Category Archives: Smart Agencies

3 Ad Agency Websites That Work

Inspiration: 3 Ad Agency Websites That Work Yes, another post on ad agency websites. This time I am writing about three very different approaches. All work. How do I know this? These agency sites deliver via unique approaches at a time when many agency websites act more like a ‘me-too’ non-sales oriented brochure. To start, here […]

6 Business Development Referral Strategies

6 Business Development Referral Strategies To Get, Well, You Know Most of the advertising agencies that take me up on my Corleone Offer usually tell me that the majority of their client base growth comes from a positive client, friends, and family business development referral. Perfect! A referral is a VERY hot lead. However, for way […]

Minimalist Advertising Agency Websites

Minimalist (Advertising Agency) Websites Say this out loud: “Your advertising, digital or design agency has only about 8 seconds to get the attention, interest and then drive an action from a website visitor.” That is what 8 seconds in the land of website lead gen looks like. I have been studying the design and sales savvy of advertising agency websites […]

Will Marijuana Get Advertising Agencies High?

Will Marijuana Get Advertising Agencies High? This is an update to a post I wrote in July, 2015. I must admit that I was right then that marijuana will get advertising agencies high. High as in offering a brand new multi-billion dollar product category that needs agency services. All of them – product design, PR, […]

2016 Winners and Losers

My 2016 Winners and Losers Well, not just mine. Here is a video from L2 and its CEO Scott Galloway on his 2016 predictions. Galloway is one of the more entertaining folks out there and his take on what is working and not in marketing and the digital space is always worth a watch. He is […]