Five Reasons Advertising Is So Important

Strategy Driven

It doesn’t matter what type of business you have, you need to advertise. Advertising is the way to do it and there are so many different avenues which you can go down to show your business off to the world. The best thing about advertising is that it doesn’t have to cost you too much money. For example, Facebook is free to advertise, but if you want to target the right audience , you need to write a check. Advertising is just the beginning.

Click Fraud Is a Plague on Online Advertising

Strategy Driven

In many cases, click fraud is perpetrated by people who want to drain their competitors’ advertising budgets. They know that if they do this successfully, their competitors will not have any funds left to run their advertising campaigns.

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3 Ways to Effectively Advertise Your Business at Low Cost

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Large Car Magnets for Business Advertising

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Digital Marketing Mantra for Advertisers

Strategy Driven

With so many audiences, especially the younger ones, moving away from linear television, barely touching newspapers or magazines and with their heads down into their phones even out on the streets, it seems that the only sensible place advertisers can find their audiences now is in the online space. This is driving advertisers to adapt and form digital media strategies, but media practices from the offline world don’t translate well to the online world. The Mantra for Advertisers.

The Benefits Of Radio Advertising

Strategy Driven

If you’re considering using radio advertising for your business but you don’t know whether it’s for you then don’t worry, you have come to the right place. Whether you’ve just started your business or you’ve been doing it for years, the decision to use radio advertising shouldn’t be taken lightly. To help you decide, here are some of the benefits of radio advertising: You Can Concentrate On A Local Audience. You Can Advertise On A Station Your Target Audience Will Listen To.

Leadership Inspirations ? Advertising

Strategy Driven

“When business is good it pays to advertise, when it is bad you have got to advertise.” You just finished reading Leadership Inspirations - Advertising ! The post Leadership Inspirations – Advertising appeared first on StrategyDriven. ” Red Auerbach (1917 – 2006). Hall of Fame Basketball Coach of the Washington Capitols, Tri-Cities Blackhawks and Boston Celtics. Consider leaving a comment!

Brilliant or False Advertising?

CEO Blog

I pass a nursery on the way home that has a "U Pick Pumpkin" sign out. I know what a U Pick is. You go into the field where the pumpkins grow and pick your own pumpkin. This one is hilarious though. The U Pick is you go into a parking lot and choose from the dozens of sorted pumpkins. Perhaps the grocery store should have a sign "U Pick Bananas" because the same theory applies. The place does a huge business so I stopped - always fascinated by successful businesses.

4 Tips to Make Your Video Advertising Better

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Writing a Great Headline for Your Advertisement!

Strategy Driven

There is no denying the fact that the success of an advertisement lies mostly in the headline. The headline should grab the reader by the collar and make him want to read the rest of the advertisement. Words in headlines should act as tags for the advertisement. If a company is selling reasonably priced furniture, the headline of their advertisement should be “Durable Furniture for Less Price”. If a visual is placed in the advertisement, it will be a good complement.

21 Most Powerful Women In Mobile Advertising

Women on Business

A new list of the 21 most important women in mobile advertising is now available to try to fix that glaring mistake, but even Business Insider admits there are flaws which go way beyond its list: “While there are plenty of influential women in the business, most of them have CEOs above them who are male. ” Read the Full Story: The Most Powerful Women In Mobile Advertising – Business Insider via www.businessinsider.com.

21 Most Powerful Women In Mobile Advertising

Women on Business

A new list of the 21 most important women in mobile advertising is now available to try to fix that glaring mistake, but even Business Insider admits there are flaws which go way beyond its list: “While there are plenty of influential women in the business, most of them have CEOs above them who are male. ” Read the Full Story: The Most Powerful Women In Mobile Advertising – Business Insider via www.businessinsider.com.

Want to be Successful at Selling Advertising Online? Here are a Few Things to Consider

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3 Things Healthcare Organizations Do Differently When It Comes to Advertising

Strategy Driven

While advertising for healthcare , marketers have to be sensitive to connect with clients. Like other industries, basic marketing principles, such as strategic planning and branding, apply to healthcare marketing.

How to Advertise Your Business to Generation Z

Strategy Driven

To do that, you’re going to have to advertise your company in a way that engages and interests them. To find out how you can advertise your business to Generation Z, be sure to read on. If you’re to stand a chance of advertising your business in the best possible light via the web, you’re going to need to work on your online reputation. Move over Millennials, because Generation Z is here.

Not as Easy as Advertised

Next Level Blog

A few weeks ago, New York Times Columnist Nick Kristof was arguing for the imposition of a no fly zone over Libya and cited a quote from retired Air Force Chief of Staff General Merrill McPeak to. Please click the headline to read the whole story. Current Affairs Leadership

Hugh MacLeod on “The Trouble with Advertising”

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I worked in advertising for many years. In practice there is” filling up the cultural ether Hollywood Hugh MacLeod on “The Trouble with Advertising” William Goldman Yogi BerraHere’s a recent post from one of my favorite social commentators and artists, Hugh MacLeod. My opinion of Madison Avenue is the same as the famous one held by the screenwriter, William Goldman, to describe Hollywood: “Nobody knows anything&#. No matter how clever you are or how much [.].

Taxing the Rich, and the “Woke” Advertising Trend

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Youngme, Felix, and Mihir debate two of the dramatic and controversial tax ideas being proposed by Democrats (a 70% marginal income tax rate and a 2% wealth tax), before discussing the trend among brands like Gillette, Nike, and Pepsi to launch “woke” advertising campaigns. Policy Marketing Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations Audio

PC vs. Mac: Advertising Genius Remembered

Chris Brady

I stumbled across this compilation of the entire 66 commercials of the famous "PC vs. Mac" days. To me, this is some of the cleverest marketing ever. Notice the subtlety with which the Mac guy wins. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. Humor

What are the benefits of poster advertising?

Strategy Driven

It may be one of the oldest forms of advertising still in existence but, to this day, poster advertising remains one of the most popular. While the world may be gradually becoming more and more technological and internet-focused , the high visibility that posters can provide makes them one of the best methods for advertisers to use. However, having this flexibility to decide the ideal size is one of poster advertising’s key benefits.

What The History of Advertising Teaches Us About The Future of Advertising

Strategy Driven

Advertising has changed and we now have the technology at our fingertips to create ads that are not even true but still hugely persuasive. Creating modern advertising videos that include fake mock-ups of celebrities make it possible for companies to actively target us and then choose exactly what we see. Therefore, the future of advertising could be considered to be rather worrying. And so begins the rise of advertising that is anything but transparent.

R&D Spending Has Dramatically Surpassed Advertising Spending

Harvard Business

Especially at smaller companies. Research & development Marketing Finance & Accounting Digital Article

5 PPC Tips to Put You Ahead Of Your Competitors

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Important Factors to Consider Before Hiring a PPC Management Company

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Watch Super Bowl XLV For Its Advertisers' Social Media Plays

Eric Jacobson

As you watch Super Bowl XLV today, watch particularly for how advertisers integrate their social media with their TV commercials. Some advertisers have already started their pre-game, social media play to build brand buzz and attract viewers to watch their Super Bowl commercials. Mixing traditional media with new media will be unprecedented this year.

BuySellAds.com: Worthwhile Online Advertising Marketplace for Online Communities

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BuySellAds.com (BSA) is an online advertising marketplace. Their publicly searchable database of publishers includes over 2,300 manually approved websites of a generally high quality. The sites primarily fall somewhere in the technology and design categories, but they do have some sites that fall into other categories, such as music, gaming and more. Some might consider them [.].

What Kind of Company Do You Want?

Kevin Eikenberry

David Ogilvy is perhaps the most famous advertising executive of all time. His book, Ogilvy on Advertising, is a classic, and many of his ads have been often copied. Today’s quotation from him tells us his genius went far beyond writing an advertisement (and perhaps gives a big clue as to why he was so [.]. Leadership Learning Quotations Advertising company of giants David Ogilvy hiring marketing middle manager

What Not to Do When I Ask You to Consider Advertising on Our Community

Managing Communities

I am looking for advertisers. photo credit: Miala Role playing time! I manage a good sized community around a particular niche. So, I identify some online stores that sell products to the people who comprise my community’s audience. The online store that you work for is one of those I find and I contact you. I [.]. Humor

Would you like to advertise to 90,000 managers?

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Advertising's Big Data Dilemma

Harvard Business Review

The proposed merger of ad industry giants Omnicom and Publicis, forming the world''s largest advertising firm, promises to change the face of Madison Avenue forever. It''s understandable why two giants of traditional advertising would pursue such a consolidation — to better do battle against Google and Facebook, relative newcomers to the ad game but already upending the entire business dynamic by using Big Data analytics to create highly targeted ads. Advertising

Character and winning

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Self Leadership advertising Character Leadership Nike Tiger Woods winning Posted in Self Leadership I find Nike’s decision to use an uber dose of swagger and to fuel controversy with its winning takes care of everything ad campaign a mesmerizing exercise in social culture. So are responses from some sportswriters: Jay Busbee sharing the truth he believes many of us are missing, “Nike is doing this to get under your [.].

The Sneaky Psychology of Influence (selling) and Advertising

Rapid BI

The Sneaky Psychology of Influence (selling) and Advertising We all experience it everyday, but do we really appreciate just how easily we are swayed and influenced in our opinions For example - what colour do you associate with which of these logo.

Advertisers Must Be Inventors

Harvard Business Review

Outside of live televised events, advertising is easy to avoid. Advertisers have to imagine more and more scenarios in which traditional ads just don't have a place anymore. That's an important thing in advertising, because our timelines are notoriously short. The definition of the word "creative" in advertising is way too narrow for the times. There's still a need and place for product-driven advertising, particularly when introducing something new to the market.

The Sneaky Psychology of Influence (selling) and Advertising

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The Sneaky Psychology of Influence (selling) and Advertising We all experience it everyday, but do we really appreciate just how easily we are swayed and influenced in our opinions For example - what company do you associate with which of these log.

5 Secrets To Crafting Expert Copy

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How a Strong Female Character in Your Marketing Video Can Enhance Your Brand

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The Future of Advertising

Harvard Business Review

In today''s media-saturated world, consumers are rejecting aggressive, interruptive advertising. In this environment, the keys to advertising are engaging consumers by focusing on where they are and connecting with them when they will be receptive. Drawing on a decade of working with advertising and marketing executives, Jeffrey Rayport argues that companies need a new way of thinking about advertising in the digital age.

Wachovia Advertisement: Want your gas money back? | Rajesh Setty

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About Portfolio Resources eBuzz Blog Home Blog Compelling Offers Wachovia Advertisement: Want your gas money back? RSS Feed Wachovia Advertisement: Want your gas money back? By Rajesh Setty on Thu 18 Dec 2008, 7:32 PM - View Comments I saw this advertisement from Wachovia Bank at a gas Station in Santa Clara. HELLO THERE AND WELCOME. You are a new visitor to this blog.

Cracking the Mobile Advertising Code

Harvard Business Review

Those numbers have mobile advertisers salivating. Despite the popularity of apps, brands spend more than ten times as much on paid search advertising as they spend on ads on apps. As an advertiser, the fragmentation makes it difficult to get to a critical mass of viewers and the turnover forces advertisers to constantly evaluate new apps. Advertising Technology "Mobile first." That phrase is increasingly shaping marketing decisions, and for good reason.

When Advertising Meets the Meme

Harvard Business Review

Advertising creatives have always known the power of memes, even if they didn't always use the term. Whereas advertisers once spawned memes, now the better strategy may be to surf them. True to form, Wonderful Pistachios debuted an ad featuring Psy during this year's Super Bowl: A major advertiser with a big budget should be more reliably able to nail the execution for its constituency — snack eaters, for example, or Lego fans. Expect more advertisers to follow suit.

Cracking the Mobile Advertising Code

Harvard Business Review

Those numbers have mobile advertisers salivating. Despite the popularity of apps, brands spend more than ten times as much on paid search advertising as they spend on ads on apps. As an advertiser, the fragmentation makes it difficult to get to a critical mass of viewers and the turnover forces advertisers to constantly evaluate new apps. Advertising Technology “Mobile first.”

LeadershipFlow – Perfectly Square: A Story About Learning to Lead

General Leadership

Advertising Book Release Croft Edwards LeadershipFlow Perfectly SquareGeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! Read more at [link]. In LeadershipFlow | Perfectly Square, Master Certified Coach and Leadership Expert Croft Edwards finds a fresh way to look at personal and organizational change through his story of a family-owned business and its struggle to survive.

The Best Advertising is Sincere

Harvard Business Review

In the throes of apprehending the future of advertising, much has been, and will be, said about new channels, emergent technologies, innovative measurement protocols, morphing agency roles and the like; much less, probably, about how we actually create marketing that works, that's worth consuming, and that's worth running in any channel. But it is totally embedded — indeed, institutionalized — in the process of making advertising. Advertising and the Internet of Things.