Why Advertise on TV?
What Television Offers Today's Advertisers
Television Advertising Offers MORE to Businesses
CONSUMERS SPEND THE MOST TIME WITH TV - Despite all the self-congratulatory noise you hear by the web marketers, people still spend WAY MORE TIME WATCHING TV than they do with any other media. Statistics also show that the consumers of tomorrow will still favor TV over other media by a similarly wide margin.
TV is "The King of Media"
Nielsen reports in 2012 that U.S. TV households (households where TV is viewed) number 114.2 million. About 98% of U.S. homes have at least 1 television. Many have more than one.
The Cabletelevision Advertising Bureau reports that Cable TV penetration (the total number of TV households that also have cable TV or other paid TV) remains at its highest levels, reaching over 90% of U.S. households.
For 2012, the Cabletelevision Advertising Bureau reports that TV consumption is at an all-time high. TV gained popularity among younger viewers: 72% of teens and 70% of young adults aged 18-24 are watching more or the same amount of television as last year. All age demographics reported they believe TV is the best device for watching video.
Effectiveness of TV: The Screen of Choice
CONSUMERS VOTED TV: MOST PERSUASIVE & MOST EXCITING - Consumers say TV is where they are the MOST likely to learn about products they want to buy, and where they preferred to learn about new products.
Advertising agencies know that TV wins by a wide margin over other media for being influential and exciting. Consumers voted TV most influential by 78%, more than newspapers, radio, magazines and internet combined. TV also wins in the Most Authoritative, Most Persuasive, and Most Exciting categories, by a wide margin. A resounding 74% of the viewing public says TV commercials are a fair price to pay for being able to watch TV.
Television Viewership vs. Internet and Mobile - Not an "Either/Or" Problem
You may have heard that TV viewing is somehow dropping off rapidly and being supplanted by internet and mobile use. Numerous studies indicate that assumption is just plain wrong.
A 2011 Nielsen report indicates that 62% of U.S. adults have watched TV and used the internet at the same time, and 38% of connected device (mobile) owners looked up product information while watching TV on their devices.
In 2012 the Cabletelevision Advertising Bureau shared its findings that use of new video devices (i.e., tablets and phones) has fed, not cannibalized, TV viewing (source: CAB Custom Study, "Which Screen - Every Screen").
CONCLUSION: While people are engaging more screens nowadays, it's often as an enhancement to their TV experience - looking up products they've seen on TV. TV is the place to be, if you want to capture the attention of your customers and get your phone ringing.
Online Businesses: Think Outside the Browser
Is your web advertising driving you nuts? Did you spend hours and dollars optimizing your website for the latest SEO recommendations, only to have your efforts trashed by the latest major search engine algorithm "updates"?
Are you working hard to win the hearts and minds of your social media audience, only to have competitors zoom past you by buying fake "likes," "views," and "followers"?
You're spending thousands of dollars on keywords, but is it getting more and more expensive and less and less effective?
The best door into your online business is from the outside.
Television is proven to bring customers to shop at online stores and to order services. With TV advertising, your cost per viewer can be pennies on the dollar compared to online, especially if you've been buying high-ranking keywords to keep up with competitors.
Television Delivers a Premium Consumer Experience
Television advertising provides an exciting, audio + video experience that presents your business in a dynamic, persuasive way -- and gets people to your door who wouldn't have even known to search for you before.
Television advertising has earned an excellent, consistent, successful track record of promoting products and services for over half a century. TV advertising has many advantages for local, regional, and nationwide businesses. Brick and mortar... OR online.
"It Pays to Advertise"
In today's competitor-trampling economic climate, you can't afford NOT to advertise on TV... and Cheap TV Spots® are the real media deal!
TVs ARE GETTING BIGGER - The average home has a larger TV now than in past years, and many homes own several. People aren't giving up the home entertainment center any time soon; your message can be right there.
TV IS JUST MORE FUN - TV moves. TV has music. It's as BIG as your customer's television screen, up-close and personal. You can share TV viewing at home with family and friends, or you can catch it in a club, sports bar, or restaurant -- even in your mechanic's waiting room! Nothing moves like TV!
REACH CUSTOMERS, WITHOUT SPAMMING - With TV, you can pinpoint exactly the type of customer to you want to reach, by airing when and where your customer is watching. We make it easy. We can help you find the best networks and times to air your TV spot. Because we help you locate where and when your prospective customers are watching, you can send your message directly to your customers without "spamming" them.
BOOST YOUR CAMPAIGN - You don't need to give up your online adwords keyword ads, mobile campaign, social mecia, print ads or other ad campaigns to take advantage of TV advertising. Cheap TV Spots carefully designs your TV spot to complement your current campaign slogans, images, and overall tone. You get extra mileage out of your coupons, promotions, and offers, PLUS you get the many benefits of TV - its targeted reach, its persuasive power, its memorability, and its overall appeal.
TV is the Easy Going, Non-Invasive, Yet Targeted Advertising Medium
TV TELLS CUSTOMERS YOU'RE SERIOUS AND SUCCESSFUL - Advertising on TV tells your customers that your business is legitimate, substantial, and stable. It says you are proud of your business and want the world to know about it. TV advertisers gain positive notoriety in the communities they serve, and being seen on TV builds the community's trust in you. TV advertising places a business in a class with the most successful businesses in the community. Television conveys "stardom" upon advertisers in a way that no other media can.
BUILD YOUR BRAND - In the customer's mind, TV advertising creates awareness of your product, service, company, and most importantly, your BRAND. In this world of constant media messages, it has never been more important to separate your company from the rest of the pack, and TV advertising makes the most vivid impression at a bargain "cost per impression."
SEE IT, HEAR IT, REMEMBER IT - Studies on learning and memory reveal that repetition with both sound and visual input is the best way to ensure that a concept (such as your product) is remembered. TV advertising consistently offers both full motion images and stereo sound, on the biggest screen in the household.
MEASURABLE RESULTS - They've been measuring TV viewership since the dawn of television. Thanks to the Nielsen Ratings, Arbitron, and other TV viewership measurement agencies, TV offers excellent methods for understanding audience demographics. The age, sex, income and interests of TV viewers are easily tracked without collecting the personal details required for online metrics... and customers can be reached more cheaply with TV advertising. LET US SHOW YOU HOW.
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