Advertising - The Media Commission System Essay by The Research Group

Advertising - The Media Commission System
This paper examines the role of the advertising agency the traditional payment schedule commissions.
# 73003 | 1,350 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2004 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2004 in Advertising (General)

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This paper discusses the role of an advertising agency and its the traditional payment system of commissions based on media placement fees paid by the client. The paper looks at financial issues from the agency's perspective with commissions, and alternatives to commissions such as labor-based and full-fee alternatives. The paper concludes that the commission structure is being phased out and that the industry will embrace alternatives.

From the Paper:

"The advertising agency has become a staple of business today. There are advertising agencies that specialize in international marketing, others that specialize in particular industries and still others that focus on particular media. Some agencies are full-service, offering their clients a complete package from concept through execution and placement, while other agencies are more specialized. Increasingly, advertising agencies are participating in key aspects of marketing including the product aspect of the marketing mix."

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