Size Matters! Regional Companies Need to Hire the Proper Agency, Not Necessarily the Biggest!

Regional and Mid-Market companies should hire a media agency based on their buying habits, not size. If you are a regional or mid-market business, chances are your media needs are not being met or handled properly and there’s several reasons for that. Basically, in the nutshell, the media buying industry wasn’t designed to accommodate the … Continue reading Size Matters! Regional Companies Need to Hire the Proper Agency, Not Necessarily the Biggest!

4 Media Strategy Elements That Could Prove Costly for a Regional Business

Before implementing in-house media plans, Mid-Market companies need to consider the time and expense it takes to deploy these steps. We all know that a great media strategy is a plan of action that assists businesses in reaching their target audience in ways that will help these businesses meet or exceed the final goals and … Continue reading 4 Media Strategy Elements That Could Prove Costly for a Regional Business

Regional Companies Can Be Big Losers from a Sterile RFP Process

Mid Market and Regional companies that operate in many individual markets never benefit from a one size fits all RFP. When a media agency works with their regional clients, they will have numerous campaign discussions. The conversations focus on budgets, the targeted audience, timing of the campaign, areas of focus, media types, trackable analytics and … Continue reading Regional Companies Can Be Big Losers from a Sterile RFP Process

Regional Companies Should Eye Media Balance Before Reach & Frequency

Understanding how to achieve the best reach and frequency through micro-market media buying. Normally, companies know who their target audiences are but maybe unsure how often they need to touch them to make an impact. In many instances when media is being purchased, reach and frequency are the yardstick used to determine which advertising should … Continue reading Regional Companies Should Eye Media Balance Before Reach & Frequency

5 Ways Regional Companies Can Maximize Advertising Dollars

A quick look at things mid-market companies can do to increase the impact of advertising budgets and keep up with the competition. No matter what size the advertising budget is, regional companies compete against national companies daily and struggle with making the most of media dollars. Mid-market and regional companies should consider these strategies to … Continue reading 5 Ways Regional Companies Can Maximize Advertising Dollars

Regional Companies Need Everyone at the Table Before Final Plans are Cemented

Mid-market and regional companies need to have a well- rounded perspective of their media campaign before going all in on any media. National companies typically have extremely large media budgets, unfortunately most mid- market and regional companies can’t say the same. They need to be nimbler and thorough in their evaluations, goals and objectives before … Continue reading Regional Companies Need Everyone at the Table Before Final Plans are Cemented

The Importance of Vetting Digital for Regional Companies

Mid-market companies need to make wise decisions when investing in digital, and that starts with their agency’s expertise. There are more than one billion active websites on the web and thousands of audience profiles turning to them. So, if digital advertising is a card in your advertising deck and you’re a regional company with a … Continue reading The Importance of Vetting Digital for Regional Companies

Regional Companies Need Data But May Be Overlooking Obvious Numbers

There is critical audience data regional companies must focus on when making a media buy. According to Statista and Statistic Brain research there are 60+ TV network companies, 1,761 TV Stations, 15,330 radio stations, 368,263 out of home placements and 1.7 billion websites, with 200,000 being active sites in the US today. And, according to … Continue reading Regional Companies Need Data But May Be Overlooking Obvious Numbers

A “Full Service” Agency May Not Offer the Best Service for a Regional Company

Having it all under one roof may prove to be a house of cards. Most people have a general practitioner they see for their annual checkup or when they aren’t feeling well. These doctors have been trained in multiple areas of medicine and are good doctors, but once they have diagnosed a specific health issue, … Continue reading A “Full Service” Agency May Not Offer the Best Service for a Regional Company

Regional Companies Can be Industry Leaders by Learning from National Brands

Mid-market businesses should observe national brands but take the lead for themselves. Due to their immense marketing budgets and large staffs, national brands often tend to be trail blazers, constantly attempting to innovate their advertising positioning and strategy. In many ways, they make very good leaders, and mid-size companies should pay attention and learn from … Continue reading Regional Companies Can be Industry Leaders by Learning from National Brands