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 [...]

30 Jul 2018

The “Halo Effect” – A Key Advantage Local Media Companies Have Over Agencies for Online Marketing

By |2018-07-30T23:47:09-04:00July 30th, 2018|AdPortal, balanced media mix, Digital, Print, Programmatic, SMB|

Local media companies often overlook the full value of their ‘halo effect’, or additional value and performance of advertising that runs next to credible content. In effect, the ´trust´ in the content, rubs off on the advertising. It is time to start telling this story, and time to leverage this long-earned trust with local businesses in your community. This is [...]

17 Jul 2018

Time for self-service? Ask Amazon, Expedia and your bank….

By |2018-07-17T11:39:57-04:00July 17th, 2018|AdPortal, balanced media mix, Digital, Print, Programmatic, SMB|

Most media companies consider the primary benefits of self-service platforms as a means to reduce costs of selling, delivering ads, and marketing services to small businesses. But a new article in Editor & Publisher points out that a great user-interface for transactions actually adds value for the advertiser as well. E&P included “Amazonified” ad transactions on a key benefit [...]

10 Jul 2018

Local Media Companies Have an Advantage

By |2018-07-10T14:54:12-04:00July 10th, 2018|AdPortal, Digital, Facebook Ads, Print, SMB|

TRUST: The #1 Advantage Media Companies Have to Win in the Local SMB Advertising Game The research matches what we already know on a gut level: Local media companies have a key advantage over “faceless” competitors for local ad dollars. In fact, a recent Kantar Millward Brown survey found, “Consumers are more receptive to traditional media than digital ads.” [...]

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