Two researchers at the University of Louisiana conducted a study comparing TV ads to successful viral ads spread through the web. One key difference they uncovered was the amount of viral ads containing sexual and violent content versus the amount of TV ads with similar content.
SEX AND VIOLENCE KEY INGREDIENTS FOR VIRAL ADS?
Personalized Ads in Social Media
Three marketing researchers at Antwerp University in Belgium explore the topic of social media, highlighting users’ attitudes and responses to personalized ads.
A New Approach to Virtual Advertising
As consumer market sectors have become more immersed in the virtual worlds of social media and online gaming, advertisers have searched for effective ways to leverage the power of this user engagement.
10 of the Best Tech Stocks to Buy for 2020?
This how to buy shares UK guide takes you through how to invest and outlines the new breakthrough areas that are set to take the world by storm.
Digital Advertising in the Publishing World
There are trailers for books, seriously? Book trailers have emerged as a new way for authors and publishers to market newly released titles and even well-established ones.
More Money Spent on Mobile Search
Improvements in mobile capabilities over the last five years have added dimensions to how marketers can utilize the internet to reach consumers, adding new approaches and new restrictions.
Planning Your Social Media Marketing Campaign – Checklist
Putting together a Social media marketing campaign? Not sure where to start? There are many ways to handle this task depending on the type and size of your company.
Falling Prices of Google Ads Not Slowing Down Revenue Growth
The amount of cash-per-click paid for Google Ads continues to go down. Nevertheless, Alphabet’s revenue from Google ads continues to rise. If you want to make good revenune out of reasonable investment, check this out, an expert recommendtaon from Finixio.
Pinterest as a Model for SNS Marketing
Why do college students use Pinterest? In 2015, researchers focused on Pinterest usage by college students to study consumer engagement with ads.
Will Digital Ad Spending Surpass TV Ad Spending in 2017?
Remember watching YouTube videos in the early days, without all the advertisements? Many companies have adjusted their spending budgets to focus more on digital ads and less on TV.
Pokémon Go! Post-Launch Projections
The excitement of Pokémon Go’s July 2016 launch has waned, but the app still rakes in over $300,000 in daily revenue from iPhone users alone. The augmented reality game has earned numerous awards.
Doing More With Less: The Value of Having More Followers on Social Media
With social media marketing, simple targeted ad campaigns can yield some benefits, but many companies go beyond this by connecting with followers on social media in hopes of getting free, word of mouth advertising and endorsement.
Evolution of Free-to-Play Video Games
These days, it is almost impossible to watch television, browse the internet, or look through store catalogs without seeing ads for video games and game consoles.
Optimizing Posts On Facebook
Looking for effective ways to get more out of your Facebook posts? One Social Media blogger says she has tried many strategies.
Why Consumers Interact With Company Brand Pages Online
Two researchers conducted a detailed study on what motivates consumers’ use of SNS platforms in relation to company brand pages. They came up with some intriguing insight about how and why SNS users interact with brand pages online.
Digital Marketing – Are You Sure You Are An Expert?
FierceCMO published an article claiming that digital marketing skills were universally lacking. With data to back up their claims, they took a serious shot across the bow at the digital marketing industry. (from The Taylor Blog)
Social Gratification Through SNS
This study examines how users’ attitudes and approaches toward social networking site (SNS) usage are influenced by specific social needs they seek to gratify through SNS interactions. The research focuses specifically on four key influential factors:
Apple vs Alphabet (Google): The Battle of Tech Giants
Market value of Google’s parent, Alphabet, rose steadily through 2015 while Apple was on the decline. Since then, the two tech giants have competed closely for the top spot as stock values continue to fluctuate.
Spotlight: Harsha Gangadharbatla
We recently spoke with Dr. Harsha Gangadharbatla, Founding Chair and Associate Professor in the Department of Advertising, Public Relations and Media Design at the University of Colorado.
Outsourcing Social Media Marketing
Which companies should outsource social media marketing? According to advice on fastcompany.com, while large corporations may be okay on their own, most if not all companies can potentially benefit from outsourcing.
Sparking Mobile and Online Consumer Engagement
The rapid advancement of tech industries in recent decades has consumers growing more attached to our tech devices, leading firms to spend more money on digital advertising.
Measuring Your Company’s Social Media ROI
With many companies allocating more time and resources to social media development, marketing and advertising managers are eager to know how much their investment is paying off.
Power of eWOM
Researchers at the University of Texas studied how various factors of eWOM messages impact consumers’ attitudes of the reviewer, the product, and their intent to purchase. The study measures how message valence can influence consumer opinions.
Welcome to the JIAD
Professors John Leckenby and Hairong Li recognized the potential of interactivity impacting the creation and delivery of advertising 17 years ago and founded the Journal of Interactive Advertising (JIAD).