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Merchants are more interested than ever before in ROI. In fact, a BIA Kesley survey shows they are planning to increase spending in digital marketing, but in fewer channels - keeping those that show measurable results and cutting out those channels that do not. Use this quick list of measurement tactics, shared by Amie Stein, Director of Training and Development at Local Media Association at the 2013 Digital Agency Summit, and turn them into ROI estimates. more
Whether or not to sell Google AdWords was hardly a question at the 2013 Digital Agency Summit, produced by BIA/Kelsey and LocalMedia Association. The majority of media leaders speaking in the digital services space voted "Yes, but... " Here are the cons: Margins are thin - the least of any digital service, and most of them are have thin margins to begin with. Plus media executives don't like the idea of training merchants to advertise somewherelse. But don't count out selling Google AdWords just yet. Even leaders like Chris Lee, President of Deseret Digital, consider Google AdWords "foundational." more
Company: Chattanooga Times Free Press Market: Chattanooga, TN Key Executives: Jason Taylor, President; Angela Doggett, Marketing Events manager; and Lyndsi Sebastian, Marketing … more
Just getting started? These ten basic steps to a winning strategy mobile are gleaned from the smartest sellers of mobile advertising in 2012. They boil down product, pricing, packaging, sales teams and target accounts, and partnerships. A lot of moving pieces, but this is what makes good programs work. more
These top recommendations for 2012 were generated  both for - and during - seminars  at American Press Institute's December 2012 revenue conference for small media.  They include … more
Back to basics means a healthy sales department that can "block and tackle" to increase digital revenues. Here are 15 basic steps from Robert Granfeldt, VP Digital Media, who recently executed an 85% year over year gain in 2011. Included are four worksheets to calculate a realistic assessment of your site sales - and sales reps contributions - plus metrics for pricing your site that show its full potential. These metrics are applicable across media more
Interested in real information about products and services your advertisers would buy from your sales representatives? Ask them. Plug this simple ten question survey into Survey Monkey or another vendor, and email to advertisers and prospects. more
Second Street Media selected two newspapers and one television station to share their best practices for gaining more revenues from their daily deals. Included is insight from KY3.com television site's top digital executive, Kent Olglesby in Missouri; Kelly Klein, director of sales at STLtoday.com, owned by the St. Louis Post Dispatch; and Courtney Caldwell, Digital Sales Manager of the Statesboro Herald in Georgia. Here is a summary from the webinar presented to Second Street's partnering media companies. more
Second Street Media's Deadline Deal has dozens of media partners. Here's a checklist of best practices from top-selling deal partners in print, television and radio. more