We Maximize Growth, Digital Media Exposure, And ROI For Today's Brands

Phase One:
Solid Media Strategy

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Phase Two:
Solid Media Planning

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Phase Three:
Media Channel Development

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Phase Four:
Consumer Engagement Refined


Roll Out:
ROI Optimization

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609 Deep Valley Drive, Suite 200
Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274

Growth Ad Agency For Ecommerce Brands


Elite Media Direct guides you in the development of your e-commerce channels through our integrated digital media planning, buying power and expert media management services.



Establish your company as the leader and preferred brand in the beauty industry. We specialize in advertising campaign management to help make this possible. View some of our clients, campaigns and creatives.

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Our company uses the latest, state-of-the-art tools to help companies get their name and products or services noticed by the right customers. EMD manages your data from all digital media to optimize our clients ROI.

Elite Media Direct’s Proven E-Commerce Development

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EMD Strategy

Develop ad campaign(s) to drive consumers to your brand site and additional ecommerce distribution channels for sales and customer acquisitions.

• Brand Site
• Email Program
• Amazon
• Retail/eCommerce Channels

EMD Media Planning/Execution

Utilize a combination of digital media.

TV (Local Broadcast, National) 
Radio (National/Local Broadcast, National Satellite, Podcast) 
Online (Google SEO/SEM, Social Channels, Social Campaigns)
Programmatic (Display, Contextual, Native, Streaming Video, Social on Dispaly, CTV)

Developed planning/buying to optimize engagement and ROI. Planning is based on existing product marketing, customer profile, and product life cycle.

EMD Post Launch

Review impact on campaign KPI (CPA, ROAS). The most critical KPI is Customer Lifetime Value. Aggressively rollout to continue acquiring new customers and optimizing conversions thru testing.

EMD Post Consumer Acquisition

Aggressive Retargeting/Remarketing various levels, Understand your consumers DNA, Customer and brand interaction/engagement systems, Media engagement with reason to purchase, Effective CRM.

Product Verticals

EMD most successful e-commerce product verticals have been Skincare, Cosmetics, Diet/Weightloss, and Various Supplements.

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Rich Contino Elite Media Direct Co-Owner

Managing Partner/CEO

Rich Contino: 26 Years Direct Response Agency Campaign Management Co-Owner of Elite Media Direct

Rich’s supervisory role is to present and develop Elite Media Direct services to clients for optimal Return On Investment (ROI) while directing all client service teams in providing excellent service to all clients.

Since 1992, Rich has been buying, planning and managing media for some of the DRTV industry's most prestigious and successful marketers, including Guthy-Renker, Good Times Entertainment, Hooked on Phonics, Spectrum Worldwide, Nutrisystems, Medifast Diet, Telebrands, Nautilus, and Oreck. Some of the more well know campaigns for these clients are Principal Secret, Proactiv, Richard Simmons (various exercise video’s), Fitness Flyer, Bowflex (Tread Climber), Ultimate Lean Routine, 6 Week Body Make Over, Ab Rocker, Turbo Jam. Rich has also worked to optimize the results of DR campaigns for some of North America's top corporations including Kraft, Clorox, Proctor and Gamble, and Assurant Health.

Rich has personally managed an annual agency client portfolio of 130 million dollars in media billings, and before co-founding Elite Media Direct, he played a vital role in growing annual billings of a long-standing DRTV media agency from 70 million dollars in 2003 to over 140 million dollars in 2007.

Rich has aggressively worked with clients to develop very successful, integrated DR advertising portfolios. He is an expert at helping marketers utilize Direct Response vehicles to sell products or services, maximize brand recognition, and drive retail distribution. Rich has been a member of the Electronic Retailing Association (ERA) and Direct Marketing Association (DMA). Being so well respected in the industry, Rich has written several industry articles and has been the guest speaker on various panels.

About Us

Elite Media Direct is an advertising agency in Rolling Hills Estates, California, that specializes in integrating television, radio, and online direct response advertising. Managing them to complement each other and deliver an optimal ROI. Our goals are to aggressively manage your media buying and integrate campaign management to optimize sales in existing and new product or service distribution channels.

Elite Media Direct began to fill a void in the direct response advertising industry. They have more than 25 years of experience and expertise. Their hands-on management skills provide for a more boutique-like environment, which allows them to work one on one with each client, and effectively optimize their campaigns.

Mission Statement

"Success is established differently for each client. We personally do what it takes to create and manage success for our clients."

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