Posts tagged with: agency search consultant

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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The “season” is the time of year when marketers start thinking about looking for new marketing agencies. Some call it “silly season” because there are marketers that just use it as an excuse to change firms.  A New Year means...
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The conversation around internal creative teams vs. outside agencies is one that’s been an ever present theme in our world for years now. While some might say that in-house marketing is making the agency obsolete, and others say that the...
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Welcome to the third episode of RSW/AgencySearch’s “A Look Under the Agency Hood,” a video series in which we bring perspective unmatched in the industry to help you find better marketing agency partners. In this episode, founder/principal Mark Sneider talks...
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Welcome to the second episode of RSW/AgencySearch’s “A Look Under the Agency Hood,” a video series in which we bring perspective unmatched in the industry to help YOU find better marketing agency partners. In this episode, founder/principal Mark Sneider discusses...
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Just finished up a search for a client in the entertainment/hospitality space. It always amazes me that when you put the same ask in front of 3-4 agencies, you get very different approaches to how they address the challenge document...
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