People forget things. It’s just a fact of life. Companies aren’t immune to this, either. At their core, all companies, including digital agencies, are still people-centric operations. A high-tech focus doesn’t make them infallible.
The other very important aspect of billing a flat fee project is that you must hold your client to their scope of work! When someone is buying something from you for a set price, the things you are agreeing to do for them must also be set.
Are Inaccurate Estimates Killing Your Business? This is something that happened yesterday and today that I want to share with you. We were working on creating estimates for a fair sized project, perhaps a 3 or 4 month engagement. While we were getting estimates, we had different developers giving us times for the same aspects […]
Whether you’re running a web design agency, a development outsourcing company or a digital marketing business, a profitable digital agency is the only kind worth having. So often digital agencies experience an influx of new projects followed by a lull in sales. These ups and downs make it all the more important to build up […]
When sending your scope to a client in Brainleaf, you can now add custom milestones to your contract, as well as retainage, payment terms and late fees to your contracts. Milestones help you monitor time-dependent deliverables, and control payments associated with those deliverables. Milestones facilitate timely communication with suppliers and can help you manage contract funds effectively. […]
Writing a Scope of Work (SOW) for a website This document discusses the general items you need in a SOW for a website, but because projects can vary so much, you may need to include more items in your SOW. Today, we’re going to look at how to use BrainLeaf to produce a Scope of […]
Guest post by Kate Thora Apps have never been as popular as they are today. As technology advances, more and more people use their favorite apps to help them with aspects of their everyday lives. From social media to video streaming, in some homes apps are used more than TVs, laptops and game consoles. The […]
Customer acquisition and retention are key factors to running a successful SaaS. If you have a killer product, but subpar customer support service, you likely aren’t going to keep existing customers around for very long, much less attract new ones. To keep your business running efficiently and effectively you need to consider how well your […]
There are tons of websites across the internet, some of which are quite attractive and informative. Research suggests that thousands of websites are created on a regular basis, but it’s a challenging task for web designers to make the website SEO friendly. There are some rules and guidelines of designing a successful website. It is […]
Guest post by Cindy Parker In the competitive world of business, starting out as an entrepreneur can be tough. You have a lot of competition to contend with, and you need to start from scratch. When you are ready to find your first client, follow these 7 tips to do it as fast as possible. […]