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The #1 Way To Maintain a Good Agency/Client Relationship

The #1 Way To Maintain a Good Agency/Client Relationship

  Every agency person out there has war stories from their dealings with clients. And mind you, all those clients have the same stories about their experiences with agencies. These conflicts happen so often they almost seem inevitable. Almost. Here’s the bridge both the agency and client need to cross to have a successful relationship.

Social Media: The Comparison Machine

First off, calm down, this is not a Facebook-hating post. The following is an observation of an interaction that takes places on a platform that just happens to be called Facebook, and its resulting effect. But first, let’s lay the groundwork, which requires an understanding of comparison.

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Mind The Gap: How Comparison Causes Stress

According to sociologist Robert Merton much strain is caused by the discrepancy between culturally defined goals and the institutionalized means available to achieve these goals. And while this statement is driven by an explanation for why crime occurs (meaning if there’s no legit way to make money I’ll just steal), it highlights why comparison causes […]

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Offline Is More Interesting.

Why are some of the most shared pieces of media focused around things that are strictly offline? The obvious answer is that, of course, offline is where most things happen, what many people refer to as “the real world.” This is likely subjective on my part, but the stories I share the most are about […]

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Evolving Roles.

When Google rolled out the Panda update Rand Fishkin said: “So, Panda kind of means something new and different for SEO. As SEOs, we never really had to think as much or as broadly about, ‘What is the experience of this website? Is it creating a brand that people are going to love and share […]

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Creating Content Is Hard.

But it seems easy. We read blogs all the time. We’re inundated with content from every direction. Especially people blogging about marketing, usually as part of their own marketing strategy. The sheer volume of all the blogs out there make the medium seem accessible, which is misleading. Jason Fried says “do the never.” Find an […]

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