Advertising on TV, print, and radio typically requires a predetermined budget. What key differences enable some online advertising campaigns to invest with more flexibility without a predetermined budget in mind?

✅  The correct answer is:

Online campaigns are highly measurable and can often automate a positive ROI. It can be strategic to capture all traffic without a predetermined budget as long as ROI is positive.

Question:

Advertising on TV, print, and radio typically requires a predetermined budget. What key differences enable some online advertising campaigns to invest with more flexibility without a predetermined budget in mind?

Solution:

  • Online campaigns generate clicks, whereas other channels generate exposure.
  • Google Ads budgets can only be set once annually and require a fixed commitment.
  • Budgets cannot be applied to online campaigns due to constant changes in traffic.
  • Online campaigns are highly measurable and can often automate a positive ROI. It can be strategic to capture all traffic without a predetermined budget as long as ROI is positive.