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Organic Growth & Customer Loyalty is the BEST Agency Business

  I have worked in digital, branding and direct agencies for the past 25 years, and an agency’s organic growth is the most misunderstood aspect of seeking new agency business. It is also vastly underrated and unappreciated aspect of its contribution to an Agency’s growth Since the downturn of business …

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HOW TO GAIN MORE INFLUENCE AND BE A THOUGHT LEADER

  If you’re a marketing expert, speaker, singer, business executive, company leader, author, entrepreneur, ‘thought leadership’ matters to you! In fact, thought leaders come in every shape and size, they do come from any background or community and they can be any age, gender or ethnicity too! Your target audience …

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FIVE WAYS TO KNOCKOUT YOUR COMPETITION

  I thought it might be helpful if I outlined a few key things that keep me up at night. I also think about them when it comes to business development, winning new business or grabbing an iconic brand when pitching against others. I have long understood, one of the …

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I NEED YOUR HELP FOR US TO WIN THIS PITCH!

  Have you ever received a call from a panicked friend late in the afternoon or had a client asking to urgently call them back, with a ‘hint’ of stress, anxiety, fear or desperation in their voice? The last time I received a call like this was when one my …

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The Seven P’s of Pitching

Over the years I discovered that these same Seven P’s also represent all aspects of business, life, theatre, political speeches, concerts, music, books and of course pitching and presenting. Clients will NOT always remember every detail of my presentations or pitches BUT, having made thousands of pitches, the one thing …

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YOUR BEST ACCOUNTS ARE YOUR CURRENT CLIENTS

There has never been a better time than right now, to nurture and love the existing relationships you already have with your clients and customers. In fact,  it’s a crucial part of growing a successful business in today’s business environment. In age of The Internet, automation and innovation, caring for …

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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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PITCHING TO WIN AMAZING CLIENTS & BRANDS

What separates the winners from the losers when pitching a great client if you are an Advertising Agency? There are several key factors why clients most commonly don’t hire an agency after the pitch! Here is a great summary of the best tips I can share after 25 years of …

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