You’re confident that the mulled wine is at the right temperature and the playlist is spot on. The nibbles should be ready just as the first guests arrive. But will they?
For anyone running a creative agency, Kingston Smith’s annual survey of the marketing services industry is the big daddy. It tells you everything you need to know about how well your agency is doing compared to everyone else’s.
12 November 2019, London – Selbey Anderson has strengthened its strategic business-to-business marketing services by launching a consultancy specialising in strategic account-based marketing (ABM). Called Incubai Consulting, the new firm is led by Samantha Andrews, who has held senior positions at two of the UK’s leading ABM agencies.
24th July 2019, London – Selbey Anderson is delighted to announce that it has completed its fourth acquisition since launching the company in December last year. The purchase of Flagship Consulting also represents its second PR agency and joins Greentarget, which it acquired in April. Although Selbey Anderson is not targeting the PR sector specifically, it is drawn to agencies that are well managed and have consistent revenue streams. Both Flagship and Greentarget meet those criteria.
Selbey Anderson has appointed Cameron Ogden as its first non-executive Chairman. As an active investor and entrepreneur Cameron brings a wealth of experience to the company that will help it to maintain its current growth trajectory.
10th April 2019, London – Financial services communications consultancy, Greentarget Limited, has been acquired by Selbey Anderson, an investor in fast-growing, boutique agencies. Joint Managing Directors, Jeff Watt and Dafina Grapci-Penney, will continue to lead the 20 person team, based in the City of London.
Selbey Anderson has acquired three agencies within three months of opening its doors for business. The three agencies are drawn from across the creative spectrum and collectively employ thirty-two staff with annualised revenues of £4.2million. The three agencies, which were acquired during December, January and February, are; Greentarget, Orckid and Hartley-Stone.
Small companies are the pride of Britain. Adam Smith knew this. Writing The Wealth of Nations, he meant it as a compliment to our entrepreneurs when he called us a nation of shopkeepers. What was true then is true today too. We’re an entrepreneurial nation, teeming with merchants – people who create wealth by creating products and services.
Friction is one of those words that gets bandied around in business. And usually out of context. Most of us were probably first made aware of it in a physics class when we were taught how it translated into ‘resistance that one surface or object encounters when moving over another’.