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Media Research

Surprise album
Brand StrategyMedia Research
07/09/2018

Surprise album releases – creating buzz in a Beyhive

Last week, one of the most enduring names in the music industry, Eminem, released a surprise album. This follows the lead of several musicians who in recent years have tried to avoid the stagnation of their brand by using surprise releases. But what lies behind this trend? Can an album…
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Collaborative Co-Branding
Media Research
18/07/2018

Collaborative co-branding: Media Brands’ Response to Digital Disaster

It's no secret that traditional media outlets are under threat - and with many of our clients operating in this space, it's something that we at Hook Research are thinking about regularly. The rise of interactive digital platforms is posing a challenge to both television and print media, harming their…
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Where to, Britain - Hook Research
Brand StrategyMedia Research
19/06/2018

Where to, Britain? – Is Uber’s new branded content a success?

Where to, Britain? is a 6-part documentary series created by Channel 4 and Uber, showcasing vignettes about the ride-hailing app’s drivers and riders – you may have seen one or two of them on All4 or YouTube. These videos have shown up at the end of a contentious year for…
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New and proven media
Media Research
12/06/2018

Striking a balance between new and proven media in the UK

Houseparty, Snapchat, Podcasts, YouTube - there are many different ways that UK audiences can now consume content and engage with the brands they love. But while brands need to engage with these new and emerging forms of content, they also need to keep one-eye on the past - making sure…
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Podcasts 2018 - Hook Research
Media Research
21/05/2018

What can brands learn from UK podcasts in 2018?

What do listeners want from UK podcasts in 2018? And how can brands best operate in this intimate audio space? Those are the questions Hook Research set out to answer in our new research into the UK podcast market. This research began with a series of conversations: chats with some…
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The Power of Print - Hook Research
Media Research
08/04/2018

Trust & Tactility: The Power of Print in a Digital World

How strong is the power of print in a primarily digital world? That's the question Hook Research were tasked with answering for Canopy Media - the UK's biggest media inserts sales house. In this project, we spoke with senior figures across a number of industries - from media companies like the Guardian,…
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2018 MRS Social Media Summit - Hook Research
Media Research
12/02/2018

3 Big Takeaways from the 2018 MRS Social Media Summit

Last week Hook Research attended the 2018 MRS Social Media Summit, and spent a fantastic day listening to stimulating talks about the current social media landscape and brands’ places within it. Running throughout the collection of interesting topics were three big themes that we will certainly be thinking about over…
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Podcast Ads - Hook Research
Media Research
16/10/2017

‘I’m Just Looking for That Personal Connection’: Stories & Podcast Ads

With monthly podcast listenership increasing by 75% over the past 4 years, it’s unsurprising that people are starting to pay serious attention to this audio upstart. This is particularly true in the USA, where monthly podcast penetration has now reached 24% (the same amount of online Americans who use Twitter). As consumers have started to interact…
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Brand StrategyMedia Research
26/07/2017

BBC Media Action – Using radio drama to support people in Syria

At Hook Research, we regularly work with broadcasters in the UK, exploring the power of radio to connect with domestic audiences  - and we’re always interested to learn more about the development of this media around the globe. Sonia Whitehead works as Head of Research, at BBC Media Action, the…
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Media Research
17/07/2017

Why are people worrying about Snapchat’s new Snap Map update?

Hook Research regularly works with young people around the UK to give them insight into what it means to work in media research. Ellis spent a week at Hook, exploring the broadcast landscape currently. As part of her work with us, Ellis pulled together a short piece of research exploring the…
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