We Have Launched Pre-filled Values in Your Reminders!

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We have a product update for you today! You will now receive better check-in email, reminders.What does this mean?This means if you (a team member) forgets to do check-in, you will still continue to receive your reminder but you will now also have friendly suggestions based on your usage of the previous week.Now you can … Read More

The 12 Basic Principles of Agile Project Management [Hubspot Re-post]

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To read the original post on the Agency Hubspot Blog, click here.  If you’ve ever played a sport or watched a corny sports movie, there’s a good chance you’ve heard the following: You need to focus on the fundamentals! Maybe you forgot to “box out” on a rebound, or maybe you didn’t put your glove down … Read More

Time Management Success for Project Managers

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If you’re leading a project in your agency, it’s pretty common knowledge that you will have multiple people demanding your time (and we’re talking upwards of about 10 or more people!). From coordinating tasks to helping resolve conflicts amongst your team members and clients, things do add up and it will seem like there is … Read More

On the cusp of losing a client? Here’s how to catch the red flags

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Agency competition is real. Often times your competitor next door has stolen a few of your clients due to cheaper rates or hard selling techniques. You’re not the one to blame– clients have the freedom to choose who they want to work with based on rates, experience, and plenty of other factors you don’t even … Read More

Increasing your team’s productivity is hard, here’s 13 ways to do it right.

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Why is instilling productivity tips so overlooked at the most opportune times? Maybe 4 times a year you will Google “how to make my team more productive.” Or you come across an article or helpful application that shows you how to make your team more efficient (maybe agile or scrum). Often enough productivity techniques get … Read More

Things to Look for When Adding an Advisor onto Your Team

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Does this sound like you? You’re a UX/UI designer or Ruby on Rails developer who started to do freelance work on a per project basis for a brand new client. As time passed, you built a HUGE client base via referral where you soon started to outsource projects to more talent within your network. Bam…2 years later… … Read More

5 Best Practices for Working Remotely

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Remember last year when Yahoo banned employees from working at home? Well.. Despite the recent Yahoo ban, many web agencies are eager to reap the benefits of joining the remote workforce. Agency’s HR departments have increasingly been recognizing that good talent shouldn’t rely on an individual’s co-located physical presence and rather that potential employees should … Read More

Raise your rates and keep your clients (but lose a couple)

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One of the hardest things you will ever have to do for your business development is raise your agency rates. Whether you’re an initial freelancer who is building onto his or her team, or you’re an already established agency, at one point you are going to be adjusting your rates. It’s scary, even big firms … Read More

Holiday Marketing for the Small Tech Agency.. Start Now!

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And Boom! The festive season is here again; Halloween, Christmas, Thanksgiving, Kwanza, Hanukkah and more. But have you analyzed your agency marketing strategies to ensure you reap the most this season? Which Channels have been working incredibly well for you? On which platforms have you managed to create the biggest buzz? These are all questions … Read More

Your Outsourced Agency: Release the Stigma!

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It’s been a difficult road for outsourced and offshore agencies over the years. I’ve seen most agencies try embracing the whole “ignorance is bliss” concept and say that it doesn’t bother them because “we still have clients and we make revenue.” They’re absolutely right. These agencies do have amazing clients and this has been a … Read More