Part 2: The Eternal Marketing Dilemma: In-House vs. Outsourced Advertising – a Look at Strategies and What’s Right for Your Business

With the overall U.S. ad spend expected to reach $246 billion by the end of this year, brands must determine how and where to allocate their marketing resources more than ever before, and whether they should capitalize on internal talent or leverage outsourced marketing services to determine strategy and execute their spend. Here’s the painful truth: there is no one-size-fits-all approach. I made the case for an internal marketing approach in Part I of this series (link). I’ll now investigate the agency approach, which…

The Eternal Marketing Dilemma: In-House versus Outsourced Advertising

With the overall U.S. ad spend expected to reach $246 billion by the end of this year and The total US advertising agency revenue projected to be $53.5 billion by the end of 2024, it’s no surprise that companies are hyper-focused on how and where to allocate their marketing resources. Like many other essential business functions, marketers struggle to quantify the benefits of developing and leveraging talent within their organization, versus outsourcing marketing services. The strategy an advertiser employs is highly…