Posts tagged with: agency search consultant

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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The Challenge Document. The Challenge Document is a document we use during agency searches during the final stage of the review. At that point, we’ve narrowed the list down to a group of 3 final agencies for the marketer to...
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It’s been a year of micro-shifts; a plethora of small adaptations to things like messaging, channel engagement, and split-second decisions driven by social forces, political leanings, and of course, the pandemic. What’s beginning to emerge from these shifts, however, is...
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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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At RSW/AgencySearch, our focus is on laying the groundwork for a long, productive relationship between marketers and agencies. As a result, most of what we write concerns the search process itself: what to look for in an agency, how to...
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