Tag: Creative

Mediaprobe Neuro Study Smashes The “Sight, Sound, And Motion” Myth: AM/FM Radio Advertising Is +12% More Engaging Than TV Ads

By Pierre Bouvard
In a never-before conducted study, Mediaprobe measured second-by-second electrodermal activity (EDA) and dial data on the response of respondents to pre-recorded AM/FM radio segments in various genres for the purpose of understanding overall strength of ad engagement, brand fit, and recall of the AM/FM radio ads.

Yes, AM/FM Radio Attribution For Site Traffic And Search Can Be Measured: LeadsRx 17-Campaign Analysis Reveals A +14% Average Increase In Website Traffic Due To AM/FM Radio Advertising

By Pierre Bouvard
Over the course of five years (from 2019-2023), the Cumulus Media | Westwood One Audio Active Group® has commissioned LeadsRx, a leader in measuring the impact of advertising on site traffic, to conduct 17 attribution studies for brands spanning a variety of categories.

System1: New Study Reveals How Audio Personalities Drive Advertising Effectiveness

By Pierre Bouvard
It is commonly accepted wisdom that a talent read by a podcast host or AM/FM radio personality drives powerful brand impact and sales effect. Now, a new study from System1, the creative effectiveness measurement leader, uncovers how talent reads impact a brand’s market share and short-term sales effect.

Less Is More: Reduce Audio Ad Copy Word Count And Improve Effectiveness, According To Colourtext’s Jason Brownlee

By Pierre Bouvard
Several firms recently collaborated to produce a first of its kind study that examined thousands of campaigns. Audiotrack is a UK audio distribution service that sends ads from creative agencies to audio publishers. Audiotrack delivers audio ads to all UK and Republic of Ireland radio stations, digital streaming, and podcast platforms. Colourtext, a leading media analysis firm, examined over 10,000 campaigns that aired between 2019 and 2021. The study revealed the lower the audio word count per minute, the greater the brand standout, which in turn increases campaign web response.

59 Tier One Automotive Brand Case Studies: AM/FM Radio Generates Significant Brand Awareness, Consideration, And Purchase Intent

By Pierre Bouvard
Independent data analysis agency Colourtext and Radiocentre, the UK commercial AM/FM radio industry group, recently released the largest and most comprehensive AM/FM radio ad effectiveness report in the world. As part of this massive study, 59 tier one auto campaigns were measured for brands like Toyota, Honda, Land Rover, BMW, VW, Nissan, Volvo, Lexus, and Jaguar.

Massive ABX Study Of TV And AM/FM Radio Ads Reveals Sight, Sound, And Motion Superiority Is A Myth; Plus What Game Of Thrones Teaches Us About The Power Of Audio

By Pierre Bouvard
To determine whether “sight, sound, and motion” trumps audio ads, ABX, the leader in syndicated advertising effectiveness, examined the largest head-to-head creative study of audio and video ads.

Veritonic: Political AM/FM Radio Ad Best Practices: Use The Voice Of The Candidate And Customize The Ad To The Station Audience

By Pierre Bouvard
According to AdImpact, for 2022’s midterm elections, political ad dollars are projected to reach $9.67 billion with “this election cycle outpacing 2020 by nearly $700 million dollars.” AdImpact expects AM/FM radio to take $270 million of the total political ad spend alone. How can political campaigns optimize their use of their AM/FM radio advertising?

Audio Creative Best Practices: Say The Brand Name Early And Often, Don’t Get Caught Up On Spot Length, And Utilize The Power Of AM/FM Radio And Podcast Personalities

By Pierre Bouvard
The Cumulus Media | Westwood One Audio Active Group® has tested hundreds of audio ads over the years working with the leading experts in creative testing. The findings from those tests, along with marketing effectiveness and creative strategy work from industry giants, have been combined to form Cumulus Media | Westwood One Audio Active Group®’s comprehensive Audio Creative Best Practices.

Cumulus Media And Signal Hill Insights’ Podcast Download – Spring 2022 Report: Watching Podcasts Soars As YouTube Edges Out Spotify To Become The Most Used U.S. Podcast Platform And Listeners Prefer Funny And Entertaining Ads To Rational “Feature/Benefit” Creative

By Brittany Faison and Jeff Vidler
For the eighth edition of our Podcast Download series, Cumulus Media and Signal Hill Insights retained MARU/Matchbox to conduct an in-depth study of 604 weekly podcast listeners in April 2022. The Spring 2022 report highlights trends from prior studies and examines new topics such as the growing use of video podcasts and the type of advertising creative the podcast audience prefers.

CUMULUS MEDIA | Westwood One Audio Active Group’s Audio Creative Best Practices: The Blueprint For Developing Impactful Ads

By Pierre Bouvard
The CUMULUS MEDIA | Westwood One Audio Active Group has tested hundreds of audio ads over the years working with the leading experts in creative testing. The findings from those tests, along with marketing effectiveness and creative strategy work from industry giants, have been combined to form CUMULUS MEDIA | Westwood One Audio Active Group’s comprehensive Audio Creative Best Practices.

Sonic Brands: How Strongly Do Consumers Associate Audio Logos With Brands?

By Pierre Bouvard
Veritonic, the audio intelligence company, measures, scores, and benchmarks all manner of audio content: voices, music, ads and audio logos. In their recently released fifth annual Audio Logo Index study, Veritonic evaluated over a hundred of the top consumer brands audio logos. One of the key findings? An audio logo has to say the name of the brand and have melody.

The Virtual Remote: How AM/FM Radio Stations Can Use Media And Creative Messaging To Connect Consumers With Advertisers

By Pierre Bouvard
Due to social distancing measures and shelter-in-place mandates nationwide, station remotes have been paused for the safety of AM/FM radio personnel and their listeners. Is there anything comparable to an in-person remote?

What Does The Pandemic Mean For Ad Creative And Marketing Plans? Several New Studies Offer Strategies

By Pierre Bouvard
To understand current consumer reactions to advertising creative, we consulted some of the experts in marketing effectiveness and leading creative evaluation firms for insights and recommended strategies for local retailers and national brands. Here are the takeaways.