5 Productivity Hacks for Boosting Your Marketing Team

November 28, 2015

1:00 pm

What you do when your marketing team starts giving dull results? Do you think about searching for a new smart team instantly? If yes, you are on the wrong boat. Without understanding the cause, how can you decide the effectiveness of your team members? There may be specific reasons. And, don’t forget to include yourself in this dull response.

Ya, you heard it right. When you overlook the mounting stress levels of your team, you are the culprit. By putting more and more work on their shoulders, you forget that they possess the human powers only.

This brings us to the next question. Do you think about boosting the atmosphere of the workplace? With this question in your mind, you start thinking about the overall productivity of the company. To increase the productivity level of your marketing team, you need to put extra efforts from your end.

No matter how hard you try, you won’t get the results until and unless you start examining all the bottlenecks by looking the processes and management techniques.

When your group’s energy level goes down, and everything is going in the random direction, you need to buck them up by providing these five productivity hacks.

Communicate with Your Team Members

Before things get tight, arrange short meetings with your marketing department. Start the day by giving the brief overview of the day’s priorities for each member. After giving the clear picture, hand over the deadlines to the team leader.

By assigning the workload, you avoid the emergencies which one faces while handling the big projects. Create a friendly environment in which the group members are free to clarify the doubts on any issues.

You also get the chance to get some valuable feedback from them. Apart from the project, discuss the company’s growth idea with your marketing team. In this way, you will form a stronger bond with them. By bringing everyone on the same page, you help your team to come up with creative ideas.

Provide Automation Tools to Your Marketing Team

In today’s time, the whole marketing process is becoming complex. Now, you can’t excuse yourself by giving dismal output to the clients. Your customers don’t care about the route you are taking for bringing out the best results.

To make them and your team happy, embrace the power of marketing automation tools. They are one of the biggest assets of your productivity arsenal. They have the potential to take off the huge burden from your shoulders. These tools organize the tasks of your team. It minimizes time and effort and maximizes the sales of your company.

Provide Proper Breaks and Allot Time for Fun Stuff

You must have heard of this proverb ‘All Work no Play makes Jack a dull boy.’ In the marketing sphere, the proverb takes this shape:

All Work no Break dulls your Marketing team.

In a stressful environment, most of the people forget the take some rest. They skip their lunch because they are too busy to take the breaks. In reality, the breaks revive all the smart thinking skills back into the system.

Indulge your team in the online recreational activities. Continuous work hampers the output of your team. So, give scheduled breaks to your team for getting successful results.

Give Benefits to Your Team Members

Increase the efficiency of your team members by providing incentives. If someone is bringing in great results, reward that individual with surprising incentives. It will give a solid indication to other team members to work harder.

Develop training sessions for educating the members with the latest trends in the market. Apart from monetary returns, concentrate on providing value to the group. Conduct workshops for improving the work rate of your marketing gang.

Provide a Flexible Atmosphere

Most of the businesses don’t pay attention to this important issue. As long you are getting the results, give full flexibility to your team members. Never treat them like your slaves by forcing them to work in a confined space.

Unleash their productivity levels by giving them a chance to choose their workplace. It doesn’t matter whether they are working from home or a coffee house. Analyze the member’s capability by checking their performance levels.

In the beginning, discuss the details with the members in person. Then, let them work in their comfort zone. More freedom means better results.

 

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Mateil Gavril is president and CEO of PrMediaOnline.com. He is a creative marketing manager with a proven record of driving revenue gains and brand awareness through the intelligent use of social media.

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