Better Client Meetings: The Five Components of Creating an Up Front Contract

Illustration by E3 Art Director Bartholomew Fish

This post originally appeared on Element Three's blog on January 8, 2016.

Because marketing is such a powerful and under appreciated tool to influence the success or failure of sales and customer retention, the marketing industry has a habit of forgetting just how critical the sales call or meeting is to the deal. Make no mistake, it doesn’t matter how well you’ve conveyed your brand prior to your first person-to-person interaction, you...

2016 Marketing Agency Trends: Two Ebooks You Can’t Afford to Ignore

Mavenlink has partnered with HubSpot to bring your agency two new and exciting ebooks this year. These two ebooks will improve your approach to both clients and talent. Get the scoop on the 2016 marketing agency trends you can’t ignore with two quick downloads.

Here’s How to Avoid the Top 10 Mistakes Most Growing Agencies | Webinar

Two New Ways to Manage Tasks Like a Maven

Why Projects Fail, Six Stunning Statistics, & How to Achieve High Performance

When each of your projects is successful, your whole portfolio is successful. Yet many professionals struggle to ensure each project turns its highest profit. At Mavenlink, we are honored to work with clients who already deliver great work. Mavenlink users deploy best practices to see that every project more than succeeds. They make every project thrive

To thrive, you have to reduce project failures. This post shows you how to measure project failure/success; six statistics why projects...

Aviana Briefs All Team Members in Single Workspace via Mavenlink + Google Drive

Aviana Global implements business, analytical, and performance-management solutions for IBM products. Its impressive client list includes Fortune 500 companies such as Nike, Boeing, Columbia Sportswear, DirecTV, Honda, Kaiser Permanente, and more. The company also serves the hospitality and gaming industry, including MGM Resorts and Las Vegas Sands. One of the fastest-growing SaaS companies in Orange County, Aviana was recognized by IBM as its “Micro Partner of the Year” in 2015.

Aplus Interior Design Builds its System of Record on Mavenlink, Google Apps

Based in Orange County, California, APlus Interior Design & Remodeling is one of the largest construction companies offering interior design in southern California.  With more than 30 years’ experience in custom remodeling of residential properties, APlus is a go-to solution for complete remodels from old home down to new home up.

Getting People to Actually Track Time | Mavenlink Tips

For many people, a new year means a new you. Use this January's new year timing as to set the stage  all year for better time tracking. 

Three Key Ways Technology is Changing Finances and Accounting Forever (in 2016)

The new year is upon us. Technology is everywhere. Integrations are plentiful. APIs are a must. Big Data is common. Dashboards let everyone from executives to project executors to act on critical intelligence. 

So what does this mean for professionals managing the bottom line?  

Four Macro Project Management Trends You Can't Ignore in 2016

Big — by which we mean macro — trends in the business landscape are making 2016 an exciting time for service providers. The Internet has been changing the way companies do business for years. Now, with advances in cloud technology, more and more companies are replicating their traditional workspaces in the cloud. This means project managers are working with teams across time zones and cultures. By 2020, half the U.S. workforce is projected to be contractors, freelancers, and/or temporary...

Ebook: Turn Projects into Profits

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