Project Management: Scope Creep and Managing your Client

Posted by Helen Nicholls on 20-Nov-2018 09:00:00

So it's time to kick off a new Client project, you're excited and keen to make it happen.  A new project brings planning, team meetings, schedules and more. The excitement is contagious and you're main thoughts are about keeping this new Client super happy and engaged. A big part of you wants to really show them what you and your team can do and how well you do it! So let's get this project off the ground, like setting off a Rocket, you're ready to push it to the limit.

Then as you're deep into the nitty gritty we all know that creepy tingling feeling when, in the middle of the project you realise that you don't have enough budget to cover the remaining hours or resources of your project.  As a Project Manager, we see this all the time but it still becomes a total nightmare when you have another request come in that is not in the initial discussion or Scope of Works SOW for the project.

It goes without saying that for various reasons, more unexpected than not, we encounter situations where we want to exceed client expectations and “add more value” that can result either in the total success of the project or a total misdirection of the entire project and therefore a blowout of costs.

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Topics: Marketing Strategy, Customer Experience, Business Planning, Customer Satisfaction

The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Strong Website

Posted by Helen Nicholls on 26-Oct-2018 20:46:47

What makes a good website? Better yet, what makes a strong website? What does it take for your own website to stand out? We took the test on our own website, you’ll see our results below. Plus, we’ll share some great examples of websites we love and actually use.

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Topics: Marketing Strategy, HubSpot, Website Security, Customer Satisfaction, Website Development, Wordpress

How the Story of Buridan’s Ass Helped Our Marketing Strategy

Posted by Peter Preston on 18-Jan-2016 03:38:51

Do you ever struggle to decide which marketing effort you’re going to do next? Struggle no more! Creating a basic marketing strategy will take those tough decisions away. I’ll cover how to set a vision and strategy for your marketing below (and really your business as a whole). But first, I’d like to share a little story about an ass.

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Topics: Marketing, Marketing Strategy

“What has Marketing ever done for me?"

Posted by Chris Kirkpatrick on 15-Dec-2015 23:27:27

It was a fair question really and came from a frustrated business owner who went on to say that he thought that marketing was,

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Topics: Connecting, Marketing, Marketing Strategy

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