Why CMOs must shift their mindset and focus from “Which agencies should I hire?” to “How can I operate to embolden agencies to succeed?” —no matter whom a brand partners with. A recent article by Ad Age predicts an increase in account reviews as a result of agency layoffs, corporate restructuring, leadership changes, and […]
Improving the output of client–agency collaboration to drive cost efficiencies and bulletproof your business in turbulent times. In the cacophony of business life and a new year full of promises, when the demands of work, team commitments, and the ever-present allure of conflicting priorities create a symphony of chaos, the quest to get things […]
How fast or far you can run only matters if you run in the right direction: Discover how brand advertisers can ensure the effective use of budgets and talent with an integrated approach to managing agency partnerships. By Bruno Gralpois Author/Speaker, Thought-provocateur, Client/Agency Guru, Entrepreneur, Innovator In the 1994 American film Forrest Gump, based […]
Providing and receiving feedback to/from valuable partners requires a multi-dimensional organized approach that is essential to building long-term thriving partnerships: — Read the published article on 4A’s — — Read the published article from the Association of National Advertisers– All relationships flourish on feedback. All relationships require input […]
Executive Summary – Monthly Recap Cannes Lions Festival announced that it’s going 100% digital for its second straight year, indicating that the light is there but still at the end of a long, very long tunnel. Global agencies reported their 2020 financial performance and, despite single-digit revenue drop and a painful decline in organic growth […]
Discover the 10 best advertising quotes about remote working from industry thought-leaders such as Marc Pritchard (Chief Brand Officer Procter & Gamble), Mark Read (CEO WPP), and Michael Duda (Managing Partner Bullish), brought to you by Bruno Gralpois of Agency Mania Solutions. Includes short comments.
Discover 10 most inspiring quotes about the state of advertising from industry thought-leaders such as Marla Kaplowitz (CEO 4As), Ivan Pollard (Global CMO General Mills), and Marc Pritchard (Chief Brand Officer Procter & Gamble), brought to you by Bruno Gralpois of Agency Mania Solutions. Includes short comments.
Co-Founder Bruno Gralpois to Address Agency Partnerships at International Event: SEATTLE – May 17, 2018 – MDC Partners has selected Bruno Gralpois, co-founder and principal of Agency Mania Solutions, to participate in MDC’s Global Partners Summit, May 17 in Nashville. Gralpois will join other industry leaders and brand advertisers in a discussion exploring modern collaborative […]
A Step-by-Step Approach to Conducting Agency Quarterly Business Reviews That Strengthen the Work and Improve Collaboration
Download a print-friendly version here How to Swim Through Highly Effective Agency QBRs Without Drowning Anyone on the client or the agency side will remember their first QBR (Quarterly Business Review). Unless you are adequately prepared, it feels a bit like getting ready to jump in a pool without knowing how deep the water is […]
Top 10 Best Practices Successful Companies and Their Marketing Organizations are Putting Into Practice
Download a print-friendly version here Successful companies and their marketing organizations are putting into practice Articulate strategy to strengthen the company’s agency model Do you have the right agency strategy/model in place to support your marketing goals? Is the agency model and entire roster aligned to your organizational requirements? Is it structured to take you […]
How the Winner of the Mobile Grand Prix Cannes Lions Signals the Supremacy of Content and the Slow Death of Traditional Advertising
Download a print-friendly version here This Piece of Cardboard Will Take You Halfway Around the World Advertising is dead, long live branded content! Advertising was king. A new monarch is now succeeding it to the marketing throne: branded content. For the history aficionados, the original phrase (“The King is Dead, Long Live the King!”) was […]
How Can Advertisers Successfully Overcome the Inherent Complexity of Today’s Marketing Operations and Streamline Partnership Efforts With Their Agencies?
Download a print-friendly version here Discover five effective ways to overcome your company’s Cost of Complexity (COC). Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. That’s what Leonardo da Vinci believed, and I do too. However, marketing has never been more complex: advanced programmatic buying, social media engineering, behavioral targeting, attribution and purchase propensity models, mobile programming, complex […]