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5 Tips for Better Engagement with Your Agency

5 Tips for Better Engagement with Your Agency

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Clients aren’t all the same. Obviously! Not in terms of the product or service offering, certainly not regarding the platforms and technologies being developed upon and also not when it comes to the amount of input sought from their agencies. The extent to which a client is looking for input lies within a vast spectrum anywhere from “I need a rotating promo banner in that spot” through “I need events to be more easy for users to find on my site” to “How can I deliver more revenue through digital?”. 

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Top 3 Killers for Projects at Crunch Time

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There is nothing quite like the satisfaction of taking something from some arrows and boxes on a whiteboard to a live digital reality.

As the best thing about being a project manager is also the worst thing about being a project manager (responsibility) a collection of enduring patterns emerge that sometimes are outside of a client’s field of vision.

As a project manager, the role played is one of midwife – you are responsible for the delivery but it’s never your baby.  It’s this comparative emotional detachment that allows you to give your client the best service.

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Digital Marketing Trends for 2014


Speedwell’s Director of Strategy, Brett Wiskar, recently participated in a round table panel discussion on digital trends Brisbane Businesses can expect to see more of in 2014. The following article delves deeper into some of the topics discussed and other popular trending themes featured in articles looking at predictions for what will be important for businesses in the digital landscape over the coming year.

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End of Year Note From the CEO



2013 was a demanding year both economically and politically yet we have much to be proud of.

For Speedwell, July was a particularly busy month due to our acquisition of Big Bridge. We’ve enjoyed getting to know all of our new clients and partnering with some great businesses.

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How Speedwell Can Make Your New Financial Year a Little Brighter

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While the financial year has ended, there’s still work to be done.  Once again we go through the arduous process of finalising accounts and submitting tax returns.

Wouldn’t it be great to get paid to do this?

Actually you can… through the R&D Tax Incentive.

It is highly likely that you can claim up to 150% of eligible spending with Speedwell through this incentive – and the best part is that in certain situations, the ATO will even send you CASH.

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Studio Culture: Enlightenment from the other side

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Are you a leader or a follower?  This one question summarises for me the contrast between corporate and studio life. I naturally like to have freedom to be creative and innovative, which as a corporate employee for nearly 20 years at times conflicted between the culture and my own character.

The aim of this post is to share my experience of changing from a corporate-centric culture to that of a digital studio.

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