Posts filed under: Advertising Agencies

In 2015, 50% of marketers stated in our New Year Outlook survey report that they used 2 or fewer marketing agency partners to support the needs of their business. In our most recent New Year Outlook survey report, that number...
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In our recently released 2021 New Year Outlook survey report, we learned a little bit about the psyche of marketers and agencies as it related to attending conferences and trade shows in this new virtual environment. We also learned a...
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Marketing analytics is a hot topic these days.  Challenge is, there is so much out there, and not all agencies are diving down deep into what you need as a marketer to support your business. More and more marketers are...
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In our most recent 2021 New Year Outlook survey report, only 41% of marketers indicated that their overall ad spending would increase “significantly” or “somewhat” in 2021 – a significant drop-off from previous years. Lower levels of marketing spending anticipated...
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Good news is only 32% of marketers expect to see a decline in their marketing spending levels in 2021 (according to our 2021 New Year Outlook Survey Report). The not-so-good news (for agencies and the marketing community as a whole)...
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While it isn’t exactly a retreat from in-house agencies, there are signs that managing an in-house team isn’t the panacea many marketers thought it would be. What was an apparent tidal wave of marketers shifting agency activities in-house, now appears...
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COVID has  taken its toll on the enthusiasm among marketers and agencies when it comes to investing in non-marketing portions of their businesses. These reductions in spending can have the effect of either put a lot of pressure and strain...
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I present a webinar to new marketing agency clients on how to avoid a marketing agency’s worst nightmare when involved in a marketing agency search. I tell agencies to remember that in the eyes of the marketer, how you look...
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Good help can be hard to find The goal of every search we conduct is to find a match that will yield results for your business for years to come. It’s something we strive for, and it’s something we achieve....
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“I was very skeptical.” A quote from a CMO client of ours…right after we completed a successful agency search for his company. He was highly skeptical going in, but a huge believer coming out. In fact, he’s such a believer,...
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