Local media’s digital efforts have evolved into a competitive $12 billion industry, representing an 18% share of all locally spent digital advertising. Newspaper, TV, cable, radio, and yellow page companies are driving tens to hundreds of millions of dollars via digital ad sales. For many, it’s one-fourth to one-third of total sales; for some, it’s more than half. This insightful 39-page report is our 15th annual assessment of how large these operations are getting, who’s gaining ground, and who’s losing.Read More
Event Marketing: A Big Goal for Some Businesses Our 2017 survey more than 3,500 local businesses is yielding important insights about the latest marketing trend -- local events. This report profiles who's got the most interest in event marketing, how much they're spending, and what other types of advertising they're buying.Read More
What are SMBs spending? It’s an important question, and we know the answer. We offer data-rich reports for any locality, down to the county level. We are the leading experts in monitoring and forecasting local advertising trends. We track expenditures across all U.S. markets. Our offerings include:
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Each spring we hold the largest gathering of local media's digital executives. This premiere event draws very high ratings, with more than 90% of attendees saying they plan to return. The event is at the Grand Hyatt in New York City. In addition to networking opportunities, this event offers exposure to who’s successfully navigating the complex digital landscape, seizing the greatest market share of both audience and ad dollars.
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