Why Agencies Thrive with Clutch

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    The Duct Tape Marketing Podcast with John Jantsch

    The Duct Tape Marketing Podcast with John Jantsch

    In this episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast, John Jantsch interviews Katie Hollar, the marketing lead at Clutch, a leading global marketplace for business service providers. Think of it as Yelp for marketing agencies. Katie shares her extensive experience in marketing leadership at Clutch, providing innovative tricks on how verified reviews can transform agency success and drive growth.

    During their conversation, they explore how Clutch connects buyers and sellers of business services and examine the importance of verified reviews in establishing trust and credibility in the B2B marketplace. Katie shares compelling success stories and practical strategies for agencies to leverage reviews to attract ideal clients and enhance their reputation.

    Key Takeaways

    Katie emphasizes the critical role of verified reviews in the B2B service sector. She notes that comprehensive and in-depth reviews help agencies differentiate themselves and build trust with potential clients. With an average review on Clutch stretching around 500 words long, every review reveals detailed insights into the client experience, project deliverables, and outcomes.

    She discusses the growing trend towards strategic marketing services and the increasing demand for agencies that offer more than just tactical solutions. Verified reviews play a crucial role in showcasing an agency’s ability to deliver strategic value, helping them move from being seen as mere vendors or trend-chasers to trusted advisors.

    Moreover, she points out that responding to both positive and negative reviews is vital for agencies. Engaging with reviews demonstrates transparency and a commitment to client satisfaction, which can significantly influence prospective clients’ decision-making processes.

    Questions I ask Katie Hollar

    [01:43] Give a little overview of what Clutch is.

    [03:40] What makes Clutch different?

    [08:38] What are the most significant trends in this space currently?

    [08:42] What kinds of buyer challenges are agencies tasked with responding to?

    [13:13] Has the demand for strategy made platforms like Clutch adapt or change?

    [15:27] Do you have any case studies of agencies experiencing growth by using platforms like Clutch?

    [17:34] What drew you to the marketing world?

    [19:05] Is there someplace you’d like people to connect with you find out more about your work?

    More About Katie Hollar

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