The #1 Digital Agency Podcast for Social Media, SEO, PPC & Creative Agencies (#AskSwenk Show)

In an ever-changing agency environment, does sustainable growth really exist? Or should agencies concentrate on growing as much and as fast as […]

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Have you ever ignored that little voice telling you to turn away a bad agency prospect? It’s hard to walk away, even […]

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Are you sick and tired of prospects blowing you off after presenting a proposal? Frustrated when they string you along or send […]

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 Do you have a hard time getting your team to stick to the client’s budget and timing? Here’s a couple things you can do […]

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Do you have a hard time marketing your agency because you’re too close to it? Do you question your own branding […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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

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

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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

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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 […]

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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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#AskSwenk 34:  What you should do (and shouldn’t do) when negotiating to sell your agency, plus how to compensate referral 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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 On this episode of #AskSwenk, we’ll cover: What KPI’s your agency should be measuring, how to keep up with all the […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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