An excellent source for market research reports but varies in content by industry. Find market size and trends, market drivers, consumer attitudes, advertising and marketing, and retail distribution. Contains international and U.S. industry reports. To browse reports, click on 'report categories' and find appropriate market area. To search for a report, type in a keyword into the 'search' text bar at the top right of the screen.
Nielsen Media Research provides competitive advertising intelligence information through Nielsen Monitor-Plus in the U.S. and 30 other markets worldwide. Through a network of affiliates, coverage is extended to more than 70 countries, representing 85% of the world’s advertising spending.
Social Mention is a social media search and analysis platform that aggregates user-generated content from the web into a single stream of information. Track and measure what people are saying about your keyword across the social media landscape in real-time. Social Mention monitors social media outlets including: Twitter, Facebook, FriendFeed, YouTube, Digg, Google, and others. Free web resource.
A database of case reports of the self-regulatory bodies for the advertising industry: the National Advertising Division (NAD) of the Council of Better Business Bureaus; the Children’s Advertising Review Unit (CARU) of the Council of Better Business Bureaus; and the National Advertising Review Board (NARB). Available to School of Journalism & Mass Communication students and faculty ONLY. If you need the login and password please contact the PA Librarian at email@example.com
An excellent image database of over 7,000 U.S. and Canadian advertisements covering five product categories - Beauty and Hygiene, Radio, Television, Transportation, and World War II propaganda - dated between 1911 and 1955. To get started, click on 'browse' on the left-hand side of the screen.
This collection consists of 908 boldly colored and graphically diverse original posters produced from 1936 to 1943 as part of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal. These striking silkscreen, lithograph, and woodcut posters were designed to publicize health and safety programs; cultural programs including art exhibitions, musical performances; travel and tourism and more.
This resource presents over 9,000 images relating to the early history of advertising in the United States. The materials, drawn from the Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library at Duke University, provide a significant and informative perspective on the early evolution of this most ubiquitous feature of modern American business and culture. To familiarize oneself with the collection, click on 'browse' on the left-hand side of the screen
This collection presents a variety of television advertisements, never-broadcast outtakes, and experimental footage reflecting the historical development of television advertising for a major commercial product. While the interface is not user-friendly, this is a useful historical resource for those interested in the history of advertising.
This website contains color images of the contents of the Philip Morris USA Inc. Advertising Archive. These images include print ads, outdoor ads, point-of-sale and direct marketing materials dating back to the early 1900s, including some materials which may not have been published or publicly displayed. While the user interface is not ideal, successful searches can be completed using keywords such as 'marlboro' or other brand names. Searches can also be limited based on date range.