Category: Growth

HOW TO INCREASE TRUST, RETENTION AND GENERATE LOYALTY

For almost three decades now, I have watched, developed and helped to strategically plan numerous loyalty and membership programs. BUT, today they are even more sophisticated, refined and desirable than ever before. With the acceleration of social media, technology and telecommunications in general – the traditional models once used for …

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What’s the difference between a Product & a Brand?

  Over the years, I’ve consistently been asked this question by most entry level marketers, entrepreneurs, startups, small and mid size business owners, product managers or even advertising trainees for years. And, I’m still being asked this question! So, I thought I should write an article to layout how I …

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PRO TIPS FOR NEW BUSINESS & GROWTH

There are some fundamental building blocks for consistently winning new business, driving results, growing revenue, building more successful relationships and improving your ‘batting average’. I have attached some of the actual Pro Tips I have found that have given me amazing results, multiple wins and generated millions of dollars over …

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Can an Ad Agency or team manage Chemistry?

New Business and Growth are all about showcasing the key people on your Agency’s team as well as on the client’s team. Make sure you clearly identify the prospect’s hero: the one person who can stand up, carry the day and clearly outline all the prospect’s key issues. Importantly, you …

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Chemistry is critical to New Business & Growth

I have long believed that Agencies can enhance their odds of winning new business exponentially by ‘profiling’ their new business prospects and leaders correctly. All members of an Agency’s new business team need to understand how to identify different profiles, how to build trust with each one, and most importantly, …

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WHAT ARE YOUR BIGGEST NEW BUSINESS PAIN POINTS?

When I ask most marketers, entrepreneurs and Ad Agencies anywhere in the US or worldwide, I am commonly told these primary issues for winning more New Business and Growth today: Finding new clients and brands (overwhelmingly the single biggest complaint) Not enough focus on business development, planning and staffing properly …

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WHAT MAKES A GREAT LEADER?

  From unicorns, iconic brands, soldiers, psychologists, athletes and entrepreneurs, all share hard-won insights and wisdom on leadership. Importantly, all offer surprising, nuanced approaches to inspire and empower others to do their very best. They all share the same key characteristics. Importantly most of the truly remarkable leaders worldwide I’ve …

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The Secrets of High Performance Ad Agencies and Marketers

Successful and extraordinary productive people consistently perform: better, faster, more efficiently and effectively than their peers. And, the best Ad Agencies and Marketers have always understood this! So why do some Ad Agencies, marketers and entrepreneurs succeed more quickly than others, and maintain their success over the course of decades? …

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WHY AD AGENCIES MUST USE EDUCATIONAL MARKETING

The ever-increasing number of online videos, webcasts, newsmercials, magalogs, podcasts, webinars, bookalogs, seminars, DVD’s, CD’s, live streaming events, etc. has increased clutter in the marketplace. This ‘noise’ has forced both online and offline new business, advertising, direct marketing and Public Relations to become even more sophisticated in 2018. I believe, …

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TRAITS OF HIGH PERFORMANCE AD AGENCIES

For decades I have pondered and considered the common elements, tactics, practices and things the best performing Ad Agencies do consistently to deliver such massive impacts for their clients. Fortuitously, I have had the advantage of working with some of the best advertising and marketing executives in the world. I …

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