Programmatic Marketing: How to Improve the Experience

While much is said about the ever-increasing share of digital ad dollars being spent programmatically, not enough attention is given to the experience of the marketers behind these programmatic marketing purchases. Are their teams prepared and comfortable within the platforms they use? Do the tools at their disposal paint a clear picture of the customer journey? Are they satisfied with …

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 …

Holiday Marketing Campaigns: 7 Mistakes to Avoid

The good news is that the most festive time of year means more shoppers and more spending. The bad news is that many mid-size businesses make common mistakes that limit the sales and revenue they could be making this season. Let’s take a look at 7 common mistakes marketers make when building their holiday marketing campaigns: 1. Planning your holiday …

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. …

Is Cable TV advertising still relevant?

We are kicking of a series of blogs about different advertising mediums and when they’re appropriate advertising vehicles for your business. With so many advertising options today, advertisers are more confused than ever about the many options available in both traditional and digital advertising. So as an advertising agency that focuses on the placement of advertising, we’ll share with you …