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SD Tourism launches peak-season advertising

May 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota’s Department of Tourism has launched its peak-season advertising across the country.

This year’s campaign includes national and niche magazines, regional cable and network television, and other advertising methods in…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

North Dakota Tourism sees rise in Web traffic from Duhamel ads

January 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – North Dakota Tourism has already seen a boost of exposure from its new relationship with actor and Minot native Josh Duhamel, the agency’s director says.

The state’s tourism division said website traffic to NDtourism.com was up 29…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Group sponsors pro-Thune ads

September 12, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Bob Mercer

Capitol correspondent

PIERRE — A group representing chemical manufacturers spent at least $100,000 on television ads in South Dakota in recent weeks promoting U.S. Sen. John Thune.
The Republican doesn’t face re-election until…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

WITH VIDEO: Super Bowl teaser ads

January 30, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Advertisers perfect the art of teasing pre-game viewers.

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Wednesday’s West Central Tribune will be biggest issue of the year

November 18, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR This Thanksgiving, your turkey won’t be the only thing that’s stuffed. Wednesday’s edition of the West Central Tribune will be filled with all of the Black Friday advertisements, inserts and coupons that shoppers need for the big day.
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Media split on taking Election Day ads in wake of ruling

November 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

After a federal judge effectively struck down North Dakota’s ban on Election Day campaigning, the door is open for political advertisements to continue down to last moments of the campaign. But local media outlets vary in how they plan to handle the ruling. Continue Reading

Political ad blitz dominates airwaves

September 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Kim Simonsen’s advice for his advertising clients in the run-up to a contested election: Don’t bother trying to get a word in edgewise.
“They know it’s not going to do any good,” the media director of Fargo’s H2M advertising agency said. “They know they’re going to get knocked off.” Continue Reading

Advertising’s looking more like us; companies hope older models lure older customers

July 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Hey, baby boomers and retirees. If you think you’re seeing yourself reflected in more ads lately, you don’t have to check your vision. In a shift from what has been predominantly a youth-driven culture, advertising is looking more like us with gray hair, curves and crow’s feet as companies are increasingly booking older models to court older consumers. Continue Reading

Advertising’s looking more like us; companies hope older models lure older customers

July 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Hey, baby boomers and retirees. If you think you’re seeing yourself reflected in more ads lately, you don’t have to check your vision. In a shift from what has been predominantly a youth-driven culture, advertising is looking more like us with gray hair, curves and crow’s feet as companies are increasingly booking older models to court older consumers. Continue Reading

Rapid City billboard restrictions to take effect

June 19, 2012 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) New rules for billboards and business signs go into effect next month in Rapid City, capping more than a year of debate.
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