Out-of-Home Advertising: How Billboards, Transit Ads, and Guerrilla Marketing Tactics are Still Relevant in the Digital Age

Out-of-home (OOH) advertising is a form of advertising that reaches consumers when they are outside their homes. It can take many forms, including billboards, transit ads, and guerrilla marketing tactics. While OOH advertising has been around for centuries, it is extremely relevant now, in the digital age.

There are several reasons why OOH advertising is still effective. First, it is a very cost-effective established medium, but with several new & inventive, more modern ways to “do” billboard. Second, OOH ads are often seen by people who are in a buying mindset. Third, OOH ads can be very creative and attention-grabbing.

Types of Out-of-Home Advertising

Billboards are one of the most common forms of OOH advertising – large signs that are placed in high-traffic areas. They are very effective at reaching a large audience, with a huge canvas to get creative on!

Transit ads are another common form of OOH advertising that have probably remained reliable today because you can track the metrics, always ever important in today’s digital world. Ads are placed on buses, trains, and other forms of public transportation and those “in transit” have a proven value.

Guerrilla marketing is a type of OOH advertising that is often used to generate buzz and excitement, combining that with the synergies that social marketing can provide, is causing smart marketers to look at going even more guerilla!! Guerrilla marketing tactics can be very creative and unexpected. They can also be very effective at getting people talking about your brand.

In the digital age, it is more important than ever to reach consumers where they are. OOH advertising is a great way to do this. It is a cost-effective, effective, and creative way to reach a large audience.


Here are some additional benefits of OOH advertising:

  • help to increase brand awareness.
  • drive traffic to your website or store.
  • boost sales.
  • reach a specific target audience.
  • be creative and eye-catching.
  • promote special events or promotions.

If you are looking for an effective way to reach your target audience, OOH advertising is a great option. It is a versatile and effective form of advertising that can help you achieve your marketing goals, while looking modern in a very traditional medium.

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