“Every opportunity is a meeting.” It is not true (at least not in regards to a quality meeting) but some ad agency new business salespeople treat every “yes” as a winner.  For many reasons, that’s a mistake. Why? 1)You’re overpromising-to yourself and/or to your employer-it will bite you 2)You’re not qualifying properly, if that’s your […]

eMarketer released a webinar last week (Slideshare presentation below) that I think will be well worth your time in terms of your clients (and potential clients) vis-à-vis social media. Per the latest post from Daniel Caridi: You will take away: -The numbers to know—how businesses are budgeting for social media and what they are spending -How […]

Interesting post from Ben Wiener in Imedia connection this week called Digital expertise: Is your agency faking it? Ben talks about the last several years being harder for agencies to turn away business and that there’s been a lot more of the “Yeah, we do that” responses to clients. But as an agency, sometimes that’s […]

I ask the question sincerely. Of the social media platforms we use most often, here’s how they rank in terms of leads and business won: 1) The ANB Blog 2) Twitter 3) LinkedIn 4) Facebook Facebook just doesn’t rank up there in terms of new business for RSW/US, but that certainly doesn’t mean it couldn’t. […]

    Our thanks to the 4A’s Business Development blog for featuring Mark Sneider’s ad agency new business post, Aggressive is Good…Consistent is Better. Let us know what you think.