The media landscape isn’t going to get less complex any time soon. In fact, the number of ways to connect with consumers is growing. By thinking of platforms and channels first, you can’t possibly keep up with the speed of this evolution. Instead, by keeping the audience at the core of everything we do, we’re able to constantly learn from and improve our approach to media. We use the latest innovations in audience-targeting and media planning to drive market-leading campaigns, with proven results. As a team we have experience across multiple markets with in-house language capabilities to ensure we understand your business and can deliver campaigns which speak to audiences at a local level across the globe.
What Is The Performance Media Challenge?
Brands are a facing a battle on two fronts. An oversaturated market means that audiences are becoming “ad blind”, meanwhile, an increase in the number of platforms and channels means media is often disconnected making it harder to determine where media investment is actually moving the dial. We help fix this by taking a holistic, data-driven approach to media. We target people with the right message on the right format to improve the user experience and, in turn, performance: because, ultimately, people aren't blind to ads that speak specifically to them.
Our Performance Solution
Performance can mean different things to different brands. From building awareness, to increasing engagement or conversions, we know how to use the media at our disposal to meet our clients’ objectives – while simultaneously helping them achieve a more sophisticated level of data maturity. And we don’t just stop with a conversion – we work with our analytics team to make data-driven decisions about where to find consumers that will drive lifetime value, rather than focusing on short-term goals.
Why Work With Merkle?
This isn't off the shelf media – it's bespoke. There's no guesswork or “gut feel” about which channels to use – we plan our media around the people we want to target using sources of first, second and third-party data. Wherever possible, we look to target addressable audiences – people that we know as much as possible about – and accurately track them across different platforms and devices. Plus, our experience with CRM means we’re experts at using our clients’ first-party data to connect with users on a one-to-one basis.