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Business

Learning When to Say “No” and Keep Perspective

Sometimes the best answer isn’t the one that’s easiest to say. While there are many business consultants that encourage you to say “yes” and take…

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Business

How Siri, Alexa, and Conversational Systems are Changing Business

The conversations of the future are between a person and a machine. With just a few voice prompts you can play music, look up information,…

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Business

How to Monetize Your (Inevitable) Business By-Products

When Dustin Moskovitz and Justin Rosenstein were working at Facebook, they found it difficult to effectively collaborate on the projects they were working on. So,…

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Agency

How To Handle Project Scope Creep with Agency Clients

It comes in many forms and names. Whether you call it scope creep, requirement creep, function creep, or feature creep, it’s a challenge that all…

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Business

How (And Why) to Eliminate Recurring Meetings

In the US, there are 25 million meetings per day. Unproductive meetings costs companies more than $35 billion per year, and these meetings waste 15%…

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Business

Should You Develop an Apple Watch App?

To create a watch app or not to create a watch app, that is the question. When you are thinking about digital design strategy it’s…

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Business

4 Tools to Create Functional Mockups Without Code Compared

Have you ever wondered why companies like Apple, Google, and Microsoft invest millions of dollars in creating prototypes of products before sending them into production?…

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Back End

3 Ways to Add Application Development to Your Agency Repertoire

Application development is becoming more important for your business every day. You don’t just need a website and team to build and develop it; having…

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Business

Make a Great First Impression with a New Agency Client

Successfully closing a deal with a client depends on how comfortable they feel with your agency. And it all starts with your first meeting with…

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Business

How To Keep Your Agency Team Skilled Up

Have you ever wondered why some companies get stuck in routines and stop developing? This could happen to your team. New trends and technologies are…

Business

15+ Examples of Design Agency & Brand Style Guides

Have you ever considered developing a properly documented style guide to build your brand identity? Often times this question receive a negative answer. And don’t…

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Agency

5 Steps to Creating an Awesome Design Agency Culture

Finding productivity advice online is easy. Just do a quick Google search for “productivity tips” and you’ll get over 38 million results with plenty of…

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Business

Hiring From Anywhere: Why You Should Think Distributed Team First

Buffer, the company behind the popular social media marketing tool, recently reached a special milestone as their team grew bigger. Now, the company gets powered…

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Business

10 Essential Apps for Running a Web Design Agency

Finding clients, managing projects, tracking team progress, organizing finances. Running a web design business is no walk in the park. Thankfully, you’re not living in…

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Business

4 Project Management Apps for Design Agencies Compared

Have you ever wondered how some entrepreneurs are able to run companies and manage teams even while they’re traveling around the world or relaxing on…

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Business

5 Tips for Growing Your Web Design Agency

After successfully launching a new web design company and receiving a few repeat clients, most businesses usually gets trapped inside a comfort zone. They just…

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Business

4 Tools for Quick, Professional Invoicing Compared

Do you still use Google Docs to create invoices for your clients? Or generate dull invoices with PayPal? Then it’s time for an upgrade because…

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Business

25+ Best Design Agency Websites of 2017

Learn How Mayven Works With Creative Agencies Planning on designing a website for your agency, or maybe revamping your old site? Well, you came to…

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Business

Starting a Web Design Agency: 5 First Steps to Take

So, you’ve just finished learning all the necessary skills for designing websites, saved up some money, read some articles on entrepreneurship, and now you’re all…

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Business

How to Create Client Work That Gets Your Design Agency Noticed

With more and more people learning to code and use Photoshop, web design has now grown to be one of the most competitive industries in…

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Business

20+ Inspiring Design Agency Portfolio Websites

Having a killer design agency portfolio website is the best way to persuade your big design clients to hire you. Your portfolio website is the…

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Business

Onboarding Design Agency Clients: 6 Vital Tips & Ideas

Have you ever wondered why 90% of all startups fail within the first year? Well, there are many reasons, but the most common reason of…