Category: Inspiration

8 NEGOTIATION TACTICS THAT WON ME THE BEST DEALS WITH CLIENTS

I thought I would share one of my favorite, but rarely discussed topics in the news, media and with other senior Advertising and Marketing leaders today. In fact, I thought I would outline some of the key findings that have been responsible for hundreds of millions of dollars in advertising …

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How to prepare for a stronger New Business program in 2018

With approximately 45 days until 2018, I think it is important to review your results from this past year so you can close out 2017 on a high and prepare yourself for an even bigger and more successful 2018. Too often in Advertising Agency land, I have seen many agencies …

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HOW TO WIN HIGH-END CLIENTS AND BRANDS?

Having pondered this question daily for over two decades, I know the answer contains many layers of strategies, tactics and persistence to achieve a level of competency and high performance. The key phrase is ‘high performance’, not just have an occasional peak performance or outstanding game once each season BUT, …

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Part 2 – HOW TO DELIVER A MADISON AVENUE STYLE PRESENTATION

  Having outlined my ‘Listener Analysis’, explaining the differences between Presentations and Speeches, how to professionally manage your Presentations and the planning, thought and hard-work that’s required to invest in outstanding presentations – I will now provide my ‘Signature’ tips for organizing your best ideas for your Presentation – to …

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How To Deliver a Madison Avenue Style Presentation (Part 1)

Just as advertising and marketing have grown to be of massive importance and critical in selling and making a profit. It is also about  building engaging relationships. I believe that delivering a great presentation full of ideas, insights to the right audience, with clear objectives  – agreed and set in …

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What is Influencer Marketing?

My definition is: ‘Influencer marketing is a form of marketing in which focus is placed on influential people rather than the target market as a whole. It identifies the individuals that have influence over potential buyers, and orients marketing activities around these influencers.’ Additionally, I would like to really define the …

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Want to be a Global Influencer?

A theory Malcolm Gladwell popularized in his book, Outliers, stated that 10,000 hours of practice can turn anyone into an expert BUT, I remain highly skeptical and don’t necessarily agree with Gladwell’s assumption. In fact, I have personally met and gotten to know hundreds of swimmers, athletes, musicians, speakers, etc – …

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My 2017 New Year’s Business Resolutions

The most successful and ambitious people I know today, all step toward their goals but not with a singular step. Each step or discipline is not a singular discipline or move. Each project is not a singular project. The most successful people today, see  that everything they do—and every detail, …

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Planning for Global Marketing & Advertising Success – a ‘Local Touch’

By Geoff De Weaver, CEO + Founder of Geoff De Weaver Inc. www.geoffdeweaver.com, Touchpoint Entertainment Inc. http://touchpoint.best/, or connect with me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/geoff_deweaver   I thought I would reflect and share some of my thoughts on some of the global campaigns and brands I have worked with over the last two decades. As …

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How to create a meaningful and purpose-driven Client / Agency Partnership

By Geoff De Weaver,  CEO + Founder of Geoff De Weaver, Inc., http://geoffdeweaver.com/ and http://touchpoint.best/   I have often been asked, what elements are required to create the ideal and purposeful client-agency partnership; so I thought I would share my thoughts, advice on how to build a meaningful, strong relationship filled with …

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