Posts filed under: Agency Search

Treat your Credit Union like it’s a retailer. Pick your retailer.  A grocery retailer, a sandwich shop, a clothing retailer…you choose. Your credit union needs to operate like the best-in-class in any of these categories. It’s not enough to just...
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Are you and your agency thinking about your credit union brand like it’s a consumer packaged goods brand (e.g. like Crest, or Coke, or Tyson)? There really is no reason not to be thinking about it in those terms. Consumer...
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Is how they look today a foreshadowing of how they will operate tomorrow? This is one of the principles I follow when I’m managing a search for a marketing client. And one of the principles I share with our marketing...
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In 2015, we published an Infographic called “The 8 Animal Traits You Need to Future Proof Your Agency”. Little did we know that only two years later, the world of advertising and marketing would be turned upside down and many...
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Ever been involved in a final pitch presentation where the agency doesn’t bring in the agency team that is going to work on your business? How do you feel? Important because they’re all the high flyers from the agency?  Or...
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In a recent AdWeek article, Wunderman reveals their newest way to circumvent the growing movement for marketers to bring agency services in-house: Create an agency that can work inside the four walls of their client’s business. Here’s what I see...
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  • Managing-supply-and-demand
Ran across a great piece in Adweek the other day called “Why Traditional Agency Model is Struggling to Keep Up With Demand”. Here are some of the highlights that might prove relevant to your agency relationships: “The agency of the...
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  • Category Experience
Category experience is something that every marketer we have worked with seems to want in a new agency. Jack-in-the-Box wanted fast food experience. Roundy’s wanted grocery experience. Mercy Health wanted hospital experience. Motorola wanted durable goods/B2B experience. Name your category...
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Does your marketing agency really understand your hospital brand? Does your marketing agency treat you in a way that allows them to put you in a space that is unlike any other hospital or healthcare offering in the market. I’m...
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  • Truth
Spoke with a brand new client the other day who shared with me his feelings about our claim of “no cost”. He said, “I have to admit, the ‘no cost/high value’ claim felt a little suspect to me.” He went...
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