Friday, 7 December 2012

Mr. Hiyav Bajaj, Director - TDI International India P Limited.

Mr Hiyav Bajaj
Mr. Hiyav Bajaj, Director - TDI International India P Limited

Masters in Accounting, Finance and Management from Bradford University, Mr. Hiyav is a leader with a positive attitude and a "justice for all" approach, he knows how to get the best out of the human resources at his disposal and his never-ending thirst for knowledge and a focused quest for learning & Implementing the latest management techniques, makes him unique among the members of the corporate family. 

Mr. Hiyav is an entrepreneur with a 10+ year track record of providing leadership and advise on various aspects of Strategic Leadership, Business Development & Sales Leadership, Financial Leadership, Leadership on Management process improvement, New business Start-up, Branding and Image building.

Thursday, 29 November 2012

How Outdoor Advertising practices are gaining quick popularity?

It has been well noted that various outdoor advertising practices are gaining quick popularity amongst the brand owners and advertisers. Providing a strong impact amongst customers in a cost-effective manner, an OOH Advertising display is undeniably one of the most effective means of positioning a brand or business. Today’s blog focuses on how Outdoor Advertising practices in India have become one of the popular means of promoting a brand, service or business. 

Indians lead a very colorful lifestyle. Come festive season, they would spend quality time with near and dear ones either shopping or hanging out. Shopping is indeed a major part and parcel of celebrating any festival in India. An OOH Advertising media ensures that the brand message reaches out to those customers who are ready to spend for the advertised brand provided it reflects a rich impact on customers’ mind.  It is therefore worth mentioning that in order to allure customers’ attention; the brand owner has to present the brand message in an interesting manner through an interactive media. 

One of the effective channels of launching an OOH campaign of a brand is through billboard media. Billboard Advertising has recently become popular amongst the brand owners to launch their promotion campaigns. The cost effectiveness of launching a promotion campaign through billboard advertising media is one of the main reasons for its recent success. A billboard ad display provides 24 hours exposure of the brand message amongst target groups which is yet another major asset of advertising through this OOH media. Also an affordable means of Outdoor Advertising, billboard ads grab the passing attention of customers like no other form of OOH Advertising. Despite the fact that it is a cost-effective means of advertising, billboard ads generate strong brand awareness and recall amongst the target groups. All in all the colorful, creative and eye-catching ad displays of brands through billboard media provide a rich impact about the brand on customers’ mind. 

Monday, 19 November 2012

A few considerations on Outdoor Advertising!

Outdoor Advertising practices such as airport advertising, mall advertising, metro advertising and billboard advertising are becoming popular means of promoting a brand or business. Who is not aware of an outdoor ad display in today’s time? From a college going student to a working professional, everyone is influenced by the various OOH Ad displays that surround them everywhere they visit. Besides providing a continuous brand message through an easily reachable channel, OOH media ensures a rich impact about the brand on customers’ mind. Advertising through outdoor media has various benefits. Some valuable considerations on Advertising in India through OOH media are provided in the following paragraphs. Take a look- 

The first consideration on advertising through OOH media is to target maximum attention of customers in an effective manner. An outdoor media should provide an articulate impression about your brand on customers’ mind the very moment it comes under their notice. Besides, customers should be able to easily figure out the brand that is advertised through a particular outdoor media. 

Secondly, it is important to provide a focused brand communication in order to hit maximum eyeballs of customers. Though it sounds simplistic, modern customers have many choices while navigating a street, a sidewalk or perhaps driving. With an effective Outdoor Advertising campaign of your product, you can attract and direct their attention towards your brand store. By effective advertising, it doesn’t refer to any extra ordinary manner of presenting the brand message. It is all about adding perfection to the art of communicating the brand message to customers with an innovative approach to provide a fresh appeal about the brand. 

There is no dearth of means or measures when it comes to launching an OOH Advertising campaign of your brand. All you need to do is to have a thorough study about the ongoing trends in the market, devise and deploy your promotion objectives in such a manner that customers will form a pleasing impression about your brand the very moment they see the ad display.

Monday, 5 November 2012

Airport Media - A fast growing OOH Avenue!

Advertising through airport media has become one of the fast growing avenues of outdoor advertising. Airports in India are occupied by various national and international brands. Airport Advertising in India is therefore becoming a preferred means to launch various promotion campaigns. In this blog, let us take a look at how and why airport advertising media is growing at a fast pace.

More brands, more advertising solutions!

Brands of all ranges are continuously launched in the market. Implementation of multiple means of advertising has become a common norm amongst modern brand owners. Television, Print, Radio, Online and Outdoor advertising media- all these are implemented by advertisers to launch various promotion campaigns for brands. Amongst the various avenues of Outdoor Advertising, airport advertising is an effective means of positioning a brand amongst rich audiences or prospective buyers. Those who travel through a flight are mostly people with rich spending capacity for any brand. Hence, airport advertising media is the ideal means to launch an OOH campaign for a brand message that reaches out to affluent customers or prospects. Also with the rising number of airports in India, brand promotion through airport media is expected to grow further.

Airport Ads provide uncluttered and rich brand message.

One of the main reasons of launching promotion campaigns through airport media is the uncluttered mode of presenting the brand message. Anyone who comes across an airport ad display easily grasps the brand message. The implementation of rich medium of advertising also presents the brand in a posh manner. Unlike other outdoor means, airport campaigns are mostly launched through digitally enhanced tools of advertising that provide a rich impact about the brand on customers’ mind. A rich impact insinuates a readiness on customers’ mind to buy or purchase the brand in the near future. By and by, Airport Advertising in India is gestated to grow further in the coming years.

Tuesday, 18 September 2012

Is Out Of Home Advertising really effective?

An out of home promotion activity of a brand or business is known as outdoor advertising or OOH Advertising. Despite the fact that outdoor advertising is a conventional means of advertising, many advertisers find it one of the most effective mediums of communication in today’s time.  There are many avenues of advertising through outdoor media. Airport Advertising, Mall Advertising, Metro Advertising, Billboard Advertising, Transit Advertising etc. are some of the forms of promoting brands or businesses through outdoor media. Outdoor Advertising is an advantageous means of promoting a brand, business or service. By implementing the right tactics of outdoor branding, one can benefit a lot from this medium of communication.  Following are a few advantages of OOH Advertising.

Easily attracts customers

An Outdoor Advertising display is one of the easiest means to attract customers. An OOH ad display is usually placed at the roadside, at the traffic point, highway, near flyover, shopping complexes, cinema halls etc. These venues are frequented by customers for personal or professional purposes. By placing the ad display at these venues, customers can easily access the brand message.

All-time availability of brand message

Besides its attractive features, an OOH Advertising display is advantageous for the very fact that it provides all-time availability of brand message among target groups. Those who viewed the brand message in the morning find the same ad display at the same spot. This provides an easy brand recall on their mind and makes them more curious to find out the detail of the brand. It has been surveyed on that Outdoor Advertising ad displays about sales or discounts are found very beneficial by customers who seldom watch television ads or listen to radio. Especially during festival season, OOH ads are genuinely relied on by customers. Some OOH ads provide direction to store rooms that help customers to a great deal.

Thursday, 13 September 2012

Outdoor Advertising in India - Always a popular domain!

It is not surprising to find that outdoor advertising in India is always a popular domain of product or business marketing. Innumerable numbers of brand and business owners are making the best use of the various tools of Outdoor Advertising.  An OOH media provides an omnipresent brand message to target customers which is why brand owners prefer to launch a promotion campaign through an effective medium of outdoor advertising such as a billboard advertising display or a kiosk ad display. An outdoor advertising display of a brand provides immediate impact on customers’ mind because of its eye catching look. Anything that is eye catching easily occupies audiences’ attention.

An outdoor advertising display provides an uncluttered and targeted message. Customers can easily figure out the message that the brand owner wants to convey them. Without any scope of confusion, it is easier for brand owners to win maximum favor from the audiences through an OOH Ad display. An OOH Ad display is also omnipresent which means customers can access the brand message anytime of the day. If they happen to miss the brand message last time, they can re-visit the same site or location and access the same brand message. There is no switch off time; the brand message is always visual through an outdoor advertising medium.

Advertisers these days are heavily relying on the various avenues of outdoor advertising such as airport ads, metro ads, mall ads, digital billboard ads etc. Metro ads are one of the fast growing avenues as a part of Advertising in Delhi. With numerous metro stations coming up in the city, metro advertising in Delhi is becoming a booming sector. With more metro stations yet to be launched, advertisers in Delhi can benefit a lot through this avenue of outdoor advertising. For those who haven’t tried out this avenue, this avenue will surely be an exciting one for them.