Media & Entertainment

What is changing in the television experience?

People are no more watching television in the same way they used to watch television five years ago. Today, most viewers are using their smart phones and tablets while watching television. These devices are called second screens, as viewers are using these devices as a companion while watching the primary screen or the first screen – Television. If the television content […]

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The buzz about Twitter, TV, and Nielsen

What is Twitter for TV ? Historically, TV viewers have always liked to discuss and debate about TV shows. People always talked about that particular cricket shot, actor, and that movie scene as they watched TV in their drawing rooms. But, the discussion was traditionally limited (geographically) to people inside the room. Twitter for TV allows you to tweet your ‘talk’ […]

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Entertainment in Television Advertisements

As I mentioned in earlier blog posts, to communicate something to a recipient one has to command the recipient’s attention and then be relevant to the recipient. Communication:  Command Attention (Clutter breaking) ->  Be Relevant This holds true even for communication among two individuals or two groups of people or for television commercials (TVCs). For the […]

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AdStock GRPs

AdStock is a simple mathematical model of how advertising builds and decays. It is invented by Simon Broadbent as he studied Milward Brown’s ad awareness data. AdStock helps to: Optimize your advertisement scheduling Used in marketing-mix modelling to come up with advertising ROIs, etc. Helps you decide when to be off-air and when to be […]

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Television Advertisements – Clutter breakthrough and Brand Relevance

Before reading this article, just close your eyes zeroing your mind for a moment and recollect three television advertisements. Write down a few details of each of the television advertisements you could recollect. Of all the numerous advertisements I’ve watched, I could recollect only three advertisements: The old Nescafe advertisement The recent Flipkart’s advertisement of […]

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