Flexible contracts and a team-based strategy are key to creating an effective agile organization. Stacey Ackerman on August 7, 2019 Agencies are faced with a growing challenge – many of their corporate clients are transforming to agile and the ways they’ve always worked together needs to change, but how? I’ve seen corporate marketing departments embark … Continue reading How agencies can better engage with clients using agile
Choncé Maddox — August 7, 2019 — August 7, 2019 StartupStockPhotos / Pixabay If you’re an independent contractor or freelancer, you’ll love having the ability to set your own hours and rates. You may also find it a little awkward to negotiate with clients and ask for more money. Knowing how to ask clients for … Continue reading How to Ask Clients For a Higher Rate
Shayen de Silva — July 31, 2019 — July 31, 2019 Taking on new and exciting design projects and creating the perfect end product is what all designers get a kick out of. However, despite your best intentions, it is easy to say ‘yes’ to too many tasks which can end up negatively affecting your … Continue reading How to Use Agile Project Management to Streamline Design Projects & Keep Your Clients Happy
Karl Sakas — July 30, 2019 Follow @KarlSakas — July 30, 2019 Why do you really want new clients? Be intentional about your three options! If you’re like most agency leaders, you want to land new clients. But have you thought about why you want that new business? The answer is simple, yet powerful. New … Continue reading Why Smart Agencies Are Intentional About Getting New Clients
Karl Sakas — July 15, 2019 Follow @KarlSakas — July 15, 2019 What’s the right client meeting frequency? Consider my 7 factors! How often should your agency meet with clients? Albert Einstein ostensibly said, “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.” For agencies, my version would be: “Client meetings should be … Continue reading How Often Should Your Agency Meet With Clients?
Hannah Cohen — July 14, 2019 — July 14, 2019 Dealing with tough clients is a part and parcel of every agency business. Learn how to deal with difficult clients with 9 strategies in this article. In agency hallways, conference rooms, and cafeterias, the stories abound. Sometimes shared in hushed tones, sometimes in boisterous tales … Continue reading How to Deal With Difficult Clients: 9 Innovative Strategies
Taylor Gordon — June 27, 2019 — June 27, 2019 When clients pay late, it can have a nasty rippling effect on other areas of business. You may not be able to pay yourself, your bills, or your contractors. Cash flow problems can destroy a business. That’s why it’s so important to do whatever you … Continue reading 3 Incentives to Get Your Clients to Pay On Time
Mia Jacobs — June 21, 2019 — June 21, 2019 Imagine you’re a customer who’s just subscribed to a service or purchased a new product. In a perfect world, what would happen next? You’d probably begin using the product and discover it works exactly as described. The value of your purchase would be immediately apparent. … Continue reading How to Onboard New Clients in the Customer-Centered Economy
Taylor Gordon — June 12, 2019 — June 12, 2019 You’ve done the job and now you’re itching to get paid—not so fast. In the scurry to get paid it’s important that you still remember some basics about secure payment. Fraud is rampant online and it pays to be safer than sorry. Here are a … Continue reading How to Receive Payments from Clients Securely
Juliette Stapleton — June 6, 2019 — June 6, 2019 One of the biggest mistakes I see on Facebook profiles of some of my students at the beginning of their journey to grow their visibility and personal brand is that their privacy settings on posts are set to “Friends Only”. HUGE FAIL! Connection You see, … Continue reading Are You Locking Yourself Away From Potential Clients?