Archive for the "Digital Advertising" Category

Perfecting the Request for Proposal

6/3/2019 - If you’ve been tasked to write a Digital Marketing RFP as part of your procurement duties, it’s likely that you started with a general marketing RFP and dropped in notes from the requesting department. It’s also likely you did not fully understand what you were asking for in the RFP, or even what questions to […]

Smart Speakers Are Forever Changing Marketing

3/11/2019 - “Alexa, play yacht rock radio.” This is a line I hear every time I visit my parent’s house. I don’t own a smart speaker, because I’m an Apple snob and I can’t justify spending the money on a HomePod. Not yet. However, my parents have integrated the Amazon Echo Dot into their home. They make […]

A Digital Marketing Trial: How to Prepare and What to Expect

2/18/2019 - Digital marketing is being pitched and sold by thousands of agencies across the country. And rightfully so, as consumer behavior now revolves around the mobile device. For the first time ever, digital advertising in 2018 accounted for over $106 billion or 51.5% of all advertising sales in the U.S. according to Magna Global. This statistic […]

Three Challenges Ad Agencies Are Facing Today

1/23/2019 - Spending four days locked in a conference room with other fifty other agencies executives, creative minds, and media experts is a humbling, energizing, and powerful experience. And, if I’m honest, quite exhausting. Jake and I  just returned from an AMI (Agency Management Institute) workshop in Orlando with a long list of action items. Yes, it was […]

3 Predictions For 2019

1/2/2019 - We saw many things happen in 2018. From the rise of streaming to the rebranding of Google Ads. This leaves me wondering what is come in the new year… Well, strap in because from my research, 2019 has the potential to be an exciting year for marketers! Alexa, How Are People Searching? During 2018, we […]

How to Successfully Work Remote

12/20/2018 - Working from home may sound like a dream come true for some, but it’s not all about relaxation and working in your pajamas. It can be a little intimidating if you’re used to going into an office every day. I’ve been lucky enough to call KeyMedia Solutions my place of employment for 4 years this […]

You need SEO. Here’s Why.

10/25/2018 - Unless you have been living under a rock, you have heard the acronym “SEO” or the term “Search Engine Optimization.” What is SEO and why do you need it if you have a website? Great question. Read on. What Is SEO? According to Moz, Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is the practice of increasing the quantity […]

Google+ Is Shutting Down. Here’s What You Need To Know.

10/16/2018 - On October 8, 2018, Google announced it will be shutting down the consumer version of Google+. I don’t think this came as a big surprise to most. Google+ had potential solely because it was affiliated and created by Google, but it never really caught on. Google reports the network had low usage and engagement with […]

25 Reputable Resources for Digital Marketing News

9/6/2018 - The only constant in digital marketing is change. The landscape of the industry is ever-changing, and new tactics and software are launched every day. So how do you stay on top of the new trends and ideas? There are thousands of websites out there that aim to keep you in the loop. But with all those […]

5 Ways to Integrate Digital and Traditional Media in 2018

11/14/2017 - As you work on your 2018 MarCom plan, have you contemplated how you ‘ll integrate your marketing strategy to include digital tactics? Technology has provided new tools that make this task easier than ever. Below are a few that we feel are worthy of consideration as you move into 2018. Direct Mail and Print Media […]