Traditional Marketing

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Ottaway Digital is a Detroit ad agency that knows how to build a brand. There are lots of Detroit advertising agencies to choose from but only a few that can really develop an advertising strategy that will improve your brand’s awareness, your company’s sales and differentiate your brand in the minds of the buyers. As David Ogilvy once said: You cannot bore people into buying your product; you can only interest them. You’ll learn from the case studies on this website that over the past decade Ottaway Digital has done just that for its clients, and we offer you proof… not opinion. Now, what challenge can we help you solve?

Retail Advertising, Automotive Advertising and Direct Response Advertising.


Generally referred to as Business to Consumer advertising. We have some clients who retain us to do both their B2C and B2B campaigns. However, as broadly defined, retail is reaching the prospect at the ground level one-to-one.

Clients who we have worked with in this channel include:

  • ABC Warehouse Stores
  • Mickey Shorr Car Audio and Mobile Electonics Stores
  • Lakeshore Energy Gas Pipeline
  • Farmer John’s Greenhouse
  • Macomb Community College
  • Macomb Center for the Performing Arts
  • House of Bedrooms
  • House of Bedrooms—Kids
  • Diamond Jack River Tours
  • Kinetico Water Treatment Dealers of Michigan, Indiana and N. Ohio
  • Reimer Floors of Bloomfield Hills
  • McNabb Carpets of Milford
  • MJR Theatres
  • Thrifly Florists, +++++


Gorno Ford and Mazda, Albion Motors Ford, Ann Arbor Automotive Group and Kistler Ford of Toledo.

Direct Response

Our work in Direct Response includes work for…

Macomb Community College, Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, Lorenzo Conference Center and Mark Zayti Insurance Brokers.

In an ever fragmenting marketplace with ever multiplying media choices, building a brand has never been more of a challenge. Mistakes are costly and sometimes fatal. At Ottaway Digital our 30 years of advertising and media experience bring true wisdom and solid fundamentals to your advertising and marketing program. This isn’t rocket science. It’s far tougher because it’s unpredictable. Let us help you build a brilliant strategy and make your advertising and marketing objectives something that you can count on.