Category Archives: Smart Agencies

3 Thoughts On Advertising

Actually 4 Thoughts On Advertising Here are some thoughts on advertising driven by four recent reads. What If There Was No Advertising? Imagine a world where all advertising was erased from the environment. That means no more escalator, or bathroom stall ads; no more behavioral retargeting; movies and tv shows without commercials (oh, that’s Netflix); […]

Nootropics, Brain Food For Advertising

Nootropics And Advertising UPDATE: I originally wrote this 18 months ago and promised an update. I did not receive enough benefit – as in, making me enough of a smarter boy to merit ingesting the nootropics and the cost. It would have been nice to tell you that I became Bradley Cooper. Back to the […]

What’s Your Smart Guest Blog Pitch?

I’ve done a fair amount of guest blogging on advertising and marketing industry websites to drive my awareness within the advertising agency market. Based on this experience, I strongly recommend the guest blog opportunity to my agency clients and give them both strategic and tactical methods to amplify their messaging on OPW – other people’s […]

Would You Buy Your Advertising Agency?

If You Put Your Advertising Agency Up For Sale… Would You Buy It? I could turn the important question, “Would you buy your advertising agency?” into a long blog post. But, good news, I won’t. I’ll get to the point. I just finished listening to Kara Swisher interview Khosla Ventures’ partner Keith Rabois – On The Future […]

Advertising Agency Strategic Planning And Insights

How Your Advertising Agency Can Leverage The Value Of Strategic Planning And Insights For Growth I am sitting next to a 1.5-inch three-ring binder from Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising Worldwide called “Saatchi Insight. Strategic Planning Tool Kit”. This book was our advertising agency strategic planning and insights bible.  I took this tome with me when […]