Hiring a marketing agency is easy. There are so many different agencies out there, and they’ve all got cool logos. What they might not have are the traits needed to gel well with you over time. After all, marketing is about the long game. You want to partner with a team of talented marketers who can take your business up a level, and not be sold down the river by con artists. This article takes a look at how one could go about hiring the right marketing agency for their brand:
Build a list of candidates
Sit down at your laptop, click on your browser, and search for ‘marketing agencies near me’. A bunch of places should pop up, boasting all sorts of benefits to partnering with them. Write down the names of the first ten agencies you come across. You could list even more to get an even better idea of what the marketplace is comprised of. Next, navigate to each website and see if you like the look and feel of it.
Look at their portfolio
A marketing agency’s website should ideally feature a portfolio of sorts. It’s a page that showcases some of the team’s work. If you’d like to try pay-per-click online advertising, have a look at the agency’s PPC campaigns. If you need social media management, check out their Facebook and Instagram feeds. They say a plumber’s toilet is always leaking, but a marketing agency’s content should be on point.