Tag Archives: branding

Video And An Advertising Agency Sales Pitch

I’m in L.A. doing some work with agencies and a local micro-photo-series for my global The People project. While waiting to get started shooting on Venice Beach, I hit up the Social Media Marketing podcast – one of my long-term get-smarter podcasts. I landed on a really good one. I highly recommend that you listen […]

The Big Advertising Agency Resource List

Advertising Agency Resource List  This list is updated every month. Well, most months. Let me know if there is a resource that should be included. My advertising agency resource list is curated to help advertising, digital, design and PR agencies easily find the inspiration and industry resources that will help y’all build killer agencies and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Advertising Agency Marketing and Getting Past Sameness

Beyond Sameness: An Advertising Agency Marketing Objective This mini-thought-piece is about getting away from the awfulness of advertising agency marketing ‘sameness’. First of all, of course, all advertising agencies are by nature the same. All dry cleaners are the same. All bars are the same. All optometrists are the same. All advertising agencies make or deliver ads. […]