Brent Spilkin - Big agencies, dark alleys, and what it’s going to take to make it out the other side.
In Episode #6 of One More Question Ross speaks to Brent Spilkin (Spillly) — business coach, founder of What The Freelance, movement starter, and former MD — about how big consulting firms are out to take agency lunch money, what this means for the future of agencies, and how to build a strong brand by finding your niche.
Spillly describes himself as a terrible business coach and a terrible management consultant but an amazing hybrid of both. He’s helped some of the most creative minds in agencies and tech solve their problems by delivering practical and accountable advice, guiding them toward efficiency and profitability.
This episode takes us through why agencies may be facing some trying times ahead — losing business to consulting firms and possibly CRM giants, why consultancies buying agencies is a vote for creativity, and what we can expect to see from agencies heading into the future.
It also contains a lesson on how to build your brand by narrowly defining your market.
More about Spillly
Brent Spilkin (Spillly) is a business coach, founder of What The Freelance and BBBRAP, a movement starter, and former MD. He describes himself as a terrible business coach and a terrible management consultant but an amazing hybrid of both.
Spillly has helped some of the most creative minds in agencies and tech solve their problems by delivering practical and accountable advice, guiding them toward efficiency and profitability.
Find Spillly and his work, here:
Growing Pains Business Coaching
What The Freelance
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One More Question is a podcast by Nicework a Brand and Service Design Company. One of the things we do best is asking our clients the right questions. This podcast came about because we want to share some of the best answers we have heard over the last 12 years. We talk to significant creators, experts and communicators who we have encountered. To share the useful insights, inspirations and facts that made us stop and take notes as we go about our work. Hosted by our Founder Ross Drakes.