Posts filed under: Advertising

In the age of online discourse, it’s easy to get caught up in the buzzwords of the moment. These characterizations are trendy for a reason, and we certainly don’t discount the principles they represent.  Nor do we discount the value...
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What do you look for in a pitch? Flashy case studies? Past work? Industry experience? By the time of the pitch, all remaining candidates likely have a strong case to work with you, but how do you find that winning...
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Does managing your roster of marketing agencies feel like you’re operating a well-oiled machine, or is it more like herding cats? As demand for specialized agencies continues to grow, the reality is that a well-rounded suite of capabilities is best...
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“RSW/AgencySearch really did their homework in evaluating agencies for our search. I have to admit, I was a bit skeptical coming in – particularly given they were free. But they vetted agencies thoroughly to only bring the best set of...
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A couple of weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend MarTech West, one of the premier marketing technology conferences in the country. They have a sister conference coming up this Fall out East. Well worth checking out. If you’re...
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For those that haven’t yet heard, the agency world saw a huge acquisition earlier this week, as Accenture purchased creative firm Droga5. What are the implications of the $200+ million move, and how does it change the landscape for marketers...
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How many of you get inundated with calls and emails from MarTech firms trying to sell you the best of whatever it is they are selling? I’m guessing it’s many, if not all of you. I did an informal survey...
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Your marketing group is designed and structured for maximum performance. So should the design and structure of the marketing firms that support it too. There are lots of ways you can set up your portfolio of marketing support services. There...
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As a marketer, you know the things you want for your company and your brand. But do you know how to find the agency that will get you there? All too often, we see marketers try to shoulder the responsibility...
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One of our favorite lines at RSW/AgencySearch is “good inputs, great outputs.” The concept is intuitive enough, and our world of searching for agencies for marketing clients is a perfect real world example. We have to make certain the inputs...
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