Author Archives: Peter

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 […]

So You Want To Be A Rock ‘n’ Roll Star Advertising Agency

Want To Be A Rock Star? (I Hope) So You Want To Be A Rock ‘n’ Roll Star is a 1967 song by California’s The Byrds. Never heard it? You should. But more to the point, it could act as an anthem for you becoming a rock ‘n’ roll star advertising agency. By the way, […]

Smart Marketing

Smart Marketing Is A Good Thing Our Goal = Run Smart Marketing. If you were an advertising agency client of mine in 2017, we would have sharpened your positioning; created a plan to deliver brand-building thinking via a content program and then wrapped all that in a marketing plan led by the critically important objective […]

On Being Smart

Smart Is A Good Thing (For 2018) Hey, I like being smart. Yeah, I just said that. I bet you like being smart too. In fact, as you know, being smart is an essential element in driving brilliant marketing. This includes being curious. So, without further ado, here are a couple of smart places to help you get […]

Time To Kill Your Advertising Agency Blog?

Is It Time To Kill Your Advertising Agency Blog? I think that this is a big question that should be reviewed every year: Should you kill your advertising agency blog? To help answer it, I am going to discuss the pros and cons of ad agency blogging. The kind of blogging that should be an […]