These days, video ads are overwhelming audiences on TV and online. The rise of digital platforms has made it more accessible and cheaper for brands to advertise, contributing to the visual congestion we see today.
Therefore, MENA marketers and creatives often steer towards humor as a creative tool to win over their fun-loving Arab audiences and stand out in the clutter. However, this approach can sometimes miss the mark, resulting in low metric measures.
It’s a frustrating reality when you’re dedicating huge fractions of your budget to advertising campaigns especially with Ramadan coming up in two weeks.
Because of this, it’s imperative for marketers and creatives to ensure that they’re leaving a lasting impression and increasing ad recall by being:
The key to identifying a distinctive and highly effective storyline for your ad is through ad recall, by connecting with your consumers to understand their reactions, perceptions, and impressions of your ads. This valuable feedback can guide marketers and creatives towards making more tactical conceptual decisions as they fight to stand out in the sea of upcoming Ramadan campaigns.
To do this, there are two directions you can take to understand your consumers:
1. Map How Consumers See, Feel, and React When They See Your Ad
Behavioral measuring tools are currently used to identify and map out how consumers are reacting to different aspects of your ads by:
- Tracking consumer’s eye movement throughout the ad
- How long you hold viewers’ attention
- Mapping consumers’ emotional reactions by documenting their facial expressions.
2. Confirm Creative Decisions by Measuring Your Ad’s Relevance Without Delay
Nowadays, you can receive reports and insights in only a few days instead of weeks with automated ZeroTime™ Insights research. The goal is to help clients make fast decisions without delaying their planning process while understanding how relevant and distinctive your ad is as you stand out in the crowd.
Your audience will start laughing again once marketers and creatives realize that their ad ideas won’t be stifled by research, but rather enhance their campaign development for smarter post-production video editing and for more relevant creative plans that can drive higher sales.
New price management decisions are based on looking at your business holistically so you don’t have to actually increase your product prices and risk losing your customers.