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Scale Your Agency to 8 Figures with Jason Swenk

Mentors Collective

Jason has literally written the book for growing an agency from nothing to two 8 figure agencies. He is one of the most sought out advisors to agencies in the World, by showing them an 8-system framework that worked for growing his agency, working with brands like AT&T, Hitachi, Lotus Cars, and eventually lead to selling his agency. https://jasonswenk.com/buyplaybook --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/mentors/support

32mins

30 Jul 2022

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Episode 38: Successfully exit your business with Jason Swenk

Campfire Capitalism Podcast

Primary Social Media Account Link : Instragram.com/jswenkWebsite Link: https://jasonswenk.com/Company/Podcast Name: Smart Agency masterclassFresh out of college I was off to work for Arthur Anderson, one of the big 5 consulting firms. I quickly realized that I couldn’t work for anyone but myself, so I decided to change direction, quit my day job, and launch a digital marketing agency that quickly grew to a multi-million dollar operation working with brands from AT&T, Hitachi, and Lotus Cars. After 12 years of steady growth, we caught the attention of bigger agencies and sold the agency in 2012.Now, I run a unique consultancy helping marketing agency owners grow their agencies faster.I currently host the #1 digital agency podcast that is available for download…The Smart Agency Master Class Podcast, the #1 Digital Marketing Agency Owner podcast for sharing the strategies and stories from real agency owners of what is working today in the agency world, and how they got to where they are now; andI am also part owner and on the board of Repubix, which is one of the fastest-growing agencies in the World.

31mins

20 Jun 2022

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How Involved Should You Be in the Day-to-Day? (feat. Jason Swenk)

Agency Talk

In this episode of Agency Talk: Season Two, Marcus Murphy and Tim Burke talk with Jason Swenk. Jason is an agency coach, mentor, and advisor. In this exclusive interview, Jason talks about building your personal brand to build the agency, how much you should be involved in the day-to-day of your business, and what he looks for in purchasing agencies.

26mins

10 May 2022

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157. Scaling Your Agency to 8 Figures, with Jason Swenk

The Innovative Agency

Are you prepared to take your agency to the next level? In this episode of the Innovative Agency podcast, guest Jason Swenk discusses scaling your agency from the first stage to 8 figures. Jason is a highly sought-after agency advisor and the host of the Smart Agency Masterclass podcast. During our conversation, he shares his expertise on acting as the true CEO of your agency, productizing solutions, and defining your niche. What you will learn in this episode: What is the biggest challenge for entrepreneurs in the first stage of growing an agency How narrowing your focus gives a greater opportunity to increase prices and efficiency Why client expectations and value of services should be accounted for in pricing How replicable processes and expertise are the keys to building an agency to exit How to transition from an agency owner to acting as a true CEO Why do many entrepreneurs often experience a sense of depression when transitioning to CEO How to productize solutions for clients in your agency, and why it’s important to allocate a separate team and resources for your product Bio Jason has literally written the book for growing an agency from nothing to two 8 figure agencies. He is an in-demand advisor to agencies, helping them scale by showing them an 8 system framework that worked for growing his agency, working with brands like AT&T, Hitachi, and Lotus Cars, and eventually lead to selling his agency. Jason currently hosts the Smart Agency Master Class Podcast, the #1 Digital Marketing Agency Owner podcast for sharing the strategies and stories from real agency owners of what is working today in the agency world, and how they got to where they are now. Resources: Website: https://jasonswenk.com/ Podcast: http://smartagencymasterclass.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/jasonswenk Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jswenk Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jasonswenk Medium: https://medium.com/@jswenk/

30mins

27 Apr 2022

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146 – 6 stages to scaling your agency with Jason Swenk

Agency Highway

Jason Swenk has coached 1000s of agencies through their journey. It’s not always clear what you need to do to get to the next level. Jason has mapped out the digital agency growth lifecycle into a 6-stage, mountain-themed journey. In this episode, you’ll learn how to work out what stage you’re at and what you ... Read more

38mins

22 Mar 2022

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"Smart Agency Master Class" Jason Swenk Interviews Greg Bond

Revenue Marketing Show: In the Trenches B2B & Ecommerce Marketers Talking What's Working, and What's Not

How do you scale your agency faster while delivering better results to your clients In this episode of Revenue Marketing Show, Jason Swenk, Host of Smart Agency Master Class Podcast, interviews Constant Contact’s Head of Revenue, Greg Bond, about overcoming challenges in aligning marketing and sales, choosing the best martech stack, and getting more recognition for the value you deliver to your clients.Greg and Jason share valuable insights on how to scale your agency faster while getting better results for your clients, highlighting the importance of tool/data consolidation and the benefits of using SharpSpring from Constant Contact.You’ll also learn Greg’s top tips for communicating ROI to clients so you can achieve better client retention and charge more for your products and/or services!“The #1 way that agencies get business is through word of mouth and word of mouth is about delivering results.”  - Greg Bond“As your business scales… you better damn well start putting the people in place for this. You should have someone, like the Director of Happiness, making sure you’re delivering the results. That’s what we have, so I don’t have to.”  - Jason SwenkResources Mentioned:Listen to Smart Agency Master Class: https://www.jasonswenk.com/smart-agency-master-class About Greg Bond, Head of Revenue at Constant Contact:Greg’s purpose in life is to add value to other people’s lives. Businesses thrive when they create value for their customers. Greg helps businesses better understand their customers so they can maximize their value proposition. To accomplish this, he analyzes customer behavior and KPIs, creates strategies for optimization, then builds more efficient systems that mobilize teams to deliver value. Connect with Greg: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gregbond007 About Jason Swenk, Host of Smart Agency Master Class Podcast:Jason Swenk is the agency advisor & coach that guides marketing agencies through a proven framework for growing their agency faster. Jason currently hosts the Smart Agency Master Class Podcast, the #1 Digital Marketing Agency Owner podcast for sharing the strategies and stories from real agency owners of what is working today in the agency world, and how they got to where they are now.Connect with Jason: https://www.linkedin.com/company/jason-swenk-llc Visit his website: https://www.jasonswenk.com

14mins

4 Jan 2022

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9. How to Scale Your Business Easily with Jason Swenk

MAKE YOUR MARKeting

Today on the show, I speak with my mentor and agency coach Jason Swank, who helps other agencies scale and market. What I love about Jason is that he's constantly bringing other agencies together to inspire us to grow bigger and better and market our business in a way that works now. And you don't have to own an agency to listen to the show. This is for all small business owners that might have a service industry focus.There's some good stuff in the show for everyone!Get all links, resources and show notes at https://makeyourmarketingpodcast.comAbout JasonJason Swenk has literally written the book for growing an agency from nothing to two 8 figure agencies.  He is one of the most sought out advisors to agencies in the world. Jason helps his clients by sharing the 8 system framework that worked for growing his agency, working with brands like AT&T, Hitachi, Lotus Cars, and eventually lead to selling his agency.Jason currently hosts the Smart Agency Master Class Podcast, the #1 Digital Marketing Agency Owner podcast for sharing the strategies and stories from real agency owners of what is working today in the agency world, and how they got to where they are now.Web/Social LinksWebsite: https://www.jasonswenk.comFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/socialisticsInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/socialisticsTwitter: https://twitter.com/socialisticsLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/socialistics/YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/socialisticsHighlights from the ConversationHow Jason helps businesses scale faster.Jason stumbled into this world of coahing by accident.If you're "too busy" you aren't charging enough.If we can be "Urgency Detectives" we can close a lot more business.Take your marketing and tell a story about your prospect, not you.Clarify your message to show how you are going to help your customers.At the end of the day, people are going to make a decision to do business with you based on trust.Why a podcast can effectively connect you with your ideal audience.Create a community so you have an audience ready to receive your content.Audit your tie and everything you're doing to stay efficient and strategic.Hire someone to help! 

28mins

11 Jun 2021

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Take Your Agency to the Next Level with Systems, People and Processes featuring Jason Swenk of Smart Agency Masterclass

Best Damn Agency Podcast

Jason Swenk is an entrepreneur, advisor, and coach who guides digital agency owners in growing, scaling, enjoying, and eventually selling their agencies. After a brief stint in the corporate world, he started his own digital agency and ran it for 12 years, working with clients like Hitachi, Lotus Cars, and AT&T. Jason sold his agency in 2012 for eight figures and decided now to develop the support and resources he wishes he had when running his agency. Today, he is passionate about being the #1 resource to agencies around the world, sharing his knowledge on the Smart Agency Masterclass Podcast, frequently guesting on other radio and podcast shows, speaking at events, and most recently in his first book, Accelerating Your Agency: An 8 System Playbook for Growing Your Agency Faster released June 2018.His books, coaching, and online courses have helped over 20,000 agencies in 42 countries. He currently lives in Atlanta, Georgia with his wife and two sons and spends time off-roading in his Jeep. He also enjoys hiking his mountain property in Durango, Colorado.In today’s interview, we’ll be talking about the different stages of growing and scaling an agency, how Jason developed and profitably sold his agency for 8 figures, how to work only with your ideal clients, charge what you’re worth, and build the right systems to bring your agency to the next level. This Cast Covers:Staging - getting clear on their offer, niche, and market (03:40)Basecamp - generating leads and conversions on a consistent basis (04:06)The Climb - building systems for each area of the agency, sales processes, figuring how to raise prices (04:42)The phase where most agencies find themselves stuck (06:08)How to hire the right people and most importantly, WHEN to hire them (10:07)(14:40) Is it enough to stop at the climb where you have a consistent flow of predictable leads and sales coming in? (14:40)The “lead disease” and why so many agencies are obsessed by it (16:46)What you can learn from a barber named John about pricing and charging more (23:39)The Crux - you’re no longer involved in the delivery or sales and focused on building the right team (26:43)Why most agencies fail or get stuck at the $1-3M revenue mark and how to get past this phase (28:01)Why it’s okay to hire someone who is 70 or 80% as competent as you are (32:11)Jason’s vision for the agency space (33:15)The Crest - transitioning from the owner to the CEO, building strategic relationships, and building leaders to make the decisions (35:40)The Summit - scaling the leadership, scaling the systems, and focusing on how your team can get further ahead (37:08)Additional Resources:The Sales Driven AgencyJason Swenk – swenk.itSmart Agency Masterclass Podcast

45mins

9 Jun 2021

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Agency Scaling | Jason Swenk

Sifting Through The Static

Jason is a digital marketing agency coach and advisor who specializes in strategies and systems that scale. He’s also the author of “Accelerating Your Agency: An 8 System Playbook for Growing Your Agency Faster” (4.6 stars on Amazon!) and host of the Smart Agency Master Class podcast.

49mins

20 May 2021

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How to Build a $20,000,000 Super Agency with Jason Swenk

Show Me The Nuggets

In this episode, agency advisor and mentor Jason Swenk walks us through the systems frameworks that have helped him build an eight-figure agency twice in a row. Jason is a legend in the agency space. He grew his first agency to over 100 team members. After 12 years, he sold it for a profit and transitioned into coaching. Today, aside from helping agencies scale, Jason is back to being an agency owner. And in just a short period, his new agency has grown to over $20,000,000 in revenue.

36mins

26 Apr 2021

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