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The Failure of Traditional Advertising Agencies and what you can learn

It’s a fact that advertising agencies have lost their cash cow status and their traditional mojo. They are no longer sexy.

For advertising agencies, “price (in constant dollars) is now 70% below what it was in 1992. Since 2004, which was the last year that price and deliverables were in balance, price has fallen by 42% and has been below the level required for appropriate agency staffing. Falling prices stretch agency resources, reduce quality, create client dissatisfaction and limit holding company growth.” – Darren Woolley

To find out what you can learn from a traditional agency and why digital marketing spend has officially taken over from traditional channels, read on.

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What Does it Take to be the next IT Girl in Advertising?

where information technology, marketing strategy and sweet spot product intersect

The advertising agency model, of direct sales, blatant headlines and blunt pitches, although still widely embraced, is now a financial black hole for both clients and the agency themselves.

Large advertising agencies are losing business, significant brands are taking their marketing in house.

The great news for many medium enterprises is that you now have a real opportunity to get market share with a great understanding of the new IT triangle and a strategic multi-channel approach.
It’s a bit like being the new IT girl – she is high maintenance and needs a lot of love, and more essentially needs a rethink on what marketing is and how to win online. So how do we embrace the new IT Girl and give it lots of love?

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