In 3D computer graphics, to billboard is to rotate an object so that it faces the viewer. A billboarded object is sometimes called an impostor.
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Founded by a longtime outdoor advertising industry expert, we exist to help small and mid-sized businesses tap into the potentially huge benefits of billboards, posters, taxi tops, buses and more – without having to take a number behind bigger advertisers.
For starters, you may not be privy to all of the options at your disposal, because some billboards are owned by individuals and small companies that are difficult to locate – which means you could miss out on the location that would work best for you.
In addition, the outdoor advertising industry is like many others: The best customer service, rates and locations often go to the companies with the greatest buying power, a description that usually applies to big businesses or those that have the funds to hire high-powered advertising agencies.
Its most famous chart, the "Billboard Hot 100", ranks the top 100 songs regardless of genre and is frequently used as the standard measure for ranking songs in the United States.
Previous to this, several substantial radio and MTV hits had not appeared on the Billboard chart at all, because companies chose not to release them as standalone singles, in hopes that their unavailability would spur greater album sales.
At the end of each year, Billboard tallies the results of all of its charts, and the top single/album/artist(s) in each of those charts is awarded in the form of the annual Billboard Music Awards, held in December.
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