Fix Auto Case Study

Why Fix Auto Came to LMA Former President Paul Gange of Fix Auto, hired LMA back in 2010 to market the San Diego franchises. In short, Fix Auto collision centers are independently owned auto body collision centers, that pay a monthly fee to be under the Fix Auto name. Their goal was to grow their national footprint and increase brand recognition. LMA started Radio and Television advertisements for their 8 locations. They had a limited budget and at the time, were only targeting their marketing efforts to San Diego residents. What Did LMA Do? LMA created a marketing plan to substantially grow the Fix Auto brand and expand into multiple markets. We achieved this by implementing a multi-platform plan including TV, Radio, Aerial banners, Sports sponsorships, and PR, and multi-prong Digital/Social media campaigns. We began purchasing broadcast TV and radio, working closely with TV newsrooms to get additional coverage of Fix Auto's annual charity...

Belmont Park Case Study

Why Belmont Came to LMA Over the past few years, ownership has invested in new rides and attractions, amenities and more. They wanted to change their marketing strategy and include a more year round media exposure. They weren't optimizing the platforms they were utilizing and needed direction on the best ways to engage and grow their audience. Their goal was to increase overall revenue and attraction through radio endorsements and digital media.   What Did LMA Do? During the construction at Belmont Park, we opted for radio - on air personality endorsement campaigns. We also focused on their digital and social strategies. We used targeted display advertising directed towards mothers and families with children ages 4-15 years old.  As a result from this multi- tiered approach, Belmont Park has seen an increase in ride tickets, food, and beverage sales- year-over-year! Services Targeted Display Ads  - Including Geo fencing other theme parks, families and site retargeting. ...

30 Questions With Jeff Fisher

Today we wanted to ask Jeff Fisher, the Managing Partner at LMA, a series of rapid fire questions to get to know him a bit better. Here’s what we found out:   How long have you been working with LMA? 10 years When you were ten, what did you want to be when you grew up? A profession baseball or football player Do you have a nickname? Fish When are you most inspired? Early morning, when I work out at 5 a.m.  What college did you go to? West Virginia University, Home of the Mountaineers Are you a coffee or tea drinker in the morning? Coffee What’s your favorite book to read while you sip your coffee or tea? Any book dealing with business, I really like Patrick Lencioni’s “The Five dysfunctions of a Team” What is your favorite movie? The Godfather What is your favorite sport, team? Football,the Pittsburgh Steelers ...

Display Advertising Soars To The Forefront of Successful Marketing Campaigns in 2021

Display Advertising offers brand building, effective targeting, and conversion measuring. A great and necessary strategy for your brand to take flight. Display ads are paid advertisements in the form of graphic banners that are displayed on webpages. These can be text, image, or video advertisements that encourage a viewer to click and complete an action, whether that be to purchase a product or service. These visually appealing ads are eye-catching and can grab the consumer’s attention, increasing your visibility and brand awareness. Display Ads are a great way for small businesses to reach consumers. A benefit of display ads is the ability to narrow down parameters to target a specific audience. This benefits your business by spotlighting your company in a high volume to the right group of people. In three days, Heineken Light reached 54% of their audience, 35 million people, by using Facebook video ads. Display ads can track how...

Coronavirus Media Impact on Television Viewing

Consumers are making significant changes to the way they interact with television in these changes times. Audiences have increasingly turned to local news stations to learn about the impact of Coronavirus on local communities. This includes needed answers such as elderly shopping hours, locations and availability of testing facilities, and information on rapidly changing situations. Local news stations also provide a platform for focusing on the good in our communities as well as a connection with local newscasters who maintain visibility in person during difficult times   In the top 25 television markets, viewership has grown dramatically year-over-year: 33% increase from March 2019 to March 2020.  The largest increase in viewership has been in the Adult 18-34 demographic (38%), followed by Adults 35-54 (35%) and by Adults 50+ (29%).   Viewing habits are shifting to increased time spent on daytime and early fringe dayparts now that the working population is spending time...

How Social Media Humanizes Your Brand

Humanizing your brand is one of the most important things that you can do for your company. Approximately seven-in-ten Americans use social media to connect with one another, engage with news content, share information and entertain themselves. Because social media is where everyone is nowadays, you have easy access to your target audience. In addition to being extremely popular among the masses, social media gives you the ability to contact your customers directly and build relationships with them. To connect with customers (and potential customers) you’ve got to show the human side of your brand. How are you embracing your brand values? How are you looking out for the best interests of your customers and employees? Does your product really work? How does your product or service stand out from the competition? The ability to create real human connection is one of the main benefits of social media for business. Introduce your followers to...

Let’s FACE it. Endorsement Marketing Works.

Many brands have a face to their name. Nike would not be Nike without Michael Jordan’s infamous Air Jordans. Microsoft seems more trustworthy & innovative when you have Oprah telling you so and Calvin Klein remains that cool & modern brand, by using the celebrities of the moment as their spokespeople, such as Kendall Jenner and Justin Bieber. We call this concept, Endorsement Marketing. Endorsers are people making a public declaration of their support of a brand. These endorsement campaigns can be either paid or unpaid. If you’re wondering if involving an endorser into a brand’s marketing campaign is worth it, the answer is often times, YES! From a local level, LMA uses local radio personalities for various clients to engage the public, increase conversion of service or product and to associate brands with like-minded people. On-air influencers are daily companions to people whose recommendations drive action. According to the ‘Power of Personality and...