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Request a checklist to help you decide the best document to use – an SOW or a brief: There has been continued confusion in our industry about the difference between a scope of work, or statement of work (SOW), and a brief. Some may wonder: Do we need both of these? Are they redundant or […]
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Stop the madness: When advertising clients provide creative briefs or statements of work (SOWs) to agencies, there is a bit of a disconnect in how those efforts are perceived. It’s “bad enough” that only 58% of clients said they provide clear assignment SOW/briefings to their agencies, according to Bruno Gralpois, co-founder of Agency Mania Solutions and the […]
The Rise of Deliverable-first Models: What are deliverable-first models, and why are they on the rise? It’s dinner time. You sit down and look at the menu. You place our order. The dishes you ordered are specialties of that restaurant. After you enjoy your meal, you ask for the check. You get an itemized list […]
Featured on PR Daily: Early in the creative process, details matter. — Read the published PR Daily article — Creative briefs that lack rigor and clear objectives are the earliest warning sign of a doomed client-agency relationship. Without explicit client guidance, PR teams enter a working relationship likely to make false assumptions, misinterpret instructions, and […]
The Breakup Letter: Studies show more than 85 percent of American adults have experienced a breakup at least once in their lifetime. Nothing like uncertainty – as we are now experiencing with the health crisis – to yield greater tension and doubts in our personal and professional lives. Nothing like heightened budget pressure and higher […]
By Bruno Gralpois Bruno Gralpois is co-founder and principal of Agency Mania Solutions, known by some as the ‘Advertising Love Doctor.’ A former head of global marketing operations at Visa and director of global agency strategy at Microsoft he has advised numerous advertisers on their agency arrangement and is the author of Agency Mania: Harness The Madness […]
ARTICLE: DISCOVER HOW BRAND ADVERTISERS CAN ENSURE THE EFFECTIVE USE OF BUDGETS AND TALENT WITH AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO MANAGING AGENCY PARTNERSHIPS
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 Download a print-friendly version here In the 1994 American […]
What should advertisers and their agencies expect from each other in 2018? Discover major trends that will inevitably rock your world. By Bruno Gralpois Author/Speaker, Thought-provocateur, Client/Agency Guru, Entrepreneur, Innovator Download a print-friendly version here Wouldn’t it be great if we could predict the future accurately? Think about all the decisions you would make differently, […]
Trust Me (no, really!) By Bruno Gralpois Author/Speaker, Thought-provocateur, Client/Agency Guru, Entrepreneur, Innovator Download a print-friendly version here Trust me (if I may ask) when I say that “transparency” has been the key word of choice in 2017. The issue of trust in client/agency relationships is so deep that it even led the newly elected […]
Discover 10 most inspiring quotes about the state of advertising from industry thought-leaders, brought to you by Bruno Gralpois of Agency Mania Solutions. Includes short comments.