In our 2018 Agency New Business Thought Leader Survey Report, Jason Parks, EVP/Managing Director at Barkley asked the following question: Are you satisfied with the success of your new business plan/program? As my post title points out, 64% said no. And Jason also asked, “Why do you feel the program has been a success or […]

Welcome to a horrifying Halloween edition of “3 Takeaways”, our agency new business video series where we focus on one new business category and give you three takeaways to help improve your new business program. In this episode, Lee McKnight Jr, VP of Sales at RSW/US, puts on his Cthulhu sweater, summons his courage, and […]

LinkedIn Sales Advisors recently sent out findings from their Advisors Community on prospecting lists, and one stat stood out: 78% of sales professionals create or update a list to manage leads and prospects multiple times a week! RSW/US Director of List Operations, Nicole Bouchard, breaks down the strategy and process behind developing a targeted list […]

The question has come up a fair amount from agencies we talk with: should we list our capabilities or our services on the prime real estate of our site? The answer may seem obvious, after all, many agencies handle services on their site this way, but once you’ve seen our 10th episode of 3 Takeaways, […]

In our third and final mini-infographic highlighting key takeaways from our 2018 RSW/US-Mirren New Business Tools Report, we focus on the tools agencies are using for prospect business intelligence. This was a new category for us in 2018 and the results underlined a positive trend we saw throughout the report: Agencies are taking more time […]

RSW/US’s Lee McKnight with the final video in the “60 Second Series” on our 2017 New Business Outlook Report. Specifically, we’re talking marketers moving agency services in-house. Like the increase in project work we saw in our report, this is another trend that’s increasing in 2017. Nearly 80% of agencies predict their clients will move […]

The RSW/US 60 second agency new business video series, specifically, talking Project Work. It’s been a hot topic from our 2017 New Year Outlook Report and with multiple agency principals I’ve talked to. Many agencies are embracing this ongoing trend (no, it’s not new) but just as many marketing services firms are still AOR-centric, and […]