New Business. The good, the bad, the ugly.

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Hello! Anyone using Covideo or BombBomb to do video email? Or is this too lowbrow for our business?

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What is the pandemic version of "let's grab coffee". as a biz dev person I am struggling with how to make that initial connection. I offer up calls and/or zooms. Let us know if you h… more

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Hi all! Just introducing myself. I’ve become a Bowl Leader here in the new biz bowl. Looking forward to it! This bowl helped me tremendously when I switched from prod co sales to full service agency… more

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Has anyone found a video call platform that shares videos nicely? We’ve used Zoom, teams, hangouts and video just looks like crap-and sending stuff ahead of time and having everyone view on their end … more

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Is anyone landing new biz these days? If you’re landing new projects with existing clients, that’s interesting. But what about new logos?

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Anyone have any experience landing a porn account?

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If you know any BD folks looking for work my agency (NYC) is hiring. DM me for details (are there DMs in fishbowl?)

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What are your thoughts on new business right now in general? Working on your agency's presence, reaching out to current clients, finding new industries or suggesting internal changes at home?

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Ive got a biz dev opportunity and client so far has said to come to their office but I’m Considering suggesting remote. With all going on. What do you think?

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Is there a place to find past pitch decks? No one in my agency has experience pitching at other companies and I’m incredibly interested in how other people do it. For new business and for creative.

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Is there a going rate if you bring in new business (and aren’t on the new business team)? What if it’s per project and not retainer?

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Has anyone attended The Gathering event in Banff?

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Anyone know of or use a good pitch strategy guide/template that helps focus and structure the final deck? Any best practices you could share would be appreciated. Thanks!

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I work at a smaller UK based agency that is trying to grow in the US where they have low brand awareness. If u were in my position, what do u think are the most successful lead generation activities?

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Curious if anyone uses a new biz referral source / program and what you have found useful and beneficial?

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Search Consultants and UN-paid pitches need to go. Debate this.

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Hi! Has anyone gone to one of the GDS group CMO Insight Summits? Is it worth the large price tag?

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I am interested in hearing what is you typical salary and commission plan for your VP, Biz Dev?

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Thinking about biz dev on the media agency side: How do you find newness in strategy to get clients excited? Isn’t it 100% data now? As if media wasn’t unsexy enough. How do media agencies do it?

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