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June Good Media Idea: Direct Mail

Posted by Jeff Jones on Fri, Jun 30, 2017 @ 11:06 AM

Has your mailman seemed bored lately? It might be due to lower direct mail volume. According to the Direct & Marketing Association (DMA), direct mail usage is projected to experience a 19% decline over the next year as marketers continue to migrate to digital. However, with digital Click Through Rates (CTR) deteriorating, click fraud making headlines and most consumers blurry-eyed from screen fatigue, direct mail could be a good media idea for some brands. In the same DMA report, direct mail response rates are on the rise and it’s currently ranked third in ROI (27%) behind email (122%) and social media (28%).

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Topics: good media ideas, Traditional Advertising, direct mail

Media Plan Synergy

Posted by Drew Conklin on Wed, Jun 7, 2017 @ 09:06 AM

Having begun working in the agency world back when Digital was not even a "thing" yet, I can honestly say I've been doing this a long time and seen a ton of change to the media landscape. However, at the end of the day the planning process and how we go about it hasn't changed much. 

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Topics: digital advertising, print advertising, media buying, out of home advertising, radio, Traditional Advertising, broadcast, benefits of traditional media, synergy, media synergy

Benefits of Traditional Media: Cable Television

Posted by Drew Conklin on Thu, Sep 8, 2016 @ 15:09 PM

As mentioned in our blog on Broadcast Television, we will be discussing Cable Television as a separate Traditional Media option. So with that, here is our continuing look into Traditional Media options and the benefits of each. 

When we think about Television in general, it is just Television; a mix of both Broadcast and Cable. However, when it comes to purchasing, we need to think about them separately.
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Topics: traditional media buying, media buying, Traditional Advertising, benefits of traditional media, cable advertising

Benefits of Traditional Media: Out of Home

Posted by Drew Conklin on Thu, Aug 25, 2016 @ 09:08 AM

In our continuing series on the Benefits of Traditional Media, today's blog will dive into the world of Outdoor, or Out of Home (OOH). 

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Topics: traditional media buying, out of home advertising, outdoor, outdoor advertising, Traditional Advertising, benefits of traditional media

The Speed of Media

Posted by Drew Conklin on Thu, May 12, 2016 @ 12:05 PM

Holy May Batman! Is it really already May? I mean, we are halfway through May. It seems that the older we get, the quicker times flies. We can all remember when the school year seemed to last for years and then we got our first job, and Friday seemed to take forever to get here. Now the weeks seems to fly by as fast as the Japanese bullet train.

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Topics: Media Agency, media planning, media buying, digital media, tv ad buying, outdoor advertising, Radio media buying, Traditional Advertising

Fall Premiere week on TV - The Good, the Bad, the Cancelled

Posted by Scott Christopher on Thu, Sep 26, 2013 @ 09:09 AM

Ah, it's that time of year again. The breeze is swirling the crisp leaves out of the trees and onto the ground, every drink is suddenly pumpkin-spiced, and there's a new line-up of shows on your television! As the networks gear up to premiere their new fall shows these final two weeks of September, we figured we would share the shows we think have lasting power..and those that don't stand a chance.

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Topics: top radio ad buying agency, traditional media buying, top tv ad buying agency, television, TV media buying, tv ad buying, TV strategy, Agents of SHIELD, Traditional Advertising, Robin Williams, Avengers, fall telvision season premieres

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