SEM1 3.04Online Advertising Objective 1 – Explain the types of online advertising http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/video/mixing-advertising-virtual-reality-10414618
Tops of Online Advertising • Banner ads - embedding an ad into a web page – known as a click through due to interactive actions where the consumer clicks and is taken to the banner ad’s company website • Buttons - smaller banner ad normally used to advertise programs used in creating the site • Pop-up front/under ads - ads that display in a new browser window either in the front or behind the current browser window • Flash ads – adding interactive elements to standard HTML sites • Floating ads - move across a screen or floats above the content
Types of Online Advertising • Exit pops -when you exit a website a related website opens – can be very annoying • Rich media ads -includes animation or video and have more complex user interaction – • Example: ads change when you move your curser over it • http://www.richmediagallery.com/galleryDetail/?id=35641 • Text ads - advertising using text based hyper links • All website text is written in HTML language • Advergames - video games containing advertisements • Virtual worlds – virtual reality/role playing • can be used to market a virtual store
Banner Ads vs. Rich Media Ads • Banner Ads • Cost effective • Above average click through • (Customer clicks on the ad) • Easy to track • Targeted traffic • Often ignored by consumers • Rich Media Ads • Higher cost to create & maintain • Better click through than normal banners • May be viewed as annoying & intrusive • Use of pop-up blockers may prevent viewing
Online Advertising • Sponsored search results – search results that may say “brought to you by” a company • Bookmarks/favorites- collection of direct links to predefined web pages stored in your web browser – called favorites in Internet Explorer • Guides – assists in providing information or a roadmap to the web • E-mail based ads - embedded in or the entire email is an advertisement
Advantages of Online Advertising • Scalability – ability to function regardless of size • Cost-effective - reasonably priced for advertising • Desirable Demographics • Targeted Audience • Viewers are already on a related website • Growing Audience • More and more people online everyday • Tracking Capabilities • Every click is tracked • International/Worldwide Opportunities – market anywhere
Disadvantages of Online Advertising • Consumers may ignore the message • May not reach your target market • May be very expensive • Consumers get distracted – clutter • Viewing problems • Software not compatible
SEM1 3.04Direct Marketing • Objective 2 – Explain types of mobile marketing and the use of electronic media to promote products.
Electronic Media TV & Radio • Most leagues, conferences or teams have national, regional and local broadcast rights • Games are broadcast on TV and Radio • Some have blackouts(TV games must be sold out to have local broadcast) – promotes ticket sales • Some have agreements on additional broadcast rights • Ex: coach and player interviews (before/after/later) games • Teams use this exposure to build their brands and to grow their target markets
Mobile Marketing • Mobile Marketing • the use of wireless network & cell phone as a means of marketing communication • SMS (text messaging) – • short text messages for mobile phones • MMS (multimedia messaging services) • More than just a text • Videos/games sent to your phone • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bgkMpXR6-Nw
Terms – Mobile Marketing • Mobile advergaming – games on the move – using smart phone games as promotional tools – • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_e8mVFtHm4 • Location-based services – recommendation of services like restaurants, retailers, or events in an area • Uses GPS to locate your target location • Examples: urbanspoon.com, zagat.com • http://www.zagat.com/ • QR codes – Quick Response (QR) codes • web-based software solution to create interactive marketing and promotional campaigns through generation of– engage with customers with smart phones in real time response
Mobile Marketing http://www.apple.com/iphone/from-the-app-store/?cid=wwa-us-kwg-features-00001&siclientid=6381&sessguid=58e1991e-872d-434b-be08-5b422a2f4c13&userguid=58e • Mobile Apps Smart phone applications used as advertising • Mobile redemption Coupons sent to smart phone to be redeemed in the store. • Mobile videos – advertising videos sent to phone • http://wasatchmobile.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=76&Itemid=264
Mobile Marketing • Types of devices used • Mobile phones, Tablets • Growth of mobile marketing • Should generate more than $5 billion in sales by 2015 • http://www.mediabistro.com/alltwitter/mobile-marketing_b22962 • Privacy issues with mobile marketing • Users must now agree to have their information released and they can opt out in an easy manner
Mobile Marketing Advantages Disadvantages Privacy issues Navigation issues Viewing issues Deletion of message Lack of reliable measurements tools • Lower cost • Customization • Easy tracking & response • Instant results • Huge viral potential
SEM1 3.04Search Engines • Objective 3 – Explain the use of search-engine optimization strategies.
Search Engines • Search Engines – to provide an international source of information in an organized, systematic manner • Search engines can assist individuals by quickly researching various information groups of interest http://searchengineland.com/guide/what-is-seo • Importance of location • Companies pay more to be at top of search list! • Greater company visibility - Higher level of website traffic • More customer trust in company’s website
Search Engines Advantages Disadvantages Competition Crowded market place Irrelevant web pages causes frustration of consumers PPC (pay per click) can be expensive • Can be an effective marketing technique • Targets the right audience • Cost effective • Builds credibility • Consumers can clearly define what they seek • Organizes information
Vocabulary Search Group “B” Group “A" • A great way for “M&M’s” to inform you about their new flavors! Companies “LINE” up to use this type of Marketing Tool!