Posts filed under: Advertising

  • Big
Being too “agency-like” is no longer an advantage for marketing agencies. But being agile and nimble is an advantage for marketing firms. With more marketers moving work in-house and more marketers using project work to “sample” agencies, no longer are...
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  • Times-are-Changing
It’s often said that the only constant is change, and this certainly applies to our world of agencies and marketers. The value of an agency and of a client, for that matter, can now be measured more in its ability...
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I’m sure you all have been reading about the move to take agency work and move it in-house. We’ve seen it first hand with the agencies we represent on the agency new business side of our business. On the surface,...
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  • cocktail
Just read an article about traditional agency search firms and how they are being squeezed because they haven’t adjusted and changed with the times. You, the marketer are changing, your needs are changing in how your managing your business and...
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  • All about me
If you’re like most marketers, you probably get a large number of calls each week from marketing agencies. It can be annoying, I’m sure.  But if you look and listen carefully, it’s pretty easy to sort out the agencies that...
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If you’re looking for a new marketing agency, why put yourself through the pains of doing it on your own? It’s likely you have no time.  And it’s likely you don’t have the full view of all the possible best-in-class...
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  • marketers looking inward
According to a recent article Advertising Week 360, titled “Marketers are turning inward, making specialists more important than ever“, more and more marketers are moving parts of their media and marketing activities in-house to improve speed-to-market and transparency. What this...
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Our 2018 Tools & Technology Report was originally designed for marketing agencies, but it is also a great resource for marketers as well. Over 300 marketing agencies rated the value of technologies and tools in the following areas: Social Media...
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Looking at too many agencies when you’re running a search on your own can prove a problem. I’m not talking about the initial screening of firms.  I’m talking about reviewing too large a number of RFP or RFI or proposal...
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  • Next Generation
Just spent two days at the Mirren marketing agency conference in New York.  Great conference for us as it gives us the opportunity to meet, and get re-acquainted with 100’s of agencies from across the country. The conference also provides...
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