• Offboarding 101: How to Gracefully Part with a Client

    By | October 20, 2016

    It’s the absolute worst part of agency life; it’s the he-who-must-not-be-named of the marketing profession. Losing a client, however, is sometimes inevitable. Maybe the client wasn't a long-term fit for your custom services, perhaps the business was facing its own fiscal troubles, or in some cases, it couldn’t handle gro…Read More

  • 5 Tips to Always Hit Client Deadlines

    By | September 27, 2016

    Client deadlines. Two words that can make you break out in a sweat without proper planning. 

    To paint a picture: it’s the first of the month and the to-dos keeping piling in. You sift through them one-by-one, but they never seem to end. It soon becomes difficult to imagine how you will accomplish each one by its respective deadline.

    As you know, meeting client deadlines is a vital piece to agency operations, but getting there can be tricky—especially when juggling multiple accounts.

    So how can you ensure deadlines are met, and team members and clients are satisfied?

    Let’s look at some best practices for success.

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  • 5 Strategies to Establish a Global Workforce for your Agency

    By | September 14, 2016

    Guest post from Nick Rojas.

    Are you ready to expand your agency to other countries? If so, you’re going to be working closely with people who have diverse cultures and communication styles. 

    As you pursue this step, you’ll experience unfamiliar laws governing the hiring process, employee rights and benefits. Even if you relocate employees from the U.S. to the country of business, you might be surprised at the new strategies you’ll have to employ. Your market may respond differently than they do in the U.S. Add to that the challenge that can come with the lack of in-person communication, and you have your work cut out for you.

    At the same time, if your business is ready to take this step, it can be very beneficial, both financially and as a multicultural experience.

    As you pursue this new adventure, make sure you’re prepared. Below, we’ve put together five ways to ease the challenges and maximize the benefits of globally expanding your workforce. Read on, and let us help you in your venture!

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  • How to Help Agency Interns Become Marketing Rockstars

    By | August 30, 2016

    Internships are a great way to gain experience and knowledge that can help fuel your future career. Having been an intern myself at PR 20/20, I found immense value in learning from several hardworking and passionate mentors at the agency. More recently, I had the opportunity to become a mentor to a new intern and knew how critical it was …Read More

  • How to Build a Trusted Vendor Network

    By | July 27, 2016

    As an inbound marketing agency, we pride ourselves on offering a diverse portfolio of integrated services to our clients. While we consider ourselves hybrid marketers in all areas—e.g. brand marketing, blogging, premium content, PR and media relations, social media, SEO, website development, etc.—we also realize that our core co…Read More

  • Why Every Young Agency Pro Should Invest in a Mentor

    By | June 30, 2016

    Starting off as a young professional in the agency world can often be intimidating, especially if it’s your first job right out of college. Fortunately, I’ve got a quick (and super helpful) tip for you that can help ease those nerves of yours. Invest in finding the perfect mentor and then nurturing that relationship. Intereste…Read More

  • Agencies: Make Impact in Your First 90 Days with a New Client

    By | May 31, 2016

    How can agencies show valueimpact performance and become indispensable to clients? The first 90 days of a new client partnership set the stage, instill confidence in the agency-client relationship, and ensure a positive tone for the future of the account.

    The objective for our first 90 days: accelerate our transition from a value consumer to a value contributor.

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  • How to Prepare for Your Agency Performance Review

    By | May 3, 2016

    Performance reviews, whether quarterly, bi-annually or annually, can be intimidating.

    But, with the right preparation, they don’t have to be.

    I found these tips to be extremely helpful when preparing for performance reviews and couldn’t help but share.  

    When getting ready for your next review or feedback meeting, follow the five steps in this post.

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  • How Positivity Can Boost Your Agency Experience

    By | April 6, 2016

    Let’s face it – we all get stressed or frustrated at work sometimes, which can put a major damper on your day or even your overall agency experience.

    So how can you make sure you are getting the most out of your time at your agency?

    Think positive.

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