Posts tagged with: Agency Search Consultants

One of the easiest things to look for in a new agency is a category fit. When you work in CPG, for example, you want to see sales lift numbers and experience with branding and marketing packaged goods. But is...
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Last week we talked about something called “Silly Season,” the time of year when marketers look to make an agency change as part of their New Year adjustments. We cautioned against making a change for its own sake, as too...
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I just left an agency search where the client was insistent on bringing in two agencies I recommended against bringing in. One was very tactical and one was limited in depth of experience in the sector the client operated in....
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It doesn’t take a mechanic to recognize most parts of a car. You know a window from a tire, and (hopefully) you know the brakes from the gas pedal. Likewise, any good marketer is able to spot the biggest red...
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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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In a recent Adweek article, they discuss a study that indicates 40% of marketers do not trust their media agency. Partnership trust has declined 11% over the past two years.  This is not only a problem for agencies, it’s also...
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Is how they look today a foreshadowing of how they will operate tomorrow? I believe that what you see at any point during the agency evaluation process…is what you’ll get if you bring them on board. This is one of...
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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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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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When was the last time you did any of the following for your business? Assessed the relevance and meaningfulness of your brand’s proposition. How well differentiated is it.  Does it hold the same value with your consumer today that it...
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