Next events

Here’s what’s happening over the next few weeks at Agency Hackers. Some sessions are aimed at agency leaders, and others are more aimed at specific agency disciplines like client services or marketing and new business.

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Marketing

Here’s What We Learned Adding
70,000 People On LinkedIn

Zaf Kassam and Rob Simpson have sent 70,000 LinkedIn requests over the last two years.
What lessons have they learned? Pick up some important tips if LinkedIn features in
your outreach strategy in the next few months.

12.00pm
Monday 23rd November 2020

Agency leadership

We Sold Our Agency
To Our Employees

Clearleft has put the cats in charge of the cream – and it’s working! Founder Andy Budd explains how an ’employee ownership trust’ works.

4.00pm
Thursday 26th November 2020

Marketing

How to Build An Audience By Telling Stories

People are tuning out of content marketing – but they have an insatiable appetite for interesting stories about their peers. Ian Harris shows you how to find and tell stories that will build a strong following for your agency. 

11.00am
Friday 27th November 2020

People / HR

Office 2.0:
What’s the Future of the
Agency Workplace?

Post-Covid, a lot of agencies plan to go remote-first. Do you still need an office? And – if so – how will the ‘blended approach’ work? What are the problems it creates – and how can you mitigate them?

10.30am
December 2nd 2020

Client services

Do You Need a Client “Code of Conduct”?

Does setting out clear “rules of engagement” really make a difference to your relationships with clients?

Teresa Allan of The Magnus Club has created the B2B Code of Conduct. In this session, we’ll cover the key points of the code of conduct, how to use it in your agency, and how it can improve your relationships.

People / HR

Recruitment Excellence: What We’ve Learned About Hiring and Onboarding

We’ll be chatting to 383’s Glen Duncan all about how agencies can create a warm welcome for new candidates (even virtually), how to stop wasting time in interviews, and the patterns to look for when hiring someone new.

11.00am
December 9th 2020

Marketing

How Can You Convert ‘Chemistry
Meetings’ into Real Work?

In this session we’re joined by Lucy Young, managing partner at The Future Factory. We’ll discuss the best ways to prepare for chemistry meetings, how to ask the right questions, getting the balance right when selling yourself, and the simple steps to secure a ‘second date’.

11.00am
Friday 11th December 2020

Agency leadership

Stepping Back: When’s the Right Time to Pass the Baton?

After 18 years of being managing director of Studio Output, Dan Moore realised it was time to move on. We’ll speak to Dan and new broom Gemma Ballinger about about approaching a change in leadership, realising when it’s time to say goodbye, and broaching difficult conversations with business partners and employees.

11.30am
Monday 14th December 2020

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