10 Jan 2020

Where in the World is iPublish Media This Decade?

By |2020-01-13T10:16:51-05:00January 10th, 2020|AdPortal, Conferences|

The start of a new year brings upon the start of Conference season. iPublish Media Solutions is looking forward to attending several top digital and newspaper conferences the first part of this year. Between networking with old friends, meeting new friends, picking up top tips from keynote speakers, and sharing ways AdPortal can support revenue goals and reduce operation [...]

1 Oct 2019

Lots of Learning for Newspapers at California Realtor’s Association Meeting Last Week

By |2019-10-02T16:18:59-04:00October 1st, 2019|AdPortal, balanced media mix, Conferences, Real Estate|

I had the great fortune of joining our partners from Media News Group in their booth in California last week for the California Realtor’s Association Meeting. What a great chance to interact with brokers and agents, and hear how our clients use our software to make sales. What was immediately apparent were three things: ONE: Agents and brokers are [...]

26 Mar 2019

Borrell Speakers to Media Executives: Automate & Bundle!

By |2019-03-27T12:19:54-04:00March 26th, 2019|AdPortal, Conferences, Digital, Facebook Ads, Obituary, Print, Real Estate, Recruitment, SMB|

Two key recommendations for local media stood out at the 2019 Borrell & Associates Local Online Advertising Conference (LOAC): 1. Automate the buying process 2. Bundle different ad types in the sale Automate Advertising Buys The most persuasive advocate of automating the advertising buy was Philip Rather, head of local at Facebook. “By 2020, 85% of customer interactions will be [...]

19 Mar 2019

On Second Thought: What to Remember from 2019 Mega-Conference

By |2019-03-20T09:27:39-04:00March 19th, 2019|AdPortal, Conferences, Digital, Facebook Ads, Obituary, Print, Real Estate, Recruitment, SMB|

A couple of weeks have gone by since the 2019 Mega-Conference, giving us time to digest the key messages for this year from a jam-packed three days of listening to speakers and customers. This year, iPublish Media Solutions was pleased to see the new focus on how technology powers online sales, not just outside sales teams. With so many [...]

18 Sep 2018

Find Us at LMA Media Transformation 2018

By |2018-09-20T11:32:43-04:00September 18th, 2018|AdPortal, Company, Conferences, Print, Real Estate, Recruitment, SMB|

“Sustainable business models, innovation and media transformation.”We are so excited to join our friends and colleagues at the Local Media Association Media Transformation 2018 conference in Kansas City Sept 25-27. The theme of the conference is one we take seriously: “Focus on sustainable business models, innovation and media transformation.”Sustainable business models: if iPublish had a mantra, it would be “self-service [...]

16 Aug 2018

LMA’s “Selling Digital Marketing Services” Take-Away: Two Opportunities Stood Out

By |2018-08-20T14:30:30-04:00August 16th, 2018|AdPortal, balanced media mix, Conferences, Digital, Print, Programmatic|

August 8th and 9th at the Local Media Association's “Selling Digital Marketing Services” conference, two opportunities really stood out. 1. Real Estate Opportunities First were the “facts and figures” Gordon Borrell and Jim Brown shared related to the white-hot opportunities in Real Estate. For example: The average brokerage firm spends $52,969 on advertising (average firm means 3-4 people) Real Estate [...]

8 May 2018

LMA Take-Away: We are local ad agencies, and we need a disciplined commitment to follow the data

By |2018-05-10T11:28:03-04:00May 8th, 2018|AdPortal, balanced media mix, Conferences, Digital, Print, Programmatic|

Do you believe in data? Last week the iPublish Media team joined media and advertising leaders at the Local Media Association Digital Revenue Summit to discuss practical strategies to grow local digital advertising revenue and reduce operating costs for traditional newspaper and broadcast companies. "The market leaders from our benchmarking data look more like ad agencies than media companies," said [...]