16th Aug 2016
16th Aug 2016
A few pointers on briefing include:
Provide background to the challenge first. It's so important that we understand the bigger picture and how the project dovetails to support the end-game.
Tell us your objectives
Why is the project important and how will we collaboratively measure the success of the project? It's common to have more than one objectives but prioritising them is key.
We must understand who we're trying to engage with and what their needs are. This enables us to speak in their language and identify with them.
What are their job titles? How old are they? What do they like doing at work and at home? Are there any industry nuances that they may engage with? Is there a gender bias? Is there any research or industry insight that may help? These are all important questions when briefing creative.
Tone & Message
Once we have a solid understanding of the audience groups, we can start to create an effective message framework that has the right tone of voice and an attractive yet relevant call to action or response mechanism.
Simply - what do you want? It's an easy one to forget but sometimes a clear list of what you need really does help.
Budget and timescales
A budget indication from the outset can be a great help in terms of delivering appropriate solutions - whether it's an integrated campaign, branding or website project.
So there we have it. A few handy hints to bear in mind the next time you put together a project brief.