Category Archives: Agency of the Future

Advertising Agency Recession Freakout

Advertising Agency Prosperity During A Recession – Fuhgedaboudit Is your advertising agency ready for the next recession? Have you been thinking that the current sweet economy that has helped the small and medium-sized advertising agency market to prosper in the past couple of years was going to last forever? Well, the time has come to […]

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); […]

Advertising Agencies, Nerds And Digital Marketing

This is a post about advertising agencies and the ongoing move to digital marketing and as a result, the need for more nerds. In this case, I mean a single-minded person that is highly focused on a technical field, like mobile advertising; programmatic media, database marketing or, well you get it. Stick with me on this […]

A New Business Plan For An Advertising Agency

10/12/10: Twas Time For A New Business Plan Before I sold my Portland agency, I spent some time thinking through what a new, an evolutionary, a smarter, competitive and higher profit advertising agency business plan might look like. Simply put, how could we make more money? This is what I was what I was thinking 8 […]

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 […]