Below are some of the industry tools we have at our disposal:
NIELSEN – NIELSEN allows us to make educated decisions about reaching the right audience. We use the most recent books for any market we are buying to give us insight into a specific daypart, program, or station’s recent performance among our target demographic. Once a campaign has run, we use the new books to ensure the stations have all met their goals and ensure accountability.
SQAD – SQAD provides real, reliable advertising and media cost data based on market and quarter. SQAD is recognized as the industry standard media cost forecasting source for national TV, Spot TV, Hispanic Spot TV, Spot Radio, and even Digital! We use SQAD to see what others in the market are paying and use it as a starting point for any negotiations.
STRATA – STRATA is a powerful suite of planning and buying tools that allows us to closely monitor every aspect of a buy, from our planning metrics (reach, frequency, gross rating points, cost per point) to our fulfillment and monitoring (booking, posting, tracking).
NIELSEN SCARBOROUGH – Scarborough surveys more than 210,000 people across the country to capture consumer trends within specific markets. We use the seemingly endless details about local consumer shopping habits and media preferences; technology adoption and social media usage; demographics, voting patterns and more; Nielsen Scarborough local insight measurements go well below the surface of a specific consumer audience to reveal what matters most to them.