If you need to make a big impact in your local area, outdoor advertising can raise your company’s profile and deliver results. Poster ads put your message right in front of your potential customers.
While some traditional advertising media are in decline, outdoor is growing. It works because it is seen by everyone who leaves their house.
Poster advertising is highly prominent and does not require the consumer to do anything to access it. You don’t have to tune in or click onto it or turn a page. At the same time, most people regard it as less intrusive than other methods of advertising. Indeed, a lot of outdoor advertising engages the consumer, providing colour, humour and insight. In locations where it sits in front of a captive audience — on public transport or at waiting places, for instance — it can even be seen as a welcome distraction.
Outdoor promotion is not just about massive billboards on the side of the road. There are poster sites and sizes to suit all budgets. Your choice will be driven by how well you understand your target market. If your target market is largely defined by geographical location, a few well-chosen poster spots and advertising signs in your area could raise your company’s profile and drive sales.
The transport network provides opportunities to get valuable outdoor exposure for your business. Advertising on buses, trains, trams, the tube, taxis and at airports are all highly visible. One of the key advantages of these positions is that they can put your advert in front of a captive audience. Advertising on public transport is ideal if you are targeting business people and commuters in your area.
Outdoor advertising on the high street and in shopping centres catches your potential customers while they are in shopping mode. A good poster campaign can prompt shoppers to buy your products there and then, especially if you are running a promotion as an incentive.