February 2, 2009

About gRantvertising

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gRantvertising is the #1 source for insight on ad agency life and learning how to make your career and your agency soar. Joe Grant’s lived a lifetime of agency experience (remember, agency years are like dog years!) and shares his knowledge, insight, and wit in this solution-filled blog. Since 1992 he’s been a leading resource for agency principals and executives helping them focus and grow their teams so their agencies run right. If you want the scoop on what it really takes to survive and thrive in the ad game – whether you’re the CEO or a junior AE – gRantvertising is the place to be.


“A great combination of insight and execution. Joe rocks!”

Charlie Mason, President, Mason, Inc.

“He brings out the best in individuals, allowing them to uncover solutions at their own pace. An excellent contributor with a genuine understanding of the ad business.”

Marge Navolio, Managing Partner, Mediaedge:cia

“Joe has either personally experienced every strange twist and turn or he’s advised clients going through the ad maze.”

Bill Pierson, Partner, Eric Mower & Associates

“We’re really hitting our stride and doing great things thanks to Joe’s solid advice and counsel to guide us in meeting objectives.”

Beau Lane, CEO, E.B. Lane & Associates

Joe’s ability to handle the personality issues that inevitably arise is invaluable.
I cannot imagine a more productive approach to helping an advertising agency ’reinvent’ itself and prepare for growth.”

Charlie MacLeod, President, Sanna Mattson MacLeod

Some of Our Clients

1508 San Francisco, Chicago

5MetaCom Indianapolis

Anthology Marketing Group Honolulu

Badertscher Marion, OH

Bandy Carroll Hellige Louisville

Bohan Advertising|Marketing Nashville

Bozell Worldwide* Chicago

Brown MC* Chicago

Clarke Advertising* Sarasota

Core Creative Milwaukee

Coyne Beahm Greensboro

CPM* Chicago

CPO Direct Chicago

Cresta Group Chicago

CS&A Bloomington, IL

Davis Harrison Dion Chicago

Duffy & Shanley Providence

E B Lane Phoenix

Empower Media Cincinnati

Evans Hardy & Young Santa Barbara

Franklin Street Marketing Richmond

GodwinGroup Jackson

Great Dane Limited Partnership Chicago

Hart Associates Toledo

Hughes Group St. Louis

Intrinzic Marketing & Design Cincinnati

KK&A Chicago

Kelliher Samets Volk Burlington

Kelly, Scott & Madison Chicago

Kinzley Hughes* Denver

Kuhn & Wittenborn Kansas City

Laird Christianson Honolulu

Levenson & Hill Dallas

Loeffler Ketchum Mountjoy Charlotte

Magnani Continuum Marketing Chicago

Malone Akron

Mason New Haven

Maring Weissman St. Louis

Mediaedge:cia Chicago

MGA Denver

Nicholson Kovac (formerly NKH&W) Kansas City

Ornelas & Associates Dallas

Osborn & Barr St. Louis

Ovation Marketing La Crosse, WI

Paul Kaza Associates Burlington

Perry Ballard St. Joseph, MI

Pierson Hawkins* Denver

Pollak Levitt* Atlanta

PPO&S Harrisburg

Preston Kelly (formerly Kerker) Minneapolis

Princeton Partners Princeton

Proficient Data* Chicago

Regian & Wilson* Ft. Worth

Robinson & Maites Chicago

Sanna Mattson MacLeod Smithtown, NY

Speakerbox Mclean,VA

Slingshot Dallas

Smiley/Hanchulak Akron

St. John & Partners Jacksonville

TargetCom Chicago

Target & Response Chicago

Topin & Associates Chicago

Tripp Minneapolis

The Adams Group South Carolina

The Jeffrey Group Miami

Zimmerman Laurent Richardson Des Moines

Zipatoni* St. Louis

*before acquisition



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