In the Face of Tech Overload Regional Companies Need to Remain Personal

Mid-marketers better keep it real if they want to grow. I’ve been in the media business for 25 years and have watched all the ebbs and flows imaginable during that tenure. I love technology and marvel at its capabilities every day. Being the instigator of four tech patents myself I can’t claim to be an … Continue reading In the Face of Tech Overload Regional Companies Need to Remain Personal

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 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

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 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

Delivery vs. Viewability; The Difference is Critical for Regional Companies

How real time bidding may tank a mid-market company’s digital advertising budget. There are two things any advertiser should be aware of concerning their digital ad campaign. First, they will get billed for every ad that’s “delivered” and second, they should not assume that anyone actually saw the “delivered” ad. That’s why ensuring the viewability … Continue reading Delivery vs. Viewability; The Difference is Critical for Regional Companies

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

The Plan of Attack for a Regional Launch vs. a Mature Market Campaign

There are just as many differences as similarities and you need to get it right. When a regional company plans a product launch their plan of attack needs to vary greatly from them growing share in an existent market. The first difference is obvious. For most companies unless iconic in nature they have very little … Continue reading The Plan of Attack for a Regional Launch vs. a Mature Market Campaign

Reputation + Awareness Impacts A Regional Company’s New Market Entry

Walk before you run or you may just trip. Typically, most companies, whether regional or national focus on sales volume, tracking them weekly, monthly and yearly often by region or market. They look to their sales teams and ad spend to drive these numbers in an upward direction. This is just as important in a … Continue reading Reputation + Awareness Impacts A Regional Company’s New Market Entry