IPSOS analyzed over 2,000 ads under 'distracted conditions' and found that the brand elements that had the most impact on brand linkage and recall were:
-BRANDED SOUNDS (music, sound effects)
-BRAND MASCOT CHARACTERS
Yet only 14% used characters and 6% had a branded sound.
How about the logo? Used in 91% of ads but dead last!
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