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TIP 4 | Guest blogging on sites like +Econsultancy  or +The Drum  is a powerful tool for not only boosting your brand's exposure but for highlighting your perceived authority.

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TIP 3 | Insightful case studies are a showcase of an agencies best work which demonstrate creative diversity or specialities in certain industries; They act as the hotel brochure for brands looking for a break from their existing supplier so make them presentable and get yourself noticed. Here's an example from our own site:

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We surveyed 100 marketing agencies to provide a snapshot of exactly what it takes to win new business. Check it out on: http://upfrontbusinessdevelopment.co.uk/agency-infographic/ #infographic
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Tip 2 | Your website acts as your media hub, link it to social feeds, keep it up to date and ensure it's easy to navigate. The guys at http://www.jellyfish.co.uk and http://www.therabbitagency.com have got things right. #socialhub  +Jellyfish UK +the rabbit agency 

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Our Insight : New Business Pitches – How, Why and When to Avoid Them #Newbusiness    #rfp   #pitching  

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+97th Floor have created a presentation on factors companies look at when choosing a agency.  The top 3 reasons for a intro meeting are a recommendation, agency specialty type and a well timed approach. 

BDM Tip 01 | Being cited on an industry blog is a fast track ticket to transforming an agencies reputation and credibility. Think of the exposure a search specialist can achieve off blogs such as +Moz +SEO Book  or +Search Engine Journal 

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50 Essential new business tips courtesy of 
+Michael Gass , pay close attention to numbers 2, 15 and 46.

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