As a savvy digital agency owner, you know every modern business must have its website—yours is no exception. After all, establishing a significant online presence can make or break a company in this digital age.
For marketing agencies and the like, stress from working with third parties in the creative equation is something very familiar. It’s important for all organizations to establish a set of processes to provide a more efficient way to work and a sense of control over the work being done.
Contrary to what some suppliers and service providers may believe, it is important not to get caught up in the number of clients you work with. Rather, your focus should be on the quality of your clients, as well as whether or not both parties see the value in working together.
Every project manager worth their salt knows that (1) time is essential and (2) being organized makes the the task of handling projects much easier. Unclear deliverables and emails to sort out — with time pressure on top of all that — will definitely result in a major headache, not just for you but also for your client/s and team members as well.
As many people who lead marketing teams can tell you, the job isn't what they often make it out to be on movies and television. Leading a group of creatives in 2018 means coaching and growing people of different learning styles, working preferences, focus areas and sometimes, locations.
If you belong to a marketing team or a creative agency, you have probably experienced being overwhelmed with issues from working with third-party vendors and suppliers. Approving marketing initiatives, managing tight budgets and keeping everyone’s work in line with the brief can all be very stressful, leaving you feeling like you’re just not in control.