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What is a Media Buyer?

A media buyer is a professional who is responsible for the negotiation and ongoing management of purchasing advertising space for their clients. This typically involves conducting market research to identify the most appropriate channels for advertising, negotiating rates with media outlets, managing the placement and timing of advertisements to maximize their effectiveness, and making optimizations throughout ad campaigns to increase return on investments. Media buyers may work …

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2022 advertising tactics. So, what types of advertising do we do?

Today, I had lunch with an old friend I hadn’t seen for about 20 years. We started catching up, and she asked a great question that I realized isn’t addressed on our website. So I thought, hey, that’s a great blog post! What type of advertising do we do at Thrive? When it comes to 2022 advertising tactics, we do …

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How to Make Radio Advertising Work in 2022

My husband and I use media very differently. I stream podcasts, digital radio, and audiobooks when I’m at home or in the car. My husband is a radio guy. Radio advertising in 2022 works for my husband, but it doesn’t work for me. It doesn’t work on me because I don’t listen to the radio. My husband though is a …

Media Planner Vs Media Buyer

Media Planner vs Media Buyer: do you know the differences?

Many marketing and business people wonder what the difference between a Media Buyer and Media Planner is. In a traditional sizeable creative agency environment, there are often separate roles for the Media Planner vs Media Buyer. A Media Planner is typically responsible for analyzing data to ensure that advertising campaigns reach the right demographic most efficiently. These folks assess the …

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Here’s the Scoop on the Media We Buy Most

Much like you lean on the wisdom and experience of a trusted adviser to invest your personal money, working with our media buying team puts your advertising dollars in a powerful position. Thrive’s digital and traditional media buying services were created to bring you years of insider knowledge, through in-the-trenches experience in media sales. Uniquely positioned with “backstage pass” knowledge, …

Luxury Marketing: Advice to Advertisers Who Run Luxury Marketing Campaigns

As always, the very best way to get more for your marketing budget is to use a professional media buyer. Media Buying is what we do every single day. We know how to get you more for your advertising dollars, and candidly we’ve been told by many clients that we’re worth our weight in gold! Business Owners and Marketing Managers …

Programmatic Marketing: All you need to you

2020 marketing: Programmatic Remarketing and Prospecting  Programmatic Marketing sounds jargony. Many of our customers were either confused by Programmatic Advertising or had no idea what Programmatic was before they started working with us. Programmatic Advertising gives you, the advertiser, the power to deliver personalized, always-on, highly relevant ads to current and prospective customers. Programmatic advertising technology uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) …

This ONE Marketing Mistake is Costing You Thousands

Over the past decade we’ve had the privilege of working with countless Marketing Managers. One of the things we enjoy the most is getting to know each of them and learning how they work best. We’ve learned a lot from our clients. They provide us opportunities to learn alongside them while discussing marketing challenges and we find that those experiences …

What You Ought to Know About Millennial Marketing

We know how to make advertising campaigns work over here especially when it comes to Millennial Marketing. Millennial Moms are a demographic specialty of ours. Marketing Tip: If you’re marketing to moms, Millennial or GenX , think BUSY. Moms are busy! So how do you reach moms on the go? We have so many ideas! We’ll help you! Moms are buying things all. the. time. Big …