Remote teams can be a nightmare to manage.
The distance (and potential time zones) between each team member mean that everyone has to be trusted to work on their own without constant supervision. To successfully do that, they need to have as few roadblocks as possible.
To remotely manage a team effectively you need to overcome the communication and availability issues that regular offices don’t have.
Automation is a must, especially with marketing, but if your core practices are running aground no amount of automation will help you.
During my last 3 years with Process Street I’ve learned a lot about both working in and organizing our remote marketing team. We’re constantly striving to be more productive and keep a consistent output of high-quality work.
In doing so, I’ve come to realize the key elements which decide whether your remote team is going to run like clockwork or become an untrackable mess of blame-passing.
Let’s get straight into it.