Posts tagged with: agency search firm

What does the world actually look like without WPP, the world’s largest agency network? Let’s add all the other big global networks into that mix. Would we miss them?  Would marketers long for them? Personally, I think the world would...
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Does your marketing agency really understand your credit union brand? Does your marketing agency treat you in a way that allows them to put you in a space that is unlike any other credit union offering in the market. I’m...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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Treat your hospital like it’s a retailer. Pick your retailer.  A grocery retailer, a sandwich shop, a clothing retailer…you choose. Your hospital needs to operate like the best-in-class in any of these categories. It’s not enough to just have a...
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  • positioning
Ever looked at a marketing agency website and try to determine what their positioning is? I just left a marketing agency conference in Nashville (quite the exciting town!).  Topic was agency positioning. One of the things David Baker, the consultant...
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  • In House Advertising
In our latest 2017 New Year Outlook Survey Report, 64% of marketers tell us they are moving some of their marketing and agency business in-house. Agencies tell us the same. While in-house agencies can be a great way to cut...
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Ad Age’s Agency Issue came out recently with an interesting piece about Agency Client Relationships called “The Best Agency-Client Marriages.” Retention is that sacred cow for agencies and I don’t have to tell any of you reading, a lot can get...
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