Category: Productivity

The Top Five Mistakes Inefficient Marketing Teams Make

Your marketing team works hard, but are they working smart? If you’re making the hidden marketing mistakes we discuss below, you’ll be spending more time and money acquiring customers, which means your ROI will take a hit and your team’s performance and your own leadership will likely be called into question. Definitely a state that …

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Introducing Workgroups DaVinci For Adobe XD

For the typical white-collar worker, interruptions are costly. On average, it takes about 25 minutes to regain focus on your original task when you get distracted or switch gears to something else. For creatives, that gear switching often involves seeking crucial feedback from clients or colleagues and usually requires jumping from the app in which …

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How To Build Better Relationships With Internal Clients

Client relationships matter and it’s not just the people you serve outside your organization that you should be considering. Relationships with internal clients, whether you work at an in-house agency or just handle work requests from other teams, should get as much care.  In the case of responding to project and job requests from other …

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How To Design A Great Project Request Process

As busy marketers, we’ve all been there: work requests coming at us from all directions, often without enough information to know where, or even if, to begin, or what the final deliverable should look like. Designing a great project request process provides sanity, with agreed upon process steps that allow managers to: Weed out redundant …

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How To Evaluate Your Marketing Team’s Productivity

It would be nice if the universe gave us some magical power to know exactly how effective our marketing efforts are across channels, but no matter how exhaustive your reporting and how many tools you use to measure results, coming up with a holistic picture that makes a clear link between bottom-line revenue and everything …

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10 Jaw-Dropping Productivity Stats That Will Shock You

If you’re the average American, you could be reading 200 books a year in the time you spend on social media. That’s right, all those little check-ins add up to a huge exchange of time. They are the nips out of your day, but in the long-term, they’re taking a huge bite out of what …

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3 Strategies For Handling Feedback Like A Champ

The following guest post is written by Don Martin, one of Workgroups’ talented project managers. Growing up, it was common knowledge that the street in front of my high school was a speed trap. The street was wide and slightly hilly, making the 20mph speed limit almost impossible not to exceed. As a result, perpetrators …

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How To Get Satisfaction Out Of Your Next Software Support Request

This is a guest post from one of our talented project managers, Jennifer Petsche. It happens to all of us. We’re working along and run into a software issue or can’t figure out how to do something. We scour the FAQs page or the Help Center for whatever product/service we’re using, but can’t find the …

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