Making your clients happy is your most important job as an agency. That means you have to actively manage and meet their expectations to build a sustainable relationship. That way, you’ll be able to retain them for a long time. But how to manage and meet client expectations and even exceed them? We’ve asked 13 smart agency experts that exactly know how to answer this question.
As modern marketers, we live in a fantastic time yet find ourselves constantly battling time. A million projects to finish, deadlines to meet, sales enablement, competitor intelligence and what not. There’s always infinite to do and little time to finish it. To truly achieve success and productivity, the solution is the holy triage of modern marketing – Planning, prioritization and automation.
While planning and prioritization are relatively business specific, automation is something that is arguably business agnostic. If you can minimize the time spent on monotonous chores and channelize them to creative aspects around your business, you know you’ve made it as a marketer. The activity leads to productivity!
If you’re a modern marketer, consider yourself lucky. You’re working in a dynamic field and that makes for exciting times. Not only has the technology changed, but the people have, too. These days, the folks who help you fulfill your agency goals are apt to be scattered across the globe. As a result, you may find yourself grappling with how to manage remote teams.
You need to walk a fine line when it comes to trying to get the most from your employees and overworking them. American companies lose $350 billion a year because of unmotivated employees. The key to solving this is providing the right employee motivation. That can be extra tricky when it comes to creative employees because creativity can’t be forced—but that doesn’t mean all is lost.
Do you know that we generally lose attention after 8 seconds? Even the oft-cited goldfish has an attention span of 9 seconds.
The impact of the digitalized lifestyle on our brains isn’t deniable. But what can you do about?
Apart from changing your toxic email habits, you should get into meditation.
We’ve compiled a (subjective) list of the 10 best books on meditation to help you to get started.
Falling short of your goals is normal, but if you are constantly unable to reach them, it could be because your goals are overambitious, vague, or unplanned. It’s easier to succeed when you have strategic goals that are clearly defined, attainable, and supported by a realistic plan for achieving them. This is where the SMART goals template comes in.
A workplace should overflow with creativity. In most companies, the creative mindset is missing. Creativity comes to you at times and in places that you wouldn’t expect. You cannot force creativity to happen, but you can develop a creative workplace. And this workplace will inspire a creative mindset. In the end, you’ll have a more creative workflow between your employees and managers.
Feedback is important for improving content quality in any project. For designers, precise and in-context comments and annotations are necessary to avoid miscommunication and meet client’s or stakeholder’s expectations. That’s where feedback tools are helpful and make it easy for stakeholders to share their input on design files.