Category Archives: Television Advertising

Nielsen Ratings Releases Ratings Academy

This is a great resource guide to help better understand the entire ratings process.

Consumers have access to more information than ever before, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. As advertisers and content owners plan and disseminate their messages, it’s important that they have insight into what consumers see, read, hear and where they spend their time. Ratings help the industry understand these key questions.

Ratings Academy is designed to provide you with an understanding of:
1. How Nielsen measures content consumption for the media industry.
2. How Nielsen ratings are calculated and how to interpret them.

Access the guide here.

Snapchat Goes Big League with the Ability to Offer TV Ratings

Advertisers demand third-party verification metrics for the advertising dollars spent, and now Snapchat is offering ratings data from Nielsen as proof of audience delivery. But as one advertiser stated in this Ad Age article, a Snapchat impression is not the same as a 30-second TV impression. Read details here. Continue Reading

Facebook Is Becoming the Next Television Screen

Soon you will be able to buy TV commercials in LIVE feeds on Facebook! Ad Age Magazine reports the details here. The ads are eligible to appear five minutes into a broadcast, and they last up to 15 seconds or shorter, according to one agency executive, who has discussed the ads with Facebook. Continue Reading

Build It and They Will Come – TV Ratings Soar

I’ve been saying for a long time, as have a lot of people, that consumers want good content in media. They want to feel that they have invested their time as opposed to wasting their time. Media choices continue to proliferate, and some say the fragmentation makes each individual media outlet less effective or less… Continue Reading

Nielsen Research for Facebook Shows It Now Edges TV in Reaching Millennials, Hispanics

Advertising Age Magazine says the “wide-ranging study using Nielsen’s Homescan panel of consumers and audience-measurement tools shows buying Facebook alone now reaches more of each group than running ads on the 10 most watched TV networks combined…” Details here. Continue Reading

Is TV Going the Way of Radio? Record Subscriber Losses.

Ad Age Magazine says, “Cord-Cutting Ramps Up as Pay TV Sees Record Subscriber Losses. Services Lose 625,000 in Subscribers During Biggest-Ever Quarterly Drop.” This is another sign of the times as people go Internet and mobile to get the content they want the way they want it. Details here. Continue Reading

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