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Yume released the first-of-its kind interactive Reach Calculator based on US results of its multi-national research with Nielsen on multi-screen reach and brand impact. The fully-functional tool computes unduplicated reach across TV, online, smartphone, tablet, and connected TV and serves as a directional tool for marketers to use while developing their multi-screen video plan.
“We’re responding to our clients requests for more insight into why they should shift dollars from TV to digital and, more importantly, how much and the impact of doing so on brand metrics,” says Ed Haslam, SVP Marketing, YuMe. “This is the first time we have built a tool based on research that media agencies can use in their offices to do multi-screen video planning.”
Client reactions to the calculator, which was recently presented at YuMe’s global research roadshow as part of a larger Nielsen-powered research study, ranged from ‘very useful’ to ‘I can’t wait to begin using this’. The study that spurred the calculator was comprised of two different studies – an online media survey and an in-person media lab. The results include findings for advertisers around US connected device ownership and how to more accurately plan reaching their target audience across digital video screens.
“This research and accompanying Reach Calculator gives us a tangible resource to bring to the clients now,” says David Klein, Group Planning Director, Assembly. “I think we know the concept of adding a new media channel to our mix, but having the ability to break it out between the different channels and screens is important to us.”
The online multi-screen reach survey of more than 1,000 US respondents (adults 18+) showed:
The multi-device media lab portion, held at CBS’ Television City studied more than 700 adults aged 18-49. The lab tested each respondent’s experience while looking at a series of ad-powered comedy sketches on smartphone, tablet, computer and OTT (over-the-top) devices. Results showed two major findings:
To read the full YuMe-Nielsen report, view the infographic, or to watch the video, visit:www.YuMeResearch.comTo demo the Reach Calculator, visit: yumecalculator.com .