Tag: media plan automation

Evolution of MMO. Part 2: Breakthrough.

  Over the last 40 years there have been some significant changes in Marketing Mix Optimisation: not only different models came and went, but also new advertising channels appeared. The digital revolution has changed the industry significantly, allowing companies to reach more potential customers and make better targeted ads. With so many new marketing channels the issue of optimal budget allocation is as relevant as ever. And some companies are unaware that huge databases they possess are the key to making more informed marketing decisions. By using this high-quality data along with improved techniques companies can react quickly to changes in consumer behavior, which is crucial in the digital age, where advertising campaigns are short-lived, and without the needed data even the most sophisticated models are useless. Accenture successfully introduced more granular data into Media Mix Optimization models complying with GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) as a result of their partnership with Facebook. Firstly, Facebook records the results of paid advertising campaigns on their platform, then receives client’s consent and finally provides the aggregated data to Accenture, that uses the data in MMM. Such almost real-time feedback allows creating and changing Media Mix Models much quicker. Another perk of this… Read more »

Media Measurement Tools

According to EXL Service, retail CMOs and marketing managers invest 8-10% of their sales revenue into marketing. An important thing here is to distribute this budget between different media channels in the most effective way and make sure that all the money spent pays off. What we need is metrics that accurately reflect ROI on a sufficiently granular level; unfortunately for now, media measurement is not keeping pace with business needs in this rapidly changing media landscape, shifting from TV to a multi platform video. On CIMM’s request, the current state of marketing/media ROI analysis was analyzed. The Coalition for Innovative Media Measurement (CIMM) is a group of content providers, buyers and sellers promoting innovation for Television, Internet, Mobile and cross platform audience measurement in the USA. Among CIMM members are CBS, Discovery, NBC, P&G and The Walt Disney Company. In this article we are going to provide a brief overview and comparison of two major tools that are currently used to measure marketing/media ROI, which are: Marketing Mix Models (MMM) Attribution ​ Attribution and MMM are different analyses that are implemented with the same purpose: to find out if the budget is right, how to fine tune the media… Read more »

Case Study: Automating the Work of an Ad Agency

Major ad agencies operate an extensive number of ad projects. A client's single ad campaign can include upwards of 10,000 ad media. Large-scale campaigns require smart planning with account for all the nuances pertaining to the purchase of ad inventory, and proper gathering of all reports and documents once the placements expire. Characteristics of a major ad agency How do major ad agencies operate, specifically? Many clients: the agency managers service over 100 clients; Ads are bought in more than 100,000 media units annually; The agency has about 70 employees; The agency works with more than 870 contractors; Ads are placed in more than 650 cities, while different employees handle the buying in different cities; The overall process of media planning, buying, placement and closing of an ad campaign involves employees from different departments: – client service managers handling client support; – buying managers handling the media buying; – the document control or accounting department responsible for the closing of deals. This results in the following difficulties: the approval process takes a long time, since all matters are discussed and handled via email, both internally and when operating with clients and contractors; the launch of an ad campaign consists of multiple… Read more »

CheckMedia Solution V1.0 Product Description

AdoptoMedia has released the first iteration of CheckMedia Solution: a unique marketing automation software suite. What are the concept and purpose behind it? How can it deliver to optimize your business? What sets it apart? Find out all of this, and more, below.     With CheckMedia Solution V1.0, users are able to create, edit, store, summarize and analyze media plans, and set up automated media biddings.   Who is CheckMedia Solution V1.0 for? CheckMedia Solution V1.0 will help the marketers of large B2C companies, if: they sell products and services to individuals in multiple regions; the company's annual ad budget is upwards of € 4.5 million; the company promotes products via multiple types of media: TV, Internet, radio, OOH advertising, and so on; the company operates over 1000 units of all types of ad media; ads are often bought via multiple agencies: for different media types and tasks.   CMS V1.0 will be the answer if you need to: draw up a single media plan for all regions; keep track of frequently corrected data; store the ad placement history; quickly prepare individual placement reports for each type of ad media; supervise ad budget implementation; quickly compare efficiency of different branches' marketing activity; quickly… Read more »