The Ultimate Digital Agency Proposal Checklist

2 Minute Read… A good proposal can put you on the fast track to success. A bad proposal can leave you struggling to keep the lights on. But what separates the good from the bad? What helps your success and what hinders it? Well, there are a lot of pieces that go into a perfect proposal…

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Is Your Agency Guilty of Making These Pricing Mistakes?

2 Minute Read … As an agency owner, it’s easy to get discouraged and frustrated with pricing. When a prospect rejects you because “you’re too expensive” your initial reaction may be to drop your prices. Listen to me loud and clear though, don’t do it! That’s a terrible approach. If you are providing world-class services…

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Best Management Practices for Digital Projects 7 & 8

3 Minute Read… As your agency grows and scales you’re going to hit more bumps in the road and make more mistakes, it’s inevitable and it’s a part of growing pains. When project managers make mistakes though the consequences tend to be much worse. After all, your agency’s success is dependent on having happy clients…

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Best Management Practices for Digital Agency Projects 5 & 6

3 Minute Read… Welcome to the Best Management Practices for Digital Projects Part 3. This series was created to help make you and your project managers lives much easier (and your clients much happier!). So far we’ve given you practices to help streamline the project lifecycle, keep clients happy, prevent scope creep, and set proper expectation…

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Best Management Practices for Digital Agency Projects 3 & 4

4 Minute Read… Welcome to the Best Management Practices for Digital Projects Series. It’s no secret that running digital projects comes with a unique set of problems. Communication can be difficult, aligning expectation levels, the list goes on. After working on thousands of projects I’ve hit my fair share of bumps in the road,  I’ve also…

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Best Management Practices for Digital Agency Projects 1 & 2

4 Minute Read…  We all know that running a digital agency and its projects pose its own set of challenges. How do you set expectation levels when you’re not delivering a tangible product? How do you prevent scope creep? What are appropriate communication standards? And most importantly, how do you remain profitable during this entire process? This…

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How to Eliminate Follow-Up Failure

4 Minute Read… I recently had the pleasure of speaking to an elite group of business leaders at my chamber of commerce. Before speaking I took a poll on what aspect of their business they were most worried about. An overwhelming majority responded that they were concerned with follow-up failure. Lacking a thorough follow-up system is a silver…

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How to Prevent Scope Creep in your Digital Agency

Scope creep can single-handedly kill your project profits and timeline. So how can you kill scope creep before it kills you? There are dozens of ways to kill scope creep, some being more effective than others. The most effective way to is to simply stop it before it starts. Taking preventative measures allows you to be…

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10 Uses For Automation That Can Push Your Agency Through Its Glass Ceiling

We’ve just about heard it all at this point: “Our agency has been doing well for years without automation.” “We’re not having a problem getting business, so we don’t really have a need for automation.” “We’re already doing automated emails, we don’t need anything else.” And so on. However, none of those excuses are good…

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Kill Scope Creep Before It Kills Your Digital Agency

Picture this: you’re in full swing with a very promising client, 3 or 4 weeks into your 90-day project. You had a pretty good idea at the beginning of everything about all of the work you needed to get accomplished during your interaction together, but it’s starting to seem like more of an ordeal than…

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