ValueClick, Inc. (NASDAQ:VCLK) today released new research commissioned by its ValueClick Media division on the topic of branding through digital channels, proving the advantage that ValueClick Media’s total media solution provides to brand marketers versus ad networks.
The study, fielded, tracked and analyzed by recognized digital marketing research experts InsightExpress, sought to objectively quantify the impact that ValueClick Media’s offerings and approach have on the most important metrics brand marketers look at to determine the success of their advertising efforts.
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, the brand value study analyzed nearly 30 branding campaigns delivered by ValueClick Media for major brand marketers, compared with over 100 similar campaigns from competitors in InsightExpress’ InsightNorms™ normative database. In addition to the comprehensive volume of campaigns analyzed, the study also spanned the largest advertising sectors, including telecommunications, retail, consumer packaged goods, travel, pharmaceuticals, and more.
When comparing brand campaigns executed by ValueClick Media against those administered from ad networks, InsightExpress found significant lift across all of the most important brand metrics:
- Over 30 percentage points higher lift in Unaided Awareness (more than five times higher than ad networks)
- Over 16 percentage points higher lift in Online Ad Awareness (more than 15 times higher than ad networks)
- Over 17 percentage points higher lift in Message Association (more than 10 times higher than ad networks)
- Over seven percentage points higher lift in Purchase Intent (more than five times higher than ad networks)
“While ValueClick Media’s solutions for brand marketers may be our best kept secret, they have become one of our fastest-growing offerings,” said Bill Todd, president of ValueClick Media. “As marketers increasingly focus on in-market consumers, and proactively add to that group by spurring desire in others, they find that our ability to accurately find them and move them along their consideration path to be advantageous. We afford brands the ability to simply and cost-effectively reach across sites, platforms and exchanges, while fearlessly providing them with total transparency into accountable brand metrics.”