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The New Tech Locator: User-Friendly, Informative

Stephen Freitas | August 13th, 2018

Access to rich data sources have and continue to transform the out of home (OOH) industry. Data allows OOH companies to strengthen bonds between brands and consumers, to improve targeting and ROI analysis, and to stay

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Environmental Messaging On Billboards

Paul Hickman | August 7th, 2018

The “I’m not a trophy” Grizzly Bear billboard out West reminds us of an important point: billboards are a valued platform for environmental messaging. The Center for Biological Diversity put billboards in three Western states to

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Make Your Case with OOH Advertiser Case Studies

Steve Nicklin | July 23rd, 2018

The effectiveness of media investments is more important to advertisers than ever before. Almost every decision-maker appreciates measurable data, and case studies are a direct way to show measurable value of marketing efforts. Many local advertisers

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Musicians Use OOH to Tease Fans, Ignite Social Engagement

Nicole Randall | July 16th, 2018

Recording artists and bands love OOH tease-and-reveal campaigns. They use cryptic messages in major markets to engage super fans, ignite social media, and hype big announcements. The most recent example comes from alternative hip-hop duo Twenty

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New FDA Rule Regulates E-Cig Advertisement Warnings

Kerry Yoakum | July 16th, 2018

Advertising for electronic cigarettes that deliver nicotine via vapor is a growing category for out of home advertising.  Effective August 10, ads for e-cigarettes must include a warning that nicotine is addictive. New rules from the

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Fast Food Restaurants Win Big at Cannes

Nicole Randall | June 25th, 2018

Quick-service, or fast food restaurants won big in the Outdoor category at the 2018 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. While QSR is a high-spend category for OOH in the US, with $212 billion in ad

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Supreme Court Declines On/Off-Premise Sign Case

Kerry Yoakum | June 4th, 2018

On May 29, the US Supreme Court declined a challenge to San Francisco’s outdoor advertising restrictions which permit on-premise advertising but prohibit off-premise advertising. In 2015, Contest Promotions, a company that runs raffles for prizes such

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My Turn: OOH Collaboration in Action

Nancy Fletcher | June 4th, 2018

After I spoke on the benefits of collaboration (at the OOH Media Conference + Expo in Austin May 8), many people have asked what they can do to advance the industry. Here are five action categories

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