New projects call for great plannings that are aimed to achieve client success. As things vary from client to client, not every time would project managers foresee critical situations or factors that could potentially add up to one. And sometimes, these situations can lead to the most stressful and undesired outcome, i.e. project failure. But in this fast-paced digital world, do project managers have enough time to brood over failures?
At Happy Marketer, as much as we advocate brands to adopt a “Customer-first” strategy, we practise a “Client-first” approach too, when it comes to managing our client accounts. By putting clients at the core of our business model, we provide services keeping their objectives and interests at the forefront, which eventually helps to foster happy and healthy working relationships. But does this approach always ensure things to be hunky-dory on the client side?
Did you recently become a digital consultant? Or have you been in this job role for a while now? Regardless, the challenges faced are more or less the same. And when I say challenges, I don’t mean just one or two but six different buckets of challenges that I have identified over the last six months from my day to day work.
Unless you are in a country where WhatsApp is banned, you will rarely find someone who isn’t using the app for their day-to-day communication. Whether it’s a quick message to be sent to your mother or a meeting location to be shared with your colleague, WhatsApp is your go to app on the phone.
Countless small businesses have thrived for years on direct customer access paving the way to the Direct to Consumer (D2C) model. My childhood memories would be incomplete without the fresh smell of clarified butter (“ghee”) delivered at our doorstep every month by “jethu”, a middle aged man whose name is lost in time. This ghee was made by his wife in her dainty kitchen and he delivered in around his home to customers he acquired purely by word of mouth. Who would have known that decades later small businesses like his could use digital media to directly reach out and engage with customers across the world with a single click?
“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change.” — Charles Darwin.
Like every other morning, this morning as well I groped for my phone with blurry eyes for a few seconds, found it under my pillow (as usual) and tapped on the Instagram icon.
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