Digital Marketing



Consumer marketing professionals who retired 10 years ago would hardly recognize today’s marketing landscape:   ChatGPT – Artificial Intelligence (AI) Extended Reality Smartphones Social marketing The massive rise of Mobile A world that’s Video crazy Big Data – Analytics The Metaverse Voice Search TikTok A Cookieless future, And more… Can you imagine what things will...

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Effective marketing eludes most people for a couple of reasons. The first is because we, as marketers, have become lazy and enamored with vanity metrics. It’s far easier to brag about impressions and reach of our campaigns than to hold our marketing dollars accountable for metrics that matter. Increased accountability increases predictability. A predictable marketing...

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We understand that sometimes you bite off more than you can chew… We understand that some days you just can’t win… We understand that working hard seems to be getting harder… We understand meetings and deadlines and overtime… We understand that flights get delayed, and luggage gets lost… We understand that it’s hard to find...

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It’s All About The Story

Brands obsess about attention, and for good reason. A fractured media landscape makes it harder to get noticed, especially with attention spans getting shorter. Yet too many ads are trying too hard, and nothing pushes someone away more than desperation. Why are we still subjected to digital ad units that pop up and make it...

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Welcome to 78Madison

As many of you are aware, I bought the advertising agency I had been President of for ten years in 2014 and changed the name to 78Madison. Early on, while there were changes to how we conducted business philosophically, there was not a major shift in approach for our staff or clients. But now, eight...

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