Congratulations to MLT Creative, Atlanta, GA. Their blog B2B Ideas@Work, was selected by Fuel Lines’ readers as the Ad Agency Blog of the Month for October with 201 votes out of the 409 votes cast. Second in the voting was 5 to 9 Branding, Cameron Christopher Thomas Advertising, Denver, CO.
MLT Creative, based on the east side of Atlanta, GA, with a Northeast office in Rhode Island, was founded in 1984 by partners Billy Mitchell, Craig Lindberg and Glenn Taylor.
Known as the Idea Launch Pad for B-to-B marketers, MLT Creative’s services include strategic planning, positioning, brand development, advertising, direct marketing, inbound marketing and sales promotions.
MLT Creative’s blog will automatically be included in Fuel Line’s Ad Agency Blog of the Year.
Fuel Line’s Blog of the Month not only provides examples of agency blogs but it is an opportunity for agencies to showcase their blog and participation in social media, generating traffic and interest in their site.
How is your agency using a blog for your new business? Submit it for November’s blog of the month.
Ad agencies all need an integrated social media strategy if they are ever going to see the payoff from their participation in social media. An agency blog should be the central component. The place you can drive targeted online traffic through SEO, Twitter, email newsletters, Facebook and LinkedIn.
A blog becomes the “gateway” to your agency and the“face” of your agency. As important as it was to have an agency website, it is now equally important to have an agency blog.
But … having a blog isn’t something you check off your list of social media “to do list.” Nor is it a place to lead with agency capabilities and credentials. It must be of benefit to your audience.
Here is a collection of agency blogging resources: