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Move Your Agency Up-Market By Serving Higher-Value Strategy Tiers

Karl Sakas — June 26, 2018 Follow @KarlSakas — June 26, 2018 How close are your agency’s services to the Business Strategy tier? Want to work with clients on high-level strategy? In my experience, your agency’s clients consider five Strategy Tiers (or layers) in their business. Client perception impacts which firm they ask to handle … Continue reading Move Your Agency Up-Market By Serving Higher-Value Strategy Tiers

Have a B2B Network? Your Digital Marketing Agency Is Doomed If Not

Itamar Gero — May 11, 2018 Follow @ItamarGero — May 11, 2018 Starting out on your own entrepreneurial adventure is tempting for anyone looking to go into business for themselves. Who doesn’t want to ditch the 9-to-5 and work in their pajamas? After all, everything is digital, right? Hence the digital in digital marketing agency. … Continue reading Have a B2B Network? Your Digital Marketing Agency Is Doomed If Not

How to Architect an Agency Sales Conversation That Drives Retention

Will Blunt — April 26, 2018 Follow @WillBluntAU— April 26, 2018 Are you deliberately improving your sales skills on a regular cadence? Sales is one of the most underrated skill sets for agency owners and directors. It doesn’t get anywhere near enough focus. After all, you’re an expert in marketing… so why should sales matter? … Continue reading How to Architect an Agency Sales Conversation That Drives Retention

SMB marketing survey finds only 3% use outside agency or vendor

Messaging and SEO seen as most effective digital tactics, Snapchat easiest to execute Greg Sterling on April 6, 2018   BrandMuscle recently released a “State of Local Marketing” report for 2018. The sprawling document captures marketing and ad-spending trends among US small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) that participate in co-op or MDF funding programs where … Continue reading SMB marketing survey finds only 3% use outside agency or vendor

Why are marketers talking about taking agency services in-house?

Contributor Rob Rasko explores the phenomenon, explaining how and why the brand/agency relationship needs to evolve. Rob Rasko on March 6, 2018   Late last year, the Association of National Advertisers reported that some 35 percent of marketers have already brought programmatic in-house, a dramatic increase from the 14 percent reported in 2016. And that’s … Continue reading Why are marketers talking about taking agency services in-house?

5 Secrets to Keeping Employees Happy at Your Agency (Backed by Science)

Esther Cohen — March 1, 2018 — March 1, 2018 For an agency, there are few bigger challenges than attracting and retaining top employees. When you’re in the business of selling creativity, the quality of your people dictates the quality of your work. How can you keep employees at your agency happy? Are there any … Continue reading 5 Secrets to Keeping Employees Happy at Your Agency (Backed by Science)