Advertising media options

By Rizbie Yunus on Friday, 5 August 2011

Advertising media options

Advertising is altering the behavior of advertisers and its implications for advertising supported media. Many businesses are struggling to understand changes in audience media use!

Advertising is one of the most powerful tool available to promote ones brand. It parks an idea in your targeted markets mind. This idea can be activated immediately by a call to action advert or in a latter time by some other stimulus.

"Good advertising depends on the RIGHT media selection", good creative and the right content. Blanket advertising caters to the lowest common denominator of the market. It utilises a media that has a wider reach but can limit your incentive options. Targeted advertising is the most personal of all the media option as they are to a specific audience or known recipients.

Advertising media to be considered:

Blanket advertising

  • Online advertising
  • Print media
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Cinema
  • Outdoor billboards

Targeted advertising

  • Email
  • Direct mail
  • Promotional products
  • Telemarketing
  • Database

In the current environment its more vital for all businesses to understand which medium will best achieve their advertising objectives. All businesses need to advertise in order to retain their respective clients, increase customers value and obtain new customers.

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