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March 11, 2020

The Kansas City Chiefs won their first Super Bowl in 50 years - but who won the ad bowl? This year over 70+ brands tried to cut-through the clutter. Who was successful? Who actually won the thoughts and feelings of the largest sports game audience in the world....

February 2, 2020

The 2020 Super Bowl is going to be one of the most competitive years yet, and we aren't talking about the football. Over 50 brands have put their best ads forward to compete for the hearts and minds of millions of viewers all over the world. Each 30 second slot cost al...

September 24, 2019

Research suggests around three-quarters of men and women believe their gender in advertising is inappropriately portrayed. Is your brand contributing to this?

Discussion about gender and gender empowerment are important to our work here at Luma. Twice a year Luma help r...

July 1, 2019

Clients often ask what themes resonate with the Australian audience? What makes these ads so iconic? Why do people love this so much?

Luma has analysed countless Australian ads, both great successes and dramatic failures. We have found the themes that work in the best a...

June 5, 2019

When we test ads, one of our key measures is 'attention'. Attention scores help us find whether the media has been efficient, what the creative strengths/weakness' are, what the key drivers of cut-through are, whether the ad will wearout, etc. Using our add+impact meth...

May 29, 2019

Finding the Best Touch-Points for Your Integrated Campaign

We all know that there are benefits of using integrated campaigns, so why wouldn't you ensure a consistent look and feel for your advertising?

Well, from time to time our clients tell us that it is not possible....

May 9, 2019

Here's a reminder that Mother's Day is just around the corner. Here is some inspiration for the  festive season, or maybe just an idea of what to get your mother this weekend!

Hey Mum - Google

Every parent can relate to this ad. It features child raising in all its glory...

May 2, 2019

Celebrity ads are unique, more involving and interesting, and this means that they are likely to be noticed.

(Souza & Quintanilha 2006)

Do celebrity ads get more Attention than other ad styles?


One of the most obvious and important reasons to use celebrities in advertisi...

April 3, 2019

At Luma, clients often ask, 'we're making an ad, but we don't know what music to use.'

Luma has analysed our database of 8000+ ads using our add+impact methodology, to understand what makes an effective ad. For this study, we have tapped into our creative network of Cre...

March 22, 2019

More and more brands are taking a higher order brand purpose, so at the 2019 Super Bowl we asked people what they thought...

Super Bowl Insights

We know it is important that your ads leave people feeling good. Our research shows that feelings account for around 68% of pu...

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