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To CEOs Cutting Budgets: “Cheap is Expensive”

To CEOs Cutting Budgets: “Cheap is Expensive”

What a dilemma! You are asked to reduce budget, cut costs, reduce expenses. However, you need your BEST to gain market share, compete for customer dollars and emerge from the recession as a winner. You need the best employees, technology, service, partners, vendors, and agencies so you can outsmart and out-execute competition. You need the best to drive demand when marketing rules are being reinvented by customer conversations. You need the best because, more than ever before, the quality of your...
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6 Best Practices for Agencies

6 Best Practices for Agencies

A friend of mine who owns a small agency asked for my perspective on best practices for agencies. Here’s what I sent her, which after I realized would make a blog post!… I’ve worked with about 10 or more agencies, plus many technology suppliers, and there’s a lot to improve. Let me start a few ideas that come to mind: 1)    Pitches are not grounded enough in the client’s business objectives, strategy or measurements. Nor are they tailored to the ‘style’...
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