Posts Tagged ‘Always On’

Rising Importance of Media Planning in Digital Marketing

Sunday, May 2nd, 2010

Always-on From pages 149-150 of Always On: Advertising, Marketing, and Media in an Era of Consumer Control by Christopher Vollmer with Geoffrey Precourt:

Many agencies have been too slow to recognize just how much of their actual value to marketers has shifted from “the big creative idea” and “the most efficient media buy” to “the most sophisticated and innovative media planning.” In the always-on world, the interdependencies between the media and the message have never been more important. the planner (not the creative of the buyer) has in fact become the driving force in today’s marketing. It is the planner who chooses among media distribution platforms, who ensures that creative executions are integrated across the right touchpoints, and who leverages insights into consumer behavior to support advertising with more relevance and impact. (more…)