Media Buying 101: How NOT To Get Ripped Off

Today, we’re going to tell you how NOT to get ripped off when buying television or radio ads. Buying radio and TV spots directly from a station is a common mistake many companies make. What companies don’t realize is when you buy direct, you are likely getting the highest price and worst spot for your money. In this episode, Tyler and Michael explain why you should work with an agency media buyer to help get the most out of your marketing dollars.

Why you should work with an agency media buyer:

  • They save you money
  • They negotiate pricing
  • They know the industry
  • They can leverage their contacts in other markets
  • Access to TV & radio pricing database
  • Unbiased price negotiation
  • Possible refunds from stations who don’t deliver on their end
  • If your agency has a media buyer on staff, utilizing that agency service is typically free
  • Allows you to get the best results for your marketing dollars

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