SXSW Video: How the internet has transformed life as we know it

Keeping up with tecnology and how it impacts consumer behavior is important because it inevitably effects how ad agencies will reach prospects in the future. This is why events such as SXSW are so important. South by Southwest (SXSW) is a set of film, interactive, and music festivals and … [Read more...]

QR Codes for Ad Agency New Business

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  Agencies need to stay ahead of the curve and have a better understanding of the power of digital codes with the  rising popularity of QR codes and the predicted boom for smart phone adoption rates. QR Codes have great potential for advertisers and marketers. Though early, it is clear … [Read more...]

7 Tips for Using Twitter for Ad Agency New Business

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Used in the right way, Twitter can be 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 … [Read more...]

2010: The future of magazines and ad agency promotion

Online resources such as Mashable help you stay ahead of the upcoming communications trends that will impact your clients as well a agency new business. An excellent read and video was posted by Mashable writer, Stan Schroeder, on the possibilities of Apple's Tablet on the future of … [Read more...]

Tsunami Warning: Google Wave, will it replace email?

Another huge wave is on the horizon.

There are a number of questions that have been raised about Google Wave. Will it replace email? Twitter?  How will it impact businesses? Advertising agencies? E-mail is the most popular way people communicate online, yet it was invented 40 years ago! Google says it developed Wave to answer the … [Read more...]

Information about Getting a Facebook Username

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I would suggest taking the time to secure your personal Facebook Username.  Facebook has  launched Facebook Usernames and it's been similar to the wild West land grabs. According to Mashable, on site at Facebook's headquarters, in the first 3 minutes, there were 200,000 usernames registered and … [Read more...]

An Extensive List of “How To” Social Media Tools

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Mashable, All That's New on the Web blog, is one of my favorite for online resources. Mashable writer, Pete Cashmore  assembled a great list of 39 social media tools that can be used for ad agency new business. Google How-Tos How to Sync Google Services With Your Mobile Device HOW TO: Use … [Read more...]

Can Your Agency Define Social Media?

I've recommended social media tools for agency new business. There are still a number of agencies and PR firms that haven't quite figured out what social media is much less utilize it to generate new business leads. Mark Hopkins provides helpful insight in his recent Mashable blog post Just What is … [Read more...]