More Than the Sum of Their Parts: Out of Home and Mobile as Integrated Media Channels

More Than the Sum of Their Parts: Out of Home and Mobile as Integrated Media Channels

Walk out your door and venture into the World: what media are you carrying with you? Out of Home and Mobile are two media formats that are being seen more and more as an integrated channel. Here are some of the reasons why...
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Out of Home & Mobile: Facts & Figures

Out of Home & Mobile: Facts & Figures

Out of Home and mobile are media channels that are growing closer all the time. These stats help show why.
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Out of Home in the Era of Big Data

Out of Home in the Era of Big Data

Out of home media has been relatively static for quite a long time, but with the introduction of big data the industry is poised for some major changes to the fundamental landscape of how the media is planned, bought and used by advertisers.
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3 Key Out of Home Advertising Trends for 2017

3 Key Out of Home Advertising Trends for 2017

Over the last decade, advertising has exploded from a handful of media channels. At one time, TV advertising reached nearly 80% of the population in one night. Today, the dominance of TV, radio and print has become more diluted with the advent of digital mar...
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Thriving Through The Years:  EMC Outdoor Celebrates 25 Years in Out of Home

Thriving Through The Years: EMC Outdoor Celebrates 25 Years in Out of Home

Like many outdoor advertising companies, EMC Outdoor was launched to serve a need, driven by a mix of intuition, vision, an entrepreneur’s willingness to take a calculated risk, and simply being in the right place at the right time. 25 years later our CEO, B...
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Experiential Marketing for the Holidays – Top 5 Tips from the Experts

Experiential Marketing for the Holidays – Top 5 Tips from the Experts

With the holidays fast approaching here are 5 important tips to remember to help your experiential marketing connect with busy consumers in a positive and memorable way.
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3 ways Out of Home can help drive your Educational Marketing

3 ways Out of Home can help drive your Educational Marketing

Is OOH the missing piece to your educational marketing plan? Throughout my years here at EMC Outdoor, I have assisted a number of agencies working with Higher Education clients in achieving increased web activity, more actions on campus and increased...
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Out of Home Considerations in an Election Year

Out of Home Considerations in an Election Year

If you want to reach Americans to ask for their vote, Go Outdoor! Although there are many OOH media options, it’s not a surprise that when people run for a political office, they first think of billboards.  Once thought of...
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Study shows 74% of website traffic driven  by OOH campaign came from mobile!

Study shows 74% of website traffic driven by OOH campaign came from mobile!

For a couple of years now we’ve been evangelizing the natural link between out of home advertising and mobile search/devices.  And now the numbers are in to back that up. Search is going Mobile: One of the long standing pillars...
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Out of Home Advertising Trends for 2016

Out of Home Advertising Trends for 2016

  2016 Media Planning season is in high gear with hundreds of marketing concepts and trends vying for a planner’s attention, and dozens of optimization tools available to weigh the options. It certainly can be overwhelming, a process that is...
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Maximize B2B  / Trade Show Branding through Smart Outdoor Advertising

Maximize B2B / Trade Show Branding through Smart Outdoor Advertising

Today virtually every brand participates in an industry trade show as a means to stay current with new trends, launch new products and nurture business relationships. In fact, in a world where so much happens via email and on the...
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Proof That Out-of-Home Works & Provides a Link to the Mobile Consumer

Proof That Out-of-Home Works & Provides a Link to the Mobile Consumer

Do You Need Quantitative Proof That Out-of-Home Media Works? Are you a data-centric marketer with a brand or business that you’re trying to promote? Then listen up, for the brand new USA Touchpoints / Reality Mine study “OOH and Today’s...
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A Buyer’s Perspective: Five Key Takeaways from the OAAA National Convention

A Buyer’s Perspective: Five Key Takeaways from the OAAA National Convention

I always look forward to the Outdoor Advertising Association’s annual convention for the insights and inspiration it provides, and come back excited to bring new ideas and strategies to my clients.  Out of home media is, after all, incredibly dynamic...
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Small Business Leadership in the Age of Goliaths

Small Business Leadership in the Age of Goliaths

I came to the out of home industry from a background in finance, drawn to it for the amazing and efficient ways the media could drive small business growth.  It was the late 90s and the tobacco industry had just...
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Let Customers Find You — on the Out-of-Home Map

Let Customers Find You — on the Out-of-Home Map

In today’s market, our challenge is to meet and engage people on their terms, in their world, on their map, in some sort of welcomed and unexpected way. As smart marketers, we should always ask “Where do my customers go...
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A Buyer’s Wish List for Out of Home Ratings

A Buyer’s Wish List for Out of Home Ratings

The out of home advertising industry took a great leap forward in 2010 when TAB published its long awaited EYES On Ratings, later to be called TAB OOH Ratings.  A collaborative effort between outdoor advertising suppliers and leading research and...
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2015: The Year Out-of-Home and Mobile Get Hitched

2015: The Year Out-of-Home and Mobile Get Hitched

“Mobile is accelerating the impact of Out of Home media – not diverting attention. As a partner to mobile, Out of Home is ideally placed to drive instant response or action.” (Source: FEPE/Future Foundation: ‘Always On: Out of Home Lives...
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Out of Home Strategies: a Tale of Two Cities

Out of Home Strategies: a Tale of Two Cities

OOH is ubiquitous and larger than life, making it ideal for brand launches and broad reach in just about any market. For those who haven’t forayed into the wild and wonderful world of outdoor advertising recently, you’d be forgiven for...
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Experiential Marketing – Another OOH Key to Memorability

Experiential Marketing – Another OOH Key to Memorability

Experiential Out of Home is not merely a cool gimmick to gain attention. It’s a proven tactic that elicits a deeper connection with consumers and greater memorability with prospects – thus, the perfect enhancement to any out of home campaign. ...
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Out of Home Advertising: A Status Update from EMC Outdoor

Out of Home Advertising: A Status Update from EMC Outdoor

Out of home is a constantly evolving medium, made of hundreds of media formats, with new formats, strategies and tactics launching throughout each year.  So, what’s happening now in out of home? Here’s a status update. Digital OOH: Digital out...
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Digital Out-of-Home Media Has Come Of Age

Digital Out-of-Home Media Has Come Of Age

When British Airways took home the Cannes Lion this year for their amazing “Look Up” (link) campaign it was a wake-up call for anyone who hadn’t noticed:  Digital out of home has arrived. It is a fully established media with...
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Jennifer Stuart named Director of Events

Jennifer Stuart named Director of Events

Stuart will lead EMC Outdoor’s National / International Experiential Division: EMC Events Jennifer Stuart has joined EMC Outdoor (www.emcoutdoor.com) as Director of Events, bringing over 14 years of event marketing experience to the EMC Outdoor team. Bas...
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Out of Home Ratings: A media planners perspective

Out of Home Ratings: A media planners perspective

For years media planners have struggled with how to incorporate Out of Home into their media plans when metrics were so different and costs were hard to justify.  They are able to plan OOH much easier these days with the...
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Out-of-Home and Mobile Integration: Why the next step in outdoor advertising is probably already in your hand.

Out-of-Home and Mobile Integration: Why the next step in outdoor advertising is probably already in your hand.

Years from now we will probably look back at Peapod’s award winning 2012 out of home campaign (link) as being a watershed moment – the tipping point at which brands realized the potential for out of home media to function...
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OOH vs. Outdoor vs. Out of Home: A Marketer’s Linguistic Juggle

OOH vs. Outdoor vs. Out of Home: A Marketer’s Linguistic Juggle

As those of us spending our day in the outdoor advertising media channel work hard to grab more market share in the advertising media world, we have many conversations.  Some are with potential clients already familiar with OOH.  Others are with potential....
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Out of Home: Making Smart Choices

Out of Home: Making Smart Choices

The outdoor media industry, now popularly termed out of home (OOH) advertising, has grown with warp speed over the last 20 years, expanding its scope and definition in unimaginable ways.  What used to be a portfolio of billboards, posters and...
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