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About the Print Advertising Report

The Print Advertising Trend Report tracks innovations in the advertisement industry, from flyers, billboards and successful social media marketing campaigns to the transition from the printing press to digital printing technology. As consumers grow more discerning toward traditional advertising strategies, advertising agencies are seeking new and original tactics in terms of branding to penetrate niche demographics.

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The Print Advertising Trend Report, last published on Oct 17, 2014, includes 220 PRO Trends and 1,100 examples of print advertising market research and print advertising consumer trends related to: digital printing, billboards, slogans, social media marketing, graphics and print advertising trends.

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Our print advertising research is based on Trend Hunter's crowdsourced print advertising articles and 2,115,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 220 Print Advertising PRO Trends = 220 Powerpoint Pages Print Advertising PPT Report
• 1,100 Print Advertising Examples

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• 154 Print Advertising Videos (Online) Print Advertising Videos
• 6,600 Print Advertising Images (Online) Print Advertising Images
• Additional Niche Reports (with a full subscription): Bottle, Packaging, Shockvertising, Communications, Guerrilla Marketing, Labeling, Logo, Print Advertising, Television Advertising, Billboard, Social Media Marketing and more!



Sample Print Advertising Pro Trends

Each Print Advertising PRO Trend is on its own slide with implications, a quantified score, and examples linked to online print advertising articles, videos and images. Examples:

Simplified Takeout Food retailers heighten takeout packaging with greater on-the-go portability Implications - Focusing more on function than aesthetic appeal, fast food retailers are enhancing their packaging with features to make on-the-go consumption easier. Customizing takeout containers with drink holders and easy-to-hold frames, brands are seeking to make takeout not only mobile but conducive to individual use. This suggests a turn toward more convenient methods of consumption.
Simplified Takeout
Food retailers heighten takeout packaging with greater on-the-go portability
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Modernized Tradition Rituals associated with holidays are blended with pop culture and beyond Implications - The rigid formalities of holidays like Christmas are becoming less applicable to young generations who are more involved in pop culture than ever. As brands and consumers perceive rituals to be more reflective of the times, the market for seasonal goods is expanded to be informal and approachable.
Modernized Tradition
Rituals associated with holidays are blended with pop culture and beyond
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Location-Prompted Promotion Campaigns turn to beacon technology for targeted reach-out tactics Implications - Tailoring marketing approaches to be more responsive to consumer needs, brands are turning to technology like iBeacon for customized appeal. Offering apps and online platforms that help locate services or connect with others, retailers are combining the efficiency of location-based technology with a desire to create bonds with buyers, narrowing the technological gap between brand and consumer.
Location-Prompted Promotion
Campaigns turn to beacon technology for targeted reach-out tactics
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Participatory Discount Retailers exchange discounts for action-oriented involvement Implications - Seeking to get consumers more actively involved, brands are offering discounts and rewards based on participatory involvement. Requiring individuals to fulfill tasks, these action-based loyalty techniques help prevent complacency, using activities and interactive experiences to incite a greater connection with consumers.
Participatory Discount
Retailers exchange discounts for action-oriented involvement
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Refurbished Accommodation Hotels add a contemporary spin to vintage aesthetics to stand apart Implications - Adding a sense of nostalgia, hotels are reviving retro aesthetics to maintain an element of familiarity. Breathing new life into vintage goods and outdated decor through contemporary touches, these hotels are allowing travelers to reminisce about styles of the past without having to sacrifice the ease of modern amenities.
Refurbished Accommodation
Hotels add a contemporary spin to vintage aesthetics to stand apart
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Editorial Fandom Famed franchises and fashion collide to the delight of fans Implications - Fashion editorials that mimic Hollywood franchises reflect a shift toward the hyper-acceleration of fandom and fan culture. The integration of franchises into new media speaks to a consumer desire to engage with entertainment and media beyond the screen.
Editorial Fandom
Famed franchises and fashion collide to the delight of fans
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Cross-Media Promotions TV shows turn to unexpected marketing tactics to encourage fandom Implications - Taking exposure beyond simple TV and print ads, franchises are using multiple media platforms to increase hype and fan engagement. Reaching out to consumers through publicity stunts, pop-up shops and even branded products, shows like the Walking Dead are showcasing a move toward more expansive promotional tactics.
Cross-Media Promotions
TV shows turn to unexpected marketing tactics to encourage fandom
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Interactive Print Print campaigns are taken a step further with participatory engagement Implications - Adding a more engaging aspect to print, campaigns are integrating 3D visuals and interactive elements for allure. Transforming magazines and posters into activities that require participation, marketers are helping to bring campaigns to life, adding an immersive quality to traditional print.
Interactive Print
Print campaigns are taken a step further with participatory engagement
4 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 214 more Print Advertising PRO Trends and 1,100 examples!



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