In this post, we put forth 10 agency new business questions for Joe Saracino from the Erwin Penland agency in Greenville, South Carolina. Helping create success for the people they touch, Erwin Penland is one of the largest full-service advertising agencies based in the South. With offices in Greenville, S.C., New York and Detroit, the […]

In our first annual Mirren-RSW/US Definitive Guide to Agency New Business Tools, we surveyed over 300 agency executives, asking questions about their usage of, and perceived effectiveness of various new business platforms and the tools offered within those platforms. We presented 12 different platforms, from SEO Tools, to Presentation Software, to Research and List services. […]

Paul Roetzer, Founder and CEO of PR 20/20, an inbound marketing agency kindly agreed to offer his perspective on one of the key agency new business discussion points coming out of our latest RSW/US survey:  How do Marketers decide what agency to work with? Paul starts our interview by stating that agencies of the future will […]

I occasionally like to get back to blogging basics and this post does just that.  Michael Gass, on his Fuel Lines blog, mentioned in his post 10 Tips for Writing for the Web for Ad Agency New Businesss a social media study by King Fish Media, HubSpot and Junta42, pointing out this stat: “Businesses (agencies) that […]

A few quick stats related to agency new business from around the web, and internally here at RSW/US,  you might find interesting. First, a big-picture stat that, quite frankly, is not really apropos of the post’s theme but interesting nonetheless: What percent of American internet users use Twitter?  Answer: 8%. (Per  Pew Research Center’s Internet & […]

First, welcome to our 200th post! We’ll try not to injure our arms patting ourselves on the back. In all seriousness, it has been a real pleasure to be a part of this blog, and to see where it’s taken us in the year and a half we’ve been writing it and engaging in social […]

I’ve been reading Adam Singer’s blog the future buzz lately and one of his recent posts, Most Marketing And PR Agency Blogs Are Unreadable was a fairly stirring indictment of the state of ad agency and PR blogging. While I think there’s a bit of blanket generalization in the post, for the most part, it’s right-on. The […]

I wrote a post not too long ago about some rookie new business mistakes we see agencies making online (like not linking to your blog from your site, no social media buttons on your homepage, etc.). Consider this post something of a part two. A brief list below of online occurrences that, best case, will […]