me that some social mediums are better than others. Between Facebook and Twitter, I see many more conversations happening within Facebook than on Twitter. But on Twitter, I see a lot more posts that may or may not illicit feedback. If I’m engrossed in television, I’m not sure I want to be engaged in a running conversation or debate – so Facebook isn’t really ideal for me. As well, it’s my belief that hashtags have been incorporated
Marketing sponsorships present significant value beyond brand visibility and website traffic. Sophisticated marketers today are looking to get the most out of sponsorships, and one way to do so is utilizing the benefits of search engine optimization. In order to improve marketing sponsorships with SEO, you need to identify the different sponsorship types available and the key criteria necessary in analyzing SEO value. Traditional Media – Print, TV, Radio Sponsorships through traditional media typically come in the form of ad placements or live endorsements on programs (e.g., “This message is brought to you by…” ).
Personally, I think we’ll have television around for my lifetime and then some. Unlike this infographic, I don’t believe that television is dead… I just think it’s going through a transformation. With hundreds of channels, the advent of Tivo and high bandwidth, what hurt television was the impact to commercials… not really YouTube. And the infographic below talks about Google’s share price, but neglects to show that YouTube doesn’t make any money, either! What is catching up, of course, is the ability for businesses to develop low cost video advertising. Television commercials could cost upwards