How Can You Deliver Projects Profitably?
Project estimation, operational efficiency, good team communication, sound business processes, and productivity tools are just things you need in place for success.
Below are resources that can help your agency tackle the project profitability challenge.
BlogsPeter Kang (peterkang34), Barrel co-founder and CEO reflects on his last 15 years of running a digital agency, touching on points that cover fear, lack of discipline, and lack of systems. Here are the 50 items that blocked his agency's growth.
Barrel, a 35 person fully remote creative agency in NYC, built an internal company wiki using Notion. Within the first few months of its use, the organization saw significant benefits, including needing to run fewer meetings. Other advantages include simple information sharing, the ability to find things on-demand and fast, and easier collaboration and communication with a distributed team.
One way that I have found helpful to prioritizing projects is to use principles from David Allen's Getting Things Done (GTD). There are many moving parts, and it takes a little while to implement a system and keep it up-to-date. This post extracts some of the more valuable pieces of GTD that you can start using right away.