Posts filed under: Advertising Agencies

Could there be a potential shift in the sphere of influence when it comes to the marketer-agency relationship? The symbiotic advertising agency/marketer relationship has always been fraught with a certain level of division.  But as RSW’s 2022 New Year Outlook...
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In our recently released 2022 New Year Outlook Report we interviewed both marketers and marketing agencies to get their perspective on what 2022 might look like. To download the 2022 New Year Outlook Report directly, click here   In the...
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Agencies have to always be on their game. They have to always be on the hunt to find new business from you, the marketer, and they always need to be pleasing you, the marketer, when they engage with you.  It’s...
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We recently ran an agency search for a large Texas-based health system looking for special project work help – wanting to still maintain their long-standing (and happy) relationship with their marketing agency. The search wasn’t to replace the existing agency....
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As we roll out of another fun-filled year, there are at least 3 things we can all be thankful for. As we all know, the world of finding best-in-class agencies is one of constant change and, ideally, improvement. Marketers like...
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Key to a successful agency search is focus. Unfortunately, it’s easy to get distracted in today’s “always on” world. And it’s equally as easy to not keep your agency search focused when there are so many possibilities out there. Search...
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We’ve been conducting agency searches for over a decade, and a few times, we’ve seen marketers try to, for lack of a better phrase, “figure it out as they go” when they search for an agency. They use the initial...
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There’s a new trend in vogue for some of marketing’s biggest brands – the bespoke agency. Just within the last few weeks, both Mercedes-Benz and Planet Fitness have moved to handcrafted agencies built by marketing networks Omnicom and Publicis, respectively....
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The In-house Conversation – Minus The Glitz Most of the conversation around marketing trends centers on the “flashier” parts of the industry: let’s be honest, big-budget Super Bowl ads with all their glitz are going to draw a couple more...
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Having played in the Agency-Client Relationship space now for the past 16 years, I’ve seen it all. We work with 50+ different agencies across the nation and talk to 1000’s every month.  I’ve seen agency principals sing the praises of...
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