IN THE NEWS: TRANSACTIONAL RELATIONSHIPS ARE OUT

Featured on ANA Maestros — Read the published ANA article — We’ve heard it before: Don’t treat your agencies as mere vendors, unless, of course, a commodity is what you are seeking. But the label “vendors” shouldn’t be such a dirty word. In principle, “vendors” are delivering services that have reasonable commercial value and getting […]

ARTICLE: ADOPTING SMARTER WAYS TO CONDUCT AGENCY REVIEWS AND NEW BUSINESS PITCHES

Ending the Traditional Pitch Mania: I’ve seen it all, it seems. I’ll bet you have, too. The endless RFPs. The RFPs from hell. The poorly run ones. The ones filled with regrets and disappointments on both sides. If you are an advertiser, you’ve probably run many agency reviews in your career, hoping to find the […]

ARTICLE: HOW TO DETECT THE EARLY SIGNS OF INEFFICIENCIES IN CLIENT/AGENCY RELATIONSHIPS, AND WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT…BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE

How to detect the early signs of inefficiencies in client/agency relationships. And what to do about it…before it’s too late. By: Bruno Gralpois Author/Speaker, Thought-provocateur, Client/Agency Guru, Entrepreneur, Innovator Download a print-friendly version here We are good. We are really good, at reading traffic signs. This is not a new skill. The earliest form of road […]