Marketers Set Their Sights on Brand Awareness

According to a recent Nielsen study, driving brand awareness has never been more important:  marketing accounts for 10% to 35% of a brand’s equity and marketers state that building brand awareness is a top priority.  Following are key findings: MARKETING OBJECTIVES: Brand awareness is ranked as the most important objective for businesses, followed by customer…

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Current Marketing Trends

To succeed in the fast-paced marketing world, it’s important to stay up-to-date with new developments and keep an eye on statistics.  A recent study takes a look at the latest marketing trends: 1) SOCIAL MEDIA TRENDS Social media remains vital as more than three-quarters of people have some type of account¹. More than two-thirds of…

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Brand Positioning Is Important For Your Business

To build a strong brand, focus on how your customers see you and why you’re different from other businesses. Brand positioning is a process of sharing your product/service and establishing it as something worth thinking about. Here are reasons why and tips on how to position your business: Why Brand Positioning is Important Being proactive…

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Building Brand and Consumer Mindshare

To drive long-term growth and success, marketers should invest in brand equity to claim a prominent presence in customers’ minds.  Utilizing a full-funnel strategy can help extend market share versus focusing too intensely on the low-funnel return on advertising spend (ROAS) model, because marketing goes beyond attributing every incoming dollar. Digital and video marketing can…

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Top Elements of the Customer Experience

A positive customer experience can prompt buyers to purchase more, as well as recommend and trust a business.  A recent study shows that three-quarters of marketers are making it a priority to retain customers and improve client service.  Following are key findings: The Top Elements of Customer Experience: Businesses consider these characteristics critical to brand…

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Advertisers and Consumers Expand Meaning of Brand Safety

Studies show that trust is paramount for advertisers, and their focus on it is intensifying.  Both advertisers and consumers are increasingly concerned about ads that appear on questionable media outlets, especially big digital platforms, including social media.  Following are key findings: ADVERTISER CONCERNS OF ADS ON BIG MEDIA PLATFORMS¹ Advertisers are concerned about where their…

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Out-Of-Home Ad Forecast Sees Sharp Gain Through 2025

Both U.S. and global Out-of-Home (OOH) ad growth are expected to rise at a fast pace through 2025, fueled mostly by Digital-Out-of-Home (DOOH). Global Out-of-Home Ad Growth: Out-of-Home’s compound annual growth rate (CAGR)* between 2021 and 2025 is expected to be 7.3%, fueled mostly by Digital Out-of-Home’s 12.2% CAGR. Digital Out-of-Home will account for 34.2%…

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U.S. Media Advertising Outlook Through 2025

PwC’s Entertainment & Media Outlook Report contains projections for U.S. advertising growth through 2025.  Following are highlights for major media: Digital Out-of-Home Advertising Digital Out-of-Home (ex. billboard, DMV, elevator, gas station) maintains its status as the strongest OOH segment with a +15.3% compound annual growth rate (CAGR)¹ through 2025. Out-of-home’s growth with a +11.7% CAGR is…

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What Are the Big Trends in Local SEO Marketing?

Local marketers continue to be optimistic – 26% believe that it will be easier to achieve local SEO¹ success, up from 22% last year. Following are key findings from a recent study, where marketers and businesses weigh in on local marketing strategies. TRENDS Marketers who specialize in SEO evaluate trends that impact local marketing: Almost…

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