The Best Remuneration Model for Your Influencer Marketing Agency 

Influencer marketing has been a hot topic in the boom of social media over the last few years. More and more of our projects include this type of work. Continuing with our Flock series on Influencer Marketing, previously we covered tips to consider when Choosing the Right Influencer Marketing Agency. Next in the series, we…

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Understanding the Three Key Factors to Agile Transformation

A recent McKinsey report cites some mouth-watering statistics relating to organisations that have achieved a successful agile transformation. Overall, these organisations saw 30% improvements in customer satisfaction and efficiency, 5 – 10 x increase in speed of decision making, and a 30%-point rise in employee engagement.    But as a busy, pressured CMO fighting to balance…

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Make Noise and Win with Your Influencer Marketing Agency

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Following our first article, Choosing the Right Influencer Marketing Agency for You, from our Influencer Marketing series, we outlined the key components to look for in an agency that complements your brand. This series explores the scale and services you should be aware of when assessing potential agency partners to make a meaningful impact within…

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Choosing the Right Influencer Marketing Agency for You

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Promoting your business is becoming more challenging by the day. As a result, typical advertising strategies are ineffective. One thing is undeniable, to advertise your brand, you must think beyond the box. One of the most effective strategies to contact your target audience and achieve greater visibility is through influencer marketing. This series will cover…

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Five Tricks to Integrate Marketing Teams

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The art to integrating marketing teams perfectly, can in many ways, be likened to card shuffling. You may ask how so let’s observe the similarities. Before a magician starts a trick or a croupier begins a new game, they will shuffle the deck. One of the most recognised card shuffle is the Overhand Shuffle, where…

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5 Top Tips for Marketing Agency Appraisal Schemes for Incentive Compensation

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Marketing Agency Appraisals are often used to drive Agency Incentive Schemes and agency performance-related pay. Although this has been the preferred way of remuneration, many agencies and clients are using antiquated methods of agency appraisal which can present the risk of agencies being disproportionately compensated, either negatively or positively. With millions of dollars at risk…

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Client Agency Relationships: Sharing Is Caring

Often when building an initial client-agency relationship, best practise processes and operational models are put it place, however, as the partnership grows, people change, new markets/disciplines are added, new strategic priorities are put in place, and clients have to ensure that the operational side of the relationship keeps up. But how do you know if…

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Client-Agency Relationships: People at Heart

People are, and always will be, at the heart of every relationship, particularly between a client and their agencies. It is people who bring the drive, passion, talent and ‘human connection’ to an organisation and, therefore, it is so important that we continue to assess and optimise the way we all work together. Our Flock…

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Thinking about running an agency review or going to pitch?

We all know that agency reviews or going to pitch can be a daunting process where workload increases, and risk levels can be high without the right team, templates, tools and specialist support in place. Flock offers Full Pitch Consultancy and having run over 60 pitch and agency review projects over the last 2 years…

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Are you planning to in-house or in-source your advertising or media?

One of the big trends amongst advertisers continues to be “in-housing” – the process of bringing in-house some functions or skills previously managed by out-sourced suppliers; predominantly agencies.  The recent WFA study reported the following: Growth in digital opportunities has led to a rise in in-house agencies, with 74% being established in the last five years. In just the…

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