The Agency Accelerator

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The Step-by-Step System To Grow Your Agency Using Proven Tools & Techniques

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The 12-week Agency Accelerator

 

Your own agency growth coach

Get the benefit of 1-2-1 coaching from an experienced coach (who started, grew and sold his own agency and went on to coach over 250 agencies) AT A FRACTION OF THE PRICE.  Real world practical advice, tools and templates to grow your agency with confidence.

 
 

Over 30-hours of online Video resources

You will have lifetime access to over 30 hours of online videos (including all new content added in the future) as well as tools and templates.  You will use this content to support your roadmap as well as a resource library.

 

​12-week Programme

We start with a 1-2-1 onboard coaching call that will define your UNIQUE roadmap.  After that, we'll cover modules including strategy, niching, tactical sales & marketing, pricing (on value), customer retention, staff and MUCH MORE - everything you need to kickstart your agency's sustainable growth.

 
 
 

So much more than online training

Research shows that as few as 15% of course students actually complete an online course.  I have seen it myself, so I have set out to create a hybrid programme to support you to complete the programme.  This 12-week programme consists of a combination of 1-2-1 calls with Rob, weekly LIVE Q&A sessions with the whole group (max of 25 participants), a tailored roadmap for each participant and online content.

 
 
 
 
 

By The End Of The Programme You Will Have:

 
 
  • A clear 12-month plan that you have begun implementing
  • A sales and marketing machine that is delivering results
  • A set of best practice tools and templates to grow your agency
  • Confidence and clarity and a ‘winning’ mindset
  • Clear boundaries in place to achieve your desired work/life balance
 

Here’s what people are saying about the programme

 
 
Agency Accelerator
Mike Knivett

MD, Artemis Marketing

Great development platform

2 of our senior team members joined the last Agency Accelerator Programme.  It has given them a great set of tools, a group of fellow agency owners to learn from - all guided by a coach that knows the agency sector like the back of his hand.  What a great idea!

 
 
Agency Accelerator
David Miles

The PPC Machine

Coaching that pays for itself

I chose to join this programme thanks to a personal recommendation from a colleague who had worked with Rob in the past and also because he had experience of running his own successful agency. The programme has helped me gain clarity on how I want my business to develop and given me a clear sense of direction. I can also think of several occasions where Rob's advice has enabled me to win a client I would not otherwise have won and also to charge higher fees than I would otherwise have done. I genuinely believe my business would not be where it is today without Rob's input and this programme is a super cost effective way of working with him.

 
 
Agency Accelerator
Lucy Davison

MD, Keen As Mustard Marketing

Changed my life!

I founded my business on my own and after 6 years of extremely hard work for very slow growth (3 people), things had stagnated. I needed to work out a way to either make my company work or get out. Joining this programme has helped me think through what I wanted and how to get there. It was great to have someone who has been in a similar situation to talk to about these issues. We have since been able to grow and recruit more people. We are now very profitable and thriving,  I cannot recommend this programme highly enough.


 

Topics Covered

Outlined below are the topics covered in the programme.  Your unique roadmap will outline the order you should work through each topic.

 

1

Week 1: Onboarding Call

In our first week together, we'll get to know each other and work on creating your UNIQUE agency roadmap 

 
 

2

Creating your 12-month Action plan

We will work together to create your year plan and turn into actionable quarterly goals and monthly activities to create steady and consistent growth in profits 

 

3

Establish your niche

We will explore the value of niching your agency and HOW to do it 

 

4

Understanding & defining your target customers 

We will define your ideal target customer so you can win clients that you have 'partnership' relationships with rather than 'supplier/customer' relationships.  We will also learn how to say NO to clients!

 
 

5

Sales & marketing

What are your most appropriate sales & marketing strategies? We will define your sales funnel, create sales scripts, explore the best tools and digital marketing platforms and create winning pitches & proposals (including ready to use templates).

 
 

6

Financial planning and forecasting 

How to set up simple tools to help manage cash flow and forecast.  Templates on pricing increases & much more!

 
 

7

Pricing

How to get your pricing right & sell VALUE rather than TIME or fixed PROJECT FEES.

 
 

8

Client & account management

All the tools you will need foreffective account management to improve client retention. 

 
 

9

Managing staff (incuding freelancers)

How to recruit, retain and manage staff (including all tools and templates such as roles & responsibilities, appraisals etc.)

 
 

10

Productivity

How to be a super productive and use your time in the most efficient way (and get your work/life balance right!).  Includes having a winning mindset.

 
 

11

Scaling and succession

How to scale your agency (and what systems & processes and software do you need?) including building the next tier of management & succession planning.

 
 

12

Week 12 - wrap-up call

1-2-1 coaching call to wrap up programme, ensure you are clear about priorities and discuss next steps

 
 
 

About Your Coach, Rob Da Costa

I have 30+ years of commercial business experience. After beginning my career by working in various blue chip companies, I took the leap In 1991 to start my own marketing, PR and design agency. Over the next 11 years, I grew the business into an award-winning agency with 25 staff and revenues in excess of £1.5m. In 2002, I sold the business and then retrained to become a coach and mentor. Since forming Da Costa Coaching in 2007, I have helped over 300 agencies to grow in a sustainable, profitable and enjoyable way.

 

Here’s what people are saying about Rob

 
 
Agency Accelerator
Anna Pedroza

Owner, Pedroza Comms

Rob help increase our profits by 66%

Rob helped me move my pricing approach from a time-based model to a value-based model.  It took a bit of convincing and courage but he was right to encourage me in this direction.

The impact has been HUGE and we have seen our profits increase by 66% in just 12 months.

 
 
Agency Accelerator
Kerry Watkins

MD, Social Brighton

Brillian actionable advice 

Rob has provided so much brilliant advice for our business! Not only has Rob got heaps of expertise and knowledge that we can benefit from, but he also has great practical and actionable advice.  Each meeting with Rob includes a 'wow' moment of something new that makes us really excited. I have total trust in Rob to help us grow our agency in a positive and stress free way - it's like having a trusted business partner that is invested in the company.

 
 
Agency Accelerator
Shelley Hoppe

MD,  Spoon agency

A coach with real agency experience

I wanted a coach who had good empathy with me and could help us grow our business. Since Rob had built his own agency he understood where we were at and where we wanted to get to. His help has given us the tools and confidence to grow our agency significantly, even in a challenging economy.

 
 
 
 

Grow Your Agency With Confidence And Clarity

Lifetime access (& updates) to 30+ hours of online training lessons

VALUED AT OVER £1,600

 

 2 x 1-2-1 coaching sessions with Rob

VALUED AT £900

 

Weekly group sessions to ask questions, network and create accountability

VALUED AT £3,600

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100% Satisfaction Guarantee for 30-Days

I am confident you will get at least 10 times the value you invest in the programme but I want all my members to be 100% happy.  Provided you have engaged in the programme yet if, for whatever reason, you are unhappy drop me an email within the first 30-days explaining why and I will refund you 100% of your investment.

 
 
 

Don’t wait! Look at what past student have to say about this programme

 
 
 
 
Agency Accelerator
Sally Alexander

MD, Ambleglow

This programme is a No Brainer!

After a number of successful years, we wanted move into the next phase of our growth by redefine our offering. Joining the programme was an ideal move. Rob has been instrumental in helping us understand where we are now and where we want to be, and the tools and processes that we need to get there. It was great to not only learn from Rob but also the other people on the programme.


For the cost, The Agency Accelerator is a no brainer

 
 
AgencyAccelerator
Simone Hayes

Director, Agility Marketing

Confidence and focus

Joining the Agency Accelerator has been super helpful in planning for the next stages of Agility’s growth.  It has provided me with a forum to discuss specific challenges and also meet a great group of fellow agency owners for me to share with and learn from.


 
 
Agency Accelerator
Lloyd Gofton

MD, Liberate media

A gifted coach with practical experience

I wanted help with the direction, structure & development of my agency. Joining this programme was the perfect solution.  It has helped me to develop a vision, strategy and practical plan to build the agency in a way that I wanted - that matched my personal situation and aspirations.


Rob understands how agencies work through his own experience and this really differentiates him from other consultants & coaches. And the price of this programme made the decision easy.  Having completed it I can say that it is worth 10 times the investment!

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