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Agency positioning and the adjacent possible
April 5, 2014 | By Tim Williams
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When you think about the concept of positioning your firm, what comes to mind? A tag line you can put on your business card? A headline for you the home page of your website? A theme you can give to a new business presentation? While all of these thing …

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Agencies decoupled: threat or opportunity?
March 9, 2014 | By Tim Williams
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The latest iteration of the disintermediation of the agency industry is the unbundling of ideation from execution.  Or, in client-speak, “decoupling.”  When a marketer hires TBWA/Chiat/Day for creative development and Tag Worldwide for production and d …

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The disappearing “agency of record”
February 23, 2014 | By Tim Williams
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Are you “Agency of Record” for most of your clients?  Some of your clients?  Any of your clients?  You might have answered this question differently a few years ago, but today the vast majority of agencies today provide just a few types of service for …

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