Working Media Group Named Top 12 YouTube Marketing Agency

YouTube allows advertisers to share their unique content with audiences in a way that is easy to digest and share with others! We are honored to be named as a top Youtube Marketing agency by Influencer Marketing Hub. See below for what Influencer Marketing Hub had to say: Working Media Group is an independent, performance-driven media planning…

Consumer Trends of 2020 and the Effects of COVID-19

Euromonitor International revealed the Top 10 Consumer Trends for 2020 in early January, but as we all know the world is now quite different, so have those trends changed? Yes, in some ways they have.  The trends they identified are still in play, half of them in fact have been accelerated by the pandemic, while…

Podcast Consumption Up

The new numbers, collected last week by Mindshare’s U.S. Consumer Insights team, show the longer people are stuck at home, the more likely they are to be boosting their radio listening. When the agency asked the same question during the week of March 31, 21% of people surveyed said they were listening to more radio.…

Brick and Mortar is Still Very Much Alive

It would seem that reports of Brick & Mortar’s death are greatly exaggerated. These insights show that while eCommerce is up and coming, Brick and Mortar is still King… for now.   THE SALES eCommerce is still just a fraction of overall retail sales   eCommerce $ sales are growing of course, but the annual…

Podcast Trends Bode Well

Below are selected results of a podcast listener survey performed by Westwood One.  The trends are very positive for the podcast space.   Millennials and Females are a growing audience.       A large number of listeners have recently STARTED listening.   Listening is moving to “on-the-go” mobile audiences and smart speakers.    …

Video Ad Dollars Keep Shifting

Video still engages like few other formats.  According to a Brightcove study, video viewing influences consumer purchasing behavior among 76% of adults in the US.  And 2/3 of millennials engaged with a brand after watching a video on social media. But advertising dollars tend to follow the eyeballs they seek and a number of studies…

Connected Screens Are for Kids

We all know online video and streaming consumption is becoming more and more prevalent, not only among adults but also among “the consumers of tomorrow” – Teenagers, but the extent of it may surprise you.   The Common Sense Census reports that 13-18 year-olds spend an average of 7 hours and 22 minutes a day with…

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…