Don’t Let COVID Put a Mask on Your Media

 

CLEARWATER, FLA. AUGUST 04, 2020

Life as we know it has changed forever. Selling product has also changed forever. Since early March, when COVID reared its ugly head and lockdowns, shelter-in-place and social-distancing became our new normal, buyers’ habits have evolved in a way that nobody could have predicted. Online buying is now the preferred method of transacting which, in turn, has fast-tracked the retail apocalypse. More

3 Tips for Making Your Advertising Dollars Accountable

 

CLEARWATER, FLA. JULY 24, 2020

Let’s face it, the economy is very dynamic to say the least right now. Clinching down on your advertising budget is common knee jerk reaction, but not the best move to keeping your business driving forward and revenue UP! The smart marketer is looking for innovative strategies to get more with less. It’s time to get proactive.

More

Bluewater’s President of Media, Gina Pomponi, Wins Silver Stevie® Award in 2020 American Business Awards®

CLEARWATER, FLA. (PRWEB) MAY 27, 2020

Bluewater, the converged advertising and marketing agency, is proud to announce their President of Media, Gina Pomponi as the winner of a Silver Stevie® Award in the Lifetime Achievement category of Business Service Industries in the 18th Annual American Business® Awards.

More

Bluewater℠ Adds Colleen Ferrier as new Chief Marketing Officer and Shayne Ferrier as new Executive Producer

Bluewater Media℠ is at it again!

We’ve continued to expand by adding top notch talent in the field of brand and direct-to-consumer marketing with the hiring of new Chief Marketing Officer, Colleen Ferrier, and new Executive Producer, Shayne Ferrier.

More

Bluewater Media℠ CEO Andy Latimer Takes on AdSum

The Online Sellers Summit, commonly referred to as AdSum (its original name) just wrapped up last Tuesday in Scottsdale, Arizona. It is a conference that brings together the best and brightest of the digital marketing and advertising realm from around the world, including professionals from far away places such as Thailand, Spain and Sweden to network and learn together.
More

PDMI: The New Vanguard of the Direct Response Industry

Bluewater Media is a proud sponsor of PDMI

The Performance Driven Marketing Institute (PDMI) is the new thought leader in the world of direct response and direct to consumer marketing replacing the now defunct Electronic Retailors Association (ERA) and the Direct Response Marketing Association (DRMA). The goal of PDMI is to create positive alliances between internet, television and radio marketers as well as to bring them together with retail marketers to help move their products into the retail space.
More

Kitchen Influencial – How Bluewater Media is helping cook up audiences and profits for food bloggers

In the 1980s, during the nascent days of cable television, when I first starting in the advertising business, audiences were tiny, unrated and easy to dismiss by the dominant, big-three broadcast networks. In time, combined cable ratings surpassed those three networks, and in recent years viewership for Netflix has also eclipsed audiences for those same once-dominant broadcasters. Today, the marketplace is at a similar nexus, as media usage habits shift, and bloggers and social media influencers begin to attract audiences in sizes that range from those requiring micro-measurement, to aggregated audiences that offer numbers rivaling TV’s reach.
More

Inside the World of Production: An Interview with Brandon Anthony

At the heart of direct response marketing are two things, the product and the production shoot. Content really is king; no matter how good or revolutionary a product may be, the creative, putting together the content, shooting the TV spot and stills (more on this in the future) is what gives it life. Brandon Anthony, one of our senior producers and directors sat down to give a behind the scenes look at what production is really like.
More

Animation: An Interview with Creative Director Ricky Turner

Animation was a revolutionary change in film and TV that signaled the advent of technological triumphs that previous generations couldn’t have even imagined. Animation brought us Mickey Mouse, Star Wars, Jurassic Park and others on the film side. In the world of television it enabled advertisers and show producers to create engaging and entertaining programs that connected with consumers like never before. Our Creative Director, Ricky Turner shares some insights about animation and his experience.
More

Bluewater Media Hires Mike Marte as new Strategic Inventory Manager

Bluewater Media recently added Mike Marte to their crack team of marketers and direct response experts.

Mike will help to facilitate fulfillment and distribution for its Zahalo division that manages products on marketplaces such as Amazon FBA and Walmart.com. He has worked in the direct response world for the past five years in a wide range of roles spanning from product development to helping organizations accomplish their goals on an international scale.
More

Bruce Dworsky Joins Bluewater Media

Bruce Dworsky Bluewater New Executive ProducerBluewater Media is excited to announce the addition of Bruce Dworsky as executive producer. He comes to rapidly expanding Bluewater Media with over 25 years of industry experience. Most recently, Dworsky headed his own DRTV production and consultation company, Jordan Direct, for the past 10 years. Prior to that he was the VP of Production at HSN Direct, Reliant International, Thane Direct and Banyan Productions. He’s produced hundreds of long-form and short-form DRTV projects both for U.S. domestic and International distribution, garnering over $3 Billion in sales of products worldwide.
More

Creative Design and Brand Identity: An Interview with Brad Nault

In the recent weeks, I’ve noticed recurring discussions on the web about brand identity and its effect on a company’s success. Obviously, we can all agree that brand identity is imperative to a thriving business, but why does it seem that so many fall short on its definition, only limiting themselves to logo design.
More

Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief Drive

Drop-Off Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief and Recovery Items at Bluewater Media/Studios’ Warehouse

If you’ve watched any television or logged onto a social network in the last few days, you have undoubtedly seen the devastation our fellow Americans are experiencing in Texas due to the unprecedented rain and historic flooding from Hurricane Harvey. You might be asking yourself, how can I help?
More

America loves Bluewater Media, Kid Rock and the American Badass Grill. (Not necessarily in that order)

100% American made, of course.

Bluewater Media at its finest… GoPro perspective, Rock Stars, Shotguns, Catapults, Machine Guns, Phantom High Speed and explosions…. does it get any better? After 2 years of secrecy we can finally tell you what we’ve been working on. Introducing Kid Rock’s American Badass Grill! Cheers to another epic production by the Badass Bluewater staff.
More

Bluewater Media opens doors to Clearwater Marine Aquarium for online web series

Clearwater Aquarium_Hope and Winter
Dolphins Winter and Hope have become celebrities at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium. “Rescue Clearwater,” which details the work going on at the aquarium, premieres this week at www.seewinter.com.

The forecast was jaw-dropping — an economic impact of $5 billion from the movie “Dolphin Tale,” produced locally and based on the true story of how the Clearwater Marine Aquarium rescues sick and injured sea creatures.
More