Tag Archives: creative agency

Customer Spotlight on Media Contour
A Full Service Interactive Studio

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This is an interview with Media Contour, a full service interactive studio located in Los Angeles, California. We interviewed several customers to find out how Intervals has improved their time, task and project management workflow, and increased their profitability. “No other web design agency can provide the same level of visibility and transparency as one […]

Customer Spotlight on Merge
A Digital Strategy Agency

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We interviewed several customers to find out how Intervals has improved their time, task and project management workflow, and increased their profitability. This is a story about Merge, a digital strategy agency located in Greenville, South Carolina. “Intervals enables us to manage our increasing workload while continually simplifying our processes” Merge is a digital agency founded in 2002 […]

Customer Spotlight on Hök Nik
A Website and Graphic Design Agency

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This is an interview with Hök Nik, a website and graphic design agency located in Edmonton Alberta, Canada. We interviewed several customers to find out how Intervals has improved their time, task and project management workflow, and increased their profitability. “Intervals best suits our agency because it tracks the different types of work we do, […]

Customer Spotlight on Imbue Creative:
A Design, Marketing, and Advertising Agency

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This is an interview with Imbue Creative, a design, marketing, and advertising agency located in Bucks County, New Hope, Pennsylvania. We interviewed several customers to find out how Intervals has improved their time, task and project management workflow, and increased their profitability. “Whenever we have a discussion about a project or profitability, Intervals is definitely […]

Time Tracking Isn’t Just for Hourly Billing

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I’ve had many conversations about the pros and cons of time tracking with several different web design agencies, creative agencies, and IT services companies — and their corporate in-house counterparts. One of the most common questions that comes up is, “why would we track our time if we aren’t billing hourly?” It’s a valid question. […]

Developing Lasting Client Relationships at Your Creative Agency

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The success of any creative agency — regardless of how bleeding edge or traditional their design work  — depends largely on our ability to sign on clients and then maintain symbiotic relationships with them. A strong portfolio, a mention in Communication Arts, and a post-modern office interior will make you look good, but they won’t […]

Creating a Fun Place to Work (and Play)

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We’ve all been there. Stuck in a job we hate. Listening to the minutes tick by like days while we stare out the window. Wishing we were anywhere but here. A bad work experience can be demoralizing and dehumanizing. It can turn the most ambitious of us into a withered trunk of a person. So […]

How to get hired at a creative agency

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The hiring process at any creative agency is anything but typical. The handshake and the resume don’t usually apply. Getting hired onto a creative crew at a design agency is usually a lengthy process involving several interviews and portfolio reviews. Since graduating from design school eleven years ago I’ve been on both sides of the […]