RSW is the No-Cost Way to Find Best-in-Class Marketing Agencies (of any type, size, location)

We Create Marketer Access into the Agency Search World Never Had Before!

  • We have helped marketers establish solid long-term agency relationships over the past 10 years.

  • We are a Nationally recognized, 4As listed agency search firm.

  • Our agency search consultants have worked as marketers and in agencies, so they understand the dynamics of the industry.

  • We have worked across a range of categories, so the variety of experiences proves a great assist in every search.

  • We have an active database of over 10,000 agencies of all types, sizes, and locations so we’ll get a complete view of all the possible agency options.

  • We know how to dive deeper, make smarter strategic selections, and better shepherd the process to help find the best firms.

  • Our marketing clients are consistently happy with our work!

  • And we cost you nothing!  We take a small commission from the winning agency.

Our Agency Search Consultants Have Helped Brands Big and Small Find Best-in-Class Marketing Agencies

What Our Marketing Clients
Say About Working With Us as their Ad Agency Search Consultant

“RSW/AgencySearch did a great job of finding the perfect agency for our business.  The winning agency identified by RSW/AgencySearch was the absolute right fit for my needs.”

“Working with RSW/AgencySearch, we were able to save time and money while also finding a great marketing agency partner.”

“The team at RSW/AgencySearch made the process of selecting a new firm very easy.  I would recommend RSW/AgencySearch to anyone looking to find a new agency.”

“RSW/AgencySearch provided an excellent list of agency choices that led to our final selection.”

“I have to admit, I was a bit skeptical coming in — particularly given they were free.  But they vetted agencies thoroughly to only bring the best set of firms to the table.  Would definitely recommend them to any marketer.”

“It was great working with RSW/AgencySearch.  They worked diligently to provide us with a list of qualified agencies and ultimately we were able to find a great marketing partner.”

“I worked with RSW/AgencySearch on two separate occasions in two separate companies and in both cases, they delivered a great set of agencies during the search!  The process was simple and effective and saved us so much time.”

“Mark was hands-on and made the process of finding a new agency so painless and simple.  His process was organized and professional.”

“Mark put together a very professional and comprehensive search plan, which led us to hiring a prominent firm.”

Finding Better Agencies Blog – Insights to Improve Your Own Agency Search Efforts

  • Change the Agency Pitch Process?
    by Mark Sneider on May 25, 2023 at 7:11 pm

    In a recent AdAge article about the agency pitch process, it is argued that the pitch process needs to change because it is too taxing and emotionally and fiscally draining for agencies. Globally, 86% of agency respondents find pitching excessively time and cost exhaustive and 64% of agency respondents find pitching damaging to agency culture,...

  • Mirror, Mirror Marketer
    by Mark Sneider on May 10, 2023 at 12:11 am

    I tell agencies to remember that in the eyes of the marketer, how you look today could be a reflection of how you’ll operate tomorrow. It’s true and valid.  And it’s something that you, the marketer, should remember as you look at new firms to support your business. I reinforce the fact that every agency...

  • What You Want Out of Marketing Agencies Is Only As Good As What You Put In
    by Mark Sneider on May 5, 2023 at 1:49 am

    At RSW/AgencySearch we believe “good inputs deliver great outputs” when it comes to searching for the best marketing agencies for your business. We also believe that when searching for marketing agencies, garbage in will get you nothing more than garbage out. The concept is intuitive enough, and our world of searching for marketing agencies for...

  • Creating Access for Marketers into the Agency Search World Like Never Before
    by Mark Sneider on April 26, 2023 at 9:14 pm

    Have you managed an agency search on your own?  If so, you know how time- consuming and difficult it can be. You might think you’ve got “the perfect agency”, but there’s always that seed of doubt wondering if in managing the search all on your own, if you really did get the best possible firm....

  • Industry Experience. A Plus or Minus?
    by Mark Sneider on April 21, 2023 at 1:21 pm

    One of the easiest things to look for when in a marketing agency search is a category fit. When you work in CPG, for example, you want to see sales lift numbers and experience with branding and marketing packaged goods. But is there a point when category experience becomes too much of a good thing...

  • 4 Steps in an Agency Break-Up
    by Mark Sneider on April 7, 2023 at 3:14 pm

    There are 4 steps in an agency break-up you should follow to make the transition to a new firm not quite as painful. There comes a time in a marketing agency’s life where it no longer provides meaningful value to its client. It happens.  The world is moving quickly.  There are agencies that simply can’t...