Co-Op Advertising is Walking Dead

Halloween is here, but you should really leave the scare tactics to the haunted houses. Traditional co-op advertising programs are so outdated and inefficient that trying to implement them feels like trying to revive the dead. What is Co-op Advertising? Many national brands create a co-op account for each of their retailers. In each account, …

Consumers that view a thematic message across multiple channels increase their intent to purchase by 90% and improve their perception of that brand by 68% (Source: IAB). Brand consistency is very important to consumers today. Customers are more likely to recognize a brand if all of the messaging they see surrounding that brand and its …

For many brand and retail marketers, achieving marketing alignment and sales through their local retail channel are difficult challenges. Traditionally, co-op advertising programs have tried to align the national-to-local message between brands and retailers, but have failed. Why? Marketing budget dollars go unspent, digital program offerings are weak, retailers have to take time away from …

National brands and local retailers can be a powerful duo for driving sales; the trouble is that many brands struggle with creating top-down connection and alignment. One of the main obstacles here are the failures of broken, out-of-date processes like co-op advertising and digital asset management systems (DAMs). DAMs and Co-Op Programs Fail to Engage …

Traditional co-op advertising has reached a point where it is not only out-of-date, but taxing and inefficient for all involved, particularly for the local retailers who truly need the marketing support. As detailed in a recent blog post, we conducted a survey asking retailers to share insights into their experiences with co-op advertising. While there …

National brands and local retailers can be a powerful duo for driving sales. The trouble is that many brands struggle with creating top-down connection and alignment. One of the main obstacles here is the ineffectiveness of national advertising for local retailers. Major manufacturing brands spend millions of dollars each year creating digital content and placing …

Summer is here, and we’re officially halfway through 2016! Even while we enjoy the beautiful weather and long vacations of summer, it’s important for us to keep an eye on our marketing goals for the second half of the year. For some beachside reading and local marketing inspiration, we took a look at the Promoboxx …

Together, national brands and local retailers can be a powerful duo for driving sales. Brands have important resources retailers don’t — budget, reach and marketing expertise. Retailers have a direct connection with local audiences, the ones who buy a brand’s product. The trouble is that many brands don’t have an effective point of top-down connection …

As it is now, traditional co-op advertising has reached a point where it is not only out-of-date, but taxing and inefficient for all involved, particularly for the local retailers who truly need the marketing support. We recently conducted a survey asking retailers to share insights into their experiences with co-op advertising. The goal setting out …

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