It’s hard to sell to a public that doesn’t view you well… Yet that’s the task faced by the advertising and public relations industry, which continues to rank towards the bottom of all industries in public perception.
Content creation, online advertising/media placement and branding/public relations are the tactics receiving the most budget allocations, followed by email marketing and traditional ads.
Nine in 10 marketers in North America say they use email to engage their audience, according to a September 2016 survey by Winterberry Group and the Data & Marketing Association (DMA), the most commonly used channel over digital display, owned web content and search.
The restaurant and computer industries enjoy the best net perception among US adults.
Just 37% of Americans have a positive view of the advertising and public relations industry.
Sponsorship spending on sports is on the way up, predicted to rise by 6% this year.