A CMO’s Wake-up Call: not Who but How

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 […]

Getting Stuff Done – Better, Faster, Smarter

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 […]

Run, Forrest, Run.

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 […]

Dell Case Study

Watch this Dell Case Study video showing how Dell used EvaluationDeliver™ and TrainingDeliver™  to deliver top performance from its agencies through improved collaboration, innovation, creativity, and executional excellence.  Brought to you by Agency Mania Solutions. — Request a copy of the case study here —

Gilead Science’s Integrated Platform

An integrated mix of agency management tools enables Gilead Sciences to improve agency insights, action plans, work output, relationships and more streamlined, efficient use of resources.

Employee Spotlight (Sharon Evans)

Sharon Evans, Director of eLearning: At AMS, our company culture is fueled by the passion and dedication of our employees. Our collective staff have a unique blend of experience from the client and agency side, and our software is powered by highly-innovative and leading talent from Seattle, one of the top-ranked tech cities in the country, […]

How Advertisers Can Learn From Debacles Like Samsung’s Recent Agency Partnership Audit

Lessons Learned from the Samsung Debacle: In the age of transparency and accountability, advertisers can learn from debacles like Samsung’s recent agency partnership audit. The marketing industry is still in shock, following the announcement that Samsung Electronics Co.’s presumed audit of its agency practices and operations led to various layoffs and the departure of top […]

EvaluationDeliver™: Dell

This Performance Evaluation Program enables Dell to enhance the perceived value and overall quality of the input provided by agencies and client teams.

CMOs Highlight Extremely Frustrating Problems as Reason for Ending a Relationship

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 […]

2018 Advertiser/Agency Predictions and Major Trends

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, […]

Five Realistic Ways to Earn Trust in Client/Agency Relationships

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 […]

Will You Conduct an Agency Review this Year?

Download a print-friendly version here Industry data confirms a significant increase in roster changes and competitive reviews. Is the trend likely to continue in the years ahead? What are the implications for brand advertisers and their agencies? A recent article by the Wall Street Journal quoted data from research firm Advertiser Perceptions that 58% of […]