4th Floor, The Corner, 91-93 Farringdon Road
London, England EC1M 3LN

As seismic shifts continue in the ways in which audiences consume media, advertising is traded, channels converge and targeting evolves, today’s digital marketer needs to be ready to understand this new media landscape. This course offers a comprehensive look across all media, including search, affiliate, email, mobile, social & display, to give delegates the broadest view of digital media opportunities, challenges, buying methods and key considerations around the complexities of planning, buying and executing online campaigns.

Who should attend?
Anyone with a remit for acquiring customers online or building brand awareness via advertising campaigns, for instance brand managers, digital marketing and campaign managers, agency account handlers, marketing executives and media. Some online experience is beneficial.

How will I benefit?
You will acquire a broad understanding of the role of strategy, planning, buying and of current trends that influence this such as media fragmentation, audience shifts in consumptions, web 2.0 and social media. By the end of the day, you’ll be confident in planning and executing a digital campaign from brief to conclusion including planning, buying and measurement.

What will I learn?
A practical, discussion-led workshop, it is divided into three key areas of planning and strategy, how to deliver a digital advertising campaign, and delivery, measurement and analysis. After attending the course, you'll understand the trends in line media planning and buying, know the scope and tools available, and the different trading models used, including CPM, CPC and CPA together with targeted placements, networks and auctions. A case study will guide you through best practice in behavioural targeting. You'll learn about the importance of analytics and tracking, and the most relevant methods of measuring effectiveness.

Planning and strategy:

How digital differs from other traditional media opportunities
Audience behaviour online: penetration rates, trends, challenges
Online spend, so who's spending how much and on what?
Selecting the right channels, formats and placements for your campaign
Key considerations to take into account when briefing and developing creative
How to overcome the key challenges of digital marketing to maximise ROI?
Sources of data to inform your decision making
Digital marketing: how to deliver an effective campaign:

Understanding the role of different digital channels in the decision-making process
How to buy behaviour rather than demographics
Considerations for direct response versus brand objectives
The planning process and tools used in media planning such as ComScore, Hitwise, and AdRelevance
Other tools for campaign planning
Creative and targeting strategy, including what to consider
The art of negotiation
The importance of integration with other channels
Developing a good brief and understanding channel split
Delivery, measurement and analysis:

Why your messages might not be delivered
Analytics that offer actionable insight
Setting objectives that add value
Measuring campaign effectiveness - DR and brand metrics

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Added by E-consultancy on November 3, 2009