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The redistribution of value in the agency business
May 10, 2015 | By Tim Williams
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If there’s more money being spent in marketing than ever before, why is average agency income (and agency profit) declining?  Let’s count the ways: 1. Ad Tech For starters, there’s an entirely new class of advertising technology companies that didn’t e …

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Omni-Channel: Just Another Name for Full Service?
March 18, 2015 | By Tim Williams
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When the term “omni-channel” first appeared in the pages of the business press, it was meant to describe how consumers move seamlessly among all retail environments, from physical to virtual. But soon ad agencies commandeered the expression, and now “o …

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Integration is a way of working, not a service offering
February 17, 2015 | By Tim Williams
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If every agency in America is a “full-service, integrated marketing communications firm” (like they say they are), why do clients chronically complain about the lack of integration from their agencies? Unfortunately, just because agencies have a long l …

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Tim Williams is an industry thought leader, a passionate student of marketing and an incredibly compelling presenter. When Tim speaks, I listen.
Tom Finneran, Executive Vice President, 4A’s

If you are looking for a specialist who really understands the agency world, can inform and challenge you, and most importantly give you the clarity of thinking and processes so you can act on your learnings – then Tim Williams is your man.
John Williams, Executive Director, MAAW (Marketing and Advertising Agencies Worldwide)

Tim Williams has consistently brought innovative thinking, insights, and important perspectives that have been the catalyst to new directions for our members. His deep knowledge, practical experience, and his ability to push agencies into new directions makes him an essential partner to our organization. His style is comfortable, yet you can feel the passion for the business every time he starts the conversation with a group.
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