Digital Media and Omni-Channel Marketing

In 2018, digital media spending will surpass traditional media for the very first time. Traditional media still plays a crucial role in reaching consumers, but each new internet connected device, social network, and cutting edge app disrupts the old model, giving marketers a new point through which they can interact with their target customers. With so many choices, there are …

Media Planning: Changing Seasons and Shifting Creatives

As students head back to school, so many marketers are heading back to the drawing board to refresh their ad creatives for the fall & holiday shopping season. Indeed, while some marketers are still finalizing their Labor Day sales, others are already looking ahead to holiday media planning strategies, and for good reason. Last year, the majority of holiday shopping occurred on …

Digital vs. Traditional Media Advertising: What’s best?

A common question we get asked in 2018 is what percentage of my marketing budget should be allocated to digital advertising versus traditional media advertising. This is such a complex question because every business and advertiser has unique products and needs. Digital advertising provides trackable metrics that give marketing managers numbers to “prove” effectiveness. When a digital ad campaign generates …

Programmatic Advertising: What the heck is it?

Have you ever heard marketing people talk about “Programmatic Advertising” and wondered what they’re talking about? If you have, you’re not alone. Jargon confuses people and us marketers are some of the worst offenders. Programmatic Advertising doesn’t have to be confusing and if we drop the jargon and explain it in layman’s terms, you’ll probably be pretty excited about it. …

Luxury Marketing: advertising to an affluent demographic

We market to many demographics. Our service and value proposition for our advertising clients is knowing the media market and understanding through experience the best media channels for reaching specific demographics. A demographic in particular that we’ve been recognized for being successful at reaching is advertising to the affluent. Luxury marketing to affluent consumers is not as easy as geotargeting …

Media Buying Tips: 2018 Advertising Plans

2018 is here! If you’re like some of our clients you may be having that moment of realizing your 2018 advertising plans should have been in place. Don’t panic. We’re working on 2018 media buying right now and this is an excellent time to do it! While it’s always nice to book early, and 4th quarter does give more time …

Traditional Advertising Agency – 2018 Advertising Costs

There are so many media options in 2018 that many business owners feel overwhelmed by the volume of cold calls they receive from advertising reps calling to sell them advertising. Our clients forward our traditional advertising agency sales pitches nearly every day that they’d like us to take a look at. Over the past 10 years we’ve seen thousands and …

Digital Advertising Agency – Using Demography

What is Demography? Stockholm University defines it as “the study of human populations – their size, composition and distribution across space – and the process through which populations change. Births, deaths and migration are the ‘big three’ of demography, jointly producing population stability or change.” How is Demography relevant to media buying and advertising? Demography is important in understanding marketing …