With audiences increasingly dividing their attention between TV and online, advertisers have sometimes struggled to find the right media mix for their cross-platform ad campaigns. The launch of Nielsen Cross-Platform Campaign Ratings in the UK, though, is allowing brands to take the guesswork out of the equation.
Choice is a significant contributor to the growing fragmentation in the media market, as well as an unprecedented availability of consumer data. Consumers now have myriad platform, device, viewing occasion and product choices, and they’ve baked most of these choices into their everyday lives. This proliferation of choice, however, has created a spider-webbing of options for marketers to keep track of. A Marketer’s role has now shifted from “communicator” to “consumer scientist”.