Tag Archives: new business

A Marketing Email Program With Personality

Yup, Your Email Program Can Have Personality Boring is bad. Personality is good. Me-Too is bad. Different is good. Getting unsubscribed sucks. How many marketing or information emails do you get? I get a lot. To be clear, I am talking about both direct marketing emails (the unsolicited kind) and email newsletters that I have […]

How To Start, Grow and Sell An Advertising Agency

How To Start, Grow and Sell An Advertising Agency I’ve been consulting with advertising agencies on how to grow their business for the past five years. It is rather fulfilling and fun. In fact, one of my agency clients just told me that they won a major piece of business from Google. I love hearing things […]

An “Advertising” Cure For CPG’s Ills

An “Advertising” Cure For CPG’s Ills Imagine creating a new marketing company that directly goes after a huge industry’s Pain Points. I mean, directly. I just read, “2 Saatchi Alums Vow To ‘Clean Up’ CPG” in MediaPost. These ex-Saatchi guys vow to help clean up CPG’s big needs per the article … “As the consumer packaged […]

The Best Advertising Agency Website

The Best Advertising Agency Website… Sells I’ve been talking to an increasing number of advertising agencies about how to rebuild their agency website to be a more effective sales tool. The operative word here is – sales. It is critical that agencies think very hard about how to funnel a visitor from ‘just visiting’ to […]

Interpersonal Chemistry and Body Language

Interpersonal Chemistry and Body Language and Sales Many pitches are won not because you are brilliant, but because the client simply likes you. I’ve sat on both sides of the advertising agency and client sales table and I can safely say, from my client side, that interpersonal chemistry is a critical factor in agency selection […]