We are presenting a series of articles on Alternate Forms of Advertising in Toronto and the GTA. Each article will focus on one important alternate form of advertising.

Do you remember the days when the only forms of advertising were radio, T.V., print or word of mouth?

Those days are over. At iRISEmedia.com we believe alternate forms of advertising are “in” and they are here to stay.

With the world revolving around the internet it was only a matter of time before alternate forms of advertising would be the catalyst of on-line advertising.

“Fact: Google is the new Yellow Pages.” (Source:HubspotStateof Inbound Marketing Report 2011)

“Worldwide, we conduct 88,000,000,000 searches per month on Google.”

  • Per Second……34,000
  • Per Minute……2,000,000
  • Per Hour……….121,000,000
  • Per Day…………3,000,000,000


Who would have thought social media would be considered an alternate form of advertising? As a matter of fact Social Media is becoming the most powerful alternate form of advertising.

Social Media as an Alternate Form of Advertising

An example of social media as an alternate form of advertising is using Facebook as an advertising vehicle. Currently there are over 700 million Facebook users in the world.

“The average budget spent on company blogs & social media has nearly doubled in two years.” (Source:HubspotState of Inbound Marketing Report 2011)

“Fact: Social media isn’t a fad. It’s a revolution.” (Source:HubspotStateof Inbound Marketing Report 2011)

“Nearly 2/3 of US Internet users regularly use social networks.”

  • 2009 – 52.3%
  • 2010 – 60.1%
  • 2011 – 63.7%

(Source: EMARKETER, February 2011)

iRISEmedia.com is an online and social media advertising company that focuses on the most powerful alternate forms of advertising being used in the world today. The good news is that these alternate forms of advertising are not only more effective than traditional advertising mediums; they are also remarkably less expensive.

Whether you are located in Toronto, Ontario and the GTA or anywhere in Canada we invite you to contact us at info@irisemedia.com or 888.750.4344 for a free website and online advertising analysis.

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