The Spartan agency model, recessions are great for new business, demand -v- the planet, the art of pitching, the art of working with clients, how the Christmas tear-jerker ad industry started, new business acquisition and ad agencies through the decades.

The business of podcasting, how vertical advertising networks work, advice for brands working with influencers, how to run a podcast.


Are you feeling lucky? Reddit Vs Google, Gender Pay Gap bot and LinkedIn’s Profiled service.


How networking can be your key to winning new clients and work. What makes a great agency CEO, Disney’s lesson in streamlining its agency roster and how Mickey Mouse can teach us all a lesson in business.

Why agencies should think very carefully about what music they decide to use in their adverts and especially why they shouldn’t murder them by getting ‘ordinary’ people to sing them.


Why PR leads the marketing mix in a post-pandemic world; how influencers are changing the marketing landscape; diversity and inclusion in the PR industry; tips for starting out in new business and how the haulage industry lost out to sales.


How to stay on top of the search algorithms
Google Topics and ad serving
The Metaverse data vacuum
CPC price inflation
How to build a receptive audience
Link building tips with an example of PhotoSpherix
Who’s going to break Google’s monopoly
Web 4.0
Advice for creating a bullet-proof search campaign


The art of lifting your head up, why focus is a superpower, cutting-edge conformity, the Goldilocks ratio of referrals & new business, why employ a new business big-hitter, agencies -v- consultancies.

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The ad industry’s trust problem, why brand and social purpose don’t sell products, the consumption conundrum, The Dictator Game.


Andrew Tenzer is Director of Market Insight & Brand Strategy at publisher Reach plc publishers of Gut Instinct, The Empathy Delusion and The Aspiration Window.
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