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Angela Jeffrey

Angela Jeffrey
Angela Jeffrey is a national award-winning veteran of PR, advertising and marketing with JCPenney, Jeffrey Communications and national agencies. She later became an expert in PR measurement after developing, and selling, one of the first DIY measurement tools in the PR industry, and consequently became interested in the intersection of paid and non-paid media effectiveness. Today, Angela is Vice President Brand Manager for ABX Advertising Benchmark Index, an advertising-effectiveness firm that tests creative in ALL media in virtual real-time. ABX is in the process of structuring a test of PR effectiveness based on panel response to advertising before and after a PR or social media event. Angela is a recognized evangelist, thought leader, writer and speaker for PR measurement and evaluation with an emphasis on correlating share of voice to business outcomes. She also serves as a member of the Institute for Public Relations Measurement Commission.
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Recent Posts

Do Brand Icons Impact Ad Effectiveness

Posted by Angela Jeffrey on Apr 11, 2017 11:17:16 AM

Today's feature is repurposed from the LinkedIn blog of Michael Wolfe, CEO of Bottom-Line Analytics and Global Analytics Partners and expert on marketing ROI, advertising effectiveness measurement and big data analytics. Michael teams up with ABX on market mix modeling and other projects. 

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Topics: Restaurants

How is Speed Changing Creative Testing?

Posted by Angela Jeffrey on Feb 23, 2017 11:57:29 AM

Today's interview with J.J. Klein, ABX Chairman, and Gary Getto, ABX President, focuses on how speed is changing the copy testing paradigm. Four real-life examples of how copy testing in 24 hours made a huge difference for major brands are included.

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Topics: Trade-Offs in Ad Effectiveness Measurement

Should I Look at Faster, Lower Cost Options to Legacy Copy Testing?

Posted by Angela Jeffrey on Jan 4, 2017 12:04:00 PM

Taking a break from our "Data-Driven KPIs" series, today's post gets practical for those making decisions about what types of advertising effectiveness research is best for them. A recent chat with J.J. Klein, ABX Chairman, and Gary Getto, ABX President, yields today's look at when Custom or Syndicated creative testing are best.

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Topics: Trade-Offs in Ad Effectiveness Measurement

Part Two: Driving Purchase in Out-of-Home Advertising

Posted by Angela Jeffrey on Oct 6, 2016 11:03:40 AM

Today's post highlights best/worst Out-of-Home ads for two of the four Data-Driven Keys featured in our new eBook: Awareness and Messaging. OOH advertising is very powerful and under-appreciated. This is the second of three posts focusing on the best and worst of thousands of consumer-panel evaluated OOH ads.

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Topics: Data-Driven Keys

4 Data-Driven Keys to Drive Purchase in Out-of-Home Advertising

Posted by Angela Jeffrey on Aug 26, 2016 1:00:00 PM

Next in our series of data-driven keys to effective advertising is a focus on Out-of-Home Advertising, looking at what works and what doesn't in this under-appreciated medium. Great OOH creative can deliver on Purchase Intent like nothing else! This is the first of three posts focusing on the best and worst of thousands of consumer-panel evaluated OOH ads.

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Topics: Data-Driven Keys

Advertising Effectiveness - New Research Shows Radio Potentially Most Effective Medium

Posted by Angela Jeffrey on Jul 26, 2016 9:44:46 AM

Radio Advertising Bureau's "Matter of Fact" newsletter shared ABX research on how radio may deliver the best ROI and ROAS of all with some smart creative! Examples are from Red Lobster, Discover, McDonald's and Home Depot.


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Topics: Data-Driven Keys

Effective Advertising in Print - and Digital Display

Posted by Angela Jeffrey on May 23, 2016 1:59:22 PM
 

It seems that all anyone talks about is digital these days.  But far from being “dead,” other mediums like print are just as effective as long as the creative is good. Too often print does not receive the same level of creative quality as other mediums.  But simply follow the guidelines below and “great creative” for print and digital display will return a higher ROI on your advertising investment than you might have thought possible.



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Topics: Data-Driven Keys

Why Are So Many Likable Ads Ineffective?

Posted by Angela Jeffrey on Mar 31, 2016 5:10:07 PM
Likability is neither predictive of creative effectiveness nor highly correlated against other key metrics.  When we don’t copy-test an ad, we judge the ad based on whether we like it or not.  The result is lots of underperforming ads and millions of dollars in wasted advertising investment.

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Topics: Data-Driven Keys

The Truth About the Top Five Super Bowl Ads

Posted by Angela Jeffrey on Feb 12, 2016 11:18:29 AM
Advertising for the 2016 Super Bowl was disappointing, to say the least.  Of 61 TV spots evaluated by ABX:
  • Only 22 (36%) were equal to, or above, the “average” ABX Index for TV ads
  • Only eight (13%) were “excellent” based on ABX benchmarks
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Topics: Super Bowl 2016

Holiday Print Ads - bet you Can't Eat Just One!

Posted by Angela Jeffrey on Jan 12, 2016 12:52:57 PM
Take a look at the three Holiday ads below and the ABX Index scores beneath.  All three knock it out of the park in ad effectiveness with an overall ABX Index of 21% to 34% above average (ABX 121-134). Since ads that score above average (ABX 100) optimize media buys, that is a good thing.   Pizza Hut is #1 overall and look how the food just pops in the ad below. You can just taste it.
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Topics: Food

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