More than half of US internet users watch commercials on TV, as opposed to fast-forwarding through them, channel-surfing or simply leaving the room when they came on.
Television Advertising Trends & Statistics
e-Strategy Trends’ continually updated collection of television advertising trends and statistics for marketing, public relations, advertising and strategic communications professionals.
Broadcast TV will boast the lion’s share of ad dollars, at nearly 52%, and the majority of those dollars will be spent on national campaigns.
Three examples of pharmaceutical commercials that use bizarre mascots to illustrate the benefits of their drugs.
Baby Boomers are projected to soon account for 70% of disposable income.
Seventeen percent of small business owners said they were actively investing in Search Engine Optimization.
Hispanic digital shoppers were asked to identify kinds of advertising that influence their purchasing, social ads scored strongly, cited by 42%.
Mobile-only media such as mobile search and display are the source of a majority of phone calls to businesses.
When it comes to influencing consumers’ purchases, word-of-mouth continues to outperform all paid media.
After growing by 0.9% in 2013, US advertising expenditures maintained a similar rate of growth of 0.7% in 2014 to reach $141.2 billion.