Build a disruptive marketing agency for the modern age The marketing services industry is on the cusp of a truly transformational period. The old guard, rooted in tradition and resistant to change, will fall and new leaders will emerge. Hybrid marketing agencies that are more nimble, tech savvy, and collaborative will redefine the industry. Digital services will be engrained into the DNA and blended with traditional methods for integrated campaigns. The depth, versatility, and drive of their talent will be the cornerstones of organizations that pursue a higher purpose. The Marketing Agency Blueprint is a practical and candid guide that presents ten rules for building such a hybrid agency. The new marketing agency model will create and nurture diverse recurring revenue streams through a mix of services, consulting, training, education, publishing, and software sales. It will use efficiency and productivity, t billable hours, as the essential drivers of profitability. Its value and success will be measured by outcomes, t outputs. Its strength and stability will depend on a willingness to be in a perpetual state of change, and an ability to execute and adapt faster than competitors. The Marketing Agency Blueprint demonstrates how to: * Generate more qualified leads, win clients with set pricing and service packages, and secure more long-term retainers * Develop highly efficient management systems and more effective account teams * Deliver greater results and value to clients This is the future of the marketing services industry. A future defined and led by underdogs and invators. You have the opportunity to be at the forefront of the transformation.
PAUL ROETZER is the founder and CEO of PR 20/20, a Cleveland-based marketing agency specializing in public relations, content marketing, social media, and search marketing. Roetzer was featured in Inbound Marketing (Wiley), in which authors Brian Halligan and Dharmesh Shah describe how he transformed PR 20/20 into one of the fastest growing marketing agencies in the country. Smart Business named him an Innovation in Business Rising Star. He also wrote the popular ebook How to Build Your Inbound Marketing GamePlan, which is available for download at www.PR2020.com.