Entries by Rebecca Caroe

What’s your agency point of difference?

Too many agencies chasing too little work.  Is a common theme when new business is hard to find. How can you make your offering as a creative agency stand out from the crowd?  Many firms have flashy websites, wierd logos and creative directors who stand out as being, frankly, wierd. We can’t all do these […]

Cold email introduction – copy this campaign

Want to use cold emails as part of your customer acquisition?  We get dozens of approaches by digital media agencies usually picked up by our clients’ spam filters. Today we’re publishing one of the better ones as a crib for you to copy for your own use if you want to buy email lists and […]

Top 3 things for Writing a good brief for an agency pitch

‎We did a quick survey yesterday among brand managers to answer the question “What are the top three things you need to do to write a good brief for an agency pitch?” Move the sales needle, Information integration, Content marketing (Josh Stailey) What’s the problem, why is there a problem and media neutral so the […]

Writing a good brief for an agency pitch

Image via Wikipedia I am researching for a new blog post about how brands brief agencies when they want to run a pitch. Can you help me? Top 3 things for writing a good brief for an agency pitch Worst 3 things for writing a good brief for an agency pitch Add your answers to […]

Writing an innovative pitch to a brand

Image via Wikipedia We are often asked about how to pitch a brand in order to win their busienss. Now a pitch is usually the end of a long process that starts with a chemistry meeting or a credentials presentation. Here is an example from Razorfish who pitched for the jewellery retailer, Tiffany’s business. This […]

Social Influence marketing – how it helps your biz dev

Razorfish, the global marketing agency, has released “Fluent” a report on social influence marketing.  There is a big buzz on influence and perception or sentiment analysis towards brands going on recently – and I think it is a small red herring; a phase the internet is going through.  Whether customers buy is the really important […]