It's quite simple: You can't expect to sell the merits of your agency's social media expertise if your Twitter presence is underdeveloped or inactive. How are clients supposed to trust you with their social media accounts if you can't keep up with your own?
Your agency's Twitter shouldn't be a jumble of PR announcements and random links -- it should be a reflection of your agency's personality. It should highlight your work, promote your culture, and showcase your formidable social media chops for prospective clients.
While there isn't a single perfect formula for a successful Twitter presence, we've compiled a list of 11 agencies with remarkable Twitter accounts to inspire you to take your tweets to the next level.
It was a real struggle to just pick a few tweets from R/GA's Twitter to highlight here, since their entire account is a treasure trove of clever industry insights, pop culture references, and general witticisms that will resonate with anyone working in a creative industry.
R/GA is the global ad agency behind major campaigns for Google, Samsung, and Nike. The man responsible for their delightfully offbeat Twitter presence is R/GA's managing director of copywriting, Chapin Clark.
After a long day of staring at screens, it's nice to kick back and relax with my screens.
You've probably seen this ad agency's work for big brands like Coca-Cola, Mastercard, and L'Oreal, but did you know they also have a spot-on Twitter presence?
McCann's Twitter offers a mix of behind-the-scenes snapshots, agency news, topical jokes, and unconventional news stories. It's no wonder the content is so funny: their tweets are managed by Bruce Stockler, a former joke writer for Jay Leno and current McCann director of content and social media.
If you're in need of some ad inspiration, this Twitter account from Oregon-based agency Wieden+Kennedy is sure to get you motivated. Their feed is a curated collection of their best client campaigns, accompanied by creative insights from their talented team.
Have you ever wondered what working for a top ad agency is really like? The Barbarian Group's Twitter gives followers a peek into their day-to-day office culture and latest projects for brands like Pepsi and IBM. It also offers savvy commentary on industry news and events.
When this New York-based agency isn't spinning up creative ads for clients like Mountain Dew and HBO, they're curating a pretty impressive Twitter account. Their feed puts the creative team front and center, sharing current projects, events, and interviews about their work.
The latest industry news? Check. Snappy commentary? Check.
If you need a laugh during the middle of a client meeting where you are discussing the 24th revision to a logo, or if you just want to keep up on weird, wacky, and interesting news and links from around the web, then add Huge to your list.
Whoever's behind Big Spaceship's Twitter presence has a knack for digging up oddball news articles and providing wonderfully cheeky commentary. Their feed's lighthearted, humorous approach to ad agency culture is a perfect afternoon pick-me-up if you're feeling uninspired at the office.
This design consultancy has created impactful designs for many well-known brands, including Mastercard and Verizon, and their Twitter is a veritable gold mine for cool design inspiration. Follow their account to keep up with their latest work and get advice from leading designers.
This Australian agency caught our eye with their stunningly curated Twitter feed. Design aficionados will appreciate the well-coordinated graphics, and everyone can learn something from the marketing articles they regularly share. You & Co proves that even agencies on the smaller side can rock their Twitter presence with style.