Tag: marketing

Are Your Clients’ Ads Connecting with the Wrong Cultural Touchstones?

Creative advertising has long relied on humor and references to cultural touchstones to connect with audiences. As we’ve been reminded over the past several years, humor often comes at the expense of a group which is being “othered” and may have a history of being harassed and victimized.

SMBs Express Record Optimism, More Interest in Digital Advertising

At the end of 2017, the small business optimism index stood at 104.8. The only other time the index has been nearly this high was in 2004, when it reached 104.6.

TV Advertising to Increase by 2.7% in 2018

There are a number of reasons for TV media sellers to cheer the arrival of 2018. Being an even-numbered year, the cyclical advertisers will return in a big way.

Are Your Clients’ Hispanic-Targeted Ads Making Their Mark?

With Hispanic consumers now accounting for 18% of the U.S. population, your clients should think about how they want to connect with these shoppers. New research from Kantar Media shows that Hispanics control 10% of U.S. spending.

Radio to Win 6.6% of Political Ad Dollars in 2018

If you’re selling radio, you need to know which segments are likely to grow this year. Analysts are predicting that you’ll do best by focusing on automotive, food service and the political operators in your market. Here are the details.

Print Circulars to Remain Core Marketing Format

Smartphone screens may be capturing the attention of more consumers, but printed circulars still bring shoppers through the doors of traditional stores. Nielsen researchers conclude that up to 80% of U.S. households rely on this old-school marketing tool to plan their shopping trips.

Sagefrog: More B2B Companies Are Outsourcing Marketing Tasks

Did you know over 61% of B2B operators have no formal marketing plans? If your clients are hesitating to develop formal marketing plans, share the details of Sagefrog Marketing Group’s latest Marketing Mix report with them.

49% of B2C Operators Outsource Content Creation

How does content marketing work for B2C businesses? The Content Marketing Institute has just updated its 2018 report for B2C operators and findings reveal that only approximately 1/3 of these establishments believe they have content marketing under control.

BIA/Kelsey: Local Ad Market to Grow 5.2% Next Year

After a year of sluggish growth, we’re all looking forward to higher ad sales numbers in 2018. BIA/Kelsey analysts have some good new for us. They’re projecting one of the highest increases in the ad market in the past five years.

Targeting the Five Types of Purchase Intent

This white paper identifies the 5 types of Purchase Intent, featuring data from SalesFuel’s annual AudienceSCAN® survey of online shoppers, digital audiences and decision makers in America. These five categories and SalesFuel PRO Tips will help business’ marketing, and sales teams find new effective ways redefine target audiences and better predict future purchase behavior.

TV Ads Rule as Top Millennial Influencer

Consumers have a love-hate relationship with advertising. They don’t always appreciate having their content interrupted by an ad. But, good ad campaigns, released in a variety of formats, catch consumers’ attention and sway their purchases.

Top Categories to Promote with Mobile Ads

With e-commerce poised to account for 9% of all retail sales [eMarketer], you know most of your clients need a good digital marketing and sales strategy. You should be encouraging them to use your digital marketing services to boost their mobile marketing and sales strategies. Here are the numbers to prove the point.

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