Welcome to the Design Is The Strategy Blog.
This blog is dedicated to all remote design agencies that want to scale their operations and grow their revenue.
My articles cover topics such as how to attract the right type of clients, finding your agency's niche, content strategy for remote design agencies, vetting design clients, negotiating higher fees, remote design teams collaboration, remote design teams productivity, and more.
If there’s a topic you’d like me to cover and you can’t find in here, send me a message at firstname.lastname@example.org and I’ll do by best to write about it. I’ll also link to your agency’s website to credit you for the idea.
Some of my articles are posted on other platforms. To find them, search for the hashtag #designisthestrategy.
A case for executing an inbound marketing strategy to generate better UX leads.
Interview with Steph Cruchon, design sprint implementation pioneer and expert facilitator.
The key behind Value-Based Pricing is understanding that value is highly subjective. What's highly valuable for one person might be entirely worthless for another.
Motivation, communication, and performance tracking are essential. Yet, they can be especially challenging to deal with in a remote setting.
This is a list of tried and true remote work apps that I use on a daily basis to design digital products across four continents and eight timezones.
Working with bad design clients sucks. They treat you as an order taker, ignore your recommendations, always try to squeeze a much free work as possible from you, and they pay late, if ever.
Why in-depth knowledge of your customers and a solid long-term vision are the foundation of a design strategy.
Productivity is still primarily measured through in-chair hours. It’s highly misleading and, what’s worse, it’s an incentive for wasting time.
My intention with this article is to offer business owners and product folks in the tech industry an introduction to design strategy, centered on the tech industry.
Knowing that only 40% of the participants are able to complete a task doesn't say why users had trouble with that task or how to make it easier.