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Merkle to Host TV Tune-In Strategy Webinar

September 15, 2016
Columbia, MD

Merkle (www.merkleinc.com), a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, announced that it will host a webinar titled, Seven Strategies for Driving TV Tune-in on October 4, 2016 at 2 PM EST. Merkle presenters Andy Fisher, chief analytics officer and Matt Naeger, SVP, client partner, will define and detail how television networks are making a crucial shift from brand marketing to direct-response approaches for driving TV tune-in, with audience measurement across devices.

The golden age of television has brought about a multitude of opportunities for networks to expand their viewership and build stronger bonds with their consumers. As competition for eyes heats up, taking advantage of those opportunities is even more critical. Networks face challenges that are forcing a drastic change in how they reach and retain their audiences. The webinar will provide the keys to a successful direct-response campaign across devices, including how individual-level measurement, analysis, optimization, and scale are achieved in the world of TV marketing. Combined with the exciting new frontier of over-the-top (OTT) content delivery, these strategies are difficult to implement, but are very rewarding for the networks that have adopted closed-loop marketing practices.

In support of the webinar, Merkle’s white paper, A Marketer’s Guide to Strategies for Driving TV Tune-In, offers a comprehensive breakdown of the seven strategies. This in-depth guide focuses on an individual-level measurement system, analysis of individual viewing behavior, scale, industry-proven direct-response results, optimization and rapidity, integrated consumer and set-top-box (STB) data, and the type of commitment and resources required for success.

“With TV marketing changing in pace with technology, the innovators are adopting direct-response techniques to be competitive in an industry that is becoming more digital,” said Fisher. “In many cases, we are even helping clients adapt their OTT approaches to their linear programming, simply because they are achieving great results from having more targeted, measurable, and attributable advertising.” 

About Merkle

Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. For more than 30 years, Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. The agency’s heritage in data, technology, and analytics forms the foundation for its unmatched skills in understanding consumer insights that drive people-based marketing strategies. Its combined strengths in performance media, customer experience, customer relationship management, loyalty, and enterprise marketing technology drive improved marketing results and competitive advantage. With 5,200 employees, Merkle is headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, with 24 additional offices in the US and 25 offices in Europe and APAC. In 2016, the agency joined the Dentsu Aegis Network. For more information, contact Merkle at 1-877-9-Merkle or visit www.merkleinc.com.

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