Advertising only issue is the advertising agency which, in most cases, making the creative decisions and media. Also often supplies support market research and even participate in the total marketing plan. In some advertiser relations agency, the agency operates fairly autonomous in its sphere of competence, in others the poster continues to participate in the creative decisions and media as the campaign progresses.
A modern agency employs three different types of people, in addition to the administration. The first is the creative services group, which includes writers, artists and people involved in the production of advertising. This group develops an advertising campaign, is preparing the track, and create real ads. The second is the marketing services group with expertise in media and market research. This group includes technicians – psychologists who run the market research efforts and operations researchers who develop media buying models. The final major group is the group’s client services, including account executives. The account executive is in many respects, the counterpart agency, brand manager for a client, and is responsible for contacting the customer.
[adsense1]The dominant type of agency offers a full range of services including market research, new product introduction plans, creative services and media purchases, and is known as full service agency. Alternatives to full-service agency for major advertisers have appeared recently. Basically, these involve the replacement of the large agency with smaller specialized organizations, perhaps supplemented by greater customer participation in the premises in the process. Is stimulated by the development of organizations that specialize in buying media (such as Western International Media, and Vitt Media International, which maintained on a 3%) and others that only provide creative series – the “creative boutiques.” The perceived need to make money from advertising and media work harder – by negotiating discounts from major media through the consolidation of media buying and using smaller agencies that sometimes is perceived as more creative than larger ones – have led to this development. Several client companies and advertising agencies have set up subsidiaries through which the media becomes consolidated, and therefore do it cheaper, while advertising agencies often turn to medium-sized external media buying companies to benefit the bargaining power of these companies.