Category Archives: Pitching

How To Win An Advertising Award

Go Win An Advertising Award It took me awhile to fully understand the value of winning an advertising agency award in the in the context of business development. Yes, I know, I should have figured this out a lot earlier. Especially, when you consider that I ran business development at Saatchi & Saatchi in the days […]

Gary Vaynerchuck And His ANA Advertising Rant

Gary Vaynerchuck Tells It Like It Is I have written about Gary Vaynerchuck and his take on advertising and the industry twice before. Both positive and negative. Gary Vaynerchuck Is Full Of Shit Gary Vaynerchuck: Old School Advertising Agency CEO Today, I’d like to respond to his ‘rant’ (according to Advertising Age) on the advertising […]

Watch As Canada Pitches Clinton & Trump

Canada Pitches Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump I have worked with a few Canadian advertising and digital agencies on their business development programs. I even went so far as to learn Canadian. Even looked at a map of Canada. Note: my personal research indicates that 94% of USA citizens cannot find Toronto on a North American map. For some […]

The Advertising Agency Pitch System

The Advertising Agency Pitch System The Levitan Advertising Agency Pitch System is included in the book, The Levitan Pitch. Buy This Book. Win More Pitches. Just in case you haven’t looked up yet, the book is available at the top of this page. A few thousand books have been read by your competitors — and some […]

Advertising Research Tools

How To Win New Advertising Accounts With Research I am a research junkie. I think it comes from having started my career at Dancer Fitzgerald Sample, a huge NYC agency that excelled at consumer research and had a range of proprietary tools all managed by a multi-person research staff. And then, a couple of years at […]