Whistler, Aspen, and Keystone’s Freeskier Print Ads Come Under the Microscope

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October 28, 3013 -- Gregg Blanchard

This week we’re looking at print ads. Specifically, resort ads that appeared in the recent “Resort Guide” issue of Freeskier magazine. Judges were given an overview of Freeskier’s audience before ranking eleven ads on three criteria that had been determined by a survey of resort marketers. Today are the ads from pages 1-33 of the issue.

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Concise: 8.8 (rank – #1/11)
Relevant: 8.5 (rank – #2/11)
Call to Action: 5.5 (rank – #7/11)
Overall Average: 7.6 (rank – #2/11)

Concise: 7.0 (rank – #7/11)
Relevant: 7.6 (rank – #7/11)
Call to Action: 4.4 (rank – #9/11)
Overall Average: 6.3 (rank – #7/11)

Concise: 5.5 (rank – #11/11)
Relevant: 8.3 (rank – #3/11)
Call to Action: 5.4 (rank – #8/11)
Overall Average: 6.4 (rank – #6/11)

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