Flock Signs Pitch Positive Pledge to Help Improve the Pitching Process

Flock are delighted to be a signatory of the IPA and ISBA jointly developed ‘Pitch Positive Pledge’. The pledge was launched earlier this year and seeks to improve the pitching process for agencies and advertisers to better benefit people within the industry, the planet, and profits.  Positive Pitching – It’s in our DNA In summary, The…

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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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How Better Behaviours Can Give You The Advantage​

I think its fair to say everybody has their good and bad days when it comes to the work they do.  Some days everything seems to be going your way – you hit deadlines, the staff are pleased, you win business, you get praise, but on others a day it can suck.  People don’t turn up to a meeting, you don’t get…

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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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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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Our Head Of Operations Shares Her Thoughts On Diversity

International Women’s Day (IWD) this week was such a proud moment to reflect and celebrate the amazing and fantastic achievements of all the beautiful women we have but especially at Flock.  I am so fortunate to be surrounded by courageous women who constantly inspire and support each other and who are positively committed to Flock transforming the narrative…

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