The #1 Digital Agency Podcast for Social Media, SEO, PPC & Creative Agencies

You aren’t alone if you’ve considered transitioning into a SaaS company; or launching a separate company to sell SaaS. The challenge is educating […]

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How to fire yourself from a key role in the business and transition from Agency Owner to Agency CEO. You built […]

The post Transitioning Yourself from Agency Owner to Agency CEO…. #AskSwenk ep 58 appeared first on Smart Agency Masterclass: Podcast for Digital Marketing Agencies.


If you’re struggling to build the agency you want or having issues taking it to the next level, it could be […]

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Today I’m answering some great questions about taking a one-man, or very small agency to the next level. Here’s some great […]

The post Growing Your Solo Agency: Partnering, White Labeling, Outsourcing & More…. #AskSwenk ep 57 appeared first on Smart Agency Masterclass: Podcast for Digital Marketing Agencies.


If you’re trying to grow a agency, you know you’re going to need a foot in a door strategy to get […]

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This week’s episode covers questions about hiring practices. Should you hire someone who tells you in the interview that they hope […]

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In this episode, we’ll cover: Why you might need to work for free. 5 steps to landing bigger retainer clients. How […]

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Do you need a sexy agency website in order to land 6-figure deals? Hear about what big clients really want from their agency. Also, […]

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In this episode, we’ll cover: Why value-based pricing will keep you from losing profit. How to setup a value-based pricing model. […]

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Do you have trouble making big decisions for your business? Do you hesitate to commit because you’re afraid to fail? This […]

The post Gary Vee & Seth Godin: How to Make Big Decisions for Your Agency…. #AskSwenk ep 54 appeared first on Smart Agency Masterclass: Podcast for Digital Marketing Agencies.

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In this episode, we’ll cover: The benefits of rich media in your agency marketing. Top 3 mistakes to avoid in video […]

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In this video we identify Donald Trump’s #1 growth strategy that has gained him a record number of supporters and cover […]

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In this episode, we’ll cover: Why you should be using Facebook ads and how to get started. 5 Do’s and Don’ts […]

The post How to use Facebook Ads for Lead Generation for Your Agency and Your Clients appeared first on Smart Agency Masterclass: Podcast for Digital Marketing Agencies.


Do you have questions about me and my agency experience that you’ve been wondering but were afraid to ask? Here’s everything […]

The post Everything You Wanted to Know But Were Afraid To Ask… #AskSwenk ep 52 appeared first on Smart Agency Masterclass: Podcast for Digital Marketing Agencies.

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In this episode, we’ll cover: 3 lessons on scaling your business into a multi-million dollar agency. How to have growth-minded hiring practices. […]

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Ever wonder why I charge for my programs? Asked and answered right here! Also, how to quit being dragged into client work so you […]

The post Why I Charge for Agency Programs, Owner Dragged Into Client Work & Getting the Contract Signed… #AskSwenk ep 51 appeared first on Smart Agency Masterclass: Podcast for Digital Marketing Agencies.


In this episode, we’ll cover: 3 Benefits of being a podcast guest. How to get find shows and rock an interview […]

The post How To Be a Podcast Guest and Use It to Land New Agency Business appeared first on Smart Agency Masterclass: Podcast for Digital Marketing Agencies.

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In this episode, we’ll cover: How to fix the #1 problem every agency experiences. 3 ways to standardize your internal processes and […]

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In this episode, we’ll cover: Why revenue isn’t everything. 2 ways to tackle profitability. How to get past the excuses and […]

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This week is all about budgets…  that is, client budgets. What to do when clients lower the budget during a project, strategies […]

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In this episode, we’ll cover: 2 strategies that helped quadruple agency revenue & client list in one year. How to select your […]

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All about white labeling agency services… from whether you should white label in order to work with big brands, to charging for it […]

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In this episode, we’ll cover: What your digital agency profit margin should be. How to improve agency profit margins. 7 tips to healthy agency […]

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Figuring out the right level of transparency to have with employees about agency finances. How much should they know in order to […]

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In this episode, we’ll cover the 7 deadly agency sins that owners commit in their own marketing, and how to quit sinning […]

The post Are You Committing Any of the 7 Deadly Agency Sins? appeared first on Smart Agency Masterclass: Podcast for Digital Marketing Agencies.

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Discover the pros and cons of a merger with an agency that has complimentary services. Determine if you are competitively priced in […]

The post Pros/Cons of Merger, Competitive Pricing and Scaling a Creative Agency… #AskSwenk 47 appeared first on Smart Agency Masterclass: Podcast for Digital Marketing Agencies.


In this episode, we’ll cover: Understanding and overcoming common sales team problems. A NO FAIL cold call strategy for agencies. Building […]

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Answers to some great questions from a new agency owner about starting and growing an agency still in it’s infancy stage. We’ll cover […]

The post New Agency Owner? When to Hire & How to Set Up Systems… #AskSwenk ep 46 appeared first on Smart Agency Masterclass: Podcast for Digital Marketing Agencies.


In this episode we’ll cover: How one agency doubled business in just six months by giving work to other agencies. Building […]

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Discover a great strategy for getting referrals, settle the debate about letting employees freelance and get some great tips on video […]

The post Getting Referrals, Employees Freelancing & Video Marketing… #AskSwenk 45 appeared first on Smart Agency Masterclass: Podcast for Digital Marketing Agencies.


In today’s episode, we’ll cover: What agencies are doing wrong with analytics reporting. 4 steps you need to improve client analytics. […]

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Everything you need to know about finding, hiring, paying and managing great sales reps to CRUSH IT in your agency new […]

The post Finding, Hiring, Paying & Managing Agency Sales Reps… #AskSwenk ep 44 appeared first on Smart Agency Masterclass: Podcast for Digital Marketing Agencies.


In this episode, we’ll cover: 4 big reasons every agency should have a podcast. Common fears of podcasting and how to […]

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Curious about selling your agency? This episode covers how to determine your agency’s current value and what you can do to […]

The post What You Need To Know To Profitably Sell Your Agency… #AskSwenk 43 appeared first on Smart Agency Masterclass: Podcast for Digital Marketing Agencies.


In this episode, we’ll cover: The warning signs of a project that’s going south. Why it’s so important to have documented […]

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Is employee profit sharing a good idea? If and how to compensate clients for referral business. How to convert a longtime […]

The post Employee Profit Sharing, Referral Commission & Hourly to Retainer…. #AskSwenk ep 42 appeared first on Smart Agency Masterclass: Podcast for Digital Marketing Agencies.


In this episode, we’ll cover: 2 secrets to building multi-million dollar revenue. 2 things agency owners should quit being afraid of. […]

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Understanding cash reserves for your agency, why clients leave and how to avoid it, PLUS how to respond when prospects ask for an […]

The post All About Cash Reserves, Losing A Major Client & Providing Examples When You Have None … #AskSwenk ep 41 appeared first on Smart Agency Masterclass: Podcast for Digital Marketing Agencies.


In today’s episode, we’ll cover: Why scope creep happens and how to put a stop to it. 5 ways to scale […]

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In this episode I discuss: How to streamline processes without being too cookie cutter. What to do when you’re new in town […]

The post Streamline Delivery, Building Relationships & Critiquing A Proposal #AskSwenk ep 40 appeared first on Smart Agency Masterclass: Podcast for Digital Marketing Agencies.


In this episode, we’ll cover: How to define your target market. 1 old-school outbound tactic that is getting massive 25% response. 4 steps […]

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In this episode, we’ll cover: Advice for keeping up with new social media trends and platforms. How to use social media […]

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We chat about landing your first client as a creative agency, how you go from initial contact to a paid consult, […]

The post Landing 1st Client, Initial Contact to Paid Consult, & Charging to Restart a Project #AskSwenk ep 39 appeared first on Smart Agency Masterclass: Podcast for Digital Marketing Agencies.


In this episode, we’ll cover: 2 ideas to effortlessly generate more leads without BS best practices. How to break the “me […]

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#AskSwenk 38: How to close a pitch and how to accurately calculate profit. Plus, managing your team’s priorities when it comes to […]

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In this episode, we’ll cover: The #1 tip for winning a proposal. 3 key elements of a successful proposal. A super […]

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#AskSwenk 37: How can you bonus and incentivize your creative team? What to do when the prospect is controlling the sales process […]

The post How to BONUS the Creative Team, Prospect Selection & Sales Process, Sales Team Model? #AskSwenk ep 37 appeared first on Smart Agency Masterclass: Podcast for Digital Marketing Agencies.


In this episode, we’ll cover: Why you should niche to become more successful. Ways to change your pricing to increase revenue […]

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#AskSwenk 36: What makes a good lead magnet and how can you engage with prospects? Also, how to handle clients who approve work […]

The post Lead Magnets, Bad Clients, TeleSales Companies #AskSwenk ep 36 appeared first on Smart Agency Masterclass: Podcast for Digital Marketing Agencies.

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In today’s episode, we’ll cover: Why outbound sales is important. One killer outbound sales strategy for new agency business 4 steps to a successful […]

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#AskSwenk ep 35:  The best client payment schedule and how to get your clients to stick to it. Plus, whether the […]

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In this episode, I’ll cover: 3 steps for transitioning from freelancer to agency owner. How to identify and overcome growth struggles. […]

The post How to Go from Freelancing to Starting a Digital Agency and Growing it over 7 Figures appeared first on Smart Agency Masterclass: Podcast for Digital Marketing Agencies.

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#AskSwenk 34:  What you should do (and shouldn’t do) when negotiating to sell your agency, plus how to compensate referral agencies […]

The post Selling Agency, Partner Commissions, Prospect Silence #AskSwenk ep 34 appeared first on Smart Agency Masterclass: Podcast for Digital Marketing Agencies.


In this episode, we’ll cover: Gaining control of your clogged and cluttered email inbox. A system that sorts, organizes and stores emails in […]

The post How One Agency is Using Slack to Limit the Time Spent in Email appeared first on Smart Agency Masterclass: Podcast for Digital Marketing Agencies.

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On this episode of #AskSwenk, we’ll cover: How you can use case studies to attract agency new business, how to hold […]

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In this episode, we’ll cover: How to build your agency around your life, instead of being a prisoner to it. 3 […]

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 On this episode of #AskSwenk, we’ll cover: What KPI’s your agency should be measuring, how to keep up with all the […]

The post Agency KPI’s, Technology, & Client Contracts #AskSwenk ep 32 appeared first on Smart Agency Masterclass: Podcast for Digital Marketing Agencies.


In this episode, we’ll cover: 3 technology secrets that will WOW your clients. A Facebook development that every business should be […]

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On this episode of #AskSwenk, we’ll cover:  what to do when your agency has outgrown a client, knowing when to start […]

The post Starting an Agency, Outgrowing Clients & Outsourcing Content #AskSwenk Episode 31 appeared first on Smart Agency Masterclass: Podcast for Digital Marketing Agencies.


In this episode, we’ll cover: Creative ways to find top talent. Freelancer onboarding… or not? Managing freelance and remote teams. Today’s […]

The post The SECRET to Successful Freelance and Remote Teams: Hiring and Managing appeared first on Smart Agency Masterclass: Podcast for Digital Marketing Agencies.

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On this episode of #AskSwenk, we’ll cover:  How to handle clients who think you have a conflict of interest because you’re specialized […]

The post Conflict of Interest, Foot In the Door & Better Leads #AskSwenk Episode 30 appeared first on Smart Agency Masterclass: Podcast for Digital Marketing Agencies.


In this episode, we’ll cover: Top 5 tips to grow and scale your digital agency. How to juggle and manage multiple businesses. […]

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On this episode of #AskSwenk, we’ll cover: What awards you should be looking at nabbing to attract big brand clients, whether […]

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In this video, I’ll cover: Figuring out the real value of your agency or one you want to invest in. Ways to […]

The post Agency Valuation, Core Service Focus & Cold Calling: #AskSwenk Episode 28 appeared first on Smart Agency Masterclass: Podcast for Digital Marketing Agencies.


In this episode, we’ll cover: What it’s like working at a big agency. Why a CCO would leave a large, publicly traded […]

The post Do You Need Big Agency Experience to Be a Successful Agency Owner? appeared first on Smart Agency Masterclass: Podcast for Digital Marketing Agencies.

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In this video, I’ll cover: What to do when a prospect wants you to guarantee leads. My #1 struggle in growing […]

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In this episode, we’ll cover: Grabbing the attention of big brands. 5 Steps to creating a winning environment. The hierarchy of […]

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