An avenue in Manhattan, New York, known as the center of the American advertising industry.
This industry, whatever location.
Origin: From Madison Avenue, a north-south avenue in the borough of Manhattan in New York City, where advertising boomed in the 1920s.
Madison Avenue is a north-south avenue in the borough of Manhattan in New York City, United States, that carries northbound one-way traffic. It runs from Madison Square to the Madison Avenue Bridge at 138th Street. In doing so, it passes through Midtown, the Upper East Side, Spanish Harlem, and Harlem. It is named after and arises from Madison Square, which is itself named after James Madison, the fourth President of the United States. Since the 1920s, the street's name has been synonymous with the American advertising industry. Madison Avenue was not part of the original New York City street grid established in the Commissioners' Plan of 1811, and was carved between Park Avenue and Fifth Avenue in 1836, due to the effort of lawyer and real estate developer Samuel B. Ruggles, a graduate of Yale University who had previously purchased and developed New York's Gramercy Park in 1831, who was in part responsible for the development of Union Square, and who also named Lexington Avenue.
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The numerical value of madison avenue in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of madison avenue in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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It's going to put it up there with Madison Avenue and Rodeo Drive.
They knew what they were looking for, they broke down the door to my Madison Avenue store at 5 a.m. on Christmas Eve and took only the most expensive sable coats.
At least Madison Avenue execs can point to product sales to justify ad campaigns, but if you're trying to persuade people not to do something, what possible metric could there be?
Customers are far more likely to have a meaningful connection to your brand when they have an interactive platform available, the younger and more tech-savvy demographic in particular will respond more positively to organic user reviews from their peers than they will respond to a Madison-Avenue-generated television commercial.
I thought, how are we, the country that invented Madison Avenue and Hollywood and arguably the greatest messaging machine in the history of all time - how are we losing, what is essentially a messaging battle to folks halfway across the world that are operating on a shoe sting budget. And so I think to counter what they are doing, we need to up our social media game.
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