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Why It’s So Ridiculously Hard For Mobile Advertisers To Reach Teenagers

Source: http://www.businessinsider.com/mobile-advertising-for-teenagers-2012-7

The millennial generation has grown up with smartphones practically attached to their hands for all of their adult lives.

During last month’s Mobile Advertising Conference, Jason Wagenheim of Teen Vogue told us that people aren’t multitasking these days — they’re “hypertasking” now.

If you can’t catch a millennial’s attention within several seconds, then you’ve already lost them. 

Find out why it’s so difficult to reach millennials below:

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Friday, July 27th, 2012 news No Comments

Evian baby viral video has much higher ROI than Etrade baby superbowl ad

The Evian baby viral ad (red spike) got almost as much search volume as eTrade’s Superbowl ad of 2009 (blue spike). But Evian paid millions less by skipping the expense of airing the video on traditional media; instead they just posted it to YouTube for free. But notice that in both cases the effect was ephemeral (not long lasting) — notice the narrowness of the spike. Interest in the viral video also subsided quickly. But at least Evian didn’t waste millions on producing and airing it — thus achieving a massively larger ROI than Etrade who paid to make the ads and then air it at great expense on the Superbowl for the last 3 years.

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Etrade Baby Ad

Evian Baby Viral Video

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Wednesday, February 24th, 2010 analytics, Branding No Comments

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