RSW is a Better Way for Marketers to Find Best-in-Class Marketing Agencies

Why Marketers have been partnering with our agency search consultants successfully for the past 10 years

  • We have helped over 40 marketers establish solid long-term agency relationships.

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

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

  • 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.

  • Our marketing clients are consistently happy with our work!

  • And we can either cost you nothing to manage the search or we can be a very affordable alternative to other agency search firms.


Our Agency Search Consultants Have Helped These Great Brands 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.”

“RSW/AgencySearch managed a very well-organized and effective search for us. Great job RSW/AgencySearch!”

“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

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    Marketing agencies generally do a solid job for their marketing clients when it comes to designing and developing a website.  They know the importance of things like effective positioning, clarity of communications, user experience, and results-centricity. Again, for the most part.  Not all agencies are top notch. So why is it that so many agencies...

  • In Uncertainty is Flexibility – 5 Boxes to Check
    by Mark Sneider on December 14, 2022 at 3:43 pm

    The majority of agency consultants in the market today are part of big organizations with high overhead and only one way of helping you find new marketing agency firms.  Flexibility isn’t their thing. They’re more expensive and their process can be confining if all you need is a stable of good marketing agencies to consider...

  • Little fish or a big fish is a big problem.
    by Mark Sneider on November 30, 2022 at 4:48 pm

    One of the first marketing agency searches we ran in 2010 was for Citrix. After years of working with a big, networked media agency they realized that they were nothing more than a little fish in a great big agency pond. A carousel of account managers, the “B” team at best on the account, and...

  • Painful Yet Productive
    by Mark Sneider on November 3, 2022 at 4:12 pm

    The process of finding a new and better agency should be a painful one.   “Say what?” you say.  Why would I want it to be a painful one? In our world of helping marketers find new and better agencies, I often tell my marketing clients that I see my job as one that needs...

  • Midsize Brands Need Midsize Help
    by Mark Sneider on October 21, 2022 at 10:27 am

    In a recent article in AdAge about Midsize brands, they talk about the unique needs of brands that are $100M-$1B in size. There are 350,000 of you out there that fall into this space and you know it, the challenges are different than the big dogs that are playing in the stratospheric revenue and agency...

  • Marketing Agencies Are Our Clients…That’s Why!
    by Mark Sneider on October 13, 2022 at 6:51 pm

    Why should you look to us to help you find a new, best-in-class, independent marketing agency? Because we have been working with 100’s of independent marketing agencies as our clients for the past 17 years. We know how to look broader, dive deeper, be more strategic, and shepherd the process of finding a new and...