The right time and place for a brand message
‘In jail advertising’ is just one example of right time right place advertising. Advertisers and marketers have always known the power of timing. The STAS effect measures established without doubt that there is a close link between when a brand advertises and its impact on the purchase in the immediate period following the communication.
FMCG (fast moving consumer goods) brands have typically spent closer to the end or beginning of the month and on POS (point of sale) to get sales traction. Consumer durables have focused media spends towards festivals and other auspicious seasons. The role for spot deals, offers and point of sale nudging has always been important. But that is how far it got and spends on right time, right place consumer contact were always a smaller percentage of the overall marketing spend in most categories. Three key trends are now poised to create a mini explosion in right time, right place communication.
Trend No. 1 - Consumer on wheels
Consumers across India and the world are now constantly on the go.
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