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Effective Advertising Media Planning

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									Media Planning and

Part 3: Effective Advertising Media
             Chapter 11
           Chapter Outline
I. Chapter Key Points
II. Media Planning and Buying
III. The Media Plan
IV. Media Objectives
V. Media Strategies
VI. A Sample Media Plan for Pizza Hut
VII. Media Buying
VIII.Media Planning Changes and Challenges
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                Key Points
• Outline the basic media concepts used by
  planners and buyers
• Describe the types of information compiled by
  media researchers
• Analyze how media planners set media
• List the key media strategy decisions
• Identify the responsibility of media buyers
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    Media Planning and Buying
• Fragmentation of         The Aperture Concept
  mainstream media and    • The goal of the media
  proliferation of new      planner is to expose the
  media have made media     target audience to the
  buying and planning       message at the critical
  more challenging and      point when the
                            consumer is receptive
  more creative             to the brand message

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          The Media Plan
• A written document that summarizes
  the objectives and strategies pertinent
  to the placement of a company’s
  advertising messages

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              Media Research
    Information Sources         Client information
•   Client information     •   Targeted markets
•   Market research        •   Previous promotions
•   Competitive                and their performance
    advertising            •   Product sales and
•   Media information          distribution patterns
•   Consumer information   •   Brand plans
                           •   The budget

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             Media Research
    Market Research         Competitive Advertising
• Independently gathered   • Media planners make
  information about          decisions based on the
  markets and product        amount of competitive
  categories                 traffic
                           • Share of voice
                             – Measures the percentage
                               of total advertising
                               spending by one brand
                               relative to the
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              Media Research
   Media Information          Consumer Information
• Various media provide      • Media planners use
  information about the        consumer information
  size and makeup of their     to locate the target
  audiences                    audience within media
• Designated marketing         markets

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         Media Objectives
• Exposure and    • Gross impressions
  GRPs               – The sum of the audiences
                       of al the media vehicles
• The Reach            used during a certain
  Objective            time span
                  • Gross Ratings Points
• The Frequency
                     – Media planners convert
  Objective            impressions to gross
• Effective            ratings points in order to
                       compare the efficiency
  Frequency            of media schedules

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         Media Objectives
• Exposure and    • The percentage of the
  GRPs              audience that is exposed
                    at least once to the
• The Reach         advertiser’s message
  Objective         during a specific time
• The Frequency     frame
  Objective       • Unduplicated audiences
• Effective
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         Media Objectives
• Exposure and    • Estimates the number of
  GRPs              times the exposure is
                    expected to happen
• The Reach          – Average frequency
  Objective          – Frequency distribution
• The Frequency
• Effective
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         Media Objectives
• Exposure and    • Combines the reach and
  GRPs              frequency elements into
                    one factor
• The Reach
• The Frequency
• Effective
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            Media Strategies
• Media planners determine the most cost-
  effective media mix that will reach the target
  audience and satisfy the media objectives
• Strategies are designed to deliver on the media
  objectives, to deliver the right level of
  exposure in terms of reach and frequency

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             Media Strategies
Target audience strategies    Media mix selection
• Media use                • Using a variety of media
• Geography                  to get your message out
• Consumption patterns       to customers
                           • Media selection is based
                             on message needs

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               Media Strategies
    Cost Efficiency               Scheduling Strategies
• Cost per thousand             • Timing strategies
   – CPM = cost of message        – Duration: How long
     unit/gross impressions x     – Continuity: How often
                                • The media budget
• Cost per point                  – An initial assessment of
   – CPP = cost of message          the amount of money
     unit/program or issue          available determines
     rating                         media used

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A Sample Media Plan for Pizza Hut
• Situation and Consumer Analysis
  – Discusses media options and opportunities to
    narrowly target consumers using niche channels
    and programs
  – Describes target audiences, psychographics, and
    best way to reach these audiences

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A Sample Media Plan for Pizza Hut
• Media Objectives and Aperture Strategies
  – Maintain top-of-mind awareness
  – Build broad research for new products/big events
  – Ensure important male targets are reached, and
    balance age 18-34 and 35-49 demographic
  – Provide option windows to address local needs

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A Sample Media Plan for Pizza Hut
• The Media Mix
  – Establish a Pizza Hut presence
  – Create highly visible launch platforms for Big New
    Yorker and Star Wars event
  – Reach heavy pizza user target
  – Integrate national and local media plans

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A Sample Media Plan for Pizza Hut
• The Flowchart: Scheduling and Budgeting
  – Uses graphics to show the month-by-month
    placement of messages
  – Detail the anticipated impact through forecasted
    levels of GRPs
  – Illustrate how the campaign budget is allocated by
    medium and by month

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               Media Buying
• Buying is a complicated     Providing inside info
  process                   • Media buyers are
• The American                important information
  Association of              sources for media
  Advertising Agencies        planners
  (AAAA) lists no fewer     • Close enough to day-to-
  than 21 elements in the     day changes in media
  authorization for a         popularity and pricing
  media buy                   to be a constant source
                              of inside information
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               Media Buying
Selecting Media Vehicles           Negotiation
• Choose the best vehicles • Media buyers pursue
  that fit the target        special advantages for
  audience’s aperture        clients
• The media planner lays • Locate the desired
  out the direction; the     vehicles and negotiate
  buyer is responsible for   and maintain
  choosing specific          satisfactory schedule
  vehicles                   and rates

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               Media Buying
   Preferred Positions         Extra Support Offers
• Locations in print media   • Value-added media
  that offer readership        services
  advantages                   – Contests
• Preferred positions          – Special events
  often carry a premium        – Merchandising space at
  surcharge                      stores
                               – Displays
                               – Trade-directed

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                 Media Buying
  Billing and Payment              Monitoring the Buy
• It is the responsibility of   • The media buyer tracks
  the advertiser to make          the performance of the
  payments to various             media plan as it is
  media                           implemented, as well as
• The agency is                   afterward
  contractually obligated       • Poorly performing
  to pay the invoice on           vehicles must be
  behalf of the client            replaced or costs must
                                  be modified
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               Media Buying
      Make-Goods               Post-campaign Eval
• A policy of              • Once a campaign is
  compensating for           completed, the planner
  missed positions or        compares the plan’s
  errors in handling the     expectations and forecasts
  message presentation       with what actually happened
• Ensure that the          • Provides guidance for future
                             media plans
  advertiser is
  appropriately when
  they occur
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    Media Planning Changes and
• Unbundling media buying and planning
• Online media buying
• New forms of media research needed

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