People win business

November 17th, 2010 by Simon Bollon

‘We liked the other lot better’. That’s the worst response I have ever had from a pitch. Tell me my you preferred the other plan, or preferred their research approach but please, don’t tell me WE weren’t up to scratch. People are the one true asset of any business. Strip out the systems, burn down Read More

A Boutique Week in Tweets :: 2010-11-12

November 12th, 2010 by Simon Bollon

Boutique are getting involved with Movember. Tache's galore here. Are you doing your bit? # Media agencies need to bring clarity to TV market, urges Walley – Brand Republic News…but we already knew that! # Good response from @agencyregister. Thanks! Maybe we will try it out # Boutique will be attending this Read More

Why You Should Use An Agency

November 9th, 2010 by Simon Bollon

My mum moaned at my sister and me over the weekend for running ‘agencies’. I run a media agency and my sister has a recruitment agency. No doubt she expected so much more from our expensive educations! Let’s be honest, agencies isn’t the best word. It’s probably up there with ‘warden’ or ‘inspector’ for disliked Read More

i quite like it

October 28th, 2010 by Simon Bollon

The Independent launched the first quality press title into the market for over 25 years this week. Here, Simon provides his thoughts on the title The independent has always been just that, an Independent and innovative. Or rather it was. Along with all national press, the title has seen a decline in circulation in the Read More

TV Sponsorship

October 26th, 2010 by Simon Bollon

TV sponsorship is on the up. A market place worth £190m in 2008 we continue to see a growing interest in the platform Fed by a desire to create stronger resonance with the audience and minimise ad avoidance, brands are seeing the increased benefit of programme integration So does it work, or rather, why does Read More

Blog number 2 already. How time flies.

October 25th, 2010 by Simon Bollon

Apparently, I should by now be moving on, talking about things of real interest to our clients and partners. But hey, we prefer talking about ourselves…..! In my last blog I talked about where we were, why we changed our name and how it has invigorated our brand. Having spoken to a wider collective of Read More

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