31% of TV ads feature celebrities in China, however, using a celebrity does not guarantee effective advertising. Celebrity-based campaigns can be very effective. The Snickers “You’re not you when you’re hungry” campaign won a Cannes Lion Creative Effectiveness award.
As of 2015, the share of app activation by ad promotion has kept growing for two consecutive years. In 2017, the share of app activation by ad promotion in China reached 10.6%, a year-on-year increase of 32.5%. iOS platform dominates the click volume of performance-based advertising in 2017 in China, whose share grew to 98.5% […]
With ad budget in China shifting toward mobile, social and video, Weibo saw its revenues benefiting from this secular trend. Its business with advertising and marketing revenue grew 79% year over year in Q1 2018 to $302.9 million, accounting for 86.6% of its total net revenues ($349.9 million, an increase of 76% YoY) according to […]
WeChat officially launched rewarded video ads platform for mini-program games. Advertisers can deliver rewarded video ads at specific mini-games scenes. Rewarded trigger lets brands get more exposures at mini-games By playing video ads while playing mini-games, users can get corresponding rewards, such as an extra life or bonus points. Meanwhile, only by watching the full […]
GroupM China publishes its Spring 2018 edition of This Year, Next Year: China Media Industry Forecast report, estimating that ad spending in China this year will grow 5.2% to reach 585.8 billion yuan.
By the end of 2018, the global media investment industry is set to be worth over US$550 billion, according to GroupM. With this number growing and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) brands making up a quarter of that spend, understanding the impact of advertising is crucial.
In 2017, China’s online advertising revenue is expected to reach 400 billion yuan with a share of over 50% in the overall advertising market. Driven by the increase of the internet users, digital media usage, and online video & audio business, the revenue of online advertising will maintain its fast-growing momentum for years to come […]
China advertising market grew by 4.3% in 2017 after two years’ consecutive decline according to CTR. TV advertising market grew by 1.7% from -3.7% in 2016; and, radio advertising grew by 6.9%. Newspaper and magazine advertising revenues: -32.5%, -18.9% respectively Outdoor: -0.4% Elevator TV: 20.4% Elevator posters: 18.8% Theatre video ads: 25.5% Internet: 12.4% Looking […]
The total transactions of China’s online video advertising market reached 13.4 billion yuan with an increase of 37.9% YoY or 8.2% QoQ in Q3 2017. Mobile video advertising market saw faster growth of 64.4% YoY and reached 8.7 billion yuan in Q3 2017 accounting for 64.4% of total video advertising market in China. Baidu’s iQiyi […]
China saw an average increase of 18% in digital marketing budget in 2018 according to AdMaster. 23% advertisers have a budget increase of over 30%. 36% advertisers will try smart TV advertising in 2018 while 38% will not consider this option. On the mobile side, the primary advertising channels are mobile social media and videos; […]
China’s automotive market in 2017 reached record-breaking sales of 28.879 million units with an increase by 3%, having maintained its position as the world’s largest car market for the ninth consecutive year. China new energy automotive sales saw a 53.3% growth in 2017 on a year-on-year basis; the market share of own brand passenger car […]
Tencent achieved 61% year-on-year revenue growth to RMB65,210 million (USD9,825 million), driven primarily by smartphone games and PC games, payment-related services, digital content subscriptions and sales, and online advertising.