Posts tagged with: agency search firm

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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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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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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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 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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Nothing worse than a failing agency-client relationship. Just like a good marriage, a good agency-client relationship requires time, hard work, and sacrifice. Here are 7 things you can do to insure that the once was great agency relationship stays that...
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If you decide it’s time to look for a new agency, and you decide you want to try it on your own (again), here are five steps to better ad agency search that can help make it easier, smoother, and...
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