Weathering the Storm: The Importance of Advertising Through an Economic Downturn

Weathering the Storm: The Importance of Advertising Through an Economic Downturn

The worst thing marketers can do when faced with a crisis is panic. We must fight the flight instinct and, instead, discover opportunities for advancement.
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Political Advertising with Out of Home

Political Advertising with Out of Home

An out-of-home media strategy can be an effective tool for targeting key voter audiences in highly competitive and under-served markets in an election year.
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Location Based Strategies for Reaching Student Travelers [Infographic]

Location Based Strategies for Reaching Student Travelers [Infographic]

For destination brands there is ample opportunity to raise brand awareness and purchases among student travelers with location-based marketing strategies.
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5 Trends for Out of Home in 2020

5 Trends for Out of Home in 2020

In 2020, out-of-home will see more efficient campaigns, better use of data, a shift in agency-advertiser teams, and the rise of artificial intelligence.
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Ask the Experts: What is the most influential change you’ve witnessed in OOH?

Ask the Experts: What is the most influential change you’ve witnessed in OOH?

Brand and agency marketing experts answer the question: What has been the most influential and exciting change in out-of-home that you’ve witnessed?
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OOH 101: A Comprehensive Introduction to Out of Home Media [Ebook]

OOH 101: A Comprehensive Introduction to Out of Home Media [Ebook]

OOH 101 is an easy-to-read reference for out of home media types and formats, why it should be a part of your media plan, and how it should be implemented.
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Donna Hogg Joins EMC Outdoor as New Account Manager [Press Release]

Donna Hogg Joins EMC Outdoor as New Account Manager [Press Release]

EMC Outdoor has tapped media operations and account management expert, Donna Hogg, to join the agency’s team of account executives.
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Geopath Insights Transforms Out of Home to Audience-First Media

Geopath Insights Transforms Out of Home to Audience-First Media

The release of Geopath Insights measurements ushers in a new era of Out of Home that shifts focus away from format and location to audience-first planning.
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The History of Billboards [Infographic]

The History of Billboards [Infographic]

Take a journey through history to see how billboard advertising has developed over the years, from illustrated posters to digital screens!
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Interview with Account LAB

Interview with Account LAB

An interview with the EMC Outdoor team who developed Account LAB -- a strategic, collaborative and creative environment built for agency-client partnership.
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5 Reasons Out of Home is Important for Trade Show Marketing

5 Reasons Out of Home is Important for Trade Show Marketing

Trade show marketing beyond the convention hall is a valuable strategy that helps brands attain key business goals and better engage their audience.
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The Intersection of Art and Advertising

The Intersection of Art and Advertising

Advertising can use art and artistic elements to have a greater impact, create a deeper emotional connection and yield more valuable engagement.
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The Disruptive Future of Programmatic Out of Home

The Disruptive Future of Programmatic Out of Home

The changes that will take place in Out of Home as a result of programmatic will be nothing short of transformative for brands, marketers and planners.
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6 Best Practices to Perfect Your Out of Home Advertising

6 Best Practices to Perfect Your Out of Home Advertising

Brands can optimize their out of home advertising campaign by perfecting the elements that have the greatest potential audience impact.
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Coyote at a Crossroads: Thoughts on the OAAA/Geopath Conference and the Future of Out of Home

Coyote at a Crossroads: Thoughts on the OAAA/Geopath Conference and the Future of Out of Home

The OAAA/Geopath Conference addressed important themes in out of home today. It also exposed the unprecedented capabilities of location-based marketing and how we in the industry need to catch up.
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The Push and Pull of Out of Home Today

The Push and Pull of Out of Home Today

Advertising used to focus on pushing out messaging to consumers. Today, we see data, technology and creativity feed brands' abilities to pull-in audiences.
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Pro POV: Interview with Jeff Gunderman, President & CEO of EYE Corp Media

Pro POV: Interview with Jeff Gunderman, President & CEO of EYE Corp Media

EMC Outdoor interviews Jeff Gunderman of EYE Corp Media to understand the current state of out of home, success stories, and exciting growth opportunities!
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The Brave New World of Location Based Marketing

The Brave New World of Location Based Marketing

As out of home sees rapid digitization of media and more accurate audience targeting, location becomes key in building audiences and targeting advertising.
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How Location-Based Strategies Can Improve Destination Marketing

How Location-Based Strategies Can Improve Destination Marketing

Location-based marketing strategies allow travel and tourism brands to stand out in the market by reaching audiences at each phase of the engagement funnel.
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How to Drive Enrollment for Health Insurance Brands Using Out of Home Media

How to Drive Enrollment for Health Insurance Brands Using Out of Home Media

Marketing for health insurance brands can be extremely challenging. They face several different complex and unique hurdles to acquiring new subscribers. So how can a health insurance brand stand out in the marketplace while facing stiff competition? How can th...
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What a $5M Super Bowl Ad Can Buy in OOH in 2019

What a $5M Super Bowl Ad Can Buy in OOH in 2019

This year, Super Bowl advertisers spent an estimated $5.1 million per TV spot to reach 98.2 million viewers. Here's our recommendation for spending in out-of-home media instead of a $5 million spot.
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5 Important Trends for Out of Home in 2019

5 Important Trends for Out of Home in 2019

As the New Year fast approaches, we take a look at trends that are gaining ground in out of home. As marketers and media planners know, staying up on the latest technologies and innovations means future-proofing your business and creating a sustainable operati...
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Out of Home’s Shift from Knowledge to Skill-based Planning

Out of Home’s Shift from Knowledge to Skill-based Planning

The average consumer spends 70% of their time out of their home. Being able to reach them with relevant content or brand story is what makes out of home advertising a key component of the marketing mix. In this age of digital and big data, OOH planning and str...
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Does Brand Authenticity Matter?

Does Brand Authenticity Matter?

We’ve all heard the popular slogans companies use to position themselves as socially supportive organizations. Since this positioning strategy can be a value-add for a brand, but it can also be perceived as disingenuous, it’s important that brands understa...
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Innovating With the Oldest Ad Medium

Innovating With the Oldest Ad Medium

In recent years, Out of Home advertising has gained greater recognition as a core part of an integrated media plan. The digitization of assets is rapidly transforming how and why advertisers use it. With new technological advances, we look at what brands are d...
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The History of Digital Out of Home [Infographic]

The History of Digital Out of Home [Infographic]

In the last half-century, we've witnessed the development of Digital Out of Home technology, which has brought new messaging and media planning capabilities to an age-old format. Reflect with us on the history of DOOH to get a glimpse of where it began and whe...
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The Power of Good Creative

The Power of Good Creative

As advertisers, we want to put branding on everything under the sun to reach our target audience. The consumer's focus and attention are in high-demand and every brand is fighting for a slice of the pie. Good Out of Home creative grabs the consumer's attention...
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6 Common Planning Mistakes in Out of Home

6 Common Planning Mistakes in Out of Home

What advertisers who are new to OOH don’t realize is that there are many factors to consider when building a campaign, such as viable media formats, audience targeting, location, etc. Gain a better understanding of OOH and strategies that will increase its e...
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Repairing a Community Through Advertising

Repairing a Community Through Advertising

What comes to mind when you think of advertising? It can have a strong, meaningful purpose by creating awareness about an important value or idea. For the past 26 years, Camden County Council on Alcoholism & Drug Abuse (CCCADA) has filled the role of alcohol a...
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Out of Home and the Casual Consumer [Infographic]

Out of Home and the Casual Consumer [Infographic]

Out-of-Home advertising is something we encounter on a daily, even hourly basis. Paired with other forms of advertising, it can amplify any campaign. Check out the stats below and the story of Jane, your average consumer. Follow her on a routine day where Out-...
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Why Top Brands Spend More on Out of Home

Why Top Brands Spend More on Out of Home

In the latest World Advertising Research Center (WARC) Global Ad Trends report, it states “successful brands allocate an average 13% of their media budget to out of home.” Since reading the report, I have been interested in understanding more about these s...
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Using Sports to Engage and Connect with Consumers

Using Sports to Engage and Connect with Consumers

Successful brands position themselves to take full advantage of an opportunity by understanding consumers’ interests and by being creative and engaging. Sports offer infinite ways to reach your audience, and keeping your messaging around your teams, will all...
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The ABCs of Out-Of-Home Measurement

The ABCs of Out-Of-Home Measurement

The methods for measuring out of home media have changed drastically over the last few years - if you haven't been paying close attention you might have missed out. Let us get you up to speed on where OOH has come from, and the exciting new tools that are just...
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10 Reasons Out of Home and Experiential Marketing are Essential to Strategic Account Planning

10 Reasons Out of Home and Experiential Marketing are Essential to Strategic Account Planning

As strategic planners, our job is to consider the most effective and creative approaches that we can bring to market based on our clients’ goals, maximized budgets and, hopefully, a mix of genius creative spin. As an out of home and experiential marketing st...
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Out of Home’s Remarkable Shift from Media Measurement to Audience Measurement

Out of Home’s Remarkable Shift from Media Measurement to Audience Measurement

The inventor of the Segway, Dean Kamen once said, “Every once in a while, a new technology, an old problem, and a big idea turn into an innovation” Out of Home media is currently on the cusp of just such a “once in a while” moment, a foundational chang...
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Intro to OOH: Pt 3 – How to plan your Out of Home Media

Intro to OOH: Pt 3 – How to plan your Out of Home Media

Recent changes in data & technology are transforming the industry into a media that can be planned with the same types of targeting and precision as other channels. With the wide variety of media options available, the variability of media efficacy across ...
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5 Important Trends For Out Of Home Media In 2018

5 Important Trends For Out Of Home Media In 2018

As 2018 fast approaches, I see a number of key trends that will continue to dominate the Out of Home industry. Big data, digital strategies, location and audience analytics will continue the rapid transformation of the Out of Home media landscape, changing how...
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Why Should You Include Out of Home in Your Media Plan?

Why Should You Include Out of Home in Your Media Plan?

In this increasingly digital age, why should you be including Out of Home media? Why consider OOH when digital online and mobile are king? In this second installment of our 3-part series, “An Introduction to Out of Home”, we are going to touch upon not j...
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How to Reach Family Decision Makers: A New Media Plan for a New Lifestyle

How to Reach Family Decision Makers: A New Media Plan for a New Lifestyle

Marketing to Family Decision Makers has changed drastically over the last few years, as consumer behavior and media channels have shifted. How can marketers reach the Family Decision Maker? With a combination of digital media and Out of Home.
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How are Mobile Advertising and Out of Home Media Aligned? [Infographic]

How are Mobile Advertising and Out of Home Media Aligned? [Infographic]

We all know that the use of mobile devices is reshaping both consumer behavior, and the ways advertisers reach them. But have you stopped to think about how this newest media format relates to the oldest media format? Our new info-graphic shares some interesti...
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Expand Exhibitor Marketing Footprints With Unique New Promotional Sponsorships

Expand Exhibitor Marketing Footprints With Unique New Promotional Sponsorships

Trade shows and conventions are critical marketing opportunities for exhibitors. Many companies devote relatively large portions of their marketing budget to these events recognizing the benefit of the face to face meetings. One important part of trade show...
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From Directional to Behavioral – The Wedding Cake Model of Out of Home Media Planning

From Directional to Behavioral – The Wedding Cake Model of Out of Home Media Planning

Think of a wedding cake – close your eyes and picture it in your mind. It probably has several tiers, each one getting a little bit smaller as you move up – right? It turns out that wedding cake is a pretty good model for the evolution of Out of Home media...
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What is Out of Home Media? – An Introduction

What is Out of Home Media? – An Introduction

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A Tale of Two Retails: Why Real World Commerce is Still Key to Holiday Shopping

A Tale of Two Retails: Why Real World Commerce is Still Key to Holiday Shopping

The growth of online shopping has been a popular headline for several years now, you can hardly look at any advertising related news sites without seeing an article with dire pronouncements about the death of brick and mortar stores. But when it comes to the h...
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Top 5 Questions About Out of Home Advertising

Top 5 Questions About Out of Home Advertising

I spend a good portion of the year traveling to cities across our great land, conducting meetings to introduce our services, explore potential partnerships and discuss the Out of Home landscape in general. One of the things I enjoy is creating an “a-ha” mo...
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