Author Archives: Peter

The Biggest Content Marketing Secret

And Ladies and Gentlemen…. The Biggest Content Marketing Secret Ready, set, go. Shh… Here is the big content marketing secret to delivering brilliant insights, mucho content and a simple way of making you look real smart. Creating relevant content every week is a bitch for small and medium sized advertising, digital, PR and whateva agencies. The […]

You Will Lose 75% Of Your Advertising Agency Pitches

How To Win More Advertising Agency Pitches? Well, Buy My Book Think I’m kidding. I’ve seen the common sense and insights and techniques inside my book work after people have simply read the book – they’ve won more advertising, PR, digital, experiential agency pitches. Other agencies have benefitted by hiring me as a business development and pitch […]

The Secrets of Advertising Agency Business Development

The Not So Secrets of Advertising Agency Business Development You think that advertising agency business development is hard? Try getting on stage on Ed Sullivan or Carnegie Hall. OK, so how do you get to Carnegie Hall? Well, you know the answer: Practice,  Practice, Practice. The 10,000-Hour Rule Here is a definition from Wikipedia of the […]

Photographs Vs. Brilliant Business Development Insights

No Brilliant Business Development Insights Today Too busy to pontificate (or bore you) – I am moving homes in Mexico. Going from my one-year rental to my newly built house in the Guadalupe Colonia in San Miguel de Allende. Guadalupe is known for its murals and tranquil vibe. So to pass the time, here are some photographs […]

The Diminished Ad Agency AE

Today’s Ad Agency AE A friend of mine, a long term Executive Creative Director and advertising professor, is writing a book on advertising based on his multi-decade major league career. He is asking a range of experienced colleagues and friends to add to his book’s subject matter (by the way, a great way to get smart content […]