Advertising effects? An Elemental Experiment

In a digital world it is easy to dismiss print advertising as an option, but research from the Australasian Marketing Journal shows that print still succeeds in evoking emotional response in the consumer. The researchers ran six experiments that showed participants ads with varied color, type-face, text design and connotation. All of these design elements were shown to evoke relevant emotions, highlighting the importance all of these elements bring to an advertisement. While each element brings forward a specific response, this can change based on the context.

How language and image construct synaesthetic metaphors in print advertising

There are many types of messages that have the ability to strike a chord in the hearts of consumers. Sensory marketing does so by triggering multiple sensory regions of the brain to increase the chances of an advertisement being remembered. This article analyzes cases of synaesthesia, or the combination of multiple sensory components in a single ad or statement (like golden melody or cool color). In the context of metaphorical advertisements, using synaesthesia is likely to trigger positive emotional responses.

15 Clever Interactive Print Ad Examples That Can Complement a Digital Campaign

Print advertising doesn’t have to be traditional! This Hubspot article showcases a variety of interactive print ads that make remarkable use of space and paper. Some examples send a fun message, creatively playing on activation from the user. Others provide an immediate benefit to the customer, from a billboard that supplies drinking water from moisture in the air to a solar panel magazine ad. Browse below to inspire your own creative print ad ideas.

Will Print Advertising Still Work in 2018?

Print ads, touted as outdated, have been consistently overlooked throughout the past decade. This article explores if this impression is justified. According to the article, it is often easier to include print advertising in your marketing spending, as it is easier for print than digital to make sure that you are reaching the right customers. On the other hand, digital advertisements often go unnoticed within the fast-paced digital medium, and sometimes it is ambiguous who you have actually reached. While there are benefits to both mediums, each one requires a new set of skills.

50 genius print ads with brilliant design techniques

When faced with an ad a customer will find some way to ignore it. The question all advertisers face is: how do we grab their attention and prolong their recall of our advertisement? The answer is simple and complex: make an advertisement that surprises and delights the customer, whether through concept, design, or both! To help inspire the struggling marketer, Canva has created a list of 50 great print ads.

Cross Media Campaign Increases Donations by 84%

Morris Habitat for Humanity (MHFH) in Morris County, New Jersey wanted to leverage digital technology in a multi-touch, personalized campaign as a way to maximize their efforts and get the best possible return on investment for their 25th anniversary. Working with SVO, Inc., a print and direct marketing company, MHFH created a fresh approach to connect with potential donors on a more personal level. 

Behind the Mind: How the brain reacts to printed and digital communication

carried out traditional surveys of consumer
attitudes toward printed and digital communication.
In April 2016, a step – no, a leap
– forward was taken.
It was then that PostNord, in association
with Ipsos and Neurons Inc., conducted the
first neuromarketing study in the Nordic
region: Behind the Mind. 200 people took
part, which is considered to represent an
extensive study within this methodology. In
addition, actual brands and real campaigns
were tested for the first time.

Targeted Advertising in Magazine Markets and the Advent of the Internet

This paper examines how the ability of traditional media firms to engage in targeted advertising has changed with the advent of the Internet. We find that the premium for reaching a homogeneous audience increases for magazines that have a companion website, as well as for those whose readers are more likely to be online. This indicates a complementarity between offline and online channels with respect to targeted advertising.