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Presidents of Ad Sales, CFOs, COO’s and Chief Research Officers leverage SMI’s ad spend data to gain an accurate picture of the rapidly-evolving advertising market. Understand your true market share by competitor, focus on which advertiser categories are driving demand, get a better handle on relative CPM’s across the market, see where digital dollars are coming from and where they are going to. All these unique insights enable faster, better decisions before your competitors can respond.
Portfolio Managers and Analysts in leading Buy Side firms rely on SMI’s data to make faster, better informed investment decisions around companies in the media sector. Our data comes out on the 15th of each month – giving investment professionals three looks at the data before reporting. SMI’s data tracks up to 80% of publicly-traded media companies’ advertising revenue, making this data a unique place to understand the health of individual companies – and the sector – well in advance of earnings.
This incredibly intuitive interface wins plaudits from finance pros and media gurus alike. Quickly find and cross-tab the key data you need, whether it’s monthly Ad Sales revenue or Quarterly trends. The SMI data is easily exported and overlaid with external data sources. SMI's world-class business intelligence allows data subscribers to see new and unique industry trends within 15 days of the end of the month using one methodology across all media types and vendors.
SMI Insights brings you unparalleled visibility against your competitive set. Top line, big picture trends. What ad spend dollars are going to US Weekly vs. People and what sectors have lost share? What propelled Newspapers to grow so quickly in January? Has your ad sales team really come through this quarter?
SMI custom reports can bring you unparalleled insights into your competitive set. What ad spend dollars are going to CNN vs. CNBC and which of our competitors are winning or losing share? What propelled Cable to grow so quickly in the first Quarter and is this sustainable? How are we performing in the Scatter Market versus our direct competitor set?
SMI Market Overview (CYTD)
With one click, tap into the pulse of the entire Media Sector.
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24 MAR 2015 Financial Times
The US television industry is at a turning point, as broadcasters and cable networks digest the first evidence of what analysts say will be a long-term trend of slowing advertising sales and eroding audiences. Spanish-language channels, however, are booming.
18 MAR 2015 SMI
Standard Media Index’s latest data shows major TV events impacted spend in February
12 MAR 2015 SMI
Standard Media Index compares its U.S, U.K. and Australian ad spend data
23 FEB 2015 The Wall Street Journal
TV networks are gearing up for the spring “upfronts,” where cable and broadcast companies present their upcoming seasons to marketers in the hopes of securing ad contracts.
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