Veritonic, Audacy | February 14, 2023
On February 13, 2023, Veritonic, the industry's most comprehensive audio research and analytics platform, announced a partnership with Audacy, and the results of a ground-breaking audio study concluding that in audio advertisements, four key elements—sonic branding, music, voice, and message, that maximize intent to purchase, recall, and brand favorability.
Sonic branding is a highly successful marketing method to increase brand identification and sales. It is an essential part of a brand's arsenal and a constant factor in advertising success. It is fundamental to how we perceive and recognize brands. A regularly used logo may strengthen a business's visual and vocal identity and increase brand recall. Sound branding accomplishes the following:
Increases Radio and Podcast purchase intent by 6% and 2%, respectively.
Radio ad recall increased by 17%, and podcast advertisements by 14%.
Sonic branding makes radio advertisements +7% more trustworthy, +6% more pleasant, +5% more powerful, and +4% more relevant.
The idea is to pick music that matches a business's fundamental values and brand identity, whether you're curating unique compositions or choosing essential tunes. Music may support a brand's values, attract attention inside advertisements, and connect with target consumers. Adding music to advertisements increases buying intent by 5%. Additionally, music helps commercials remain top-of-mind, drives buy intent, and ads with music were more remembered, achieving 4% greater recall.
Veritonic is a marketing intelligence platform specializing in the use of music in advertising campaigns. The platform uses machine learning to measure the effectiveness of music, voiceovers, jingles, and mnemonics. The business was established in 2015 in Killingworth, Connecticut. Global brands use Veritonic's complete audio research and analytics platform, agencies, publishers, and platforms to study, test, and assess the ROI of their audio assets and campaigns in-market, pre-market, and post-campaign. The ensuing knowledge helps customers to gain confidence in their audio investment, manage risk via optimization, and boost their return by engaging consumers in exciting audio experiences.
Audacy, Inc. is a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based American broadcasting company. It was founded in 1968 as Entercom Communications Corporation and is the second-largest radio corporation in the United States, with 235 radio stations in 48 media markets. In November 2017, the firm and CBS Radio combined. The deal was structured as an exchange offer, allowing CBS Corporation shareholders at the time of the merger to swap their shares for Entercom shares, representing a 72 percent ownership in the merged business.
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AiAdvertising | February 16, 2023
AiAdvertising, an AdTech company, announced being the first to uncover ChatGPT's commercial applications in the AdTech industry, focusing on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) utilization for the marketing industry. The automated ChatGPT solution is making signals and insights of AiAdvertising's PersonalAI more informative and targeted.
The signals and insights of PersonalAI provide detailed information about behavioral information, psychographics, demographics, and triggers for the consumer adaptive curve. With its solutions and insights, ChatGPT is enhancing the diversity, scalability, and persona-driven content of AiAdvertising's PersonalAI. Through this leverage, AiAdvertising is making clients' paid advertising campaigns and landing pages more engaging at the psychographic level and customizing them as per the personas' needs based on user experiences, needs, behaviors and goals.
ChatGPT's commercial applications have the potential to automate and enhance complex communications like email sales campaigns, computer code, and customer support. It can generate personalized automated responses to customer inquiries, content for social media marketing campaigns and assistance throughout the customer cycle.
CEO of AiAdvertising, Jerry Hug, said, "What is remarkable is that all of this is done without any type of unconscious bias. Even as marketers, we insert our own opinions into the words and language we use to think about a brand or product. ChatGPT allows us to remove that predisposition and focus on a more customer-based solution leveraging data and science rather than opinions and assumptions." He added, "We are now taking our PersonaAI ChatGPT approach to market with our clients and are already generating buzz about the anticipated increased performance of personalized campaigns."
(Source – CSM Wire)
AiAdvertising, an advertising technology-based solutions provider, has been using artificial intelligence and machine learning and building software for marketing companies since 1998. Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, it provides services based on digital marketing, data analytics, creativity, content strategy, digital media, e-commerce, and big data, worldwide. It eliminates digital waste and increases the return on digital ad spend. Its flagship product, the Campaign Performance Platform, offers a subscription-based end-to-end Ad Management solution, utilizing artificial intelligence to improve the advertisements' performance, efficiency, and productivity. It assists advertising agencies and brands in measuring, scaling, creating, predicting, and targeting personalized campaigns.
Roku Inc. | March 13, 2023
Roku Inc., a TV streaming platform, and Best Buy have recently announced the multi-faceted first-to-market relationship across their advertising and retail businesses. This partnership includes exclusive in-store availability of Roku-branded TVs, advertising sales and in-person SXSW activation.
Best Buy is a consumer technology retailer based in the U.S. and is partnering with Roku to provide its first-party data for targeting and closed-loop measurement. It will also offer shoppers exclusive access to Roku-branded TVs. Together, they are transforming the TV experience for consumers and compelling marketers to spend more on TV streaming. The benefits for their mutual customers and partners are as follows:
Exclusive availability of Roku Select and Plus Series TVs at Best Buy
Pairing of Roku Advertising and Best Buy Ads for more relevant and performance-driven advertising
Best Buy Home Theater Experience with in-person interactive SXSW activation
They aim to accelerate conversions in TV streaming and retail media through the relationship. According to the report of eMarketer, in 2022, about 82% of U.S. advertisers planned to increase spending in retail media networks like Best Buy Ads. The most spending is from consumer electronics brands in this growth. The pairing of Roku’s active account holders with Best Buy’s customers will allow advertisers to enhance their marketing outcomes.
Co-Head of U.S. Brand Sales for Roku Media, Julian Mintz said, “Our goal is to create a better TV experience for everyone.” He added, “We’re bringing together our entire business to build the future of entertainment and advertising — making the TV experience simpler, offering the right marketing, data, tech, and scale to drive real results, and helping win the entire streamer’s journey together with Best Buy.”
(Source – Business Wire)
About Roku Inc.
Headquartered in San Jose, California, Roku Inc., a technology, information and media company, offers solutions for licensing, audio, an operating system for TV, streaming players and smart TVs, smart home, content distribution, OTT advertising, home entertainment, streaming media, and original programming. It has been transforming the advertising and streaming processes since 2002. It is a well-known TV streaming platform in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Its streaming players, TV models, audio equipment, and purpose-built operating system provide an outstanding streaming experience. In addition, it seamlessly integrates with hardware and software. The Roku Channel is a free channel that reaches about 80 million households in the U.S. and Mexico.