FOUR TYPES OF RISK PROFILES WHEN WORKING WITH AGENCY PARTNERS – WHAT’S YOURS?

Featured on Producers & Procurers iQ: How much risk are brand advertisers willing to take with their agency partners? And what impact does it have on their overall performance? — Read the published article by Producers and Procurers IQ  — From choosing what stock or bond to purchase to deciding whether you should travel or […]

IN THE NEWS: MARTECH PODCAST INTERVIEW

Featured on MarTech Podcast: Choosing the Right Marketing Agency. — Watch the MarTech Podcast — Bruno Gralpois chats with Benjamin Shapiro about how to identify the right agency partnership and how technology can aid in this process on the MarTech Podcast. Part 1 Bruno’s Background – (02:17) I have been in the marketing space for […]

ARTICLE: BRAND ADVERTISERS MUST CONSTANTLY ASSESS AND REFLECT ON THE IMPORTANT ROLE THEY PLAY IN MANAGING THEIR AGENCY PARTNERSHIPS EFFECTIVELY AND RESPONSIBLY

CMOs: What Should You Ask Yourself and Your Organization? Self-reflection is an important part of personal development. We can’t grow and mature until we ask ourselves tough questions, reflect on what we’ve done, learn from it, and apply ourselves to improve. This is equally as true in professional settings and in our industry. If you […]

IN THE NEWS: TO INCREASE AGENCY-CLIENT TRUST, ALIGN ON INCENTIVES

Featured on Ignition Consulting Group: — Read the published Ignition article —  The level of mutual trust between agencies and their clients is at an all-time low. There are many culprits, some historical and perennial, some temporary and episodic. The current debate over media “transparency” is a manifestation of the erosion of trust in agency-client […]

PRESS RELEASE: AGENCY MANIA SOLUTIONS TO JOIN KEYNOTE PANEL AT MDC’S GLOBAL PARTNERS SUMMIT

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 […]

ARTICLE: THE BEST WAY FOR ADVERTISERS TO REALIZE COST EFFICIENCIES

“Killing two birds with one stone,” or how advertisers can realize substantial gains by implementing rigorous scope of work AND briefing practices In the real world, the only way to hit two birds with one stone is to find two flightless, lazy birds and throw a giant stone at both so you can’t miss them. […]

ARTICLE: FIVE PRINCIPLES TO MAKE THE MOST EFFECTIVE USE OF AGENCY TALENT

Download a print-friendly version here Who killed the timesheet? Before we start joyfully pointing the finger at anyone, we must ask ourselves the question: “Why did time sheets exist in the first place?” As advertisers moved swiftly from commission-based agreements in the late 1990s and early 2000s to labor-based agreements and agency retainers, time sheets […]