Posts filed under: Advertising

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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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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Some say putting all your eggs in one fully integrated agency’s basket is bad business. Some prefer to keep core disciplines separate feeling like they need/want best-in-class firms to support specific areas of their business. We just finished up a...
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It is a New Year.  Time for a New Plan? Don’t look now, but we’ve reached the final month of 2020.  As we’re hurtling toward year’s end, you’re likely in the midst of looking ahead to what the New Year...
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We recently asked Marketers in a survey what they WANT when in introductory meetings or calls with agencies.  And asked them what they GET. You’ve seen the Grand Canyon? The divide is much greater than that. Here’s what Marketers tell...
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Too often, marketers are in a hurry to bring a new marketing agency on board because their existing agency is falling down. And too often, marketers only look at the functional attributes of a marketing agency and do not peel...
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We’re not the first to tell you that 2020 has been full of twists, to say the least. Like most of these curveballs, our topic today is a cyclical trend that’s simply been kicked into overdrive by the changes in...
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When you’re looking for the next agency to add to your roster, rarely do you set out for more of the same. You want something shiny, new, and different – otherwise, well, you wouldn’t be looking. It’s a fair criteria,...
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