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Biggest Billboards in Toronto

The billboard scene in Toronto is booming in a big way, with billboards soaring over prominent highways and large meeting places. The OOH advertising market in this city is steady growing, and their marketing messages are being stretched to wide demographics of people new and familiar to the region. Through smart billboarding in areas that […]

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Outdoor and Sponsorship Advertising: New Media Opportunities

Two hot topics that are being discussed lately are the future of Metrolinx advertising and the lack of sponsorship for the Professional Women’s Hockey Players’ Association (PWHPA). It’s apparent that when choosing which platform to advertise with, a lot of planning must commence. Planning that takes into consideration the benefits that advertising will have on […]

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The Future of OOH Advertising and Direct-To-Consumer Brands

When selling directly to the consumer, without the intensive advertising narrative or unfolded story, you need to have a pretty damn good product in place. That’s why pharmaceutical companies use this approach in their selling because they already know their consumer is in demand for them and, in some cases, they actually can’t live without them! However, direct-to-consumer (DTC) brands aren’t solely made up of drug-related products that depend on a consumer’s health status. On the whole, DTC brands have been doing advertising poorly by rejecting measuring capabilities that can lead to an upsize for their market.

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How Toronto Does Billboard Advertising

 

The outdoor advertising industry is largely made up of feature billboard posters that scatter across any given area. Particularly living in bigger cities, billboards do their part to cater to a consumerist audience that goes about their day-to-day business; gently interrupting their sights with various marketing messages and product placements. It’s been reported that the Canadian advertising market ranked tenth on the global scale of outdoor advertising, with ad expenditures reaching about 9.14 billion USD in 2016. This says a lot about the country’s prioritization and spending habits on OOH advertising.

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Why Moving Billboards Work For Advertisers

Moving billboards, also called mobile billboards, are mighty machines designed to broadcast advertised messages to people in out-of-home settings, especially drivers on the roads. They are a form of 3D branding that pops in any given crowd, creating a recognizable face of business among consumers. This outdoor advertising medium has the power to be agile, as it’s quite literally billboards attached to moving vehicles, and flexible, as it can reroute at any given time. Advertisers looking to roll out a new product, or simply get their business in the minds of consumers, should highly consider going the mobile billboard route. This article will list the major reasons why moving billboards are a great choice for advertisers to broadcast on.

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Best OOH Ad Campaigns of This Generation

The 2000’s generation has no doubt brought us some of the most iconic ad features in outdoor environment, especially due to the connectivity between smartphone and OOH, “internet language” like gifs and memes, and dynamic trigger advertising. This generation has tremendous out-of-home capabilities that precede the visual effects and longstanding impressions of advertisements in the earlier years of the field.

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Truckside Advertising Compared to Static Billboards

Next time you’re outdoors, check around for the number of advertisements you spot. Chances are, you’ll find many static billboards or posters lurking in the environment. These advertisements could be quite captivating, interesting, and informational, but they don’t hold a candle to the public reach that truckside advertising manages to wrangle. Sure, static billboards can be immensely creative and effective, positioned in brilliant ways, with the right target in mind, but they’re inevitably devoted to a lifetime of standstill advertising. They’re always in the same place. The major difference between truckside advertising and static billboards is that truckside ads travel with the vehicle, reaching thousands more impressions by the mile. Not only that, let’s look into how truckside advertising manages alongside its static counterpart.

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How Digital OOH Ads Are Changing The Game

OOH advertising is increasingly dynamic, as we come to find engaging outdoor campaigns that combine interactivity and participation with shareable content and brand retention. This sweeping sensation helps to put brands on the map and live longer among their audiences. One out-of-home channel that is becoming increasingly popular among brands and advertisers is digital OOH. Digital OOH helps grow the outdoor advertising market because of its wildly modern approach to engaging campaigns that utilize contraptions found outside the home. It also has the power to be programmatic, which we’ll get into during this article. Let’s examine the ways digital OOH is breaking new ground in advertising and why it’s predicted to only skyrocket moving forward.

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Best OOH Transit Advertisements Of All Time

In the out-of-home advertising domain, there are many mediums and outdoor executions to choose from. One that stands out among the rest, that is prominent in many urban areas across the world, is transit advertising. This form of OOH has the ability to be mobile, while targeting wide demographics of people both using public transit and passing it by. Transit advertising has the power to be singularly static or transformative with digital LED displays. This article will unpack what transit advertising is capable of and pinpoint a few remarkable examples of campaigns that took form on transit surfaces.

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How Businesses Benefit From Truckside Advertising

Truckside advertising has a plethora of advantages for businesses just starting out, or businesses with a well-known name brand attached. It’s a unique OOH advertising method that aligns well with a commuter’s daily travel time on the road. When you choose to advertise on the sides and/or rear of a moving vehicle, you’re choosing to promote your business to a niche travelling audience of people. Because truckside advertising is so mobile, the opportunities for high reach and impression counts are among the most major selling point. This short article will outline just how businesses can grow from using truckside advertising in their marketing plan and why mobile billboards can directly lead to more sales.

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