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4 Common Misconceptions about Media Buying Agencies

By Hannah Hill on Tue, Mar 18, 2014 @ 09:23 AM in media buying, media buying agency

According to Merriam-Webster, a misconception is "a false idea or belief," with false being the operative word. That being said, common misconceptions are those that are widely believed. While writing this blog post, I googled "common...

Why We Love Media Buying (and You Should, Too)

By Hannah Hill on Tue, Feb 11, 2014 @ 01:34 PM in media buying, media buying agency

It should come as no surprise to you that we at Mediaspace Solutions love media buying. No, we are not professing this love to you because Valentine’s Day is this week or because someone told us to get more in touch with our emotions. Media buying...

3 Reasons to “Heart” Media Buyers

By Hannah Hill on Thu, Feb 06, 2014 @ 11:43 AM in media buying, media buying agency

The following is a guest post by Jenna Bruce.

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, which means it’s time to buy that box of chocolates and flowers and make a dinner reservation at the fanciest restaurant in town so the “one you love” knows you...

What to Look for in a Media Buying Agency: Ben & Jen vs. Kris & Kim

By Hannah Hill on Tue, Jan 14, 2014 @ 12:12 PM in media buying, media buying agency

When it comes to planning your next advertising campaign, consider utilizing the expertise of a media buying agency. Think about it, when you outsource your media buying, you will have more time to devote to the creativity of your next advertising...

See the Changes in Newspaper Buying Through the Holiday Party

By Scott Olson on Thu, Dec 12, 2013 @ 10:31 AM in newspaper advertising, newspaper buying services, media buying agency, newspaper buying

It’s that time of year again, when everyone starts reviewing company policy in the days leading up to the holiday party. Admit it, you’ve given it a perusal to ensure you stay within the boundaries once the libations start flowing. While holiday...

Media Buying Tips from the Cast of Friends – Part 2

By Hannah Hill on Tue, Dec 10, 2013 @ 01:46 PM in media buying, media buying agency

As I mentioned last week, the cast of Friends taught us valuable lessons about life and love throughout its 10-year run on NBC, but the show should also be credited for its lessons on media buying. If you missed the first part of this blog series,...

Media Buying Tips from the Cast of Friends – Part 1

By Hannah Hill on Tue, Dec 03, 2013 @ 01:00 PM in media buying, media buying agency

If you have never seen an episode of Friends, then I don’t think we can be friends anymore. I’m sorry, but I’m 100% serious. While I’m not as obsessed as my sister (who is a force to be reckoned with when playing Friends Trivia), I recognize...

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3 Keys to Local Media Buying

By Scott Olson on Thu, Oct 31, 2013 @ 12:10 PM in local advertising, media buying, media buying agency, local media buy

Media buying is what Mediaspace has built our business on. What we’ve learned through the years is if advertisers really want their campaigns to be effective, they need to understand three main objectives when it comes to their local media buys....

Media Buying: Making Used Car Salespeople of Publishers

By Scott Olson on Thu, Oct 24, 2013 @ 11:00 AM in advertising strategy, media buying, media buying agency, advertising rates

Before cars were even invented, the entire media buying process was turning publishers and media reps into used car salespeople. Think about it for a minute: when someone wants to sell a car, either off the lot with a sweet mustache and shoes in...

Successful Media Buying in 3 Steps

By Scott Olson on Wed, Oct 16, 2013 @ 11:51 AM in advertising strategy, media buying, media buying agency, advertising rates, media fragmentation

When it comes to media buying, advertisers and media buyers have a multitude of choices. They can go direct to publishers, which have grown substantially. They can go to a media buying service and hope that service covers all the media they want to...