Ad Agency New Business Success Through Positioning

Small to midsize agencies can create a position for new business through content marketing and social media. Stephanie Holland is President and Executive Creative Director for Holland + Holland Advertising,Birmingham, Alabama. Working in an industry that is dominated by men. She is one of only 3% … [Read more...]

The All Business “No Bull Crap” Guide to Social Media Marketing

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  Turning social media into social media marketing for ad agency new business. No Bullshit Social Media is a new book that I highly recommend for ad agencies. It is hype-free advice on how to use social media marketing for business and contains a wealth of statistics, illustrations and case … [Read more...]

5 Ways Social Media Marketing Makes New Business Easier

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For agency new business, you need to look at social media as a saviour not a nemesis; an asset rather than a liability; a time saver rather than a time killer.   Having spent most of my advertising career in new business development I can tell you that social media marketing is the most efficient … [Read more...]

28 Stimulating Digital and Social Media Marketing Quotes

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Write something memorable that stands out and provides inspiration to others. I'm reading constantly and often find and keep the most memorable quotes from my daily reading. Here's a collection that I thought would be of interest as they relate specifically to digital and social media marketing. I … [Read more...]

Let Hemingway improve your writing for ad agency new business


A great resource for content marketing, social media marketing and agency new business is Ernest Hemingway, one of my favorite authors. Hemingway, is among the most famous American novelists, short-story writers and essayists, who won both the Nobel and Pulitzer prizes.  No doubt he would have … [Read more...]

Fluent: The Razorfish Social Influence Marketing Report


Marketing has changed. Has your ad agency? This is a guest post written by David Deal. He is Vice President of Marketing for Razorfish, one of the worlds largest interactive agencies.  I want to introduce you to Fluent: The Razorfish Social Influence Marketing Report. The purpose of Fluent … [Read more...]

The Top 10 Social Media Questions Ad Agency Clients are Asking

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Ad agencies need to understand what top questions their clients and prospective clients are asking about social media and be prepared to provide answers. Marketers are mostly new to social media. A significant 88% of marketers surveyed are using social media to market their businesses, BUT 72% have … [Read more...]

100 Facebook Tools for Ad Agency New Business


Facebook now has over 200 million active users. More than 100 million users log on to Facebook at least once a day. The INSIDECRM blog provides a comprehensive list of 100 tools and tips that will help your agency to maximize the marketing opportunities available through Facebook. This is a … [Read more...]

Companies Using Social Media Marketing

I'm asked a lot to provide examples of companies using social media.  There are literally hundreds. Peter Kim provides a great list of  companies in his blog post: 100 Companies Using Social Media Is your agency using social media? If so, how? Post your comments and provide us examples of how your … [Read more...]