1. How to tell a client “this is out of scope”, nicely

    When scope creep starts you need to do something about it, and quick. The sooner you communicate it’s “out of scope” to the client the better. By being professional, calm and polite you can still have a win/win outcome.
  2. Hourly rates or flat pricing – which pricing strategy works best (for agencies)

    Creative professionals have a difficult choice between flat rate fees or hourly rates. The advantages and disadvantages of hourly vs flat rates are worth looking at and the best choices for different types of work and situations need serious consideration.
  3. How to win first-time clients with a great first response

    Your first impressions are the most important for a potential first-time clients. We set out how to start impressing the client and winning the project right from the first moment with practical tips and advice.
  4. 10 free Kanban project management tools you can use today

    If you want to use Kanban or even if you are using it already then this selection of 10 superb free Kanban project management tools are just for you. Everything is fully explained in our highly useful article that will have you up and managing in no time.
  5. What is Kanban project management exactly?

    What exactly is Kanban, and why is everybody using it? Good question. What you need is to read our brief guide that will give you all you need to know.
  6. How not to get very angry by client’s feedback

    As a creative professional you should react to client's feedback in a more neutral and friendly way. It sounds simple, but it's not easy, so here is our advice on how to stay calm, be more productive and get projects done (with a smile).

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  1. The 5 project management methodologies every manager must know

    Project management needs a process and a method to be successful and for you to be in control. Here we discuss the 5 big project management methodologies around today and look at their advantages and disadvantages so you can be confident in your choice going forward.
  2. How using a client area can make your life easier

    We are big fans of client areas for your business website, and we aren’t the only ones. Here are the reasons why you need a specific client area and how it can make your life so much easier.
  3. 7 tips for managing remote employees effectively

    The growth in remote workers brings its own challenges for you and your team. Here we focus our attention on the essential tips and effective strategies for managing off site employees and getting the best out of everybody.