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The Demand for Local Advertising Increases

Last updated 5 years ago

Like local businesses are fueling the U.S. economy, local ads are fueling the digital ad market.  Is this really true?  100% true.  Read on...

According to a May 2011 survey by Corona Insights and Topix, 90% of national advertising agencies (with revenues of at least $500 million) had clients who wanted to run geographically targeted online advertising campaigns:

Still not convinced?  For those national ad agencies who said that their clients were asking for more geotargeted ads, 37% said their client requests had doubled from 2010 and 15% said the requests had more than doubled.

So why are the requests increasing?  Perhaps national ad agencies and their clients are recognizing local ads provide better return on investment (ROI); over 50% of these agencies stated that ROI was higher compared to other buys.

With the competition heating up in all types of industries, reaching your local potential customers is more imperative than ever before and one of the best ways to reach them is with a geographically targeted online ad.

Did you think the local trend was increasing this fast? Why or why not?  And what is your company doing about it?

About Alan Moore: Alan is an Internet Marketing Consultant with ReachLocal Baltimore.  His mission is to help you increase your revenues and decrease unproductive advertising expenses through proven, online marketing strategies.  He manages over $1,000,000 in yearly marketing budgets and has worked with local businesses, agencies and the US government.  Give him a call at (877)655-3438 to schedule a free consultation.

Today’s blog post contains data from eMarketer.  Click here  for the full article.

 

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