Digital out-of-home advertising is fracturing into many channels

MarTech Today | March 14, 2019

For Gregg Witt, chief strategy officer at youth-oriented marketing agency Engage Youth, outdoor digital screens can be seen as an extension of social media.There is “so much noise in [conventional] social,” he said. But, when curated Instagram posts are displayed on a digital screen outside a concert or some other event, it becomes a canvas, an opportunity for the new generation to be part of the experience.This also elevates the status of any event-goer whose Instagram post gets selected and shown, he said. In multi-channel campaigns, Witt said he considers DOOH to be most effective at the top of the funnel, generating awareness of a product not unlike broadcast TV ads. Outdoor ad firm OUTFRONT Media says that DOOH introduces a brand, and an accompanying social campaign can offer “a personal invitation to engage with that brand’s culture.

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A Tale of Two Travelers For marketing to a consumer, there are the best of times and the worst of times. For instance, retailers know that planning initiatives around seasonal events like holidays can mean a boost in ROI. But what about marketing around more personal calendar dates, like trips and vacations?By looking at Rocket Fuel campaign data from multiple advertisers, we were able to identify travelers booking different types of hotels: luxury and non-luxury. We found that consumers with travel plans were indeed more open to certain ads and offers than non-travelers.

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A Tale of Two Travelers For marketing to a consumer, there are the best of times and the worst of times. For instance, retailers know that planning initiatives around seasonal events like holidays can mean a boost in ROI. But what about marketing around more personal calendar dates, like trips and vacations?By looking at Rocket Fuel campaign data from multiple advertisers, we were able to identify travelers booking different types of hotels: luxury and non-luxury. We found that consumers with travel plans were indeed more open to certain ads and offers than non-travelers.

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