Look before you leap. Measure twice, cut once. You’ve heard it all before, but an overabundance of enthusiasm can cause anyone to want to jump straight in and get started on an exciting, new venture.
If the media plan is not approved, then the ads won’t run. If the ads don’t run, you don’t get paid. Here are three tips for getting your media plan approved.
Estimating the reach of your advertising placements used to require an advanced math degree. Not anymore. Bionic now automatically calculates your reach right in your media plan. Now you can know your reach before you run your ads.
Although technically obsolete, the tradition of gross media pricing persists in traditional advertising media such as television, radio, billboard, and print. So, it’s important to understand and deal with gross media cost and its relationship with net media cost.
When advertising, it’s important to run your advertisements at the times when your target audience is most likely to hear or see your message. As a media planner, it’s your job to determine the ideal times to advertise. It’s also your job to specify the designated times in your media plan. This is known as dayparting and weekparting.
This article gives you clear, concise definitions and examples of important advertising terminology: Media Market, Population, Rating, Reach, Frequency, Gross Rating Points (GRPs), Impressions, Cost per Point (CPP), and Cost per Thousand Impressions (CPM).
Here’s the “What is ‘Pacing’ in Marketing Performance Management?” presentation given at the Argyle Executive Forum - 2015 Leadership in Digital Marketing Forum on December 3, 2015 at Hogwarts (a.k.a. the Harvard Club) in Boston, Massachusetts.
Running a marketing campaign is like running a marathon. If you ignore your pace, you’ll fail to achieve your marketing performance goals.
In media planning, it’s critical to get yourself into the right state of mind before making investment decisions for your media plans. The average person has 70,000 thoughts each day, and if you don’t learn to organize them, they have the potential to wreak havoc on your productivity.
2.8 seconds of interruption spawns a 200% increase in mistakes. Simplistic reactions like ‘Be more careful’ are useless. Learn 3 tricks that actually work for media planners, marketers, and human beings everywhere.