Report: Thought Leader Survey for Ad Agency New Business

Ad Agency New Business Survey

Most agencies have an active new business plan but 67% of responders don’t view their program as successful. “When it comes to new business, it’s important that agencies never become complacent, even when times are good. In order to nurture and grow a vibrant agency, there must be a steady stream of new business opportunities […]

Ad Agencies: How to Lose the Fear of Positioning

Thought Leader Survey for Ad Agency New Business

Creating and maintaining agency new business is often harder than it should be because one key ingredient is often missing. I was recently included in RSW/US Thought Leader panel. Along with providing questions for their Thought Leader survey, each panelist provided Agency New Business advice and participated in an interview with RSW/US Owner and President, Mark […]

Why are ad agency new business executives performing so badly?

Rainmakers who were good at new business in the past are struggling today. According to a recent Agency-Marketer Business Report from RSW/US, the tenure of a new business director is 2 years or less. Only 26% of new business directors were viewed as successful. Why? I’ve worked face-to-face with more than 200 advertising, digital, media and […]

RSW/US Agency New Business Thought Leadership Interview

Michael Gass Ad Agency New Business and Social Media Interview

Helpful tips for small and mid-size agencies in leveraging social to generate thought leadership. The following is an  interview conducted by Mark Sneider, president of RSW/US, for the Agency New Business Thought Leader Video Series.  I discuss with Mark the reasons why ad agencies aren’t finding success using social media for new business.  Agencies are still trying […]

2014 Outlook Survey: More competition ahead for ad agency new business

Mark Sneider RSW Ad Agency New Business

In a recent survey, 63% of agencies state that there will be more competition for new business. Guest post written by Mark Sneider, Owner/President of RSW/US.  Most agencies seemed to have a good year last year and most of them that we talked to with seemed to be starting out the new year on a […]

RSW/US Brings New Business Opportunities to Ad Agencies

Mark Sneider, owner, president RSW/US

Guest post written by Mark Sneider, Owner/President of RSW/US. I see Mark at a lot of major agency events each year. I always enjoy spending some time with him and his business development director, Lee McKnight. Mark and I both spoke at the Mirren New Business Conference in New York recently. I asked him to […]

Study: 12 Tools That Most Ad Agencies Use for New Business

guide to ad agency new business tools

A helpful resource for any agency owner or employees involved in agency new business. RSW/US and Mirren Business Development co-sponsored a study of tools for new business. They surveyed over 300 agency principals and senior executives to better understand what tools agencies are using and which are the most effective. “New Business Tools: The Definitive Guide,” […]

Trends: Content Marketing Is Critical to Ad Agency New Business

social media survey new business

Content is the most important asset in using social media for ad agency new business.

In the 2011 RSW/US New Year Outlook Report, 77% of Agency Principals indicate that they plan on getting more aggressive on the agency new business front in 2011. “Networking” and “Social Media” are the top two ways agency principals state they’re going to “get aggressive.”