Author Archives: Peter

How A Boise Advertising Agency Went Global

Get Past Local. Go Global. If you are a Kansas City, Dallas, Charlotte or Boise ad agency you just might be stuck herding smallish clients in your regional market. Becoming a global, or even a national, advertising agency is simply not going to be an option if you position yourself as a full-service or a […]

Buy These Advertising Books Today

Advice: Buy These “Advertising” Books I first met Paul Arden when I moved to Saatchi & Saatchi London in 1991 to run the J&J account and business development across Europe. Paul was one of Saatchi’s most famous creative directors, had worked on major agency accounts like British Airways, Silk Cut (a cigarette brand) and Fuji. He was […]

Wowzer Content Marketing & How To Own TripAdvisor

Content Marketing Delivers London’s #1 Restaurant This week, please watch this crazy video from Vice. Content marketing at its finest or, maybe, worst. Funny and scary. Nonetheless, wowzer! BIG QUESTION… If this guy can market (ok, with a bit of cheek) his way to number one, why can’t you market your agency to be perceived […]

Just Watch This L2 Video

Watch, Please I hope you pay attention to L2. Great thinking, delivery and they got bought. There is learning here for any advertising agency that has something of value to share, wants to grow, make good bucks, stand out and get bought someday. Here are L2’s 2018 predictions. Advertising is in there about 1/2 way.

Does Your Ad Agency Get Its Marketing Right?

Getting It Right  Here’s a look at some agencies that get their business development marketing right care of a request from Todd Foutz of Virgina’s NDP agency.He asked me if I could point to advertising agencies that looked like they had their business development act together. This post attempts to answer Todd’s question via some […]