Insights

Local Watch: Uncovering Growth Opportunities

Media viewing preferences are much like our individual penchants for food—they vary by region. Some of us love a good Philly Cheesesteak, while others might opt for a Maine lobster. The same is true for how we consume media, and subsequently how much we consume.

Global AdView Pulse Lite – Q4 2012

2012 closed out on a positive note for the ad industry: globally, ad spend increased 3.2 percent year-over-year to $557 billion. A strong third quarter, which saw growth of 4.3 percent, helped drive the annual uptick. Ad spend growth then receded to a more modest 2.5 percent in the fourth quarter....

2013 Online Advertising Performance Outlook

Digital media continues to develop as a branding medium, growing beyond its roots as a channel of interest solely to direct response marketers. Today, it appears that branding in the online medium appears to have come of age, as spending for online brand advertising in 2013 is projected to rival...

State of the Media: The Nielsen Cross-Platform Report Q3 2012

Updated October 15, 2013 With time-and-place-shifted viewing, viewers now have the power to bend time and space at their will. Through a pilot study, Nielsen measures the viewing of programs beyond seven, and up to 29 days. At the household level, Nielsen offers new insight into exactly how viewing...

Global Trust in Advertising and Brand Messages

The voice of fellow consumers continues to be strongly heard when it comes to the most trusted forms of advertising. Ninety-two percent of consumers around the world say they trust earned media, such as word-of-mouth or recommendations from friends and family, above all other forms of...