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There are a couple of frequently used adages that anyone in the commercial world will be familiar with: Time is money. You have to speculate to accumulate. Both are proved true time and again. However, linking both together would form what I like to call “The New Business Paradox.” (Note to self – register that … Read More

It’s the Holy Grail.   Phoning someone just at the point they are reviewing or may be considering a new agency or indeed using an agency for the first time. If someone tells you that they can accurately predict this, take it with a pinch of salt or at least question their methodology or criteria. … Read More

What is a good value proposition? Our role in new business development is to help our clients define just that. It doesn’t matter if you are a creative, digital, research or any kind of agency, competition for business is rife and any prospective buyer of your services needs to be able to quickly identify the … Read More

15 years ago, when I was in my relative infancy as an Alchemis employee, I remember a great murmuring resonating through certain parts of the marketing industry and national press. An event was about to happen and its ramifications were so great that they were almost unthinkable to thousands of sales organisations across Britain… Companies … Read More

This is a guest blog from our friends at WordUp who provide a range of content marketing and copywriting services for agencies. The past few years have seen brands embrace content marketing like a long lost twin, and they don’t look like letting go anytime soon. Agencies on the other hand continue devoting great effort … Read More

How will GDPR affect your agency’s new business efforts? Like it or not, the new GDPR regulations are just a few months away now. Unless you’ve been living in a cave it is almost impossible to avoid the constant bombardment of information and advice from all directions about what your business needs to do to … Read More

I’ve just celebrated my two year anniversary at Alchemis, a Business Development Agency specialising in the marketing and creative sectors. For me this is a great personal achievement, as anyone who has worked in a sales or new business environment will know that two years in a sales role is practically the equivalent of lawyer … Read More

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