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This is 3 Takeaways Ep 34 – All I Want For Christmas Is A Reasonable New Client, the RSW agency new business video series where we give you three takeaways to help improve your new business program. Welcome to our Christmas episode-we’re talking all things new client today, and the ongoing quest to find, not […]

This is “3 Takeaways”, Ep 33 – The Ad Agency Positioning Delusion: the RSW agency new business video series where we give you three takeaways to help improve your new business program. We’ve released our 2019 Agency New Business Report and one thing we know for certain-agencies and marketing services firms like to hear about […]

This is “3 Takeaways”, 3 Tips To Help Retain Your New Business Director, the RSW agency new business video series where we give you three takeaways to help improve your new business program. If you don’t know us, it’s shameless plug time: we’re an outsourced business development firm, and we’re celebrating our 15th year helping […]

Welcome to 3 Agency New Business Tales of Terror II, our second horrifying Halloween episode 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. I’m your host on this dreaded tour, Lee McKnight Jr, VP of […]

Agencies love to talk about the culture they’ve created, and it is important, but far too many firms use their culture as the main driver of their new business effort. That’s a mistake, because your prospects don’t care about your culture – at least not right out of the gate. Think about how busy you […]

Welcome to “3 Takeaways”, Traditional Blogging Alternatives To Help You Drive Agency New Business. Let’s start out with a stat from “Social Media Today” (and an infographic I’ll link to in the video description): Websites with blogs get 55% more traffic. Content creation will help you get more new business.  You know it and you’re […]

There’s an unfortunate tendency we see in agency new business communications that doesn’t receive a lot of attention, but it should: that’s telling your prospects something they already know. If you’re doing this, or your new business director is doing this, you’ve got to curb it right away. Some prospects won’t even notice it, and […]

New business should be an agency-wide endeavor, not just driven by a member of leadership or a new business director. But the question is, how does that manifest itself, in terms of the day-to-day, and for those individuals who aren’t tasked directly with new business activity? The 3 takeaways in this episode begin to answer […]

Interestingly, sales outreach used to be a lot sneakier, where salespeople (and I use that term loosely) would essentially try to trick you into opening an email, for example. Fast forward to today, and agencies and PR firms consistently tell us about the ineffective outreach they receive; yet if they’re handling new business internally, often […]

What is the new business hit and run? Well, I can’t take credit for the term, one of our clients threw that out in a conversation. The hit and run is one project and you’re done. Good that you got the project, but your team busted their butts on it with the hopes that it […]