With TV spots costing brands up to $6m during this year’s Super Bowl, the pressure is on for marketers to justify splashing out.
Brands including Skittles, Doritos, Amazon and Kia are all advertising during the Super Bowl this Sunday (7 February). But according to Twitter, the campaigns that win will be those that take a long-term approach to storytelling.
With a record 114.4 million Americans tuning into last year’s match, it’s clear the Super Bowl remains a huge draw for advertisers. However, with Super Bowl ad slots now pricier than ever before, many brands are changing the way they advertise around US sport’s biggest event.
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