Brand Lift Study

Taking Brand Lift Studies for Podcasts Beyond the Headlines

Brand Lift Studies

While brand lift studies are an increasingly important way to assess a podcast ad campaign’s performance, it’s essential to go beyond the headlines to get the full benefit of the data. Let’s talk about why and how to do that. As podcasting continues to grow and develop as a medium, so does the volume and …

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Digging Deeper: Making Your Podcast more Entertaining

We recently lifted the hood of our podcast content research to get a better idea of what is the most important thing you need to do to make your podcast so appealing it brings listeners back for more. As you know, when you’re competing with millions of podcasts, standing out is more than just getting your podcast a single download. …

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Meeting the Facebook and Google Challenge: New Opportunities for your Next Podcast Brand Lift Study

Podcast brand lift study

Facebook, Google and the like have changed a big part of the conversation around buying and selling advertising. At some point as you negotiate the ad buy, the agency or advertiser will say: “We need a Brand Lift Study.” That hasn’t typically been an easy ask for podcasts. With a lot of listening happening outside …

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3 Lessons We’ve Learned from Top-Testing Branded Podcasts

top-testing branded podcasts

Part of the podcast explosion of the past few years has been the rise of branded podcasts. Done right, branded podcasts can be incredibly powerful. Not only do podcasts reach young, affluent consumers who favour ad-free content, but no other form of content marketing can deliver the deep engagement of podcasting and keep the audience …

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Hear That? It’s the Sound of Audio Building Brands

Over the past few decades, audio has been used mainly as a tactical tool to drive immediate sales. And for some very good reasons. Radio serves as the last mile in reaching drivers in their cars or trucks who are about to make a purchase. Meanwhile, direct-to-consumer brands have had great success with host-read ads …

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Brand Lift Studies for Podcasts: The Controlled Exposure Approach

Conducting Brand Lift Studies for podcasts can be a challenge. It can be difficult to catch listeners ‘in the wild’ to see if your campaign is moving the needle on awareness, consideration or brand perceptions. But it also provides an opportunity. At the heart of the challenge is the magic power that makes podcasts so …

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Using Brand Lift Studies for Illumination as well as Support

Working on brand lift studies for audio I am often reminded of David Ogilvy’s complaint in Confessions of an Advertising Man that some marketers use research “as a drunk uses a lamppost—for support rather than illumination.” That quote goes back nearly 60 years now to the Mad Men era of advertising, but the point may …

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