I often encounter advertisers who think digital advertising is less expensive than print. Then I spend some time explaining how it’s not an “either-or” mindset. A combination of print and digital works best and drives your highest ROI. I show advertisers that using both traditional Read More
I am going to suggest something crazy: Objections are actually good in the digital ad sales process. I say this because almost every sales call will have some. It’s going to happen. And those objections can teach you a lot about what your prospect Read More
“…the times they are a-changin’..’” With those lyrics we realize that very little stays the same in our publishing businesses. Most of us are seeing the shift from traditional print revenue to digital dollars. As that trend continues, publishers keep adding more digital Read More
Have you ever had that awkward moment when you call a customer to talk about renewing an annual contract and they greet you with, “Wow, I haven’t heard from you in a while”.
One favorite aspect of my job is helping advertisers create and improve their message to achieve their marketing goals. Whether it be targeted content, print ads or banners, I regularly review the creative with the advertiser to evaluate it against our pre-determined Read More
It’s funny how time changes everything. If you’ve been selling advertising for a while you remember when we gave banner ads on our websites as value add to a print program. This was when digital advertising was in its infancy. Digital advertising distribution Read More