The Grounds Guys’ Ad Depot first-phase rollout is under way and franchisees are logging into the platform, successfully! The training webinars were recorded and are available in this month's article. You can also view our featured marketing creative for: pest control and read about the upcoming Ad Depot enhancements for the second phase.
The Grounds Guys’ Ad Depot platform, powered by Office Depot, is now live and BrandBuilder disconnected on June 30, 2018.
U.S. Training Webinar Recordings & Next Phase
The direct mail portal is now live on Ad Depot! Our Office Depot support team recorded a quick, six-minute direct mail training video to help you upload and manage a distribution list, view a proof and the total cost with shipping.
Owners have logged into Ad Depot and have begun placing orders! If you have not yet viewed the Ad Depot training I hosted with our Office Depot representative, please take the time to view at: https://youtu.be/ePZvWAxO1gU. This session includes ordering creative online and printing with shipping. Several enhancements including the option to pick up print projects at local Office Depot stores will be rolled out in the next phase. Once the timing is determined for new features, we will send several communications.
Canadian Training Webinar & Next Phase
Owners have logged into Ad Depot and have begun downloading creative! If you have not yet viewed the Ad Depot training I hosted with our Office Depot representative, please take the time to view at: https://youtu.be/pTnXTjd3vXQ.
The next phase will include the Canadian print option through Office Depot's affiliate provider and we expect to launch this feature in fourth quarter.
Featured Creative Campaign: Pest Control
Several new creative assets have been updated for the U.S. and Canadian The Grounds Guys' businesses. This month, the featured campaign based on keyword research is pest control. To view the available marketing materials - use the single sign-on link from FranConnect's Home Page.
We welcome and appreciate any owner feedback on the Ad Depot platform! If you have questions or suggestions for future enhancements, please contact me or Senior Local Marketing Specialist Samantha Chamberlain at email@example.com or Canadian Local Marketing Specialist Judy Freeman at firstname.lastname@example.org.