Fake News? What About Fake Followers?

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Fake followers make it difficult to find reputable influencers to work with. 62 percent of  marketers want to increase their influencer marketing budgets this year alone. Doing influencer relationships create so many benefits for brands. Like more authentically reaching their target market that might not have been reached through other forms of advertising. And while platforms can certainly shut down these fake bots, brand and marketers need to reassess the influencer medium as a whole. First question: what is driving…

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4 Graphic Design Trends that are Blowing Up

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Art and graphic design is constantly evolving, and at a pretty fast pace. This time, what’s old came back around in a big way. From serif to gradients, Page Agency is going over the biggest graphic design trends that have hit in 2018. Gradients are back It wasn’t all too long ago when gradients were on the majority of “modern” designs. Were you even cool without one? But then 2015 came around and design got very flat. Brands hastily changed…

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Digital Ad Fraud: Bots Are Stealing Your Budget

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A study from The Association of National Advertisers reports that only about 25% of your digital ad spend reaches real people. That means ad fraud by bots costs businesses $7 billion dollars annually. Page Agency is committed to eliminating wasteful digital ad spend. We’ve cut out many sites that were once called popular advertising spots in order to focus on reaching real people, rather than better looking numbers. High numbers have been able to distract businesses and agencies from the…

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6 Traits You Need To Be A Digital Marketing Leader

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There are certain traits that characterize leadership. Then there are some that characterize leadership within digital marketing. If you possess these five traits, you may have what it takes to be the big boss at your digital marketing agency or internal department. 1. Strong Business Sense A strong business acumen can be qualified through education, but more than likely it’s grown from professional experience. At a high level, digital marketing leaders need to understand not just marketing, but business as…

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Can Brands Maneuver Around Ad Blockers?

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Ad blockers. Doesn’t the term just make you want to shudder? Google’s announcement that the Chrome browser will be automatically blocking certain types of ads is tough news for brands and marketers alike. Google has been filtering out ads that don’t meet new criteria set out by the Coalition for Better Ads. Pop-ups, ugly sticky ads or flashing ads. Pretty much things that are extremely unsightly. (This applies to both desktop and android devices.) So this poses problems for companies…

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What Kind Of Ad Agency Is Right For You?

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Ad agencies come in all shapes, sizes, friendliness and competency. Some are absolutely better than others. Not all agencies have the same processes or will handle your work the same way either. This makes it incredibly important to pick the agency that best fits you. General vs Specialized Picking between these agency types really depends on how much of your own marketing work you want to outsource. If you’re looking for great design work and not much else, talk with…

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3 Reasons Your Product Will Fail

It’s tougher than ever to introduce a new product or service into today’s market. Incredible competition and brilliant innovations create an environment that chews up and spits out anything imperfect or subpar. There are fewer problems to solve, there’s a distrust in bad branding and it’s harder and harder to think of something that’s truly original. If you can leap those hurdles, there are more obstacles still. Here are the three main reasons your new product or service could fail….

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4 of the Best Digital Marketing Strategies (Ever)

I could have sworn that marketing wasn’t so complicated back in the day. Create a killer commercial. Make a radio ad that gets stuck in people’s heads. Cater to the top magazines when it makes sense.   But now we’ve got all these TV channels, billions of web pages and hundreds of thousands of “APPs” along with DMP’s, API’s and SDK’s. Did I lose you? Technology has definitely made marketing that much more difficult to understand.   What could once…

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The TV Ad Revolution

When the 3D TV revolution ended at the start of 2017, some were convinced it was all over for television. But the opposite happened. TV exploded. This is due to TV’s evolution into a performance-marketing channel. It has been pushed forward by technological advancements, more timely, accurate targeting and measurement, and the ability for advertisers to optimize TV campaigns just like they do with digital. So what’s next for TV and advertisers? TV isn’t dying – not even close. It…

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Ad Agencies Shouldn’t Feel Like War Zones

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When did advertising become the overworked, stressed out, squeeze-every-drop-of-creative-juice-until-you’re-all-used-up career field that it currently seems to be? What happened to the old agency spirit that pioneered the way for successful and epic brands? Every moment was spent immersed in a cauldron of creation and ‘ideation’, carefully orchestrated by exceptional minds. Clients loved to visit ad agencies because they were a wonderland of possibilities and a factory for their visions and aspirations. It’s tough to come up with world-class ideas when…

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