The Agency Blog

Want some expert advice in growing and managing your business? Find it here in our curated blog.

Richard Branson Gives The Agency Advice

Advice for Entrepreneurs from Richard Branson

Billionaire Richard Branson shared his best pieces of advice for aspiring entrepreneurs and we had no choice but to oblige. Branson himself dropped out of school at 16 to launch his first venture, Student magazine. He is uniquely qualified to give ample advice if you’re keen to start your business or side hustle. “Start small Read more about Advice for Entrepreneurs from Richard Branson[…]

The Agency Content creator

Habits of Successful Content Creators

Whether you’re in content marketing at your company or you’re riding solo, there are some tried-and-true habits you can adopt. These habits will put you on the path to being a truly successful content creator. Driving brand engagement, SEO, and creating a trusted relationship with potential customers all boil down to the age-old saying “content Read more about Habits of Successful Content Creators[…]

infographic for strategy in design thinking

Design Thinking: The best way to start your business

We’ve been seeing it in the innovative fortune 500 companies. Apple, Google, and Tesla to name a few, have it at their core. It’s Design Thinking: The most foolproof way to take a concept from idea to successful business. The Design Thinking process is a customer-centric approach to drive innovation. Design Thinking is the notion Read more about Design Thinking: The best way to start your business[…]

Becoming Warren Buffett

Investment Advice from Warren Buffett

One of the easiest ways to make an avoidable mistake is getting involved in investments that are overly complex. “Never invest in a business you cannot understand.” Warren Buffett There are too many opportunities out there to get hung up on studying a company or industry that is just not your strong suit. That is Read more about Investment Advice from Warren Buffett[…]

The Agency reception desk

How to Drastically Improve Your Customer Service

Customer satisfaction is imperative in gaining/retaining customers, which ultimately increases revenue and brand reputation. To gain a competitive advantage you consistently need to find and implement effective customer service practices. With the technological revolution, one of the most powerful contributors to customer services is the use of chatbots. With the development of artificial intelligence (AI) Read more about How to Drastically Improve Your Customer Service[…]

oprah we are the agency

How to Be Successful, According to Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey delivered the commencement address at Smith College. And when Winfrey, who rose from humble beginnings to become a media trailblazer and billionaire, said “…that truly is the secret to my success,” it’s fair to say we all wanted to know what exactly she was referring to. The secret, she explained, is “the power Read more about How to Be Successful, According to Oprah Winfrey[…]

Guy researching for The Agency

How To Do Market Research Effectively

First, what’s market research? Market research is the process of learning about your potential customers. Who are they? What are their buying and shopping habits? How many of them are there? It sounds like a complex process for academics. But, it’s actually really simple. Why you should do at least a little market research: When Read more about How To Do Market Research Effectively[…]

three doughnuts- the agency

How to Create Engaging Content: ‘Rule of Three’

What’s so magical about the number three? It’s no accident that the number three is pervasive throughout some of our greatest stories, fairy tales, and myths. It’s also no coincidence that some of the most famous quotes throughout history are structured in three parts, nor is it surprising that the Rule of Three also works Read more about How to Create Engaging Content: ‘Rule of Three’[…]