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16th ANNUAL ROUGH NOTES: MARKETING AGENCY OF THE YEAR CANDIDATES One of the agencies featured in a Rough Notes cover story during 2004 will be chosen Marketing Agency of the Year. The agency principals of the winning firm will be presented with the award at a dinner held in their honor in early 2005.


Marketing agency targets Central Coast vintners Terra Communications, Inc. is a new company that's taking a new tack in winery marketing. Conceived in 2001, the company was incorporated after a three-year gestation in July 2004, and now has offices in Santa Cruz and San Luis Obispo counties.



Congratulations to The Rutherfoord Companies Roanoke, Virginia: 2004 Marketing Agency of the Year The Rutherfoord Companies, which grew from $7.3 million in revenues in 1994 to $31.3 million in 2003, is the 2004 Rough Notes Agency of the Year. Rutherfoord has 225 employees and operates two offices in Virginia.



Team players: get more wins—and more sales—from your affiliate program by stacking your roster with internet-marketing pros WANT TO PAY a marketing team only for results? Then get an affiliate program in place, and invite internet-savvy marketers to promote your business for no upfront cost.



Don't let referrals define your agency's marketing plan I've read with interest the comments by Rough Notes' columnists Roger Sitkins and Michael Jans concerning the importance of obtaining business by referrals.