Beyond Advertising

| May 17, 2019

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According to the Interactive Advertising Bureau, U.S. digital ad revenue grew by more than 20% last year, to $72.5 billion. Facebook and Google together accounted for the vast majority of that growth. In response, publishers have layered more advertisements onto their pages, but the continued reliance on advertising only highlights their vulnerabilities.

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MEDIAVILLAGE IS THE INDUSTRY LEADER IN B2B MARKET INTELLIGENCE, EFFECTIVE CONTENT MARKETING, TALENT DEVELOPMENT AND EDUCATION. As business models evolve, so do the opportunities to advance growth through a Collective Impact Model focused on activating and amplifying marketing, talent development, education and business solutions. Our Collective Impact Model enables MediaVillage members to generate 25%-35% cost efficiencies from B2B marketing budgets. We enable and empower collaborative teams to generate measurable success and growth in a highly competitive market. We focus on breaking down the bureaucratic inertia and resistance to change that prevent growth and competitive differentiation.

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