9 Mar 2020

Live at Borrell Miami LOAC 2020 – Rapid-Fire Case Study Session

By |2020-03-18T11:53:29-04:00March 9th, 2020|AdPortal, Conferences, Digital, SMB|

STRATEGIES FOR DRIVING REVENUE ACROSS VERTICALS: iPUBLISH VERTICALS PLUS On Monday, March 9, 2020 at #BorrellMiami LOAC conference, Brian Gorman, Chief Revenue Officer of iPublish Media Solutions, presented solutions for automated sales and fulfillment processes for digital advertising across verticals. Listen to the presentation, recorded live at Borrell's LOAC Conference. Live from #BorrellMiami Brian Gorman introduces Verticals PLUS! Posted [...]

19 Nov 2019

Forecasted Spending Trends for 2020 Aid in Strategic Planning

By |2019-11-20T13:33:41-05:00November 19th, 2019|AdPortal, balanced media mix, Digital, Real Estate, VIdeo|

2020 Forecast Recent forecasts on advertising spending for 2020 includes a couple of important takeaways for local media managers making strategic plans for next year. Topping the charts for increased spending in 2020 are auto and real estate, each of which are forecasted to be up by a little more than 3% next year, with about 20% of realtors [...]

13 Aug 2019

“8 Ways to Increase Digital Revenue by 50% or More” – You Have To Read This

By |2019-08-14T10:35:57-04:00August 13th, 2019|AdPortal, Digital, Programmatic, SMB|

As avid readers of blogs and LinkedIn posts from industry leaders, we came across this article re-posted by our colleagues at Brainworks - “8 Ways to Increase Digital Revenue by 50% or More.” With a headline like that, we had to stop and read it. It contains some valuable tips, we agree with many of the author’s tips, and [...]

10 Jul 2019

Self-Service No Longer A Trend, But An Expectation

By |2019-07-10T14:06:55-04:00July 10th, 2019|AdPortal, Digital, Print|

Newscycle/Naviga recently recommended that their newspaper clients offer an advertising self-service portal and listed eight reasons why this gives newspapers an advantage. In addition to the convenience for advertisers and labor savings for newspapers, they also highlighted increasing evidence that customers today expect to be able to buy and pay online for their advertising for a variety of reasons. [...]

2 May 2019

Publishers Improve Ad Bundles with Turn-Key, High-Margin Video

By |2019-05-02T10:26:56-04:00May 2nd, 2019|AdPortal, Digital, Real Estate, SMB, VIdeo|

It's very clear that the use of Video for Publishers is a major opportunity. For those of you who have attended recent media conferences you consistently see Video at or near the top of Publisher opportunity lists. You may also follow the daily stream of research/data showing the importance of Video from both the content and revenue sides of [...]

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 [...]

30 Oct 2018

Close that Sale with Unlimited Low-Cost Spec Ads

By |2018-10-30T14:08:22-04:00October 30th, 2018|AdPortal, Creative, Digital, Facebook Ads, Print, Programmatic, SMB|

Close that Sale with Unlimited Low-Cost Spec Ads Included in Every Proposal, Every Time! Sales managers have argued for years that taking spec ads to clients in the field results in more second appointments and additional closings. Some even set “spec ad goals” for reps. It’s a hot topic for every type of agency faced with pitching new business. [...]

5 Sep 2018

Why Your Sales Force is Missing 64% of the Market

By |2018-09-05T09:32:13-04:00September 5th, 2018|AdPortal, Digital, Facebook Ads, Print, Programmatic, SMB|

Your sales force is missing 64% percent of the SMB´s who buy marketing services, and they are doing nothing wrong. That is because 64% of SMBs expect to execute all marketing themselves, according to USA Inside, 2018. That number is also on the rise, up from 51% in 2017. As complex as online marketing platforms can be, local business [...]

27 Aug 2018

Millennials to Media Companies: Go full-stack or go home!

By |2018-09-05T08:31:00-04:00August 27th, 2018|AdPortal, balanced media mix, Digital, Facebook Ads, Print, Programmatic, SMB|

Small businesses want to buy a full-stack marketing solution from a single source, according to a report from the Local Search Association. Media companies are poised to reap the rewards of this trend, so long as they solve the puzzle of how to make the margins work. Publishers and media companies need both higher margins on 3rd party digital [...]