Believe it or not, most small to midsize agencies have no consistent process for generating online leads. Business development doesn’t have to be so difficult. With a little forethought and the creation of simple steps and processes, you can create a system that will make it much easier to kick-start your online leads. Here are […]
A call to action is an important element for generating inbound leads. Inbound marketing earns the attention of prospects and makes your agency easy to be found primarily through content. By creating interesting and helpful content, written for a specific audience, you help draw prospects to your site. Website traffic is very important. It’s the initial step, but you […]
A step-by-step guide to create a painless prospecting system. Many agencies have historically struggled with prospecting for clients. Their struggles have been intensified due to the rise of social media, content and inbound marketing. Today’s prospects are more in control of the agency selection process than ever before. Instead of chasing new business, it’s now more important […]
Advertising agencies, PR firms and digital shops should reverse their new business efforts from “Outbound Marketing” techniques to “Inbound Marketing.” There is a dramatic paradigm shift for acquiring new business opportunities for advertising agencies, digital shops and PR firms. Agencies need to rethink their approach to new business and intensify their focus on inbound tactics, such as […]
Blogging greatly improves search engine optimization, which has proven to be a key lead generating factor for new business. How new business is being acquired for ad agencies is currently undergoing a paradigm shift; instead of pursuing clients, it’s now more important for your prospective clients to find your agency. Blogs make their search easier. […]
You should evaluate your agency’s blog to optimize its potential as a tool for lead generation, referrals and networking. There is a dramatic paradigm shift for acquiring new business opportunities for small to midsize ad agencies. Agencies need to rethink their approach to new business and intensify their focus for creating magnetic content that will […]
Everyone in the agency should contribute to new business and one of the best ways to encourage lead generation is through a referral program. A referral program is one of the most cost-effective and efficient methods for generating new business for small-to-midsize ad agencies. Here are my 12 tips on how to create or enhance […]
An agency blog that is a repository of helpful content can effectively attract a large number of prospective clients. Here are 5 simple steps and suggestions to improve your agency’s blog as a major tool for fueling new business leads:
Twitter is one of the best social media tools to be used to generate traffic and leads for your agency’s new business.
For the past 3 years Twitter has been the leading traffic generator to my Fuel Lines blog. It definitely needs to be part of your agency’s overall social media marketing strategy.