Taboola and Outbrain are combining

The longtime rival online-content-recommendation companies Taboola and Outbrain are combining. The new company will operate under the Taboola name, with Outbrain shareholders receiving 30% of the shares and $250 million in cash. Taboola founder and CEO Adam Singolda will remain CEO. The combined company will be able to get a bigger share of advertiser dollars…

Account Director Needed!

ABOUT US We are an independent and entrepreneurial marketing agency.  Working Media Group (www.workingmediagroup.com) was founded in 2005 and specializes in strategic, integrated media planning, activation and analytics for small and mid-market firms.  We regularly partner with creative or communications agencies to assist in the efficient and effective delivery of campaigns.  Our strategy is to…

Mother Nature Can’t Even Stop Working Media Group

Working Media Group has been buying Out-Of-Home for over 15 years, and we’ve never had Mother Nature try stepping in the way of our billboards, that is, until recently. When the installment team attempted to post our client’s creative on a billboard in Springfield, MA, they were unpleasantly greeted by a nest of baby hawks…

Who Is Gen Z: the new mobile first digital natives

By Kerry Tracy Perhaps one can attribute it to the great recession but Gen Z is different in many ways from their millennial counterparts.  Many would describe this generation as fiscally responsible, hard-working, competitive and determined.   They are old-souls representing more traditional values and some authors have identified their personas as similar to those of…

DCO Drives Demand for More Creative and Better Results

  By Kerry Tracy   Dynamic Creative Optimization (DCO) is the automated process by which different display creative is served dynamically based on a variety of data points (think location, interaction history, demographics, etc.) and then optimized (served more frequently) to the better performing version.   By understanding the viewer, we can deliver more personalized and…

Why is Attribution (Still) So Lame?

By Kerry Tracy CEO of Working Media Group For brands that don’t feel confident in their attribution capabilities, you’re not alone!  As a recent eMarketer survey shows, most marketers are not happy with the insights they’re gathering on their campaigns.                           CMOs and…

Smart Brands Can Win Oscars Too

By Kerry Tracy CEO of Working Media Group While Oscar linear TV ratings have dropped since their peak five years ago… the Oscars deliver great reach and engagement to a desirable audience. While national broadcast buys come at a great cost, smart smaller consumer brands should consider alternatives to take advantage of Oscar tune-in. Here’s…