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Simple Guide to Native Advertising

Posted by Kylie Davis on April 16, 2019 at 8:00 AM

Digital ads can be found almost anywhere online - while browsing social media, conducting a Google search or even engaging with your favorite app or mobile game. Digital ads are now a part of life; however 91% of people say ads are more intrusive today than 2-3 years ago.

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Topics: Digital Marketing

How Radio Personalities Extend Their Influence Off-Air

Posted by Kylie Davis on February 22, 2019 at 8:00 AM

Radio personalities have a ton of influence among their listeners, which can be leveraged beyond radio to help businesses reach and engage their target audience. To date, 56% of all radio listeners state that the on-air talent is the main reason they tune in. Additionally, 8 out of 10 listeners say they would consider trying something their favorite radio personality recommended.

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Topics: Radio Advertising, Marketing Strategy

The Power of Patient Reviews for Your Dental Practice

Posted by Kylie Davis on February 11, 2019 at 8:00 AM

We live in a world where individuals crave convenience – especially when looking for services. And they often look to reviews for simple guidance that help them make smarter buying decisions. In fact, 85% of consumers trust online reviews as much as recommendations from a friend or family member, while 73% of them have more trust in a local business with positive reviews. Negative reviews are just as impactful, as 94% of customers say an online review has convinced them to avoid a business.

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Topics: Health/Medical

Why Combining Radio and Digital Equals Success for Auto Repair Shops

Posted by Kylie Davis on January 22, 2019 at 8:00 AM

The auto repair industry is currently thriving in the United States. The industry has grown by 2.6% over the past five years, reaching a revenue of $67 billion in 2018. This is primarily due to the average length of car ownership for new and used vehicles, which has increased 60% in the last 10 years - leading to more auto repairs. In addition, 75% of repairs and maintenance completed on vehicles is done at independent automotive shops, in comparison to 25% that is done at dealerships.

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Topics: Radio Advertising, Digital Marketing, Auto

5 Top Elements of an Effective Law Firm Website

Posted by Kylie Davis on January 8, 2019 at 8:00 AM

Your law firm website plays a critical role in attracting leads and converting them into paying clients. In fact, a professional, well-designed website can help you boost your credibility, build trust with prospects and serve as a lead generation tool - which can lead to increased clients.

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Topics: Legal, Digital Marketing

What's Trending in 2018 for eye care professionals (ECPs) (and How to Position Your Practice for 2019)

Posted by Kylie Davis on December 27, 2018 at 8:00 AM

The eye care industry is in good shape, partly due to the fact that as people age they are more likely to need vision correction. In fact, 86% ofAmericans over age 45 rely on it. What’s more, independent optometrists are experiencing an annual growth rate of 2.8%, while ophthalmologists are enjoying a 4-5% rate of growth. Combined with opticians, eye care professionals (ECPs) represent a $40 billion market, with steady growth being predicted throughout the next decade.

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Topics: Health/Medical

The Role of Social Media in an Auto Repair Shop

Posted by Kylie Davis on December 19, 2018 at 8:00 AM

Attracting new customers is a challenge for any business, but it can be especially hard for auto repair shops. Although 75% of auto repair is performed by independent auto shops, factors such as the lack of transparency or high competition can lead to fewer new clients and decreased business. However, using social media can offer a range of benefits for auto repair shops, while also helping them stand out from the competition.

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Topics: Social Media, Digital Marketing

How to Manage your Brand with your Digital Solutions

Posted by Kylie Davis on November 21, 2018 at 8:00 AM

Managing your brand is essential for your digital presence. It allows you to create a consistent brand image and experience across all channels. Digital brand management takes traditional branding practices and applies them across digital mediums to enhance the customer experience. When done right, companies can successfully build brand awareness, engage with customers and expand market reach. Below are some of the top digital marketing solutions to use for your brand management efforts:

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Topics: Digital Marketing

6 Tips for Great Radio Creative

Posted by Kylie Davis on September 12, 2018 at 8:00 AM

Do you feel like your radio campaigns are lacking that special something? Or that they could be achieving a little more? If other elements of your campaign are in line, then you may need to consider a new creative spin.

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Topics: Radio Advertising

Hey, I Just Heard You On the Radio! (5 Things to Expect When You Partner with Zimmer)

Posted by Kylie Davis on August 17, 2018 at 8:00 AM

Zimmer Radio has been a promotional powerhouse since the 1950s, offering the very best in programming, education and advertising opportunities for our partners. Over the years, we've expanded into a variety of different mediums but radio is still at the heart and soul of everything that we do. We continue to invest in the best on-air talent, broadcasting, software and tools to ensure that our business partners continue to see exceptional value and growth. We help brands of all types and businesses of all sizes dominate the mental landscape by reaching consumers when they are most open to your messages -- when they're commuting or listening to the radio. Here are 5 outcomes you can expect from your customers when you partner with Zimmer Radio.

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Topics: Radio Advertising, Joplin Market

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