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Rory Bolen, Strategic Creative Agency

How I got my first 3 customers and the steps for you to do the same.

Rory Bolen

Strategic Creative Agency

I had been in the ad industry for several years but I got my chance when "downsizing was needed" and most likely being a bored trouble-maker...
I opened up my shop Bad Monkey Circus Ad Agency - went solo and doing everything myself. A local newspaper did a huge article on me and my crazy offer of... if I do not increase your sales by 10% all the creative is FREE.

After the article ran, I got a local laundromat as my first client. And a few weeks later after an AdWord screw-up on my part; out kicking my punt coverage by targeting the entire United States. I got a phone call from a Fortune 500 company from the east-coast for what turned out to be a butt-load of project work and the rest is history!

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To whet your beak

Find that edge... even go over it because good things can come from making mistakes vs. never getting in the game. Anybody can bitch from the cheap seats!!! Be a player...

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