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Lily Katz-Smolenske, Senior VP Media Director

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Consumer Insights & TrendsDigitalFood CampaignsMedia
November 23, 2020

3 Increasingly Popular Media Platforms Your Food Brand Should Investigate Right Now

The confluence of better technology and COVID-19 stay-at-home orders has caused new and improved media platforms to emerge, and they are experiencing unexpected growth. While some of these platforms were around prior to the pandemic, consumers now engage with available digital platforms more frequently to stay informed, entertained and educated.…
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2020 Loading Bar Editorial Calendar Reboot EvansHardy+Young
Food PRMedia
July 30, 2020

This Sneak Peek at Upcoming Food Editorial Calendars Could Help Retool Your Fall Marketing Strategy

When planning media, food marketers rely on relevant editorial in order to be more strategic with their tactics and implementations. Editorial content calendars are an important tool for the purpose of intentionally scheduling and assigning content for marketing, advertising, public relations and social media strategies. This year, due to the coronavirus pandemic, planned…
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Media Consumption by Generations EvansHardy+Young
May 31, 2020

8 Media Questions You Should Be Asking When Recalibrating Your Food Media Plan During COVID-19

As the COVID-19 crisis seemingly begins to wane, the havoc that remains in its wake is still very much present. While many personal and business enterprises begin reassessing, at EvansHardy+Young (EHY) we are continuing to carefully recalibrate our clients' advertising media strategies. Like them, you're likely facing some of the same challenges…
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Food Advertising Illustration EvansHardy+Young
Food CampaignsMedia
January 28, 2020

Is Your Media Buy Working in the Crowded Food Landscape?

Introducing a new consumer packaged food item in a crowded category can present a multitude of marketing challenges. Media strategies that break through to the increasingly complex consumer targets need to be carefully planned. So how can you ensure your media plan delivers a high level of engagement? And make…
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Unlock New Food Prospects with Improved Media Targeting
March 12, 2019

Unlock New Food Prospects with Improved Media Targeting

With the rise of the millennial generation, food priorities are shifting. Often more inquisitive about their food from source to plate, this digital native is applying greater pressure on food brands. Demanding transparency, they expect honesty in marketing messaging and public persona. Amanda Topper, Food Analyst at Mintel, captures this…
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Local Media Strategy Food Marketing Advertising EvansHardy+Young
Food CampaignsMedia
October 25, 2018

Boost Food Campaign Results with 5 Local Digital Media Strategies

Consumers are increasingly dependent on mobile usage, mobile pay, wearable devices, digital personal voice assistants, and other new technologies to make their life (and purchasing behavior) easier. The heavy adoption of these new technologies also brings forth new opportunities to effectively reach consumers at the local level. Traditional platforms are…
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Chef in blue coat instructing two women students on prepping food
May 5, 2018

How to Get Appetizing Results from Your Food Media Buy

Nearly everyone is fighting for a share of stomach these days, which has resulted in increased pressure on media strategies tasked with breaking through the chatter. Fortunately for food brands, there is a lot you can do to make a message more appealing and appetizing and there is a wealth of…
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Food CampaignsMedia
January 31, 2018

A Food Marketer’s Guide To Programmatic Media

Competition within the media space has always been fierce. But, more than ever, things are heating up within the food industry as new technology, innovation, and start-ups challenge the status quo. Across all sectors of industry, authenticity, customization, and speed continue to be the elements required to “win”. So, when…
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EHY Native Advertise EatingWell Magazine With Pom
June 1, 2017

Food Brands Embrace Native Advertising in Print

Native advertising, integrated content, custom content, branded content, advertorial, sponsored by, promotional feature… To the reader, is it advertising or editorial? As digital and social platforms continue to monetize with native in various forms, the popularity and learnings from digital has spread opportunities to the magazine field. While print advertorials…
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Idaho Potato Farmer in blue hat with dog sitting on couch watching TV of EvansHardy+Young Commercial
DigitalFood CampaignsMedia
March 11, 2017

TV Ads Still the Most Powerful Medium for Building Food Brands

In 2017, for the first time ever, digital media spending is expected to overtake TV advertising: businesses around the world will spend more in internet advertising than television. According to eMarketer, in the US, TV’s share will be at 35.8% of Total Media Ad spend and Digital at 38.4%. So it…
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