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I attended Alchemis’ first breakfast workshop ‘The only 5 ways to grow your agency’ which looked at how to deliver more effective new business and sales campaigns, held at the Covent Garden Hotel. An eclectic mix of 24 creative, digital, PR and integrated agencies came together to network, share industry expertise and insights with their … Read More

Effective new business and sales campaigns are often a challenge. In the UK’s crowded, hyper-competitive market place how can you cut through the noise and reach the right clients? What is the best way to engage and convert them to drive predictable revenues for your business? How can you fast track all of this to … Read More

Over the next few weeks I will be diving into 12 years of data to share some of our insights into the questions we are most often asked by clients. We could go back further still but 12 years gives us: • 2 million calls • 280,000 decision maker conversations Which is a pretty robust … Read More

Some recent research conducted by Verint Systems in partnership with Opinium Research has revealed a rather distressing trend that suggests both customer loyalty and retention rates are declining. This is based on a sample size of 34,000 consumers worldwide, so by no means an insignificant study. Apparently two thirds of those surveyed are more likely … Read More

We’ve finally reached that time of year… I’ve been watching the clock tick down and counting the days until it happens and at last it is upon us. No more delays. No turning back. Just a group of narcissistic ego-maniacs displaying no morals whatsoever and caring about nothing beyond their own self-preservation and financial gain. … Read More

I was intrigued to read about LG’s cunning plan to partially subsidise the cost of their new smart TVs by placing native ad units in the launch bar. The idea is that a user will click on the ad and either be directed to the advertised program, or to the app store to download the … Read More

I sometimes meet agency owners who are still in the ‘start-up’ phase of their agency’s life cycle. Typically they have worked at larger agencies and decided to set up on their own for a number of reasons, including frustration with a large agency model and/or lifestyle (starting a family, moving out of London etc.). I’ve … Read More

Over the last 10 years or so, a significant proportion of the blogs that have been published on the Alchemis website have been tips and advice on the fundamentals of winning new business. If we break it down into three basic elements of that process it would broadly be: How to set meetings with marketing … Read More

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