One of the things that has appealed to advertisers about the internet since the first dotcom boom has been its global scope. It allows them to communicate with markets around the world as easily as they previously could their domestic audiences. And as we see TV, radio and mobile all using the internet as the medium to reach a worldwide audience, the importance of the internet as a global medium will only grow. But as an advertiser, how do you assess reach across continents?
In a world of increasingly fragmented audiences and segmented media habits, census information becomes key for planning communication, as it is able to identify traffic across geographical regions at an individual unique browser level. Equally important is that advertisers have a universally recognised set of principles to work with, underpinned by local verification that these principles have been met. That means advertisers, agencies and media owners can be confident that they are basing their commercial decisions on sound data that meets an internationally recognised benchmark of transparency. Read more »