• Selling Out Advertising Inventory

    It’s Time to Kill the In-house Agency Discount

    by  • August 14, 2014 • Growing Non-Dues Revenue, Growing Revenue, Maximizing ROI, Selling Out Advertising Inventory

    During my almost 20 years of working with magazines, I have had the good fortune of working with large circulation association magazines as well as much smaller circulation magazines that focus on a very targeted readership. Regardless of the size of the circulation and readership, however, all of the magazines had one thing in...

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    3 Things You Should NEVER Do to Close an Ad Sale

    by  • December 10, 2013 • Growing Non-Dues Revenue, Growing Revenue, Maximizing ROI, Selling Out Advertising Inventory

    At the end of the year, you’re scrambling to capture any dollars leftover in customers’ ad budgets and seal the deal on 2014. But no matter how badly you feel the pressure, here are three things you should never do. 1. Don’t undervalue your ad space. You give your advertisers access to an audience they...

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