It’s exciting to get started on a new website, but it’s easy to make assumptions about what’s being built and miss important needs. Ask yourself, your team, and your web development company these 12 questions to make sure you get the site you really need. What’s the primary goal of the new site? – Ideally, […]
Google just announced they’ll be re-jiggering their algorithm to give a bit more emphasis to mobile-friendliness. This will happen some time around the beginning of May. If you haven’t already setup a mobile-friendly or responsive site, then please get on that right away. If you have a mobile-friendly site, but want to go the extra […]
It’s worth it to do a final proofreading after the content load to save yourself and stay on schedule. Here is what to look out for.
Project managers can do more for you than you think. Make sure you’re not missing a key resource because of common misconceptions.
A lot of organizations don’t think they need a digital project manager, but the value shouldn’t be overlooked — especially if your organization doesn’t have strong in-house web & IT resources. If you’re embarking on a new digital project, then consider these benefits of a digital project manager before deciding to tackle the project on […]
Most teams do “lessons learned” sessions at the end of phases or projects, but the lessons are often forgotten or ignored on later projects. The ability to internalize the project lessons and then incorporate them later tends to be dependent either on individual initiative (e.g. IT took 2 weeks instead of one on the last […]
Be careful about letting the creative side drive the conversation. It’s easy to get excited about a cool concept, and push to get it out there. But down that road lies cost overruns and weak results. Keep numbers in the back of your head when planning campaigns and you’ll be able to find the right […]
We spend a lot of time removing internal obstacles and friction points for customers, but we neglect making things easier for new team members and even new clients. This leads to wasted time and impacts morale. Here are some thoughts on making onboarding easier for new associates (team members, clients, vendors, etc.) This post was […]
Unnoticed differences in project requirements or unquestioned assumptions can lead to project estimating mistakes. Fortunately, these mistakes are avoidable if we don’t take any component of a project cost estimate for granted. Three Common Ways We Miss on Project Cost Estimates Looking back through some of my projects, I see 3 main ways that you […]
Whether you’re the client or the vendor, you want the money ready when deliverables are ready. A check should be on it’s way as soon as the work is tested/reviewed, verified and signed-off. But that’s not what happens. Instead the work gets done and then everyone has to wait for accounting to put the check […]