Traditional media

What are 174 more experts predicting for 2012?

Every year I publish a round up of the various blog posts that crop up on the web predicting what next year will be like – I stick to interactive marketing and relevant topics as this would never end.

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My top 10 blog posts to date in 2011

It’s almost a ritual or maybe a tradition already. Every 6 months bloggers publish their 10 best posts of the previous period.
Why do it?
I can see 2 good reasons for myself. #1 it allows me to promote my most appreciated work, which can in turn increase their readership, increasing traffic to my site (which is good for my ego), and #2 to help you discover content you may have missed that could be of interest to you.

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Performance Indicators : Radio

We talk a lot about the digital revolution that traditional media is being put through: upheaval, readership and audience shrinkage, bankruptcy, pay walls… This post is a major update to a previous one "Traditional media performance indicators" (20 January 2010), however this one is segmented in that we’ll discuss only radio in this post. Others will follow to cover individually television, newspapers, magazines and other media platforms.
What’s the situation really like in 2011? Traditional media are not dead – not yet, and not for a while at least. They’re not all as strong as they’ve once been, but they still occupy an important place in the media landscape. Let’s look at the situation with Radio a bit:

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Online is #2 media in Canadian Ad Spend

So what does this mean? If means more and more advertisers and marketers are getting online. They are understanding its value to them. If you are not yet active with online advertising & marketing, be you a large or very small advertiser – get with the program. There is a way in which it will work wonders for you if you take the time to test out various tactics.
If you’re only doing search, it’s time to discover display and directories. It’s time to discover behavioral targeting, retargeting and intent targeting. If you’re only doing classifieds online, try something else. The mix of all media and tactics is what works best. Exactly what mix will vary from one product / service / target audience to another. You need to test things to see what words best for you.

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Performance Indicators : Television

We talk a lot about the digital revolution that traditional media is being put through: upheaval, readership and audience shrinkage, bankruptcy, pay walls… This post is a major update to a previous one "Traditional media performance indicators" (20 January 2010), however this one is segmented in that we’ll discuss only television in this post. Others will follow to cover individually television, radio, newspapers, magazines and other media platforms.
What’s the situation really like in 2011? Traditional media are not dead – not yet, and not for a while at least. They’re not all as strong as they’ve once been, but they still occupy an important place in the media landscape. Let’s look at the situation with television a bit.

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Performance Indicators : Magazines

We talk a lot about the digital revolution that traditional media is being put through: upheaval, readership and audience shrinkage, bankruptcy, pay walls… This post is a major update to a previous one "Traditional media performance indicators" (20 January 2010), however this one is segmented in that we’ll discuss only magazines in this post. Others will follow to cover individually television, radio, newspapers and other media platforms.
What’s the situation really like in 2011? Traditional media are not dead – not yet, and not for a while at least. They’re not all as strong as they’ve once been, but they still occupy an important place in the media landscape. Let’s look at the situation with Magazines a bit:

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Performance Indicators : Newspapers

We talk a lot about the digital revolution that traditional media is being put through: upheaval, readership and audience shrinkage, bankruptcy, pay walls… This post is a major update to a previous one "Traditional media performance indicators" (20 January 2010), however this one is segmented in that we’ll discuss only daily newspapers in this post. Others will follow to cover individually television, radio, magazines and other media platforms.
What’s the situation really like in 2011? Traditional media are not dead – not yet, and not for a while at least. They’re not all as strong as they’ve once been, but they still occupy an important place in the media landscape. Let’s look at the situation with Daily Newspapers a bit:

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