MSIF’s £80k package helps cab ads firm get its message across

Funding is first of a tranche for Open Messenger black cab media firm     Liverpool funding agency MSIF (Merseyside Special Investment Fund) has invested £80,000 to support the expansion of a business that has developed digital advertising boards on the city’s black taxis. Open Messenger has been developed by Mike Smith, who is based […]

Hi-tech voting appeal aimed at Sefton residents

Source: Liverpool Echo Sefton Council has teamed up with digital advertiser, Open Messenger, in a bid to get local residents registered to vote. The authority says thousands of people across Sefton are missing out on the chance to have their voices heard come the next set of local elections and it is hoped that the […]

OPEN Messenger supports Movember with #ScouseMuzzies cab campaign

Source: Prolific North  Liverpool-based taxi-top digital advertising company OPEN Messenger will be promoting ‘Movember’ through a range of original artwork celebrating classic Scouse moustache growers. The firm will be using their fleet of Hackney cabs mounted with HD screens to feature  Paul McCartney, Terry McDermott and fictional character Yosser Hughes from the BBC’s ‘Boys from the Black […]

Sorry, but I must-dash

Soruce: YBNews This November, a Liverpool-based taxi-top digital advertising company will be promoting Movember by paying special tribute to iconic scouse moustaches. OPEN Messenger will be using their fleet of Hackney cabs mounted with HD screens to show off a collection of original artwork based around classic Liverpool facial hair. Timeless ‘taches from Paul McCartney, […]

Liverpool cabs to wear black for Cilla

Source: Click Liverpool – 18/08/2015 In the run-up to Cilla Black’s funeral on Thursday, a fleet of Hackney cabs with HD screens mounted on top will be touring the streets of Liverpool, honouring the tragically lost icon. Open Messenger, based in Liverpool’s Baltic Triangle, has set aside thousands of advert spaces to pay respect to […]

Open Messenger hails start of new form of Black Cab advertising

Source: YB news – 22/04/2015 Open Messenger, a Liverpool-bred idea and development launches today [22nd April] with high praise from Mayor Joe Anderson.   Open Messenger is a smart advertising platform that harnesses the visibility and mileage of Hackney taxis and is rolling out across Liverpool and into the fast-lane. The platform allows advertisers to […]

Open Messenger hails start of new form of Black Cab advertising

Prolific North – 07/02/2015 A Liverpool company is set to launch a new advertising format on top of Black Cabs. Open Messenger is a two-sided LCD screen fixed to the roof of Hackney taxis and is the first of its kind outside of London. According to the Baltic Triangle-based firm, it will enable advertisers to tailor their […]

Liverpool city centre: Five things to look out for today

Source: Liverpool Echo – 24/04/2015 A Liverpool company has launched new digital advertising boards on the city’s taxis. The initiative was launched in Liverpool this week by Mayor Joe Anderson.   A Liverpool company has launched new digital advertising boards on the city’s taxis. Open Messenger allows advertisers to tailor their promotional messages on Hackney […]

Black cabs to pay tribute to Cilla ahead of funeral

Source: Liverpool Echo – 18/08/2015 Black cabs in Liverpool will be displaying a tribute to the late Cilla Black. Black Hackney cabs in Liverpool will be displaying a tribute to Cilla Black in the run up to her funeral. An advertising company that fits HD screens to the top of cabs has set aside thousands […]

Liverpool-based Open launches across the UK after six-figure investment

Bdaily – 07/04/2015 Liverpool-based digital advertising company, Open, has launched across the UK. It has a unique way of advertising using the top of black cabs and 4G to offer companies the opportunities to time their advertising campaigns to real-time conditions such as local weather, location and time, generating content that is relevant to the […]