Amusement, Water and Theme Parks
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Amusement, Water and Theme Parks <br/> <span style='color:#000000;font-size: 18px;'> geekOUT Fast Fact Friday</span>
Happy National Roller Coaster Day!   National Roller Coaster Day has been celebrated every year on August 16th since 1986.  And the out-of-home advertising industry should really be celebrating.   According to data from Kantar, “Amusement, Water and Theme Parks,” lowered their overall ad spend by 1.5% last year, decreasing spending on display ads, print, and ...

Don’t Forget Generation X – Fast Facts on the “Forgotten Generation”
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Don’t Forget Generation X – Fast Facts on the “Forgotten Generation” <br/> <span style='color:#000000;font-size: 18px;'> geekOUT Fast Fact Friday</span>
This January, CBS released a report listing all of the generations by birth year.  Somehow, they forgot to list Generation X, people born between 1965 and 1980.  This resulted in quite a bit of hysterical banter on Twitter, and a suggestion that the cohort be renamed the “Forgotten Generation.”     The advertising industry would ...

Driving Car (Sales) – The Importance of OOH to the Auto Industry
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Driving Car (Sales) – The Importance of OOH to the Auto Industry <br/> <span style='color:#000000;font-size: 18px;'> geekOUT Fast Fact Friday</span>
Yesterday, OOH Today ran highlights featuring questions people had asked on www.cohoot.com. One user asked, “How can we get auto dealerships to move dollars back to OOH?”   The fact that there aren’t more dealership dollars being funneled into out of home advertising is mind boggling.  We took a look at our data, and only 37% of people ...

Geopath Welcomes Harmelin Media and Haworth Marketing + Media to their Board of Directors
The OOH industry’s auditing and measurement organization welcomes two new directors.

Geopath Welcomes Harmelin Media and Haworth Marketing + Media to their Board of Directors <br/> <span style='color:#000000;font-size: 18px;'>The OOH industry’s auditing and measurement organization welcomes two new directors.</span>
New York, NY, June 20, 2019 – Geopath, the not-for-profit organization that provides audience location measurement to the Out of Home (OOH) industry, welcomed two new members to its Board of Directors during their most recent membership meeting, held Tuesday, June 17. Newly elected to Geopath’s Board of Directors is Bernie Shimkus, VP, Director of ...

Now That’s Just Cold | La COLOMBE — La Launch
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Now That’s Just Cold | La COLOMBE  — La Launch <br/> <span style='color:#000000;font-size: 18px;'> geekOUT Fast Fact Friday</span>
    This week, La Colombe, one of the “largest independently-owned coffee companies,” just launched a multi-market advertising campaign.  Featured prominently in their press release is a hand-painted wall executed by Geopath member, Colossal Media.  See the press release here ⇒ La Colombe First Ever OOH The mural, Geopath location ID 30616546, which resides at the ...

The Tale of the Blue Suit Billboard
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The Tale of the Blue Suit Billboard <br/> <span style='color:#000000;font-size: 18px;'>geekOUT Fast Fact Friday</span>
In addition to social networks like Twitter and Instagram, www.reddit.com is an excellent site to find conversations about, and photos of, unique OOH advertising.  Recently, someone posted a photo of this hilarious Clear Channel billboard in San Antonio on Reddit.   The gentleman on the billboard told the story behind it: “So basically I dress horribly when I’m ...

Defining Universe.
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Defining Universe. <br/> <span style='color:#000000;font-size: 18px;'>Friday Fast Fact</span>
What does the term Universe mean when we talk about OOH measurement? Any guess? Universe is the population of the group measured and is based on two components: the demographic profile and the geographic area. Check out the one-sheet below to understand more about why it is important and how demographics and geography impact the universe you are ...