Sign language, acrylic painting, baking, growth hacking, copywriting, social media and digital marketing are just some of the skills that students are improving having enrolled into the Selbey Anderson Online College (SAOC).
“PR is no longer an option” so said Mark Pinnes, Flagship Consulting’s Managing Director and the invited guest on Selbey Anderson’s latest podcast.
Drum Horse is a business services provider that lets creative agencies outsource their back office and middle office functions to us so they can focus the agency’s attention on ‘front of house’.
Among many other things, China manufacturers most of the world’s wedding dresses. So the country’s draconian self-isolation will soon lead to a global shortage. Meaning wedding dresses will fail to arrive in shops or be available from online retailers.
‘King of the Hill’ is an old children’s game that involved one player trying to stay on top of the hill while all the other players tried to knock them off and take their place, thus becoming the new King of the Hill. The game could get quite rowdy and has probably now gone the same way as conkers and ‘Bulldog’. (ie, no longer allowed).
Agencies should ask their clients more questions in 2020 and clients might want to give their agencies more space. Those were just two of the New Year’s Resolutions that Selbey Anderson founders Dom Hawes and Simon Quarendon and their guest, Julian Roberts suggested to listeners of the January edition of their podcast series; Marketing Trek.
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.
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.
We’re delighted to announce that we’ve successfully completed our first round of fund raising and will be announcing our first acquisitions in the next few weeks. Our new investors are committed to supporting us over the long term and with their active support we can now execute our business plan of acquiring up to six creative agencies each year.
If you were setting out to build an agency from scratch, as Sir Martin Sorrell now intends to do – again – what differences and similarities would he notice from when he last did it, nearly thirty-three years ago?