Stop selling your services, that’s not what prospects are buying. Agency business development programs are too often sales focused. They’re built around outbound, interruptive sales tactics designed to start engagements with prospective clients. The prospects have little, if any, awareness of the agency or how they’re different from their competitors. Success in “selling the agency” is proving to […]
It is essential to know your agency inside and out if you want to be successful at new business. Any good salesman has to be knowledgeable about the product or service being sold. The more you know about your agency the more confidence you will have. This is a first step for those in business development […]
A lot of agencies are out of tune with the business of advertising and that is disastrous for new business.
David Ogilvy, often called, “The Father of Advertising,” In 1962, Time called him “the most sought-after wizard in today’s advertising industry.” In this video Ogilvy offers some prophetic advise to ad agencies that is very relevant for today. A reminder that we are in the business of selling.