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All the insights you need to get the most out of TV

When it comes to working out how to allocate media spend, facts and data carry much more weight than assumptions and hunches. That’s why ThinkTV works with Australia’s most respected audit firms, leading academics and trade publications to bring you the research that makes all the difference.
The Benchmark Series: Cross Screen Effects

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The Benchmark Series: Cross Screen Effects

The results from The Benchmark Series have consistently demonstrated that the superior screen coverage and viewability of TV drives greater attention and delivers higher sales impact than social video, irrespective […]

Australian Advertising Effectiveness Rules

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Australian Advertising Effectiveness Rules

What can two years of Australia’s most effective campaigns tell us?

The Future Series: Future of Banking

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The Future Series: Future of Banking

As the finance industry emerges from a tumultuous time, marketing leaders are presented with a golden opportunity to refocus their efforts with the customer at the core. As financial services […]

TV delivers twice the active attention of YouTube and 15 times the active attention of Facebook

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TV delivers twice the active attention of YouTube and 15 times the active attention of Facebook

The primary driver of this attention is screen coverage with ads on TV taking up 100% of the screen 100% of the time. By comparison, video ads on Facebook only […]

Fact Pack: Jan to Jun 2019

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Fact Pack: Jan to Jun 2019

Jam-packed with information on the state of TV, ThinkTV’s January to June 2019 Fact Pack provides a comprehensive overview of audience data for the first half of 2019.

Maximising Payback

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Maximising Payback

Ebiquity’s advice for FMCG, Finance and Automotive sectors is to increase the average percentage of media budgets allocated to TV.

TV is 2.4x as effective at driving sales impact & lasts 9x as long as social video

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TV is 2.4x as effective at driving sales impact & lasts 9x as long as social video

Retaining a brand in a person’s memory for retrieval at the point of purchase is crucial to impacting long term growth. That’s why it pays to invest in advertising that […]

How to win an Effie

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How to win an Effie

At ThinkTV, we’re all about effectiveness. But what goes into a campaign to make it effective? Is there some kind of secret sauce? We wanted to find out and so […]

12 Steps to creating effective campaigns

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12 Steps to creating effective campaigns

ThinkTV, as a sponsor of the Effies and an advocate for all things effectiveness, undertook an extensive analysis of all the 2017 Effie finalists and compiled the key insights in […]

Payback Australia: Full Report

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Payback Australia: Full Report

A $1 million study by leading independent marketing analytics firm Ebiquity found that TV is the most efficient media channel when indexed across key participants from four of the economy’s […]

AdNation

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AdNation

Ever wondered what average Aussies and adlanders think about TV advertising? ThinkTV did. So we commissioned independent marketing academic Professor Karen Nelson-Field to find out.

Broadcaster VOD up 35%

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Broadcaster VOD up 35%

Broadcaster Video on Demand (BVOD) is experiencing record growth in terms of both audiences and advertising spend. And while it might be TV but not as you once knew it, […]

Playback can increase audiences by up to 22%

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Playback can increase audiences by up to 22%

Are you a fan of your Personal Video Recorder (PVR)? Well, you’re in good company because even though the majority of broadcast content continues to be watched live, there’s been […]

TV is king on mobile: BVOD commands 2.9x the sales of Facebook

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TV is king on mobile: BVOD commands 2.9x the sales of Facebook

Compared to video advertising on YouTube and Facebook, TV on mobile – ie Broadcaster Video on Demand (BVOD) – delivers 2.9 times the sales of Facebook. The Benchmark Series used […]

Nearly half of online Australians talk about TV on social platforms

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Nearly half of online Australians talk about TV on social platforms

Whether it’s talking to your family while viewing, or sharing reactions on social, the very nature of advertising in and around socialised content ensures ad dollars work harder and longer. […]

Australians spend 68 hours and 14 minutes a month watching TV

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Australians spend 68 hours and 14 minutes a month watching TV

While BVOD is proving to be hugely popular, it’s important to remember that Australians spend on average over 68 hours per month watching broadcast TV.

Payback Australia: FMCG

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Payback Australia: FMCG

TV creates the best return on investment for FMCG brands in Australia easily beating online video, online display, radio, press and outdoor advertising.

Fact Pack: July to Dec 2018 Co-Viewing Edition

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Fact Pack: July to Dec 2018 Co-Viewing Edition

In addition to tech penetration and TV usage facts and stats, this special Co-viewing Edition of ThinkTV’s Bi-Annual Fact Pack takes a look into the power of watching content with […]

Fact Pack: Jan to Jun 2018 and BVOD Edition

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Fact Pack: Jan to Jun 2018 and BVOD Edition

Is that a Connected TV in your pocket? ThinkTV’s Bi-Annual Fact Pack provides a deep dive into Broadcaster Video On Demand (BVOD) so you can talk like a boss about […]

Fact Pack: 2017 Annual

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Fact Pack: 2017 Annual

ThinkTV’s Annual Fact Pack provides comprehensive data and insights into Australian TV covering full year 2017.

With 18.75 million Aussies tuning in every week, TV is the king of mass scale and reach

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With 18.75 million Aussies tuning in every week, TV is the king of mass scale and reach

In a month, TV hits over 90% of the metro and regional population and around 95% of the subscription universe. That’s some serious reach.

The average Aussie home has 6.6 devices for consuming content

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The average Aussie home has 6.6 devices for consuming content

Australian homes are experiencing a screen explosion. The average Aussie home has 6.6 devices so there’s no surprise they are consuming more content than ever before. Ask them and they […]

Broadcaster VOD has a younger viewer profile

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Broadcaster VOD has a younger viewer profile

Broadcaster Video on Demand (BVOD) is experiencing record growth and has a younger viewer profile.

BVOD delivers a 33% greater sales impact than Facebook

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BVOD delivers a 33% greater sales impact than Facebook

The proximity of the screen to a person’s face when consuming broadcast content on mobile increases attention and The Benchmark Series found BVOD commands more attention than social video resulting […]

47.6% of viewers are sharing their prime time experience

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47.6% of viewers are sharing their prime time experience

Aussies love to share special moments with family and friends, from the finale of their favourite show to their team’s big game. TV has the power to bring people together […]

Advertising on TV + BVOD has twice the sales impact of TV + Social Video

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Advertising on TV + BVOD has twice the sales impact of TV + Social Video

Phase 5 of the Benchmark Series: Cross Platform Effects shows that TV’s superior attention, coverage and viewability, regardless of screen, makes TV + BVOD the most effective cross platform combination.

The Benchmark Series: Overview

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The Benchmark Series: Overview

Five tranches of the Benchmark research have now been conducted and before you sit down to nut out your media spend, here’s what you need to know.

Payback Australia: Auto

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Payback Australia: Auto

The Payback Study saw Ebiquity model $450 million in media spend against three years of sales data for four automotive brands.

What makes effective marketing?

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What makes effective marketing?

In 2016, we found that of the 39 Effies awarded, the campaigns that made the cut started out with both sales and communications goals. Research mattered with 93% of winners […]

Canadian media attribution study

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Canadian media attribution study

New Accenture research shows that while both TV and digital drive sales, Canadian advertisers are overinvested in digital and underinvested in TV – and as a result, missing out on […]

The Anatomy of Effectiveness

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The Anatomy of Effectiveness

The WARC whitepaper The Anatomy of Effectiveness is filled with vital information about effective marketing including the fact that brands need to weight their spend 60-40 in favour of long-term […]

The Benchmark Series: Viewability

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The Benchmark Series: Viewability

As part of The Benchmark Series, ThinkTV commissioned Dr Karen Nelson-Field, a Professor of Media Innovation at The University of Adelaide, to conduct an independent, large-scale in-home study into how Australians really engage with […]

The Benchmark Series: Emotions and Advertising

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The Benchmark Series: Emotions and Advertising

Does emotional advertising boost advertising effectiveness?

The Benchmark Series: Video advertising on mobile

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The Benchmark Series: Video advertising on mobile

The mobile tranche of The Benchmark Series from Professor Karen Nelson-Field compares the awareness, coverage and, most importantly, the sales impact of TV, Facebook and YouTube video advertising delivered via […]

The Benchmark Series: Memory Decay

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The Benchmark Series: Memory Decay

In “Advertising Effectiveness: The Long and the Short of it”, Les Binet and Peter Field showed that advertising works in two ways; in the short term to drive sales amongst […]