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9 05, 2017

How to Manage an Online Staff of Freelancers

By | 2017-05-09T12:32:46+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Latest News|0 Comments

After hiring your freelancer online team, you may wonder how to best manage your team members. There really is very little difference between managing an onsite team vs. an online team. Whether your team is working in the same building with you or working in a different country, you still need to define the specific [...]

9 05, 2017

How To Get the Same Top Talent That Big Brands Use In Under An Hour

By | 2017-05-09T12:35:52+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Latest News|Comments Off on How To Get the Same Top Talent That Big Brands Use In Under An Hour

(Update Sep 23: Credit for the awesome picture by illustrator extraordinaire Jessy Chung mysteriously disappeared, Here it is!) Don’t you think the same kind of talent that makes big brands like Coca-Cola or Nike such a huge success is accessible to you? Have you ever looked at an advertising campaign and wondered who created it? [...]

9 05, 2017

Freelance Management Is A $3bn Opportunity For Advertising Agencies

By | 2017-05-09T12:32:03+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Development, How-To, Remote Work|0 Comments

Following the great feedback I received from my last two posts on the changing face of the advertising agency industry, namely Advertising Agency BRIC Expansion Without The Fixed Costs and Advertising Agencies Hiring 1,000,000 Freelancers. Are You Onboard?, I now want to share some some insights into the scale of the changes we're witnessing right now. Many small, [...]

9 05, 2017

Future-proofing the agency model at Mobile World Congress 2016

By | 2017-05-09T08:33:20+00:00 May 9th, 2017|agency|0 Comments

More than 100,000 professionals descended on Barcelona, Spain, for Mobile World Congress 2016 last month. As well as all the talk of 5G, the Internet of Things, and the potential of connected cars, it was fascinating to witness how the number of advertising agencies and marketers continues to increase each year. This time around, the event [...]

9 05, 2017

Gain a Competitive Edge by Hiring the Right Freelancer. But How?

By | 2017-05-15T11:13:35+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Entrepreneurship, Productivity Hacks, Remote Work|0 Comments

Is it good news that more than ⅓ of adults classify themselves as freelancers? If you are a creative agency seeking quality freelance talent, the answer isn’t so simple. There’s no shortage of freelancers out there, but how do you ensure you hire the right one that can bring a competitive edge and an exceptional [...]

9 05, 2017

Get Creative! Three Ways to Strengthen Your Brand with Illustration

By | 2017-05-09T08:30:23+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

For Cavistons, a brand in the hand is worth... a lot. Custom illustrated cups say so much about this family-run coffee boutique and their friendly brand personality. We’re excited to bring you some wisdom from an exceptional freelance illustrator, Steve Simpson of Dublin, Ireland. Below, Steve shares three examples of his work to inspire other [...]

9 05, 2017

Getting the Most Out of Word of Mouth

By | 2017-05-09T08:26:21+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Great freelancers and smart clients unequivocally agree: when you're looking for an excellent freelancer or for appealing freelance work, your most reliable resource is word of mouth. The enormous reach and connection that is possible today is a double-edged sword at best. Many online services that trade in freelance work boast of their "millions of [...]

9 05, 2017

How Agile Is Your Agency When It Comes To Freelance Spend?

By | 2017-05-09T08:25:28+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Development|0 Comments

As the internet and ICT continue to transform the way we work, making remote ways of working a reality, agency employees are increasingly requesting flexible ways of working. Not only that, but large numbers of consultants in the workplace has become commonplace. But what is the ideal combination of full-timers and freelancers? Your agency’s freelance [...]