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What Crappy Father’s Day Gifts Can Teach Us About Effective Advertising

By Jenna Bruce on Mon, Jun 17, 2019 @ 09:43 AM in targeted advertising, effective advertising, target audience

Father’s Day, if we’re all honest, this is probably the one holiday with the crappiest gifts. Why is it when it comes to our fathers or husbands, most of us have phoned it in over the years? Don’t deny it, you know at one point in your life you have...

Foursquare Brings Local Advertising to New Heights

By Hannah Hill on Tue, Aug 13, 2013 @ 12:21 PM in local advertising, benefits of local advertising, targeted advertising, self-serve Foursquare ads

More than 35 million people use Foursquare to figure out where to go, eat or shop at least 10 times per month. Are you one of them? With so many people using the app to make purchasing decisions, it's no wonder advertisers want to get in on the...

Targeted Advertising and the Fine Line between Genius and Creepy

By Hannah Hill on Wed, Jan 09, 2013 @ 11:04 AM in advertising, targeted advertising

We have all been exposed to targeted advertising, whether we knew it or not.  Targeted advertising is advertising strategically placed to attract consumer attention based on characteristics like gender, age and marital status, among others, and it...