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Real stories from Sales & Marketing Agencies owners about their journeys, the successes that defined them and their failures they overcame. We talk about some of the highs and lows, and everything in between, about this crazy roller coaster world of agency life.

Agency Life Clodagh S.Higgins

    • Business
    • 3.8 • 4 Ratings

Real stories from Sales & Marketing Agencies owners about their journeys, the successes that defined them and their failures they overcame. We talk about some of the highs and lows, and everything in between, about this crazy roller coaster world of agency life.

    Creating Revenue and Happiness in the Agency World - With Tim Kilroy

    Creating Revenue and Happiness in the Agency World - With Tim Kilroy

    Today we feature Tim Kilroy, Agency Coach, from Retriever.co
    Tim has been in the Agency world since 2001. Since then he has founded and scaled three agencies, and thanks to a long journey full of experiences, mistakes, and growth. He became an Agency Coach in 2018. Tim has worked with over a hundred digital agencies, helping them generate more revenue, scale their sales, create account management structures, and much more. In 2021 he acquired Retriever.co, a company dedicated to lead generation and business development.
    We talked about how to grow a management team, successful (and not so successful) stories, doing what you love, why is derisking a problem for agencies, and the repercussions of not letting control go as a CEO.
    Resources mentioned:
    https://timkilroy.com/
    https://www.retriever.co/
    https://pathfinderlearningcenter.org/

    • 40 min
    From the Top of the Funnel to the End of the Funnel - With Five Rings Marketing

    From the Top of the Funnel to the End of the Funnel - With Five Rings Marketing

    Today we feature Nilofar Nikju and Shaheem Alam from Five Rings Marketing. 
    Nilofar went to school for marketing but later found her passion in negotiation and persuasion, which lead her to sales. As she excelled at her previous employments, she decided to spread her knowledge and skills amongst other companies by founding Five Rings Marketing. Shaheem joined along the way and partnered with her professionally as well as romantically, which makes them a great Agency Couple. They dedicate their business to lead generation, getting meetings with decision-makers, testing new markets, increasing brand awareness, and much more. 
    We talked about the balance between their relationship and work, the value in systematization and automation for your business, running an outsourced sales team, and their journey growing their company in the middle of the pandemic.
    https://fiveringsmarketing.com/

    • 29 min
    Building a Positive and Efficient Work Culture - With Brandee Johnson

    Building a Positive and Efficient Work Culture - With Brandee Johnson

    In today's episode of Agency Life, we have marketing expert, founder & President of LimeLight Marketing, Brandee Johnson. She worked 15+ years for national and global brands, with her last career being at LEGO. When their headquarters relocated, she had the opportunity to pursue a long-time dream and started her own Marketing Agency.
    Brandee shares with us her journey, the importance of lean methodology, how LimeLight Marketing grew during the pandemic, tips for motivating your employees, and much more.

    • 22 min
    Skills you Need to Succeed in an Agency - With Anna Heyes

    Skills you Need to Succeed in an Agency - With Anna Heyes

    Today in the show, we have Anna Heyes, Managing Director at Active Profile. In this interview, Anna shares with us the key skills you need to succeed in the digital agency environment and how to nurture and grow those skills.

    Active Profile is a happy home for communications professionals of substance to do their best and most valuable work.

    They thrive on the fact engaging audiences doesn’t happen with one big move anymore. ​They are convinced that, in the real world, it takes data-driven, multi-layered strategies to make a real and lasting impact on people and organisations. ​

    http://www.activeprofile.co.uk/
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/annaheyes/

    • 32 min
    Balacing Your Work Life and Your Personal Life - With Eduardo Esparza

    Balacing Your Work Life and Your Personal Life - With Eduardo Esparza

    Welcome back to the Agency Life podcast, today we have Eduardo Esparza from Market 8. With 20 years of experience, owning, building, running businesses from scratch, and running diverse roles in corporate America, he's always ended up with his hands on all things strategy, leadership, and execution.

    • 23 min
    Boutique Agencies are the Future - With Simon Bennet

    Boutique Agencies are the Future - With Simon Bennet

    Today we have Simon Bennet on the show,  CEO of AoE creative and with 16 years experience in esports, Marketing, Events, PR, Broadcasting, Management, and Content Creation in the gaming industry with gaming giants like Activision-Blizzard.

    AoE Creative has a background/reach in gaming and esports unparalleled by any other creative agency.

    • 46 min

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