• Win Without Pitching: Q&A with Blair Enns

    September 17, 2013

    Blair Enns (@blairenns) is the founder of Win Without Pitching and a business development consultant to creative firms worldwide.

    In his book, the Win Without Pitching Manifesto, he teaches agencies how to gain more respect and power in their client relationships, which in turn transforms how they get and do business. Blair is also a regular speaker on business development topics.

    In this Insider Series, he discusses how agencies can improve their business development processes to win more frequently, and develop stronger long-term client relationships.

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  • Marketing Agencies and Startups: Q&A with Brent Beshore, adventur.es

    March 19, 2013

    Brent Beshore (@brentbeshore) is the owner and CEO of adventur.es. Ranking #28 on the 2011 Inc. 500, his company provides equity investments, marketing resources, strategic planning and operations management to communications-based companies. Brent is also a regular columnist on Forbes and a venture partner at Gen Y Capital.

    In this Insider Series, he discusses business lessons learned, funding and succession planning advice, and tips for working with startups.

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  • Agencies and Online Education: Q&A with Luke Summerfield, Savvy Panda

    March 6, 2013

    In this Insider Series, Savvy Panda's Luke Summerfield discuss the opportunities for agencies with online education, and details his agency's move into this space with Master Inbound, an inbound marketing course for business owners.

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  • The Social Business Transformation: Q&A with Amber Naslund, SideraWorks

    February 28, 2013

    Amber Naslund (@AmberCadabra) is the co-founder and president of SideraWorks, a social business consultancy that helps companies adapt to the complex business implications of the social web. In this Insider Series, she shares her perspectives on social business, and what it all means for marketing agencies.

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  • Building Agency and Client Brands: Q&A with John Hall, Digital Talent Agents

    December 14, 2012

    John Hall (@tweetJohnHall) is the CEO of Digital Talent Agents (DTA), a full-service professional branding firm that works with clients to build thought leadership, establish market awareness and credibility, and manage their reputations. DTA’s sweet spot is obtaining strategic, high-quality interviews and bylined articles for clients. Learn more about how DTA combines content and PR in this Insider Series.

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  • Niche Market Opportunities and Challenges for Agencies — Q&A with Katie Dubow, Garden Media Group

    December 11, 2012

    Katie Dubow is a PR account manager at Garden Media Group, a Philadelphia-based agency that specializes in the home, garden, horticulture, outdoor living, lawn and landscape industries. Garden Media Group is one of the top 10 public relations firms in the Philadelphia region and the top marketing communications and public relations firm in the lawn and garden industry

    In this Insider Series, Katie shares with us how her firm has successfully navigated this niche market, offering others best practices and lessons learned from Garden Media Group’s experiences.

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  • The Insider Series: Q&A with Mike Lieberman, Square 2 Marketing

    November 28, 2012

    Mike Lieberman, co-founder and president of Square 2 Marketing, discusses Reality Marketing, business development best practices and more in this Insider Series. 

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  • The Insider Series: Charting New Courses with Andrew Davis

    November 19, 2012

    In this post, Andrew Davis, co-founder of TippingPoint Labs and author of Brandscaping: Unleashing the Power of Partnerships, shares his perspectives on agency management and succession, and the future of the marketing industry.

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  • The Insider Series: Q&A with Marcus Sheridan, The Sales Lion

    October 25, 2012

    Marcus Sheridan (@thesaleslion) founded the Sales Lion, a marketing consultancy, after realizing much success with inbound marketing for his company, River Pools and Spa. Drawing on his own experiences as a business owner, he now helps small and large organizations make the transition to content and inbound marketing. In this Q&A, Marcus discusses his unconventional route into marketing services and inbound marketing's effect on small businesses.

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  • The Insider Series: Q&A with Steve James, Stream Creative

    October 11, 2012

    Steve James (@steve_james_) is a co-founder of Stream Creative, a Milwaukee-based design and inbound marketing firm. Before establishing Stream Creative in June of 2006, Steve spent seven years at Advertising Art Studios (AAS).

    In this Insider Series, Steve shares the Stream story—where they come from, where they are today and where they’re going. He also provides insight into the need for integrated, measurable services. Enjoy!

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