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Media & entertainment market research

How is your brand interacting with today’s media? And how are consumers accessing it? The changing media landscape, fuelled by emerging technologies is having a massive influence on brand perception.

Without robust media market research, you could find yourself adrift in a sea of channels.

Our approach

A new – and increasingly digital – dynamic has created a real challenge in the way companies engage strategically and tactically. It’s had a knock-on effect on how audiences respond to brands.

What does it really mean to stay relevant today? The emphasis on this has never been greater… however you engage with target audiences. Powerful brands are building relationships across a range of platforms, including TV, radio, online, out-of-home advertising, and the all-important social media.

Whatever the campaign, whether it’s through advertising, sponsorship, product placement or today’s celebrity influencers, media measurement through media market research and social media market research plays a key role in enabling brands to maximise effectiveness and ROI across a range of metrics.

How we help

Advertising campaign effectiveness

What’s the most important thing to do before you launch a big advertising campaign? Test your target! Doing this before launch helps optimise and refine creative and messaging for accelerated impact. What’s the most important thing to do after a launch? Evaluate your end-user! We can help you understand campaign impact ROI and the performance of every element against KPIs. Tools include digital ad-pretesting, campaign optimiser and biometrics to understand emotional impact.

Understanding the media landscape

Engaged audiences. It’s every marketeer’s dream. How do you acquire new audiences? Engage existing audiences for longer? Use the tech to drive engagement and content consumption across multiple platforms? And best monetise audiences with subscriptions and advertising? This is a lot to get your head around. Understanding the media landscape is essential, and – stop the press – it’s what we do brilliantly!

Brand tracking

To stay one step ahead, it’s vital to measure and monitor marketing strategy effectiveness and whether shifting brand perceptions align to long-term goals. It’s all about improving targeting and cut-through. Brand tracking allows you to benchmark your brand’s strength in a competitive context and set targets for brand growth.

Brand positioning

If you’re looking to build and maintain a strong brand, it's essential to identify your optimal brand positioning. We do this through a comprehensive assessment of the market and existing brand equity. Our tools help you track brand performance over time to monitor shifting brand perceptions and course-correct your strategy.

Case studies

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Black-led media platformUnderstanding the market

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Digital advertising softwareB2B brand tracking

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Sky MediaOptimising advertisement engagement

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FREE NOWOptimising ad campaigns

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GroupMOn-demand insight into the luxury market

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"Savanta were a joy to work with on an important evaluation project for one of our sponsorship properties. Through a clear and compelling debrief, they demonstrated how the partnership was working to drive improvements in brand perceptions. Most importantly, they were able to separate this impact from an above-the-line campaign which was running at the same time. Overall, it was a great piece of work, which has had real impact in the business – thank you."


“I have worked with Savanta on a variety of clients and projects, from brand tracking to ad testing. Savanta consistently provide actionable insights that allow us to meaningfully improve the output of our communications, whether that's by making small changes to a specific ad, or highlighting key areas of opportunity for brands to unlock their true potential. Unlike many other research agencies, they don't settle at diagnostics, instead going deeper to truly analyse the causes behind scores.”

Senior Planner VCCP

“The biometric research allowed us to go beyond scene-by-scene engagement to truly uncover key differences in relevancy and effectiveness of the two films to measure emotional connection and deeper engagement. We were delighted to be a partner in this UK “first” in advertising research.”

Head of Marketing Volvo
Featured reports
BrandVue’s Most Loved Media Brands 2022
Savanta's latest BrandVue Media report reveals the UK’s most loved media brands - with performance rankings from across all major categories.

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Tracking your ad campaign to maximise sales and ROI
With consumers spoilt for choice in-store and bombarded with messaging across marketing channels, we show you how to monitor how your latest ad campaign is driving your brand?

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The Power of Emotion Creative TV ads
Creative execution is the biggest factor driving advertising profitability that marketers can influence. We show how optimising your creative can multiply your brand’s profits.

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Media campaign effectiveness
Helping you to maximize the ROI of the marketing mix through creative testing and campaign evaluation.

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