We’re very grateful that many other publications seek us out to comment on various aspects of the agency business.

Here’s a sampling of our recent articles in some of them.

2019

MediaPost — How to Keep Your Agency’s Top Talent Without Breaking the Bank

Forbes.com Going Digital at Your Agency Isn’t Just About the Tech  

Chief Marketer A Recession Is Coming: Is Your Talent Strategy Built to Last?

Forbes.com The Bad Habit That’s Killing Your Agency From the Inside

Marketo A Traffic Manager Will Keep Your Agency Out of a Jam

Entrepreneur.com Your Startup Won’t Make It to 2022 Without Video in Sales

Forbes.com How to Get More From Collaborative Content

Spin Sucks What Marketers Get Wrong About Thought Leadership (and Why They Should Do It Anyway)

SCORE 4 Tactics for Small Businesses to Save Money on Healthcare

Entrepreneur.com This Payment Model Will Keep Clients Satisfied and Bank Accounts Full

Smart Insights How to Practice Discomfort and Initiate the Next Era of Your Agency

Forbes.com Creative Is Key, But Strategy Is King

Adotas To Market Digitally, You Need to Be a Digital Consumer

Spin Sucks Is Your Agency an Artisanal Bakery or a Wonder Bread Factory?

Forbes.com The Death (and Revival) of an Agency Power Player

Entrepreneur.com Avoid Elon Musk-Style Firing Sprees by Having Hard Conversations Sooner

 2018

Forbes.com Hold On To Your Money: How New Tax Laws Affect Agency Owners

Entrepreneur.com Losing Employees to Clients or Competitors? This Is the Secret to Retaining Them

Forbes.com It Takes An Agency To Raise A Creative Idea: Here Are 4 Strategies To Spur It

Recruiter.com To Stand Out Amid a Sea of Qualified Talent, You Have to Think Like a Marketer

Entrepreneur.com Outdoor Advertising Is Conquering. Why Aren’t You Using It?

Marketo Challenges and Opportunities: 3 Ways to Build a “Riches and Niches” Business Model

Startups.com 4 Tips for Standing Out in a Crowded Industry Space

Forbes.com You See Where Your Agency’s Going — Can Your Employees?

Marketing Agency Daily Zero to 60: How to Approach Each Stage of Building Your Agency

Forbes.com How to Find New Clients Who Are the Right Fit for Your Agency (and Can Help You Grow)

Spin Sucks Speaking Gigs: Every Agency Owner’s Ace in the Hole

Forbes.com Applying The Right ‘Golden Handcuffs’ To Retain Key Employees

Marketo Clients Long for Brave Agencies: 3 Fears I Had to Conquer

Spin Sucks 7 Steps to Landing New Clients

Forbes.com You Must Treat Your Agency Like A Client To Truly Define Yourself

Forbes.com Gearing Up For Growth — How To Level Up Your Agency

Forbes.com How To Stay In The Sweet Spot Of Agency Size

Spin Sucks You Don’t Need a Great Leadership Team; You Need the Right One

Entrepreneur.com That Potential Client Is Judging You: Make a Good First Impression

Forbes.com Add ‘Creative Director’ to the Endangered Species List

Thrive Global Three Ways I Fill My Travel Lulls With Pockets Of Productivity

2017

Hubspot The Experiment That Changed My Career: Podcasting

Forbes.com Six Ways To Dramatically Improve Your Agency’s Content

Forbes.com Win the Talent War Through Student Loan Reimbursement

Entrepreneur.com Be Different or Die: Find New Business in Your Crowded Space

Forbes.com Sell What You Do, Not What You Make

Smart Insights Beyond Google Analytics: Use Data to Educate Your Clients

Entrepreneur.com 4 Tips to Successfully Scale at Your Own Speed

Forbes.com Six Simple Steps To Mastering Marketing Automation

Forbes.com A ‘Summer Silent’ Client Doesn’t Have to Equal Lost Revenue

Hubspot 5 Mistakes That Will Bankrupt Your Agency

Forbes.com Diversify Your Staff for Deep and Meaningful Results for Your Clients

Entrepreneur.com Your Employees Aren’t Practice Dummies to Test Management Styles On

Forbes.com Four Questions To Ask Before You Think About Adding A Minority Partner

SmartBrief 4 Ways Mentoring Employees Leads to Company Growth

Marketing Agency Daily The Advantage Agencies Have In The Recruitment Game

SelfGrowth You’re One Exercise Away From Building Your Dream Life

Hubspot 4 Strategies to Spark on-Demand Creativity at Your Agency

Hubspot Marketers, This Is the Only Way to Truly Serve a Nonprofit

Marketing Agency Insider The Key to Agency Profitability? Good Old-Fashioned Time Sheets

Chief Marketer Five Ways Agencies Can Prove Their Value

Pick the Brain 6 Questions to Help You Find Your Tribe

Hubspot 5 Measurements to Guarantee a Profitable 2017

Marketing Agency Daily Job 1: Why New Business Development Should Never Leave The Top Of Your List

iMedia Connection High employee turnover? How to get interview tests right

 2016

Hubspot Scope Creep is Killing Your Bottom Line — Here’s How to Prevent It

Spin Sucks Where to Draw the Line Between Value-Adds and Overservicing Your Clients

Marketing Agency Daily Offering Clients Only One Price Option Is a Mistake — Here’s How to Fix It

Hubspot 7 Ways to Keep Client Relationships Thriving Despite Summer Silence

Marketing Agency Daily Building Loyalty Within An Agency

Chief Marketer How to Deal With the ‘Nice Guy’ Client

American Express 3 Steps for Dealing With Stale Employees

iMedia Connection Demystifying the 50/20/30 Rule

Hubspot Do You Know Your Prospect’s Secret Process for Choosing an Agency?

Hubspot Has Your Agency Lost Its Swagger? Tips for Boosting Your Confidence & Winning New Clients

Hubspot How to Differentiate Your Agency From All the Rest

SmartBrief How to Get Company Buy-In at All Levels – Not Just Your Primary Contact

Hubspot Why You Can’t Wait for That Magical New Business Person to Arrive

Hubspot How to End the ‘Feast or Famine’ New Business Cycle

Hubspot Here’s Why Your Agency Didn’t Get Hired

Ivey Business Journal Why You Should Stop Promoting Your Best Employees

The Marketing Scope The Secret Sauce: Quintessential Ingredients for Hiring an Agency

SmartBrief Why Clients Should Align With Your Company’s Mission Statement

2015

HubSpot Good vs. Great: What Account Executive Did your Agency Just Hire?

Fast Company Spread the Wealth: Make Employees ‘Co-owners’ to Boost Profitability

DIGIDAY Don’t Be Held Hostage by Your Rogue Tech Team

Hubspot 3 Reasons Your Agency — Not Your Clients — Should Come First

Entrepreneur ‘Helpfulness’ May Have a Delayed ROI, But Hang in There Anyway

Ad Age Agencies: Stop Thinking Like a Vendor and Act Like a Partner

Brandingmag Marketers, Finding Your Perfect Agency Can’t Be Automated

Upstart Business Journal 5 ways to build your business and establish your expert credentials

SmartBrief Why now is the time to start planning your exit strategy

LinkedIn  Retiring From Your Business? Avoid These 4 Mistakes

Marketing Agency Insider — 

Awards Are More Than Fancy Paperweights — They’re Good for Your Agency’s Bottom Line

CMO Sharing Data: Why It’s Crucial To A Successful Agency Partnership

Hubspot How to Manage and Retain Your Agency’s Strongest Personalities

Marketing Agency Daily Risking Business: Agencies That Are ‘Pushy’

Mashable Looking for a job? Ditch the resume tips and open a marketing book

Brandingmag Why Fickle Clients Are More Profitable In the Long Run

2014

DIGIDAY Why agencies are notoriously bad at wooing new business

Digital Marketer — 4 Ways to Build a Better Agency with Smarter Hires

The Agency Post — How to Stop Your Client From Shopping Around

B2B Marketing — 5 Ways to Avoid the Last Minute New Business Crunch

Washington Post — Overstaffing Can Break Your Small Business

iMedia Connection — Why You Need to Stop Billing By the Hour

Smart Insights — How Can Agency Account Managers Build Better Client Relationships

Marketing Agency Insider — 10 Ways to Establish Order in Your Advertising Agency

HR.com — When You Should Hire Full Time Staff

Digiday — Time to Retire the Digital Jedi

The Agency Post — Use Content to Tell Your Agency’s Story

The Agency Post — Building An Internal Content Strategy for the Long Haul

Score.org — How to Transition from Corporate Thinking to Small Business Thinking

CEO.com — 4 Ways to Compete With the Big Guys

Steamfeed — One Page: The Short, Simple Way to Plan Your Agency’s Future

Linked2Leadership — On Leadership, Workshops and Organizational Health

Under 30 CEO — Why Good Writing Matters and 4 Ways to Teach It to Your Team

LinkedIn — Marketers — Take Digital Out of Your Vocabulary

Washington Post — Competing With Better Benefits

Medium — Gross Billings Are Irrelevant

Medium — Financial Metrics that Matter to Agencies

Entrepreneur — How to Intentionally Build Your Company Culture

Moz.com — Get Your Clients to Sing Your Praises

We Work — Attention CEOs: Accomplish More By Doing Less

MediaPost — A Solution to the Agency Talent Dilemma

Forbes — How CMO’s Should Combat the Disintegration of the Agency of Record Model

Branding Magazine — Accelerate Agency Growth By Getting on Your Soapbox