The organization has released the results of its annual WARC Creative 100 ranking of the most creative agencies, networks and campaigns in the world.
The Emmy Awards telecast alternates among the Big 4 broadcast networks because it has traditionally been seen as a major promotional vehicle for all the broadcast networks. This, of course, hasn't
really been true for several years. In the mid-2000s, premium and ad-supported cable networks started to overshadow the broadcast networks for some of the major Emmy awards. It is now primarily a
showcase for HBO and streaming services, most notably Netflix (although other streamers are starting to catch up). Of the 102 major comedy and drama nominees in 2021 - best comedy, best drama, best
limited series or movie, and the acting nominees in each category (the major awards viewers care most about) - nearly 40% were on Netflix or HBO. In this week's edition, I analyze the recent
evolution of the Emmy Awards, and their implications for television.
WARC interviewed both jurors and Creative Effectiveness Lions winners and analyzed the metadata from all entries and found four themes that led to commercial success.
Despite this year's absence of a physical advertising schmoozefest, it generated half its revenues from industry benchmarking.
The Market Research Council (MRC) Thursday will induct two journeyed marketing and media research leaders -- J. Walker Smith and Norman Hecht -- during its annual Hall of Fame awards Thursday evening.
During Hall's more than 12 years at Microsoft, the company has won 11 Lions. She is probably one of the humblest ad execs you'll meet, even after Cannes Lion announced it will award her group this
year's Creative Marketer of the Year award in June.
While ABC's "93rd Academy Awards" witnessed a slight lift overall in national ad revenues to $155.9 million, according to one estimate, Nielsen-measured viewership for the event turned sharply lower
-- down a big 58%.
GM's impressive 69% retention of its customers is attributed to its popular SUV and pickup lineup.
How do you stand out when launching your first retail store in New York City, the fashion capital of North America? Add to that an extremely limited budget due to prior financial commitments, and
that's what PUMA faced when opening its flagship store on Manhattan's bustling Fifth Avenue. The German sportswear company knew they needed to be strategic with how and who they reached in order
to get the most from their investment. For that they executed a digital-out-of-home (DOOH) advertising campaign with geo-targeting technology. By programmatically serving ads in motion fixed on top of
taxis and rideshare vehicles, the street-level campaign successfully leveraged dynamic messaging that directed consumers to PUMA's NYC grand opening.
As much as the industry's focus on data has changed, Peter Sedlarcik says he remains focused on the role media plays in activating consumers on behalf of his clients' brands.
Contributions in research, science, data, analytics, and empathy embraced by Greg Lyons and his Pepsi team are cornerstones to establish great brands. Josh Chasin, chief measurability officer,
VideoAmp, was recognized with the Erwin Ephron Demystification Award by Leslie Wood, CRO, NCSolutions, who also interviewed him as part of the same ARF Great Minds Event.
Josh Chasin has joined an elite group in earning one of the industry's highest honors -- the ARF's 2020 "Erwin Ephron Demystification Award," whose previous recipients include Leslie Wood, Jim
Spaeth, Dave Poltrack, Irwin Gotlieb, Bill Harvey, and Chasin's former Comscore boss, Gian Fulgoni.
The Advertising Research Foundation has named long-time industry media researcher Josh Chasin the 2020 recipient of its Erwin Ephron Demystification Award, an annual awards presentation paying tribute
to legendary industry researcher and media strategist Erwin Ephron (the "father of recency" planning).
Micro influencers were already growing in importance, but in lockdown they are a new hot trend, Warc research identifies.
Relevance and personalization are crucial to engaging consumers online, but effective personalized ads can be labor intensive and hard to scale. Not to mention the new data regulations and the fact
people are demanding privacy now more than ever. So how do marketers meet consumer demands in today's data-challenged world?
Having a quality product isn't always enough. Today's consumers are holding brands to a higher standard, and it's not enough to support a cause and then be done. Consumers are looking for consistency
from their brands. Dove's #ShowUS campaign reflects that.
Using augmented reality (AR), GS&P was able to rewrite one of the most popular U.S. history textbooks without changing it physically.
It was the first ever, on-demand social media pilot that gave consumers control on what time, day, where, and how they would get to experience their MINI test drive; all with a simple Tweet.
As Group Director of Digital Engineering, Jonathan Kim has overseen an elite team of "digital engineers" at The Media Kitchen who develop new ways of leveraging digital media technology - both
homegrown and from partners - to make their clients' media work harder, more efficiently and more effectively.
Travis McCan, email strategist for The Salvation Army account, says DEG learned how different audience segments engage with the brand. "We were able to see how much they gave, the frequency, and
differences from other groups."
The Twitter tipping point occurred when actors Lin-Manuel ("Lin the Man-uel") Miranda and Ben ("Jean Ralphio") Schwartz engaged in an exchange over their nicknames.
Through highly engaging creative units and strategic ad placement, the campaign allowed the user to explore information about the RDX model in ways unique to each channel.
Historically, Bravo had been known as a destination for quality reality programming. To change perceptions and become a destination for premium scripted television, the campaign had to breakthrough in
a truly memorable way.
On the day of the launch #TakeTheTime represented 45% of all conversations on paternity leave even though there was a major news piece regarding the legislation at the same time.
Four creators -- and real life friends-- participated in an extended skit, in which they meet a mysterious stranger named Ma, and must grapple with her increasingly disturbing behavior.
The Leading Hotels of the World wanted to make sure its loyalty emails were data-driven while resonating across countries and cultures.
People were invited to use emojis on Twitter to pair the chili emoji with an emoji representing all 57 Super Bowl advertising brands -- putting that s#!t on everything -- with #FranksSweepstakes.
By optimizing digital, the brand's history -- dating to 1731 -- and various products were shown as part of a distinct cooking experience.
A paranormal investigation powered by Xfinity xFi Pods on Twitter Live was staged at the Winchester Mystery House, a haunted house in San Jose, Calif., known for its crazy number of rooms and
To get America to pay attention to its launch, and to prove that IHOP was bringing its A-game to its new burgers, it needed to fundamentally, dramatically challenge people's most entrenched beliefs